Tennessee

Capital: Nashville
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2012
6,455,177
Population 2013 6,497,269
Population 2014 6,549,352
Below Poverty 2011 16.3
Below Poverty 2012 18.6
Below Poverty 2013 18.1
Below Poverty 2014  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2012 56.5
Employment - Population Ratio 2013 55.1
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 54.2
Unemployed 2011 9.5
Unemployed 2012 8.2
Unemployed 2013 7.8
Unemployed 2014 6.7
Foreclosure Rate 2014 1 of 1,560
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.