At A Glance
Tennessee’s capital and most populous city, Nashville’s vibrant art and music draw is undeniable in the southeastern region of the United States. Located at the converge of three interstate systems, Nashville is within a 2.5 hour drive of more than 12 million people.
With the second fastest growing metro economy in the country, Nashville continues to attract Fortune 500 companies across the healthcare, finance, music, technology and tourism sectors. A major centre for the music industry dating back to the 1960’s when Etta James and Bob Dylan recorded major hits, Nashville is commonly known as “Music City” to the locals who call it home. A Mecca for millennials in search of a low cost of living with a high quality of life, the city has an impressive unemployment rate of 3% compared to the national average of 6% (as at March 2021).
- (1) U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
- (2) U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
- (3) U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division