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Nashville, Davidson, Murfreesboro, Franklin Metro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Nashville, Davidson, Murfreesboro, Franklin Area is 1,730,515. The Nashville, Davidson, Murfreesboro, Franklin Area population density is 300.30 people per square mile, which is higher than the state average density of 153.08 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Nashville, Davidson, Murfreesboro, Franklin Area is white, which represent 77.76% of the total population. The average Nashville, Davidson, Murfreesboro, Franklin Area education level is higher than the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 1,730,515. #35

Population Density, #100

Nashville, Davidson, Murfreesboro, Franklin Area
300.30 per square mile
153.08 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:1,345,636 (77.76%, #629)
Black:264,401 (15.28%, #170)
Hispanic:115,848 (6.69%, #367)
Asian:40,218 (2.32%, #162)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):5,881 (0.34%, #509)
One Race, Other:40,236 (2.33%, see rank)
Two or More Races:34,143 (1.97%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:73,681 (63.60%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:7,757 (6.70%, see rank)
Cuban:4,326 (3.73%, see rank)
Central American:19,417 (16.76%, see rank)
South American:6,042 (5.22%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:9,984 (24.82%, see rank)
Chinese:5,303 (13.19%, see rank)
Filipino:3,217 (8.00%, see rank)
Japanese:1,600 (3.98%, see rank)
Korean:3,639 (9.05%, see rank)
Vietnamese:4,137 (10.29%, see rank)
Asian, Other:12,338 (30.68%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

1,410,759 (81.52%) out of the total population of 1,730,515 reported first ancestry.

 Nashville, Davidson, Murfreesboro, Franklin Area% of the Total PopulationTennesseeU.S.
Arab16,7960.97%, see rank0.46%0.56%
Czech3,8180.22%, see rank0.15%0.47%
Danish3,4660.20%, see rank0.16%0.42%
Dutch18,3631.06%, see rank1.19%1.40%
English178,27010.30%, see rank9.69%8.02%
French43,6042.52%, see rank2.01%3.34%
German185,73010.73%, see rank10.08%15.03%
Greek4,0220.23%, see rank0.17%0.41%
Hungarian4,3270.25%, see rank0.18%0.46%
Irish194,61111.25%, see rank10.74%10.80%
Italian46,9202.71%, see rank2.16%5.52%
Norwegian9,4770.55%, see rank0.43%1.42%
Polish21,0271.22%, see rank1.01%3.01%
Portuguese2,3850.14%, see rank0.09%0.44%
Russian7,2170.42%, see rank0.31%0.92%
Scotch-Irish37,4712.17%, see rank2.26%0.99%
Scottish39,5982.29%, see rank2.08%1.72%
Subsaharan African17,0730.99%, see rank0.98%0.95%
Swedish11,9100.69%, see rank0.54%1.27%
Swiss3,6210.21%, see rank0.17%0.30%
Ukrainian2,1040.12%, see rank0.10%0.31%
American236,63713.67%, see rank16.94%7.12%
Welsh10,4430.60%, see rank0.50%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 843,981 (48.77%, see rank)
Females: 886,534 (51.23%, see rank)

Nashville, Davidson, Murfreesboro, Franklin Area
Male: 48.77%
Female: 51.23%
Male: 48.72%
Female: 51.28%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Nashville, Davidson, Murfreesboro, Franklin Area
36.10 years old
38.30 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Nashville, Davidson, Murfreesboro, Franklin Area
35.20 years old
37.00 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Nashville, Davidson, Murfreesboro, Franklin Area
37.10 years old
39.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Nashville, Davidson, Murfreesboro, Franklin Area% of the Total PopulationTennesseeU.S.
Under 5 years115,2066.66%, see rank6.23%6.36%
5 to 9 years118,2206.83%, see rank6.41%6.51%
10 to 14 years115,0276.65%, see rank6.57%6.59%
15 to 19 years113,0886.53%, see rank6.58%6.85%
20 to 24 years122,3147.07%, see rank6.99%7.13%
25 to 34 years253,84514.67%, see rank13.02%13.47%
35 to 44 years243,12314.05%, see rank13.13%12.96%
45 to 54 years246,36514.24%, see rank14.09%14.09%
55 to 64 years204,31911.81%, see rank12.73%12.29%
65 to 74 years117,1036.77%, see rank8.29%7.64%
75 to 84 58,9763.41%, see rank4.34%4.25%
85 years and over22,9291.32%, see rank1.60%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Nashville, Davidson, Murfreesboro, Franklin AreaTennesseeU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population1,146,660, 100%4,336,243209,056,129
Less Than High School142,513, 12.43%, see rank15.05%13.67%
High School Graduate331,463, 28.91%, see rank33.08%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree313,481, 27.34%, see rank27.48%29.09%
Bachelor Degree235,741, 20.56%, see rank15.60%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree123,462, 10.77%, see rank8.79%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.63, see rank13.1913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Nashville, Davidson, Murfreesboro, Franklin Area TennesseeU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten50,32667.54%32.46%73.89%26.11%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)187,74187.19%, see rank12.81%, see rank88.44%11.56%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)91,04885.26%, see rank14.74%, see rank87.58%12.42%90.60%9.40%
College95,70370.36%, see rank29.64%, see rank76.56%23.44%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School24,05645.83%, see rank54.17%, see rank61.94%38.06%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Nashville, Davidson, Murfreesboro, Franklin AreaTennesseeU.S.
Total Households654,063, 100%2,487,349116,211,092
Average Household Size2.59, see rank2.532.63
1 Person Households180,741, 27.63%, see rank28.12%27.57%
2 or More Person Households473,322, 72.37%, see rank71.88%72.43%
Family Households (Families)432,121, 66.07%, see rank66.66%66.22%
Average Family Size3.25, see rank3.183.32
Married-Couple Family322,078, 49.24%, see rank48.72%48.42%
Nonfamily Households221,942, 33.93%, see rank33.34%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Nashville, Davidson, Murfreesboro, Franklin Area%TennesseeU.S.
15 Years and Over Total1,382,062see rank5,211,986252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over666,548100%, see rank2,510,764123,281,364
Never Married221,93133.30%, see rank31.74%35.77%
Married359,10353.88%, see rank53.84%52.04%
Widowed14,5182.18%, see rank2.79%2.57%
Divorced70,99610.65%, see rank11.62%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over715,514100%, see rank2,701,222129,692,771
Never Married203,67828.47%, see rank26.02%29.48%
Married357,82550.01%, see rank50.30%49.19%
Widowed58,6708.20%, see rank10.00%9.16%
Divorced95,34113.32%, see rank13.68%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Nashville, Davidson, Murfreesboro, Franklin Area%TennesseeU.S.
Native1,602,02692.58%, see rank95.28%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence964,01755.71%, see rank61.08%58.73%
Born in Different State621,80235.93%, see rank33.38%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
16,2070.94%, see rank0.82%1.42%
Foreign Born128,4897.42%, see rank4.72%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship46,0202.66%, see rank1.69%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship82,4694.77%, see rank3.03%7.09%
Born In Europe10,9480.63%, see rank0.51%1.53%
Born In Asia38,3242.21%, see rank1.36%3.82%
Born In Africa15,5790.90%, see rank0.44%0.55%
Born In Oceania7340.04%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America59,8473.46%, see rank2.26%6.83%
Born In Northern America3,0570.18%, see rank0.13%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Nashville, Davidson, Murfreesboro, Franklin Area%TennesseeU.S.
English589,84790.18%, see rank92.96%79.39%
Spanish33,3285.10%, see rank3.77%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages13,5992.08%, see rank1.62%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages9,9581.52%, see rank1.09%3.36%
Other7,3311.12%, see rank0.55%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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