Nashville By The Numbers
80-plus people moving to Nashville every day?! Data from the Research Center at the Nashville Chamber of Commerce offers a by-the-numbers breakdown from 2015.
Written By: Nashville Lifestyles
Photographers: Nashville Lifestyles Staff
Hey, neighbor! Tell us: Are you one of the 80-or-so people per day who has recently moved to Nashville? Or maybe, you’ve been here a year or two, and you’re still scoping things out? Either way, welcome to town! As your self-proclaimed experts, made up of both life-long locals and recent arrivals, offer an insider tip or two to get you going. We hope it helps you navigate your new hometown—or, for the observant natives, provides a laugh or two along the way. Back to the stats: So, where, exactly, are these 80-plus people coming from? We asked the Research Center at the Nashville Chamber of Commerce for the data. Here’s a by-the-numbers breakdown from 2015.
654,610 — Total population of Nashville
57,140 — Number of people that moved to Nashville from out-of-state
10,219 — Number of people that moved here from another country
3.9% — Percentage of the population that moved from out-of-state
$23,777 — Median income of those moving from out-of-state
28 years — Median age of those moving from out of state
3.9% — Percentage of the population that moved here from another county in Tennessee
$14,941 — Median income of those moving from another country
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Compiled by Melissa Carro, Erin Byers Murray, and Jade Spilka