Migration Profile for Tennessee, 2007-08
This page is a compilation of Census data from the 2008 American Community Survey profiling the demographics of those who left Tennessee in 2007 to move to another state in 2008 and vice versa.
|Tennessee||People Moving into Tennessee||People Moving out of Tennessee||Net # People Moving into Tennessee from 2007 to 2008||Ratio of People Coming to Going|
| By Age Group
|By Marital Status (Aged 15+ only)|
| By Educational Attainment
(Aged 15+ Only)
|Less than H.S. Diploma||14,969||11,225||3,744||1.33|
|High School Graduate||28,483||23,113||5,370||1.23|
|Some college or Associates degree||31,655||24,350||7,305||1.30|
|Graduate or Professional Degree||11,543||9,977||1,566||1.16|
| By Individual Income
(Aged 15+ Only)
|By Poverty Status (Aged 1+)|
|Income is Between 100%-149% of Poverty Level*||18,810||15,892||2,918||1.18|
|Income is Greater than 150% of Poverty Level*||115,876||92,001||23,875||1.26|
* for those whom poverty threshold was calculated by Census
“People moving into Tennessee” refers to those people living in Tennessee in 2008 but another state in 2007
“People moving out of Tennessee” refers to those people living in Tennessee in 2007 but another state in 2008
A “Ratio of people coming to going” value of 1.19 means that very every 100 people leaving Tennessee for another state, 119 people are moving to Tennessee from another state
For those aged 18-19, migration for college purposes (i.e. somebody moving away to go to school) can have a significant impact on the numbers in that category, and this factor should be kept in mind when interpreting the figures.
A significant fraction of people “without a high school diploma” or those earning “no income” or “$1-$9,999” in income are children aged 15-17.
Source for Data: 2008 American Community Survey, Census Bureau
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