Moving to Tennessee

Written by Alyssa Howard,

Tennessee is the country music capital of the world and the largest public utility supplier in the United States. Bordering nine other states, Tennessee offers a lot of rich cultural experiences. Bounded by the Mississippi River on the west and the Great Smoky Mountains on the east, Tennessee is an excellent choice for families who enjoy both a vibrant music scene and the outdoors.

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Tennessee Compared to USA Averages
USA Tennessee
Population: 311,591,917 5,962,959
Home Ownership Rate: 66.6% 69.6%
High School Graduates: 85.0% 82.5%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.9% 22.7%
Persons Per Household: 2.59 2.49
Persons Per Square Mile: 87.4 153.9
Average Commute (min.): 25.2 23.9
Average Home Price: $188,400 $134,100
Median Household Income: $51,914 $43,314
Persons Below Poverty Level: 13.8% 16.5%
Features of Car Insurance Requirements*: 25/50/15

* Car Insurance Requirements: The first number is bodily injury liability limit per person, the second is bodily injury liability per accident, and the third is total coverage for property damage.


Key Facts About Tennessee
State Capital: Nashville
Top 5 Cities: Memphis
Major Newspapers: Chattanooga Times Free Press
Daily News Journal
Knoxville News Sentinel
Nashville City Paper
Professional Sports Teams: NFL: Tennessee Oilers
NBA: Memphis Grizzlies
NHL: Nashville Predators

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