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Tri-State Regional Workforce Alliance National Strategic Planning & Analysis Research Center (nSPARC)
Stephen Dunn
Regional Project Manager
Southeast Tennessee Development District
(423) 643-2320
sdunn@sedev.org
Tri-State Regional Workforce Alliance
Dr. Domenico Parisi
Professor and Director
National Strategic Planning & Analysis Research Center (nSPARC)
(662) 325-9242
nsparc@nsparc.msstate.edu
nSPARC
TRI-STATE REGIONAL DEMOGRAPHICS DATA
The table below presents demographics of the Tri-State Region. These figures break down the region's population by education, race, gender, age, and economic/workforce status.
Population Estimates  
Total Population 1,615,086
Projected Population 1,767,882
10-Year Projection 9.46%
Education (Ages 25+) 
Less than 9th Grade 8.00%
9th to 12th Grade 15.00%
High School Diploma 34.00%
Some College 21.00%
Associate's Degree 5.00%
Bachelor's Degree 11.00%
Graduate/Professional Degree 6.00%
Race & Ethnicity 
White Non-Hispanic 84.45%
White Hispanic 5.43%
Non-White Hispanic 0.27%
Black/African American 7.48%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.40%
Asian 0.84%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or More Races 1.10%
Gender 
Male 48.90%
Female 51.10%
Age 
Under 15 19.84%
15 to 19 6.40%
20 to 34 19.66%
35 to 54 27.92%
55 to 64 11.87%
65 and over 14.33%
Economic Indicators 
Poverty Rate 14.51%
Workforce Participation Rate 62.56%
Per Capita Income $26,911
 
SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, 2009


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