Davidson County

Nashville-Davidson County has a consolidated city-county government. Davidson County is highly urbanized with extensive residential areas, a vibrant downtown, and advanced infrastructure. Growth continues due to transportation advantages, labor supply, commercial development and 10 colleges & universities, including Belmont, Fisk, Lipscomb, TSU, Trevecca Nazarene and Vanderbilt. A center for the health care, music, publishing, banking and transportation industries; headquarters include Bridgestone, HCA, Lifeway and Universal Music Group.

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2000 569,927 people

2015 668,347 people

17.3% increase

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

5 Major Employers

  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center: 20,428
  • HCA Healthcare Inc.: 10,613
  • St. Thomas Health Services: 7,000
  • Vanderbilt University: 6,912
  • Saint Thomas Health: 6,243

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