Tennessee Income and Careers
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.
Per Capita Income, #40
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.
Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.
Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.
Household IncomeMedian Household Income, #46
Household Income Other than Earnings
|%+||Average Amount||%+||Average Amount|
|Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income||17.47%||$14,454, see rank||21.11%||$16,919|
|Social Security Income||32.06%||$17,334, see rank||29.33%||$17,636|
|Public Assistance Income||3.21%||$2,884, see rank||2.82%||$3,720|
|Retirement Income||18.41%||$20,076, see rank||17.85%||$24,095|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|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
|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.
|Population 16 Years and Over||5,125,250||see rank||248,775,628|
|Male1||2,466,203||48.12%, see rank||48.69%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||1,647,112||66.79%, see rank||69.28%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||14,587||0.59%, see rank||0.73%|
|Male, Civilian2||1,632,525||66.20%, see rank||68.54%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||1,476,528||90.44%, see rank||90.49%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||155,997||9.56%, see rank||9.51%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||819,091||33.21%, see rank||30.72%|
|Female1||2,659,047||51.88%, see rank||51.31%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||1,501,965||56.49%, see rank||58.79%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||1,776||0.07%, see rank||0.11%|
|Female, Civilian2||1,500,189||56.42%, see rank||58.69%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||1,359,367||90.61%, see rank||91.18%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||140,822||9.39%, see rank||8.82%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||1,157,082||43.51%, see rank||41.21%|
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
|Workers 16 Years and Over||2,788,201||100%||141,337,148|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||2,333,601||83.70%, see rank||76.41%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||264,811||9.50%, see rank||9.59%|
|Public Transportation||22,585||0.81%, see rank||5.06%|
|Walked||36,894||1.32%, see rank||2.78%|
|Other Means||31,556||1.13%, see rank||1.79%|
|Worked at Home||98,754||3.54%, see rank||4.37%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||2,835,895||-||143,435,233|
|Male1||1,476,528||52.07%, see rank||52.38%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||434,418||29.42%, see rank||33.12%|
|Service Occupations2||208,349||14.11%, see rank||15.12%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||261,757||17.73%, see rank||17.47%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||10,679||0.72%, see rank||1.11%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||138,276||9.36%, see rank||9.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||326,724||22.13%, see rank||17.94%|
|Female1||1,359,367||47.93%, see rank||47.62%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||517,744||38.09%, see rank||40.04%|
|Service Occupations2||274,451||20.19%, see rank||21.52%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||452,203||33.27%, see rank||31.93%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||1,719||0.13%, see rank||0.32%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||3,981||0.29%, see rank||0.28%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||105,735||7.78%, see rank||5.65%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||2,835,895||100%||143,435,233|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||29,722||1.05%, see rank||1.96%|
|Construction||181,046||6.38%, see rank||6.17%|
|Manufacturing||367,255||12.95%, see rank||10.43%|
|Wholesale Trade||78,317||2.76%, see rank||2.75%|
|Retail Trade||345,795||12.19%, see rank||11.57%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||175,443||6.19%, see rank||4.93%|
|Information||54,254||1.91%, see rank||2.14%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||162,373||5.73%, see rank||6.60%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|261,638||9.23%, see rank||10.89%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||651,299||22.97%, see rank||23.21%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|261,276||9.21%, see rank||9.49%|
|Public Administration||128,862||4.54%, see rank||4.92%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||138,615||4.89%, see rank||4.96%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||1,121,344||17.83%, see rank||15.59%|
|Family in Poverty||222,612||13.43%, see rank||11.47%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.