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However, many hot-weather plants like petunia and even papyrus thrive as annuals, and Japanese banana will die aboveground during winter but re-sprout after the danger of frost is over.
Unbeknownst to most Tennesseans, even cold-hardy palms, particularly needle palm and dwarf palmetto , are grown uncommonly but often successfully. High desert plants like Colorado spruce and prickly pear cactus are also grown somewhat commonly, as are Yucca filamentosa.
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According to the American Community Survey, there were , people residing in the city. There were , housing units at an average density of At the census, the racial makeup of the city was There were , households and , families Of households with families, Of the The average household size was 2. The age distribution was The median age was For every females, there were For every females age 18 and over, there were About Because of its relatively low cost of living and large job market, Nashville has become a popular city for immigrants.
There are also smaller communities of Pashtuns from Afghanistan and Pakistan concentrated primarily in Antioch. As of [update] , Nashville has the largest metropolitan area in the state of Tennessee, with an estimated population of 1,, The dominant religion in Nashville is Christianity , comprising The Christian population is broken down into Outside of Christianity, 0.
As the "home of country music", Nashville has become a major music recording and production center. The Big Three record labels , as well as numerous independent labels, have offices in Nashville, mostly in the Music Row area. Since the s, Nashville has been the second-largest music production center after New York in the United States.
In recent times Nashville has been described as a "southern boomtown" by numerous publications,   with it having the third fastest growing economy in the United States as of Although Nashville is renowned as a music recording center and tourist destination, its largest industry is health care. Nashville is home to more than health care companies, including Hospital Corporation of America HCA , the world's largest private operator of hospitals.
CoreCivic , formerly known as Corrections Corporation of America and one of the largest private corrections company in the United States, was founded in Nashville in The automotive industry is also becoming important for the Middle Tennessee region.
Nissan also has its largest North American manufacturing plant in Smyrna, Tennessee. Largely as a result of the increased development of Nissan and other Japanese economic interests in the region, Japan moved its former New Orleans consulate-general to Nashville's Palmer Plaza. Bridgestone has a strong presence with their North American headquarters located in Nashville, with manufacturing plants and a distribution center in nearby counties.
Other major industries in Nashville include insurance, finance, and publishing especially religious publishing. Nashville is also known for some of their famously popular Southern confections, including Goo Goo Clusters which have been made in Nashville since In , the city ranked No.
In May , AllianceBernstein pledged to build a private client office in the city by mid and to move its headquarters from New York City to Nashville by Real estate is becoming a driver for the city's economy. Based on a survey of nearly 1, real estate industry professionals conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Urban Land Institute , Nashville ranked 7th nationally in terms of attractiveness to real estate investors for Due to high yields available to investors, Nashville has been attracting a lot of capital from out-of-state. A key factor that has been attributed to the increase in investment is the adjustment to the city's zoning code.
Developers can easily include a combination of residential, office, retail and entertainment space into their projects. Additionally, the city has invested heavily into public parks. Centennial Park is undergoing extensive renovations. The change in the zoning code and the investment in public space is consistent with the millennial generation's preference for walkable urban neighborhoods.
According to the city's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the city are: . Much of the city's cultural life has revolved around its large university community. Particularly significant in this respect were two groups of critics and writers who were associated with Vanderbilt University in the early 20th century: the Fugitives and the Agrarians. Popular destinations include Fort Nashborough and Fort Negley , the former being a reconstruction of the original settlement, the latter being a semi-restored Civil War battle fort; the Tennessee State Museum ; and The Parthenon , a full-scale replica of the original Parthenon in Athens.
The Tennessee State Capitol is one of the oldest working state capitol buildings in the nation. The Hermitage , the former home of President Andrew Jackson , is one of the largest presidential homes open to the public, and is also one of the most visited.
Some of the more popular types of local cuisine include hot chicken , hot fish , barbecue , and meat and three. Nashville has a vibrant music and entertainment scene spanning a variety of genres. The Tennessee Performing Arts Center is the major performing arts center of the city. As the city's name itself is a metonym for the country music industry, many popular tourist attractions involve country music , including the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum , Belcourt Theatre , and Ryman Auditorium. The Opry plays there several times a week, except for an annual winter run at the Ryman.
Many music clubs and honky-tonk bars are in downtown Nashville,  particularly the area encompassing Lower Broadway , Second Avenue, and Printer's Alley , which is often referred to as "the District". The Tennessee State Fair is also held annually in September. Nashville was once home of television shows such as Hee Haw and Pop! The city was also home to the Opryland USA theme park , which operated from to before being closed by its owners Gaylord Entertainment Company and soon after demolished to make room for the Opry Mills mega-shopping mall.
The Contemporary Christian music industry is based along Nashville's Music Row , with a great influence in neighboring Williamson County. Music Row houses many gospel music and Contemporary Christian music companies centered around 16th and 17th Avenues South.
The performing venue of Ray Stevens it offers a Vegas -style dinner and a show atmosphere. There is also a piano bar and a gift shop.