Congressional District 2, TN

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Population
753,229
US Representative
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Median Age
39.8

Poverty Rate
14.9%

Median Household Income
$54,284
Median Property Value
$183,300

About

In 2018, Congressional District 2, TN had a population of 753k people with a median age of 39.8 and a median household income of $54,284.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 2, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.11%), White (Hispanic) (3.24%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.01%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.55%). NaNk% of the people in Congressional District 2, TN speak a non-English language, and 97.9% are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Congressional District 2, TN was $183,300, and the homeownership rate was 68.2%. Most people in Congressional District 2, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 2, TN was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Congressional District 2, TN is home to a population of 753k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2018, 4.23% of Congressional District 2, TN residents were born outside of the country (31.9k people).

In 2018, there were 14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (645k people) in Congressional District 2, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 46k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 24.4k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 2, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    645k ± 3.05k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    46k ± 2.23k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    24.4k ± 2.61k
4.3%
Hispanic Population
32.4k people

In 2018, there were 14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (645k people) in Congressional District 2, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 46k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 24.4k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.3% of the people in Congressional District 2, TN are hispanic (32.4k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Congressional District 2, TN as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.23%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
31.9k people

As of 2018, 4.23% of Congressional District 2, TN residents (31.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%.

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Age by Nativity

40
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
39
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.8

In 2018, the median age of all people in Congressional District 2, TN was 39.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39.

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Citizenship

97.9%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2018, 97.9% of Congressional District 2, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    17,034 ± 1,780
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    11,550 ± 1,744
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    8,468 ± 1,621

Congressional District 2, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 2, TN is $54,284. In 2018, the congressional district with the highest Median Household Income in Congressional District 2, TN was Congressional District 5, TN with a value of $60,611, followed by Congressional District 7, TN and Congressional District 6, TN, with respective values of $58,614 and $57,059.

The economy of Congressional District 2, TN employs 358k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 2, TN are Health Care & Social Assistance (53,285 people), Retail Trade (49,095 people), and Manufacturing (37,616 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($57,357), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($52,455), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($52,438).

Wages

Median Household Income

$54,284
2018 value
± $1,980

Households in Congressional District 2, TN have a median annual income of $54,284, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the congressional district with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Congressional District 2, TN was Congressional District 5, TN with a value of $60,611, followed by Congressional District 7, TN and Congressional District 6, TN, with respective values of $58,614 and $57,059.

The following map shows all of the congressional districts in Congressional District 2, TN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 2, TN (107k out of 721k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    85,144 ± 2,123
  2. Black
    14,432 ± 859
  3. Hispanic
    7,635 ± 672

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 2, TN is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

358k
2018 Value
± 9,892

In 2018, there were 358k employees (± 9,892) in Congressional District 2, TN.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 2, TN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (44,654 people), Sales & Related Occupations (40,260 people), and Management Occupations (34,610 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 2, TN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 2, TN, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (44,654 people), Sales & Related Occupations (40,260 people), and Management Occupations (34,610 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 2, TN, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($71,777), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($61,976), and Legal Occupations ($61,889).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

358k
2018 Value
± 9,892

In 2018, there were 358k employees (± 9,892) in Congressional District 2, TN.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 2, TN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (53,285 people), Retail Trade (49,095 people), and Manufacturing (37,616 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 2, TN, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 2, TN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Congressional District 2, TN, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (53,285 people), Retail Trade (49,095 people), and Manufacturing (37,616 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 2, TN, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($57,357), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($52,455), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($52,438).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 2, TN was $183,300 in 2018, which is 0.798 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 2, TN is 68.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Congressional District 2, TN have an average commute time of 22.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 2, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$183,300
2018 Median
± $4,806

In 2018, the median property value in Congressional District 2, TN was $183,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 2, TN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 2, TN the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$54,284
Median Household Income
± $1,980
297k
Number of Households
± 8,260

In 2018, the median household income of the 297k households in Congressional District 2, TN was $54,284.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 2, TN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Congressional District 2, TN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 2, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

68.2%
2018 Homeownership

In 2018, 68.2% of the housing units in Congressional District 2, TN were occupied by their owner.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 2, TN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 2, TN have a shorter commute time (22.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.39% of the workforce in Congressional District 2, TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (84.7%)
  2. Carpooled (7.26%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.17%)

In 2018, 84.7% of workers in Congressional District 2, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.26%) and those who worked at home (5.17%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 2, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Congressional District 2, TN have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

Health Care Coverage

8.08%
Uninsured
49.8%
Employer Coverage
14.1%
Medicaid
14%
Medicare
12.1%
Non-Group
1.9%
Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 2, TN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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