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Nashville Population

Nashville is the capital and most populous city in Tennessee State of United States, lies on the Cumberland River in the northwestern portion of the Nashville Basin. Nashville population in 2021 is estimated to be 701,275, covers city area of 525.94 sq mi (1,362.2 sq km), ranks largest city of Tennessee State and twentieth populous state in the United State. Nashville is popularly known as Music City, It is in Davidson County, Named for Francis Nash and city is founded in 1779. It is the part of Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, Combined Statistical area. Tennessee State University, Vanderbilt University, Belmont University, Trevecca Nazarene University, Fisk University and Lipscomb University are the major educational institutes in Nashville. Nashville is the major center for healthcare, music, banking, automotive and technology.

Below is the Nashville, Tennessee population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010604,587
2011612,4221.30
2012625,6012.15
2013636,2671.70
2014645,8201.50
2015656,5721.66
2016663,3391.03
2017665,3960.31
2018669,0530.55
2019670,8200.26
2020689,4472.78
2021 *701,2751.76
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated

Nashville Metropolitan

The Nashville metropolitan area is located in the central part of the state of Tennessee. The Greater Nashville is an urbanized region centered on the city of Nashville, Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, Combined Statistical Area (CSA) had a population of 1,989,519 in 2020, ranks thirty-second in the United States CSA covering area of 7,484 sq mi (19,380 sq km). According to US 2020 Census, increase of 343,319 people in metropolitan from 1,646,200 people in 2010 to 1,989,519 people in 2020, with 20.9% change. Murfreesboro, Franklin, Bellevue are the principal cities and Hendersonville, Smyrna, Spring Hillof are the satellite cities of metropolitan.

Nashville City(2021)Nashville Metropolitan(2020)
Population 701,2751,989,519
Area525.94 sq mi (1,362.2 sq km)7,484 sq mi (19,380 sq km)
Rank12(United States)32(CSA)


Nashville Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Nashville population is 668,580, out of these 323,094 are male, 345,486 are female, The sex ratio of Nashville is 94. The median age of the Nashville population is 34.4, Nashville population by age are, under 18 years is 137,263, 16 years and over is 543,328, 18 years and over is 531,317, 21 years and over is 505,685, 65 years and over is 102,744. 48.3% are male, 51.7% are female, Population of Nashville by age percent-wise is, 20.5% are under 18 years old, 81.3% are 16 years and over, 79.5% are 18 years and over, 75.6% are 21 years and over, 12.4% are 65 years and over. There are total 314,344 housing units, The voting population of Nashville are 481,692, out of these 227,863 are male voters, 253,829 are female voters, 47.3% are male, 52.7% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -544,5316.7%
5 - 935,4265.3%
10 - 1437,6735.6%
15 - 1936,7885.5%
20 - 2448,1937.2%
25 - 34138,80620.8%
35 - 4493,46614.0%
45 - 5475,63811.3%
55 - 5939,4735.9%
60 - 6435,7355.3%
65 - 7451,0887.6%
75 - 8424,7683.7%
85 and over6,9951.0%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Nashville Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Nashville by race are:

White Population

White population in Nashville, Tennessee are 419,934, percentage wise 62.8 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Nashville, Tennessee are 181,426, percentage wise 27.1 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Nashville, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Nashville are 25,916, percentage wise 3.9 percent are asians, out of these 6,482 are Asian Indians, 3,432 are Chinese, 1,336 are Filipinos, 462 are Japanese, 2,370 are Korean, 2,672 are Vietnamese and 9,162 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Nashville, Tennessee are 70,650. Percentage wise 10.6 percent are hispanics, out of these 42,890 are Mexican people, 2,023 are Puerto Ricans, 1,958 are Cubans, and 23,779 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race668,580Percent
White419,93462.8%
Black or African American181,42627.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,0530.3%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population25,9163.9%
Asian Indian6,4821.0%
Chinese3,4320.5%
Filipino1,3360.2%
Japanese4620.1%
Korean2,3700.4%
Vietnamese2,6720.4%
Other Asian Population9,162
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7870.1%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino70,65010.6%
Mexican42,8906.4%
Puerto Rican2,0230.3%
Cuban1,9580.3%
Other Hispanic or Latino23,779
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Nashville native population is 575,948, out of these 319,026 born in the Tennessee state and 250,245 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 92,632, out of these 34,571 are Naturalised US citizen, 3,721 are in Europe, 14,175 in Asia, 7,567 in Africa, 7,858 in Latin America and 846 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Nashville are 58,061, out of these 2,900 are from Europe, 14,232 are from Asia, 6,788 from Africa, 32,995 are from Latin America and 874 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native575,948
Born in state of residence319,026
Born in other state in the United States250,245
Northeast33,643
Midwest0
South119,966
West27,236
Born outside the United States6,677
Puerto Rico591
U.S. Island Areas67
Born abroad of American parent(s)6,019
Foreign born
Born outside of United States92,632
Naturalized U.S. citizen34,571
Europe3,721
Asia14,175
Africa7,567
Oceania404
Latin America7,858
Northern America846
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen58,061
Europe2,900
Asia14,232
Africa6,788
Oceania272
Latin America32,995
Northern America874
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Nashville Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Nashville, Tennessee are 314,344, Occupied housing units are 279,545, Rental vacancy rate is 10. Percentage of occupancy is 89, 47.42% of houses are owner occupied and 41.51% of houses are renter occupied in Nashville. There are 49.75 percent of one-unit detached, 8.96 percent of one-units attached, 4.20 percent of two-unit houses, 3.10 percent of three or four unit homes. 1.18 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 2 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 36.03 percent are available with one vehicle, 32.31 percent are available with two vehicles, 14.75 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 5.84 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units314,344
Occupied housing units279,545
Occupied housing units percent89
Rental vacancy rate10
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached156,389
1-unit attached28,161
2 units13,210
3 or 4 units9,738
Mobile home3,714
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied149,072
Renter-occupied130,473
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Nashville Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Nashville, Tennessee is $287,300, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 1.18 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 1.04 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 2.67 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 5.78 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 14.79 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 14.15 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 6.28 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 1.53 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0003,724
$50,000 to $99,9993,276
$100,000 to $149,9998,395
$150,000 to $199,99918,176
$200,000 to $299,99946,481
$300,000 to $499,99944,478
$500,000 to $999,99919,726
$1,000,000 or more4,816
Median (dollars)287,300
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Nashville Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,477, 0.08 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 5.51 percent pay between $500 to $999, 11.25 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 7.62 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 3.78 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 1.96 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 2.50 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $483, 0.94 percent of homes pay less than $250, 4.06 percent pays between $250 to $399, 4.80 percent pay between $400 to $599, 2.71 percent pays between $600 to $799, 1.07 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 1.10 pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500238
$500 to $99917,306
$1,000 to $1,49935,352
$1,500 to $1,99923,961
$2,000 to $2,49911,894
$2,500 to $2,9996,163
$3,000 or more7,854
Median (dollars)1,477
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $2502,948
$250 to $39912,751
$400 to $59915,096
$600 to $7998,504
$800 to $9993,353
$1,000 or more3,453
Median (dollars)483
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Nashville Rental

Total number of Nashville rental homes or apartments are 130,473, occupied by Renter, The median value of Nashville average rental rate is $1,191. 6.80 percent of homes are under $500, 24.85 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 58.45 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 6.81 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 0.42 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5008,876
$500 to $99932,426
$1,000 to $1,49954,157
$1,500 to $1,99922,104
$2,000 to $2,4996,989
$2,500 to $2,9991,893
$3,000 or more548
Median (dollars)1,191
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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