About Population Data

TheĀ  includes data on population characteristics to:

  • generate rates with other data,
  • better understand the factors that influence environmental exposures and human health in Tennessee, and
  • track the impact of public health policies aimed at lessening the environmental burden on various populations.

This page provides general information about population data and measures developed by the Tennessee Department of Health.

More on Population

  • Read how population characteristics are used in public health practice
  • Learn how these data are collected and how they are being used


  • US Census Estimates for TN