Tennessee Census Data

Data for Tennessee show that the five most populous incorporated places and their 2010 Census counts are Memphis, 646,889; Nashville-Davidson, 626,681; Knoxville, 178,874; Chattanooga, 167,674; and Clarksville, 132,929. Memphis decreased by 0.5 percent since the 2000 Census. Nashville-Davidson grew by 10.0 percent, Knoxville grew by 2.9 percent, Chattanooga grew by 7.8 percent, and Clarksville grew by 28.5 percent.

The largest county is Shelby, with a population of 927,644. Its population grew by 3.4 percent since 2000. The other counties in the top five include Davidson, with a population of 626,681 (increase of 10.0 percent); Knox, 432,226 (increase of 13.1 percent); Hamilton, 336,463 (increase of 9.3 percent); and Rutherford, 262,604 (increase of 44.3 percent). Read More »