Metropolitan Government of Nashville-Davidson, TN Profile: Facts & Data


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Metropolitan Government of Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Metropolitan Government of Nashville-Davidson is the largest city in Tennessee with a population of 684,946 as of July 1, 2018. Metropolitan Government of Nashville-Davidson ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Metropolitan Government of Nashville-Davidson is located at latitude 36.1718 and longitude -86.785 in Davidson County. The formal boundaries for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville-Davidson (see map below) encompass a land area of 475.93 sq. miles and a water area of 21.7 sq. miles. Davidson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 420 feet.

The Metropolitan Government of Nashville-Davidson (GNIS ID: ) has a C8 Census Class Code which indicates the balance of a consolidated city excluding the separately incorporated place(s) within that consolidated government. Separate census estimates are also produced for the semi-independent places which together with the "balance record," sum to the entire territory of the consolidated city.

The Metropolitan Government of Nashville-Davidson is located within Commissioner District 19, a minor civil division (MCD) of Davidson County.

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Metropolitan Government of Nashville-Davidson, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 684,946
Population in Households 658,474
Population in Familes 476,388
Population in Group Qrtrs 26,472
Population Density2 1,439
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $51,367
Average Household Income $72,640
Per Capita Income $30,537


Total Housing Units 303,440 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 149,854 (49.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 131,524 (43.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 22,062 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $188,807
Average Home Value $251,663


Total Households 281,378
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 152,667
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.55% 1.42%
Households 1.45% 1.38%
Families 1.18% 1.2%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Metropolitan Government of Nashville-Davidson, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Metropolitan Government of Nashville-Davidson to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1 100th
Population Density # 29 93rd
Diversity Index # 5 99th
Median Household Income # 103 76th
Per Capita Income # 52 88th

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