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Davidson County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2019: 694,144 (97% urban, 3% rural); it was 569,891 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 109,233
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 35,882
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 131,384
Renter-occupied apartments: 114,384 (it was 106,021 in 2000)
% of renters here:

45%
State:

32%

Land area: 502 sq. mi.

Water area: 23.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 1382 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Davidson County: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.9%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (12.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 83%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Davidson County, TN (2019)
    • 388,93256.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 185,13326.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 72,21810.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 26,1113.8%Asian alone
    • 15,4902.2%Two or more races
    • 3,4200.5%Some other race alone
    • 2,0530.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 7870.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

34.5 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years
Males: 334,552  (48.2%)
Females: 359,592  (51.8%)
Average household size:
Davidson County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $63,938 ($39,797 in 1999)
This county:

$63,938
Tennessee:

$56,071

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $1,042 (lower quartile is $800, upper quartile is $1,384)
This county:

$1042
State:

$716


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $290,400 (it was $114,200 in 2000)
Davidson:

$290,400
Tennessee:

$191,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $208,500 - $419,100

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $407,598
Here:

$407,598
State:

$260,661

Townhouses or other attached units: $290,560
Here:

$290,560
State:

$241,796

In 2-unit structures: $267,962
Here:

$267,962
State:

$215,388

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $219,390
Here:

$219,390
State:

$189,639

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $280,027
Here:

$280,027
State:

$254,887

Mobile homes: $119,396
Here:

$119,396
State:

$90,685

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,488
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $490

Institutionalized population: 9,226
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Health of residents in Davidson County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
68.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
42.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
47.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
66.2% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 202 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 167 pounds. This is more than average.

Health of residents in Davidson County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
70.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
42.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
78.7% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
69.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 196 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 164 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2200 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 1998: 2455 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 1999: 2652 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2000: 2376 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2001: 3005 buildings, average cost: $169,500
  • 2002: 2877 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2003: 3192 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2004: 3630 buildings, average cost: $160,600
  • 2005: 3819 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 2006: 4089 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2007: 3253 buildings, average cost: $181,800
  • 2008: 1550 buildings, average cost: $210,900
  • 2009: 1119 buildings, average cost: $210,900
  • 2010: 1041 buildings, average cost: $205,600
  • 2011: 1112 buildings, average cost: $211,100
  • 2012: 1342 buildings, average cost: $221,200
  • 2013: 1896 buildings, average cost: $240,100
  • 2014: 2584 buildings, average cost: $239,400
  • 2015: 3832 buildings, average cost: $233,600
  • 2016: 3815 buildings, average cost: $253,900
  • 2017: 3971 buildings, average cost: $245,900
  • 2018: 3666 buildings, average cost: $249,800
  • 2019: 3980 buildings, average cost: $256,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Davidson, TN residents
Average permit cost in Davidson, TN
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,838 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,787 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Davidson, TN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Davidson, TN in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Davidson, TN in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.4%
Davidson County:

12.4%
Tennessee:

13.9%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.5% for Black residents, 21.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.7% for American Indian residents, 62.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 22.7% for other race residents, 16.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 34.5 years old
(Males: 34.1 years old, Females: 35.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 37.1 years old, Black residents: 32.8 years old, American Indian residents: 43.3 years old, Asian residents: 32.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.4 years old, Other race residents: 25.6 years old)

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: Metropolitan Government, Nashville-Davidson, Goodlettsville, Forest Hills, Oak Hill, Belle Meade, Lakewood, Berry Hill.

Davidson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2018 air pollution in Davidson County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.405 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.027 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 15.2 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Campbell County , Newton County, Arkansas , Sullivan County , Washington County , Yadkin County, North Carolina .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Unemployment by year in Davidson, TN
County total employment by year in Davidson, TN
County average yearly wages by year in Davidson, TN

Current college students: 41,321
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 45.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 94,396 (37.3% naturalized citizens)

Davidson County:

13.6%
Whole state:

5.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 37,7832010 or later
  • 28,0232000 to 2009
  • 15,3931990 to 1999
  • 7,6781980 to 1989
  • 2,7581970 to 1979
  • 2,587Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 87.0%

Davidson County marital status for males Davidson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 162,641
  • One, attached: 28,682
  • Two: 13,293
  • 3 or 4: 9,878
  • 5 to 9: 16,171
  • 10 to 19: 33,133
  • 20 to 49: 19,118
  • 50 or more: 38,681
  • Mobile homes: 3,858

Housing units in Davidson County with a mortgage: 107,038 (2,952 second mortgage, 9,831 home equity loan, 201 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 48,464

Here:

69.0% with mortgage
State:

58.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Davidson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant208,931485
Mainline Protestant55,873132
Black Protestant45,44186
Catholic30,87418
Other17,08251
Orthodox7,02210
None261,458-
Davidson County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 125
Davidson County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 32
This county:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 275
Davidson County:

4.43 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 546
This county:

8.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Davidson County:

10.6%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Davidson County:

30.1%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.2%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Davidson County:

Average size of farms: 90 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $19,579
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $889.59
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 72.83%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 20.20%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $19,741
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 19.47%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $63,425
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.64%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.08
Vegetables: 176 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 21 acres

Earthquake activity:

Davidson County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 196% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 170.3 miles away from Davidson County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 170.3 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 138.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 131.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 168.8 miles away from Davidson County center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 210.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: May 3, 2020 - May 4, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4550-TN: July 9, 2020, FEMA Id: 4550, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: March 3, 2020, FEMA Id: 4476, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4514, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Tennessee Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: February 15, 2015 to February 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4211: April 02, 2015, FEMA Id: 4211, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-Line Winds, Incident Period: April 04, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1978: May 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 1978, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Flooding, Straight-Line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 30, 2010 to May 18, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1909: May 04, 2010, FEMA Id: 1909, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 02, 2006 to April 08, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1634: April 05, 2006, FEMA Id: 1634, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Tennessee Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3217: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3217, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1464: May 08, 2003, FEMA Id: 1464, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes And Flooding, Incident Period: May 23, 2000 to May 31, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1331: June 12, 2000, FEMA Id: 1331, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Davidson County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 10, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Davidson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 412,666 (78.8%)
  • Carpooled: 49,803 (9.5%)
  • Bus: 7,608 (1.5%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 142 (0.0%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 861 (0.2%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 236 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 69 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 8,303 (1.6%)
  • Bicycle: 1,029 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 11,192 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 32,041 (6.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (22%)
  • Egypt (8%)
  • Iraq (6%)
  • Honduras (5%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • India (5%)
  • Guatemala (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Davidson County


  • American (11%)
  • English (4%)
  • African (4%)
  • German (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (4%)
  • Egyptian (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Davidson County, Tennessee in 2000:

  • 11,313 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 3,027 people in state prisons
  • 2,515 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2,335 people in nursing homes
  • 1,678 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 481 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 481 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 458 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 329 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 301 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 258 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 233 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 226 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 201 people in other group homes
  • 172 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 147 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 119 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 113 people in religious group quarters
  • 93 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 88 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 63 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally ill

People in group quarters in Davidson County, Tennessee in 2010:

  • 13,660 people in college/university student housing
  • 3,951 people in state prisons
  • 2,198 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2,169 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,167 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 960 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 508 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 323 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 282 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 157 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 151 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 123 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 100 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 53 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 42 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 26 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $78,562.

9.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($63,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.32%
Tennessee average:

7.15%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($434 average AGI)
Davidson County:

0.03%
Tennessee average:

0.04%

3.77% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($21,736 average AGI)
5.52% relocated from other states ($41,709 average AGI)
Davidson County:

5.52%
Tennessee average:

3.48%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Rutherford County, TN  0.71% ($37,809 average AGI)
from Williamson County, TN  0.67% ($100,782)
from Sumner County, TN  0.46% ($49,102)
from Wilson County, TN  0.37% ($48,959)
from Shelby County, TN  0.23% ($46,616)
from Montgomery County, TN  0.16% ($40,065)
from Cook County, IL  0.14% ($66,737)


9.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($55,711 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.22%
Tennessee average:

6.65%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Davidson County:

0.04%
Tennessee average:

0.04%

4.89% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($29,797 average AGI)
4.29% relocated to other states ($25,712 average AGI)
Davidson County:

4.29%
Tennessee average:

2.95%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Rutherford County, TN  1.09% ($40,623 average AGI)
to Williamson County, TN  0.91% ($97,217)
to Sumner County, TN  0.67% ($51,430)
to Wilson County, TN  0.63% ($57,607)
to Robertson County, TN  0.23% ($44,054)
to Cheatham County, TN  0.22% ($44,584)
to Montgomery County, TN  0.15% ($35,757)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.7
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 15.2

Births per 1000 population in Davidson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 7.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Davidson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2018: 7.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Davidson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Davidson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Davidson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Davidson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Davidson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Davidson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Davidson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 74,912 (60,968 aged, 13,944 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 16,408 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Davidson County, Tennessee in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (7,027)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (5,800)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (4,684)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (4,623)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (4,276)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (3,887)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (3,214)
  • Unspecified dementia (3,094)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (2,019)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,808)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.92
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 27,638
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 658
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 66,164

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,582
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 874
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 61
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 109

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 129.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 96.4
  • Cut/Pierce - 11.6
  • Other - 21.5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 131.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 77.8
  • Poisoning - 21.8
  • Suffocation - 18.1
  • Other - 13.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 694,144
  • Male householders: 137,387 (45,683 living alone), Female householders: 152,040 (58,625 living alone)
  • 105,743 spouses (103,757 opposite-sex spouses), 17,890 unmarried partners, (15,585 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 171,944 children (162,676 natural, 3,369 adopted, 5,899 stepchildren), 10,584 grandchildren, 8,656 brothers or sisters, 11,097 parents, 177 foster children, 11,506 other relatives, 45,872 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 21,248

Size of family households: 74,294 2-persons, 37,683 3-persons, 21,196 4-persons, 13,369 5-persons, 3,123 6-persons, 3,168 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 104,308 1-person, 26,304 2-persons, 3,575 3-persons, 1,810 4-persons, 148 5-persons, 358 6-persons, 91 7-or-more-persons.

80,505 married couples with children.
46,112 single-parent households (8,868 men, 37,244 women).

82.0% of residents of Davidson speak English at home.
9.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (40% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
3.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
3.3% of residents speak other language at home (53% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $5,230,483,000 ($9,137 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $281,483,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,308,884,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $772,403,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $26,387,000
Federal grants: $2,200,367,000
Federal procurement contracts: $401,203,000 ($72,315,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $521,239,000 ($103,183,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $68,702,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $634,524,000
Federal Government insurance: $427,537,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 47,086
Here:

82 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 27,071
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +14,777
Here:

+26 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -28,751
Here -50 per 1000 residents
State +18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Davidson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 120.13 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.4

Year house built in Davidson County, Tennessee
  • Year house built in Davidson County, Tennessee
  • 33,3732014 or later
  • 8,6542010 to 2013
  • 45,2312000 to 2009
  • 39,6471990 to 1999
  • 50,1591980 to 1989
  • 44,3771970 to 1979
  • 36,9831960 to 1969
  • 31,9771950 to 1959
  • 14,7221940 to 1949
  • 20,3321939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Davidson County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Davidson County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Davidson County, Tennessee
  • 5381 room
  • 3952 rooms
  • 4,9463 rooms
  • 13,1144 rooms
  • 28,3955 rooms
  • 35,0926 rooms
  • 23,0537 rooms
  • 18,0208 rooms
  • 31,9499+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Davidson County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Davidson County, Tennessee
  • 5,5721 room
  • 10,4362 rooms
  • 30,8753 rooms
  • 42,1454 rooms
  • 21,9475 rooms
  • 13,6486 rooms
  • 5,4557 rooms
  • 2,0388 rooms
  • 1,8099+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Davidson County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Davidson County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Davidson County, Tennessee
  • 624no bedroom
  • 3,3011 bedroom
  • 27,9552 bedrooms
  • 81,9163 bedrooms
  • 31,4014 bedrooms
  • 10,3055+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Davidson County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Davidson County, Tennessee
  • 5,943no bedroom
  • 41,2661 bedroom
  • 58,8102 bedrooms
  • 24,0163 bedrooms
  • 3,4044 bedrooms
  • 4865+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Davidson County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Davidson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Davidson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 2,839no vehicle
  • 45,0181 vehicle
  • 68,6762 vehicles
  • 26,5933 vehicles
  • 10,0754 vehicles
  • 2,3015+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Davidson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Davidson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 15,935no vehicle
  • 71,2441 vehicle
  • 36,4652 vehicles
  • 7,7863 vehicles
  • 2,1104 vehicles
  • 3855+ vehicles

80.9% of Davidson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 40% lived in Tennessee.

Davidson County:

80.9%
State average:

85.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 331,680
  • Other state: 261,188
  • Northeast: 34,545
  • Midwest: 72,354
  • South: 125,716
  • West: 28,573
Year householders moved into unit in Davidson County, TN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Davidson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 51.3%Electricity
  • 46.5%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 84.7%Electricity
  • 13.7%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 10,282
Here:

17.3%
Tennessee:

13.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5,455
Here:

19.5%
Tennessee:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16,208
Here:

47.5%
Tennessee:

23.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 11,982
  • Number of aged recipients: 1,199
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 10,783
  • Number of recipients under 18: 2,215
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 7,496
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 2,271
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 3,931
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 5,893
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 142 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3,979$154,0243,187$196,83512,270$189,598412$94,97328$3,360,1071,412$150,94830$87,367
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED144$145,958227$225,4051,094$167,356114$43,2282$813,00090$128,3444$33,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED507$147,874551$159,3194,594$167,652630$37,0493$418,667435$115,48336$66,056
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN638$153,820665$201,4573,083$180,477115$83,7742$16,361,500283$140,0534$106,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS83$157,89280$221,363714$197,19342$102,8333$3,378,33350$127,7002$114,500
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 134 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED506$193,619388$188,69320$199,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED162$181,179157$193,33818$146,389
APPLICATIONS DENIED70$180,65784$184,04811$149,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN23$187,91350$201,3804$249,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS32$173,00017$193,82411$142,182
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Davidson, TN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Davidson, TN - Value
Most common first names in Davidson County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,01880.5 years
James99573.6 years
William89175.8 years
John82775.7 years
Robert59974.4 years
Charles46774.7 years
Margaret38580.9 years
George36575.2 years
Elizabeth34683.2 years
Thomas32674.3 years
Most common last names in Davidson County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith41978.4 years
Jones34778.4 years
Williams26677.4 years
Brown23377.8 years
Johnson20678.2 years
Davis16077.1 years
Martin15678.5 years
Moore15077.2 years
Harris14877.2 years
Wilson13078.8 years
Businesses in Davidson County, TN
NameCountNameCount
ALDI4Knights Inn2
AMF Bowling1Kohl's1
AT&T5Kroger19
Abercrombie & Fitch1La Quinta3
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Lane Bryant1
Ace Hardware6Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts9LensCrafters1
Aeropostale2Little Caesars Pizza7
American Eagle Outfitters2Loews1
Ann Taylor2Long John Silver's2
Apple Store1Lowe's4
Applebee's4Macy's2
Arby's11Marriott11
Ashley Furniture1Marshalls2
AutoZone12MasterBrand Cabinets19
Avenue2Mazda2
BMW1McDonald's27
Banana Republic1Men's Wearhouse3
Baskin-Robbins5Microtel1
Bath & Body Works2Motherhood Maternity4
Baymont Inn2New Balance10
Bebe1New York & Co2
Bed Bath & Beyond4Nike34
Ben & Jerry's1Nissan3
Best Western6Office Depot5
Blockbuster5OfficeMax3
Brooks Brothers2Old Navy3
Brookstone1Olive Garden2
Budget Car Rental4Outback2
Buffalo Wild Wings1Outback Steakhouse2
Burger King17Panda Express1
CVS15Panera Bread6
Cache1Papa John's Pizza8
CarMax1Payless3
Casual Male XL2Penske5
Catherines3PetSmart3
Charlotte Russe1Pier 1 Imports4
Chevrolet3Pizza Hut13
Chick-Fil-A3Plato's Closet2
Chico's1Popeyes5
Chipotle2Pottery Barn Kids1
Chuck E. Cheese's2Publix Super Markets6
Church's Chicken11Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Cinnabon 1Quality1
Circle K2Quiznos6
Clarks1RadioShack8
Coldwater Creek1Ramada2
Comfort Inn5Red Lobster2
Comfort Suites2Red Robin1
Costco1Red Roof Inn2
Cracker Barrel4Rite Aid4
Cricket Wireless40Rodeway Inn2
Crossland Economy Studios1Rooms To Go1
Curves3Ruby Tuesday3
DHL5Ryan's Grill1
Dairy Queen7Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Days Inn8SAS Shoes3
Deb1SONIC Drive-In16
Decora Cabinetry4Sam's Club3
Discount Tire2Sears8
Domino's Pizza10Sephora1
DressBarn1Sheraton2
Dressbarn2Shoe Carnival1
Dunkin Donuts6Sleep Inn2
Econo Lodge3Soma Intimates1
Express1Sprint Nextel12
Extended Stay America2Staples4
FedEx108Starbucks29
Finish Line1Steak 'n Shake2
Firestone Complete Auto Care13Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Foot Locker1Subaru1
Ford3Subway39
GNC9Super 86
GameStop8T-Mobile14
Gap1T.G.I. Driday's2
Goodwill2T.J.Maxx4
Gymboree2Taco Bell19
H&R Block21Talbots2
Haagen-Dazs1Target5
Hardee's4The Athlete's Foot2
Havertys Furniture1The Cheesecake Factory1
Haworth1The Room Place1
Hilton16Toyota2
Hobby Lobby1Toys"R"Us4
Holiday Inn9Trader Joe's1
Home Depot5True Value1
Homestead Studio Suites1U-Haul22
Honda2UPS115
Hot Topic1Urban Outfitters1
Howard Johnson1Value City Furniture1
Hyatt2Vans5
Hyundai1Verizon Wireless5
IHOP4Victoria's Secret2
InTown Suites3Volkswagen1
J. Jill1Waffle House13
J.Crew1Walgreens23
Jack In The Box8Walmart9
JoS. A. Bank1Wendy's20
Johnny Rockets1Wet Seal2
Jones New York10White Castle4
Journeys2Whole Foods Market1
Justice2Wingate1
KFC11YMCA11
Kmart4Z Gallerie1

Davidson County on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"