Total Labor Force (2018)

3,255,623

Total Population

6,770,010

Population Rank Among States

16th

American Community Survey, 2013-2017

Public School Spending Per Student

$10,547

Rank Among States

45th

U.S. Census Bureau, May 2020

Statewide Unemployment Rate (2018)

3.5%

State Workforce Board

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East Tennessee Workforce Development Board

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Greater Memphis Workforce Development Board

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Northeast Tennessee Workforce Development Board

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Northern Middle Tennessee Workforce Development Board

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Northwest Tennessee Workforce Development Board

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Southeast Tennessee Workforce Development Board

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Southern Middle Tennessee Workforce Development Board

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Southwest Tennessee Workforce Development Board

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Upper Cumberland Local Workforce Development Board

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WIOA Funding

Total funding received by Tennessee under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

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Labor Force Data

*United States Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance National Data, 2018 Non-seasonally adjusted

Tennessee National
Year-over Annual Job Growth
1.7%
1.7%
Year-over Average Wage Growth
1.3%
3.3%
Annual Average Unemployment Rate
3.5%
3.9%
Unemployment Exhaustion Rate
28.9%
34.6%
Annual Labor Participation Rate
60.9%
62.9%

Education Levels

*Ages 25 and Older according to the American Community Survey (ACS) educational attainment data

Less than high school (12.2% Tennessee | 12.0% National)
12.2%
12%
High school (34.2% Tennessee | 27.1% National)
34.2%
27.1%
Some college/Associate Degree (28.0% Tennessee | 28.9% National)
28%
28.9%
Bachelor's degree or greater (27.3% Tennessee | 32.0% National)
27.3%
32%

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