Tennessee Income and Careers
As of 2010, the per capita income of Tennessee is $22,463, which is lower than the national average of $26,059. Tennessee median household income is $41,461, which has grown by 14.03% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the national average rate of 19.17%. On average Tennessee residents spend 22.1 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the national average of 23.7 minutes.
Per Capita Income, #40
*Based on 2010 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical median individual worker income data.
Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.
Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 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||17.81%||$11,148, see rank||21.82%||$14,452|
|Social Security Income||31.18%||$15,891, see rank||28.42%||$16,236|
|Public Assistance Income||2.95%||$2,869, see rank||2.86%||$3,936|
|Retirement Income||18.21%||$18,306, see rank||17.45%||$22,006|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|White||$43,846, see rank||$52,480|
|Black||$31,293, see rank||$33,578|
|Hispanic||$31,999, see rank||$40,165|
|Asian||$57,936, see rank||$67,022|
|American Indian, Alaska Native||$30,084, see rank||$35,062|
|Hawaiian Native||$45,579, see rank||$52,776|
|One Race, Other||$29,669, see rank||$38,230|
|Two or More Races||$31,432, see rank||$43,597|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical median household income by races data.
Median Household Income by Age
|less than 25||$20,607, see rank||$24,143|
|25 to 44||$45,243, see rank||$54,024|
|45 to 64||$50,190, see rank||$60,683|
|65 or over||$30,160, see rank||$34,381|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical median household income by age data.
|Population 16 Years and Over||5,025,830||see rank||243,832,923|
|Male1||2,415,042||48.05%, see rank||48.62%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||1,620,858||67.12%, see rank||69.78%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||11,241||0.47%, see rank||0.76%|
|Male, Civilian2||1,609,617||66.65%, see rank||69.03%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||1,417,597||88.07%, see rank||88.43%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||192,020||11.93%, see rank||11.57%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||794,184||32.88%, see rank||30.22%|
|Female1||2,610,788||51.95%, see rank||51.38%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||1,473,480||56.44%, see rank||59.26%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||1,575||0.06%, see rank||0.12%|
|Female, Civilian2||1,471,905||56.38%, see rank||59.13%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||1,317,232||89.49%, see rank||89.99%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||154,673||10.51%, see rank||10.01%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||1,137,308||43.56%, see rank||40.74%|
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.
*Based on 2010 data. View historical employment status data.
Commuting to Work
|Workers 16 Years and Over||2,676,457||100%||136,941,010|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||2,238,380||83.63%, see rank||76.57%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||267,833||10.01%, see rank||9.69%|
|Public Transportation||18,928||0.71%, see rank||4.94%|
|Walked||33,441||1.25%, see rank||2.77%|
|Other Means||27,381||1.02%, see rank||1.70%|
|Worked at Home||90,494||3.38%, see rank||4.33%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||2,734,829||-||139,033,928|
|Male1||1,417,597||51.83%, see rank||52.06%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||414,609||29.25%, see rank||32.77%|
|Service Occupations2||196,864||13.89%, see rank||14.98%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||259,888||18.33%, see rank||17.82%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||10,860||0.77%, see rank||1.17%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||141,076||9.95%, see rank||9.50%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||295,265||20.83%, see rank||17.70%|
|Female1||1,317,232||48.17%, see rank||47.94%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||498,074||37.81%, see rank||39.40%|
|Service Occupations2||266,126||20.20%, see rank||21.33%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||443,846||33.70%, see rank||32.73%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||1,790||0.14%, see rank||0.30%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||4,151||0.32%, see rank||0.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||99,931||7.59%, see rank||5.67%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||2,734,829||100%||139,033,928|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||30,024||1.10%, see rank||1.90%|
|Construction||186,124||6.81%, see rank||6.25%|
|Manufacturing||341,051||12.47%, see rank||10.39%|
|Wholesale Trade||77,615||2.84%, see rank||2.83%|
|Retail Trade||336,366||12.30%, see rank||11.65%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||165,000||6.03%, see rank||4.92%|
|Information||54,271||1.98%, see rank||2.17%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||156,129||5.71%, see rank||6.67%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|251,081||9.18%, see rank||10.58%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||630,837||23.07%, see rank||23.24%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|243,994||8.92%, see rank||9.25%|
|Public Administration||128,881||4.71%, see rank||5.17%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||133,456||4.88%, see rank||4.97%|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||1,095,466||17.68%, see rank||15.33%|
|Family in Poverty||219,964||13.37%, see rank||11.28%|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical poverty level data.