Rentals in Tennessee
Renters account for 777,895, or 31.90% of the occupied homes in Tennessee, and home owners account for 68.1%. The average household size of rented homes is 2.46 persons in Tennessee. The average rent for an apartment in Tennessee in the last 12 months has been $1377. The average rents for a 1 bed, 2 bed and 3 bed apartments have been $1083, $1279, and $1543 respectively.
The capitol of Tennessee is Nashville and the population of Tennessee is 6,346,105. The most populated cities in Tennessee are Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Clarksville.
Weather and Climate
Tennessee, located in the southeastern United States, has a humid subtropical climate. The average rainfall accumulation for Tennessee is 54.2 inches for any given year. Tennessee summers average around 89 degrees for the high and 70 for the low. Winter low temperatures average at a high of 47 degrees and 28 for the low, but don’t expect much snow; the annual average snowfall is just 6.3 inches.
Tennessee women outnumber men and are older than men on average as well; 51.3% of the population compared to 48.7% and 39.2 to 36.7 respectively. The median age for the state is 38 years. Tennessee has 2,815,087 households, with each one averaging $41,461 in annual income. Tennessee sees 13.4% of the population in poverty, and 14.4% of Tennesseans live without any health care coverage or insurance.
Sports Universities and Education
Tennessee is home to three major league sports, hockey, football, and basketball. The teams are the NHL’s Nashville Predators, the NFL‘s Tennessee Titans, and the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies. Three top Tennessee universities are the University of Tennessee, University of Memphis, and Vanderbilt University. 26.30% of Tennesseans are enrolled in college or university and 14.6% of the population have a bachelor's degree.
Industry and Employment
Top Tennessee industries include chemicals, transportation equipment, rubber, and plastics. There are 2,734,829 employed within the state and they spend on average 24 minutes driving to work each day. 6.90% of Tennessee's population is unemployed.