Table 1.  The Most Populous Counties and Incorporated Places in 2010 in Tennessee:  2000 and 2010
(For information on confidentiality protection, nonsampling error, and definitions, see http://www.census.gov/prod/cen2010/pl94-171.pdf)
Population rank     Population Change, 2000 to 2010
             
2010 2000   Geographic area 2000 1 2010 Number Percent
             
    Tennessee……...………………………………………………. 5 689 283 6 346 105  656 822 11.5
             
    COUNTY        
             
1 1   Shelby County………………………………………………….  897 472  927 644  30 172 3.4
2 2   Davidson County 2……………………………………………..  569 891  626 681  56 790 10.0
3 3   Knox County……………………………………………..  382 032  432 226  50 194 13.1
4 4   Hamilton County………………………………………………  307 896  336 463  28 567 9.3
5 5   Rutherford County……………………………………………..  182 023  262 604  80 581 44.3
6 9   Williamson County…………………………………………..  126 638  183 182  56 544 44.7
7 7   Montgomery County…………………………………………..  134 768  172 331  37 563 27.9
8 8   Sumner County……………………………………………….  130 449  160 645  30 196 23.1
9 6   Sullivan County……………………………………………..  153 048  156 823  3 775 2.5
10 11   Blount County………………………………………………….  105 823  123 010  17 187 16.2
11 10   Washington County……………………………………………  107 198  122 979  15 781 14.7
12 13   Wilson County………………………………………………  88 809  113 993  25 184 28.4
13 14   Bradley County………………………………………………  87 965  98 963  10 998 12.5
14 12   Madison County…………………………………………….  91 837  98 294  6 457 7.0
15 16   Sevier County……………………………………………….  71 170  89 889  18 719 26.3
16 17   Maury County………………………………………………..  69 498  80 956  11 458 16.5
17 15   Anderson County…………………………………………………………  71 330  75 129  3 799 5.3
18 19   Putnam County………………………………………………..  62 315  72 321  10 006 16.1
19 18   Greene County………………………………………………….  62 909  68 831  5 922 9.4
20 22   Robertson County………………………………………………  54 433  66 283  11 850 21.8
             
    INCORPORATED PLACE        
             
1 1   Memphis city………………………………………………….  650 100  646 889 - 3 211 -0.5
2 2   Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government 2………………  569 891  626 681  56 790 10.0
3 3   Knoxville city…………………………………………………  173 890  178 874  4 984 2.9
4 4   Chattanooga city……………………………………………….  155 554  167 674  12 120 7.8
5 5   Clarksville city………………………………………………..  103 455  132 929  29 474 28.5
6 6   Murfreesboro city………………………………………………  68 816  108 755  39 939 58.0
7 7   Jackson city……………………………………………………  59 643  65 211  5 568 9.3
8 8   Johnson City city………………………………………………  55 469  63 152  7 683 13.9
9 10   Franklin city………………………………………………….  41 842  62 487  20 645 49.3
10 12   Bartlett city…………………………………………………..  40 543  54 613  14 070 34.7
11 11   Hendersonville city…………………………………………..  40 620  51 372  10 752 26.5
12 9   Kingsport city…………………………………………………….  44 905  48 205  3 300 7.3
13 16   Collierville town………………………………………………….  31 872  43 965  12 093 37.9
14 14   Cleveland city………………………………………………….  37 192  41 285  4 093 11.0
15 18   Smyrna town………………………………………………….  25 569  39 974  14 405 56.3
16 13   Germantown city……………………………………………..  37 348  38 844  1 496 4.0
17 22   Brentwood city………………………………………………  23 445  37 060  13 615 58.1
18 15   Columbia city………………………………………………..  33 055  34 681  1 626 4.9
19 27   La Vergne city………………………………………………..  18 687  32 588  13 901 74.4
20 21   Cookeville city………………………………………………..  23 923  30 435  6 512 27.2
               
1 Census 2000 counts are as published in Census 2000 reports and thus do not include any changes published subsequently due to boundary changes or to the Count Question Resolution program.
2 Davidson County and the incorporated place of Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government are coextensive.
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File, Table PL1, and 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File, Table P1.