Tennessee Tourism

For the Best of Tennessee



Tennessee Tourism
Lookout Mountain
Tennessee Aquarium

Tennessee Outdoors
Cabin Rentals

Tennessee Historic Sites
Andrew Johnson Site
Tipton-Haynes Site
Rocky Mountain & Overmountain Museum

Tennessee National Parks
Cherokee National Forest
Great Smokey Mountains

Tennessee State Parks
Cumberland Mountain
Davy Crocket
Fall Creek Falls
Frozen Head
Henry Horton
Panther Creek
Nathan Bedford Forest
South Cumberland

Tennessee Cities
Pigeon Forge

Tennessee State Info
Tennessee State Facts
Tennessee Demographics
Tennessee History


What I need to know before moving to Tennessee

Cost of Living: Compared to the rest of the country the cost of living is 10.52% Lower than the U.S. average.

Economy: The unemployment rate is 3.50 percent (U.S. avg. is 4.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Jobs have increased by 3.49 percent. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 30.24%. The sales tax rate is 9.25%. The income per capita is $26,116, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $45,996.

Education: Public schools spend $6,416 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $6,058.

Politics: 54.78% of the people are registered as Democrats. 44.51% are registered Republican. The remaining are independent: 0.71%.

Real Estate: The median home value is $262,700. Home appreciation is 1.09% over the last year. Renters make up 42.22% of the population. 6.15% of houses and apartments are unoccupied (vacancy rate).

Religion: 52.17% of the people are religious, meaning they affiliate with a religion. 4.93% are Catholic; 32.00% are Protestant; 0.30% are LDS; 12.24% are another Christian faith; 1.05%, are Jewish; 0.06% are an eastern faith; 1.59% affiliate with Islam.

Climate: Tennessee gets 52 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 1 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 101. On average, there are 205 sunny days per year. The July high is around 90 degrees. The January low is 28. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 35 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.

State of Tennessee Government

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