Nashville employment information

Income per capita$27,798$24,811$28,555
Median household income$46,758$44,621$53,482
Median income owner occupied$64,688$56,400$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,289$26,708$33,219
Median earnings male$30,637$32,151$36,116
Median earnings female$26,798$23,376$25,692
Unemployment rate5.7%5.8%5.8%
Poverty level19.2%17.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Nashville is 3% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Nashville is 13% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Nashville is 3% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Nashville is 23% higher than the national average.

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Employment status

Hours worked per week

Nashville median earnings by income bracket

Nashville employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.6%0.9%
Manufacturing sector9.5%0.5%
Financial & insurance services4.0%5.6%
Wholesale & retail services14.9%12.7%
Public administration4.2%4.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.2%2.1%
Education, health & social services14.7%35.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Belle Meade, TN2,930$202,061278%
Forest Hills, TN4,911$184,886246%
Brentwood, TN39,059$138,395159%
Oak Hill, TN4,639$130,329144%
Shackle Island, TN2,916$113,889113%
Nashville, TN624,261$46,75813%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Baltimore, MD622,271$41,81922%
Washington, DC633,736$69,23529%
Denver, CO633,777$51,8003%
Seattle, WA637,850$67,36526%
Boston, MA639,594$54,4852%
Nashville, TN624,261$46,75813%
Source: The Nashville, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.