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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Tennessee is $24,811, which is lower than the national average of $28,555. Tennessee median household income is $44,621, which has grown by 22.72% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Tennessee residents spend 24.2 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #40

Tennessee
24,811 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Tennessee
27,334 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Tennessee
32,151 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Tennessee
23,376 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #46
Tennessee
44,621 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Tennessee
62,344 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #41
Tennessee
22.72%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 TennesseeU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income17.47%$14,454, see rank21.11%$16,919
Social Security Income32.06%$17,334, see rank29.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income3.21%$2,884, see rank2.82%$3,720
Retirement Income18.41%$20,076, see rank17.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Tennessee
55,459 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Tennessee
73,630 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 TennesseeU.S.
White$47,658, see rank$56,900
Black$32,361, see rank$35,600
Hispanic$34,631, see rank$42,396
Asian$66,243, see rank$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$37,160, see rank$37,170
Hawaiian Native$44,540, see rank$53,370
One Race, Other$31,393, see rank$40,300
Two or More Races$33,366, see rank$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 TennesseeU.S.
less than 25$22,607, see rank$25,788
25 to 44$48,825, see rank$58,398
45 to 64$53,148, see rank$65,027
65 or over$33,548, see rank$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Tennessee%U.S.
Population 16 Years and Over5,125,250 see rank248,775,628
Male12,466,20348.12%, see rank48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:21,647,11266.79%, see rank69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces214,5870.59%, see rank0.73%
Male, Civilian21,632,52566.20%, see rank68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed31,476,52890.44%, see rank90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3155,9979.56%, see rank9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force2819,09133.21%, see rank30.72%
Female12,659,04751.88%, see rank51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:21,501,96556.49%, see rank58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces21,7760.07%, see rank0.11%
Female, Civilian21,500,18956.42%, see rank58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed31,359,36790.61%, see rank91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3140,8229.39%, see rank8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force21,157,08243.51%, see rank41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

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

Commuting to Work

 Tennessee%U.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over2,788,201100%141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone2,333,60183.70%, see rank76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled264,8119.50%, see rank9.59%
Public Transportation22,5850.81%, see rank5.06%
Walked36,8941.32%, see rank2.78%
Other Means31,5561.13%, see rank1.79%
Worked at Home98,7543.54%, see rank4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Tennessee
24.2 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Tennessee%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over2,835,895-143,435,233
Male11,476,52852.07%, see rank52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2434,41829.42%, see rank33.12%
Service Occupations2208,34914.11%, see rank15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2261,75717.73%, see rank17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations210,6790.72%, see rank1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2138,2769.36%, see rank9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2326,72422.13%, see rank17.94%
Female11,359,36747.93%, see rank47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2517,74438.09%, see rank40.04%
Service Occupations2274,45120.19%, see rank21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2452,20333.27%, see rank31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations21,7190.13%, see rank0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations23,9810.29%, see rank0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2105,7357.78%, see rank5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Tennessee%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over2,835,895100%143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining29,7221.05%, see rank1.96%
Construction181,0466.38%, see rank6.17%
Manufacturing367,25512.95%, see rank10.43%
Wholesale Trade78,3172.76%, see rank2.75%
Retail Trade345,79512.19%, see rank11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities175,4436.19%, see rank4.93%
Information54,2541.91%, see rank2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing162,3735.73%, see rank6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
261,6389.23%, see rank10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance651,29922.97%, see rank23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
261,2769.21%, see rank9.49%
Public Administration128,8624.54%, see rank4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration138,6154.89%, see rank4.96%

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

Poverty Level

 Tennessee%U.S.
Population in Poverty1,121,34417.83%, see rank15.59%
Family in Poverty222,61213.43%, see rank11.47%

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


 
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