Tennessee

Capital: Nashville
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2014
6,544,663
Population 2015 6,595,056
Population 2016 6,651,194
Below Poverty 2014 17.3
Below Poverty 2015 14.7
Below Poverty 2016 14.9
Below Poverty 2017  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 55.7
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 55.9
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 57.2
Unemployed 2014 6.5
Unemployed 2015 5.6
Unemployed 2016 4.8
Unemployed 2017 (Oct.) 3.0
Foreclosure Rate 2017 (Oct.) 1 of 2,426
STATE FACTS
The largest earthquake in American history, the New Madrid Earthquake, occurred in the winter of 1811-1812 in northwestern Tennessee. Reelfoot lake located in Obion and Lake Counties was formed during this earthquake.
Bristol is known as the Birthplace of Country Music.
Elvis Presley's home, Graceland, is located in Memphis. Graceland is the second most visited house in the country.