Tennessee

Capital: Nashville
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
6,770,010
Population 2017 6,708,794
Population 2016 6,645,011
Below Poverty 2017 15.0
Below Poverty 2016 15.8
Below Poverty 2015 16.7
Employment - Population Ratio 2018
58.8
Employment - Population Ratio 2017 58.3
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 57.3
Unemployed 2018 3.5
Unemployed 2017 3.8
Unemployed 2016 4.7
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 2,672
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.