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Tennessee Poverty Rate

  • In Tennessee, an estimated 927,587 of 6,811,613 people live in poverty.

FAQs

  • What is the poverty rate in Tennessee?

    The poverty rate in Tennessee is 13.6%.

  • How many people in Tennessee live in poverty?

    In Tennessee, an estimated 927,587 of 6,811,613 people live in poverty.

  • How does the poverty rate in Tennessee compare the to US?

    The poverty rate in Tennessee is 6.25% higher than the US average. In Tennessee, an estimated 13.6% of 6,811,613 people live in poverty. In the United States, 12.8% of 324,173,084 people live in poverty.

  • Population

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  • Age
  • Under 18 years

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  • Under 5 years

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  • 5 to 17 years

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  • Related children of householder under 18 years

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  • 18 to 64 years

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  • 18 to 34 years

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  • 35 to 64 years

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  • 60 years and over

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  • 65 years and over

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  • Gender
  • Male

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  • Female

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  • Race
  • White

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  • Black or African American

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  • American Indian and Alaska Native

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  • Asian

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  • Some other race

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  • Two or more races

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  • Hispanic

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  • White, not Hispanic

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  • Education level
  • Population 25 years and over

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  • Less than high school graduate

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  • High school graduate (includes equivalency)

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  • Some college, associate's degree

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  • Bachelor's degree or higher

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  • Employment status
  • Civilian labor force 16 years and over

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  • Employed

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  • Male

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  • Female

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  • Unemployed

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  • Male

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  • Female

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  • Work experience
  • Population 16 years and over

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  • Worked full-time, year-round in the past 12 months

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  • Worked part-time or part-year in the past 12 months

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  • Did not work

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  • Single people
  • SINGLE PEOPLE

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  • Male

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  • Female

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  • 18 to 24 years

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  • 25 to 34 years

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  • 35 to 44 years

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  • 45 to 54 years

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  • 55 to 64 years

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  • 65 to 74 years

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  • 75 years and over

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  • Worked full-time, year-round in the past 12 months

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  • Worked less than full-time, year-round in the past 12 months

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  • Did not work

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  • Population in housing units for whom poverty status is determined

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