Regional Job Growth,
2001 to 2012

Health Care:

42%

Hospitality:

26%

Manufacturing:

-23%

Professional & Business Services:

23%

Trades and Transportation:

5%

Regional Reading
Proficiency
 

3rd Grade:

51%

5th Grade:

57%

8th Grade:

51%

Economic Impact
of Tourism
 

Expenditures:

$1,534 ,640,000

Payroll:

$422,410,000

Employment:

14,720

Local Tax Revenue:

$36,630,000

Average Domestic
Airfare
 

Knoxville:

$465

Chattanooga:

$474

Nashville:

$368

United States:

$378

Percent Days with
Unhealthy Air Quality
 

2000:

10.6%

2006:

7.0%

2012:

1.3%

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East Tennessee Index

A Community Indicator Project
for East Tennessee

Community indicators tell the story of our area, helping us to clearly see our strengths and challenges, and focus our efforts to improve our community. The 87 indicators on this site track critical aspects of our region’s economy and quality of life. Each measure includes a description of the indicator, a brief analysis of trends, a chart displaying trends over time, and tables providing data for our counties, plus comparisons to the state and nation.

From this foundation of objective analysis of a common set of data, we can work together to address our region’s challenges and build on our strengths.

 

ETindex 2015 Livability Report Card

report-home.jpgThe 2015 ETindex Livability Report Card covers a nine-county area in East Tennessee and includes data on twenty-one indicators affecting the region's quality of life.

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