Nashville demographics profile

StatisticNashvilleTennesseeNational
Population605,8596,353,226309,138,711
Population density (sq mi)1,27215890
Median age33.738.037.2
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%58%56%
Speak English84%93%79%
Speak Spanish9%4%13%

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  • The population density in Nashville is 708% higher than Tennessee.
  • The median age in Nashville is 11% lower than Tennessee.
  • In Nashville 62.04% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Nashville 28.48% of the population is African American.
  • In Nashville 3.18% of the population is Asian.
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Nashville population breakdown by race

RaceNashvilleTennesseeNational
Caucasian62.04%78.43%74.17%
African American28.48%16.69%12.56%
Asian3.18%1.46%4.81%
American Indian0.23%0.25%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.03%0.04%0.17%
Mixed race2.10%1.73%2.68%
Other race3.95%1.39%4.79%
In Nashville, 9.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Nashville age breakdown

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Source: The Nashville, TN demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.