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Tennessee: State Summary

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 5,689,283
  • Males: 2,768,101
  • Females: 2,921,182

Top 8 Languages spoken at home: (> 5000)

  1. English only (5,059,415)
  2. Spanish (133,920)
  3. German (20,120)
  4. French (17,265)
  5. Vietnamese (6,295)
  6. Korean (6,230)
  7. Arabic (5,810)
  8. Chinese (5,745)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (1,414,199)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (393,994)
  3. Churches of Christ (216,648)
  4. Catholic Church (183,161)
  5. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (67,800)

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 2,177,549
  • Sensory: 239,182
  • Physical: 551,270
  • Mental: 323,913
  • Self-care: 172,878
  • Go outside home: 410,504
  • Employment: 483,768

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 61,252

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 2,232,905
  • Utility gas: 804,572
  • Bottled or LP gas: 161,554
  • Electricity: 1,164,333
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 40,580
  • Coal or Coke: 2,661
  • Wood: 50,891
  • Solar Energy: 494
  • Other fuel: 2,893
  • No fuel used: 4,927

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 4,093,540
  • No vehicle: 279,509
  • 1 or more vehicle: 3,814,031

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 39,363
  • No High School: 320,426
  • Some High School: 541,895
  • High School: 1,182,699
  • Some College: 750,149
  • Associate's Degree: 177,708
  • College Degree: 478,463
  • Master's Degree: 167,597
  • Professional Degree: 57,865
  • Doctoral Degree: 28,763

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 2,232,905
  • Owners with phone: 1,538,993
  • Owners without phone: 22,468
  • Renters with phone: 627,483
  • Renters without phone: 43,961
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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