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Nashville, TN: What you need to know

Nashville is Music City, but it's also the health-care capital of the U.S., home to some 300 health-related companies. The city has more than two dozen higher education institutions including the renowned Vanderbilt UniversityProfessional sports teams play in the heart of the downtown. The vibrant economy also draws young professionals downtown – one reason the city ranked number 36 on our list of the 50 Best Cities for Entrepreneurs.

Nashville, TN City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 634,512
Median Age 34
Median Household Income $47,621
Median Home Price $167,500
GreatSchools Rating 4
Walkscore 26

Nashville, TN Rankings

Things To Do in Nashville, TN

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    Nashville, TN has a wide variety of restaurants that contribute to the local flavor and flair.

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    Nashville, TN Outdoors and Recreation

    Nashville's sports and recreation options create a ideal environment for fun. With professional football, hockey and baseball teams, fishing and hunting opportunities, several parks and growing greenways, there's lots to see and do in the area.

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    Nashville, TN Golf Courses

    Nashville, TN has many public and private golf courses in and around the city.

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Nashville, TN Demographics

Median Population in Nashville, TN

Median Age 34%
Age 18 Over 78.4%
Age 21 Over 74.1%
Age 62 Over 13.5%
Age 65 Over 10.7%

Race in Nashville, TN

  Ethnicity White 61.7%
  Ethnicity Black 28.1%
  Ethnicity Asian 3.3%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 10.2%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Other 4.1%

Population By Gender in Nashville, TN

  Male 48.2%
  Female 51.8%

Language in Nashville, TN

  English Only 83.3%
  English Other 16.7%

Economics in Nashville, TN

  Median Household Income $47,621
  Median Home Price $167,500
  Homes Owned 46.3%
  Homes Rent 53.7%
  Median Property Rent $872

 
COMMUTE TIME: 23.9 MINUTES
in Nashville, TN

Commute Types in Nashville, TN

  Walked 2%
  Worked at Home 4.6%
  Public Transportation 2.4%
  Other Means 1.2%
  Drove Alone 79.7%
  Carpooled 10.2%

26/100
WALK SCORE
for Nashville, TN

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 450
In Nashville, TN

 
6.8% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Nashville, TN