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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.8%), Retail trade (11.0%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.1%).
Detached houses: $230,408Here:$230,408State:$188,484
Townhouses or other attached units: $198,224Here:$198,224State:$164,698
In 2-unit structures: $133,255Here:$133,255State:$141,233
In 3-to-4-unit structures: $119,332Here:$119,332State:$140,531
In 5-or-more-unit structures: $179,782Here:$179,782State:$171,980
Mobile homes: $62,802Here:$62,802State:$44,109
Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $46,176Here:$46,176State:$46,838
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average cost (in $1000s)
Kerry/Edwards (Democratic): 54.8%
Bush/Cheney (Republican): 44.5%
Obama (Democratic): 60.2%
McCain (Republican): 39.1%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,581 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,497 (0.9%)
Area name: Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro, TN HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Davidson County is $579 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $666 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $864 a month.
Cities in this county include: Goodlettsville, Forest Hills, Oak Hill, Belle Meade, Lakewood, Berry Hill, Metropolitan Government.
Carbon Monoxide: 3 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.018 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.101 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.079 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 28 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 56 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 15.0 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 39 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.003 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.013 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.
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Neighboring counties: Cheatham County , Robertson County , Rutherford County , Sumner County , Williamson County , Wilson County .
Unemployment by year (%)
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year ($)
Current college students: 41,321
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 30.5%
Number of foreign born residents: 39,596 (25% naturalized citizens)
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes
Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 87.0%
Housing units in Davidson County with a mortgage: 83,416 (9,691 second mortgage, 8,009 home equity loan, 342 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 32,597
Class of Workers
Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):
Most common first ancestries reported in Davidson County (%):
9.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,950 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($276 average AGI)Davidson County:0.12%Tennessee average:0.09%
4.18% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($15,996 average AGI)
4.99% relocated from other states ($20,678 average AGI)Davidson County:4.99%Tennessee average:3.80%
8.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,110 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($222 average AGI)Davidson County:0.07%Tennessee average:0.04%
5.11% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($26,058 average AGI)
3.54% relocated to other states ($17,830 average AGI)Davidson County:3.54%Tennessee average:2.97%
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.7
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 73,765 (61,686 aged, 12,079 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 129.5. This is more than state average.
Mechanisms of homicide:
Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 131.0. This is less than state average.
Mechanisms of suicide:
97,344 spouses, 144,672 children (133,579 natural, 3,915 adopted, 7,178 stepchildren), 11,703 grandchildren, 6,268 brothers or sisters, 3,950 parents, 9,558 other relatives, 11,215 non-relatives
Size of family households: 61,938 2-persons, 35,135 3-persons, 25,049 4-persons, 10,860 5-persons, 3,844 6-persons, 2,408 7-or-more-persons.
Size of nonfamily households: 79,217 1-person, 16,112 2-persons, 2,029 3-persons, 580 4-persons, 154 5-persons, 81 6-persons, 25 7-or-more-persons.
90.2% of residents of Davidson County speak English at home.
4.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (43% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (57% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
Population growth in Davidson County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 120.13 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)
Year house built
47% of Davidson County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
Out of people who lived in different counties, 36% lived in Tennessee.
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $113,000
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
Educational Attainment (%)
School Enrollment by Level of School (%)
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)
Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)
Conventional Home Purchase Loans
Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value
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