Tennessee 2010 Census Report
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100 Years of Population Change
The 2010 Census in Tennessee was a success on many fronts. The participation rate increased by five percentage points over the 2000 Census to 74%, a rate higher than the national average of 72%. The results of the 2010 Census were likewise impressive, with Tennessee's 10-year growth of 11.5% outpacing the nation's 9.7% average growth rate. Another way to view the 2010 Census is in the context of the past 100 years of population change. The chart shows the results of the past 10 censuses and the growth rate between those censuses. Intercensal growth has ranged from 6.2% in 1990 to 16.9% in 1980. The most recent 11.5% growth rate is on par with the long-term growth rate of 11.7%.
Tennessee's 10-year growth of 11.5% outpaced the nation's 9.7% average growth rate.