Economic growth in Tennessee has outpaced
national growth in recent quarters. This trend is expected to continue for the next two years as personal income and nonfarm job growth continue while the state’s unemployment rate rests below the nation’s. For more details from the Boyd Center's most recent forecast for the Tennessee economy, follow the report link below.
Along with the economic forecast, this report also includes a topical chapter on higher education in Tennessee, reviewing the landscape on college-going in the past, looking at early indicators of success for Tennessee Promise and highlighting challenges and opportunities for the years ahead.
A new set of population projections
for Tennessee counties and metro areas are now available. The single-year projections of Tennessee's resident population are available by age, sex, and race/ethnicity and cover 2011 to 2064.