With a population of 6,549,352, Tennessee is the 17th most populous state in the USA. Also known as The Volunteer State, Tennessee is the 36th largest state in the USA. Nashville is the capital while Memphis is the largest city of Tennessee. From 2010 to 2014, an increment of 3.2% was noted in the population of Tennessee.
In 2011, the total gross product of Tennessee was $233.997 billion. While in 2003, the per capita income of Tennessee was $28,641 and was ranked 36th in the USA. Tennessee is a large producer of cotton, textile, electrical power and cattle.
The leading crops of Tennessee are soybeans, cotton, tobacco, dairy products and hog. Tennessee is a mineral state with zinc and stone, the leading minerals of the state. Tennessee is also an important industrial state, with foods, primary materials, clay, electrical machinery and glass items.
Tourism also plays a key role in the economy of Tennessee, as the beautiful lakes of Tennessee attracts bundles of tourists each year. Agriculture is also considered an important factor for the economy of Tennessee, with boilers and beef cattle are a major source of income.
Personal business, community and personal services produce the most income for the state. Healthcare, law firms, large hospitals and college of medicines are the major services of the state. Tennessee ranks 2nd in wholesale trade.