The Nashville region is home to more than 1.9 million people and more than 40,000 businesses. Many corporate headquarter giants call Middle Tennessee home. A national hub for the creative class. The Nashville region’s educated workforce not only provides an abundant talent pool for companies, but also bolsters the region’s vibrancy, artistic and musical essence, and competitive edge in technology and innovation. The Nashville region is defined by a diverse economy, low costs of living and doing business, a creative culture and a well-educated population.