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Note: These files are Tennessee raw data files. For documentation on their use, click HERE. For more detailed Migration Statistics and discussions, see the Census Bureau website HERE.

County-to-County Migration Statistics are also available by education level and by income.

Tennessee Apportionment

Apportionment is the process of dividing the 435 memberships, or seats, in the House of Representatives among the 50 states based on the population figures collected during the decennial census.
TENNESSEE 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010
Representatives 10 10 9 10 9 9 8 9 9 9 9
Avg. People per representative 218,479 0 290,722 291,584 365,746 396,343 495,133 510,083 544,071 633,337 708,381
Seats lost or gained 0 0 -1 1 -1 0 -1 1 0 0 0

Apportionment Numbers from 2010 Census--All states

Population ChangeHTMLCSV
Population DensityHTMLCSV
Apportionment HTMLCSV

2010 Public Law Data (PL 94-171)

ArcView Shapefiles available from TN GIS for the State of Tennessee

Block maps available from the Census Bureau for the State of Tennessee

Counties with Voting Age EXCEL PDF
Counties by Supervisor's District (SD) with Voting Age EXCEL PDF
Counties by Voting District by SD with Voting Age EXCEL PDF
Places with Voting Age EXCEL PDF
Counties by Place and Unincorporated Areas EXCEL PDF
Population Changes by County 1970-2010   EXCEL PDF

2012 Redistricting GIS Data Now Available

The General Assembly has passed into law the new Tennessee House, Senate, and US Congressional districts based on the 2010 decennial census demographic data provided by the US Census Bureau. These districts are effective for the 2012 election cycle. GIS users can download these data products in either Esri .shp file or Google .KML formats. Click to go to the downloads page.



The U.S. Census Bureau's 2010 Census provide details about race and Hispanic groups, age, sex and housing status. The maps present a graphic overview of selected demographic information from the 2010 Census of Population and Housing. In addition to a population density map, each page includes a pie chart showing percent of total population by race, a population pyramid, and a bar chart illustrating housing occupancy rates.

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