Fun Nashville Statistics and Facts

In addition to giving you great information about Nashville real estate, we thought that we would share some very interesting statistics about Nashville:

Nashville is within 600 miles of 50% of the U.S. population, providing extreme accessibility whether by air or by surface transportation.

Nashville is the nation’s city with the second largest land mass totaling 533 square miles.

Nashville 2005 Population = 600,805 (a 4.5% increase over 2000)
MSA 2005 Population = 1,547,659 (a 7.4% increase over 2000)

2006 Nashville Unemployment Rate: 4.2%

The overall cost of living is 96.7% of the national average.

The Nashville International Airport has 16 airlines serving 89 markets and sees 418 daily airport arrivals and departures.

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center is now the largest non-gaming hotel property in the United States with 2,881 rooms and 288,999 square feet of exhibit space. Plans are in place to add another 100,000 square feet of meeting space and another 300 hotel rooms by 2009.

Nashville typically enjoys a mild and pleasant climate with only a few days of the year having either very hot or very cold conditions. Most of the city’s rain is confined to the spring months, but a shower throughout the year is not unusual.

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