Memphis Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Memphis Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 651,932 -0.2%
Male Population 308,460 -0.4%
Female Population 343,472 -0.1%
Male Population 47.31 %
Female Population 52.69 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 34 0.6%
Citizen US Born 608,241 -0.1%
Citizen not US Born 16,467 5.2%
Not Citizen 27,224 -5.1%
Citizen US Born 93.3 %
Citizen not US Born 2.53 %
Not Citizen 4.18 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 2,358 0.6%
Moved from Same Country 78,676 -9.2%
Moved from Same State 5,510 -3.1%
Moved from Different State 16,395 -4.4%
Same House as Last Year 540,208 1.4%
Moved from Abroad 0.37 %
Moved from Same Country 12.23 %
Moved from Same State 0.86 %
Moved from Different State 2.55 %
Same House as Last Year 83.99 %

Occupational Employment in Memphis top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 213,642 1.5%
Blue Collar 78,913 0.0%
White Collar 73.03 %
Blue Collar 26.97 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 19,890 0.2%
Private Companies 212,757 0.8%
Governmental Workers 35,124 -0.1%
Not for Profit Companies 24,784 5.5%
Self Employees 6.8 %
Private Companies 72.72 %
Governmental Workers 12.01 %
Not for Profit Companies 8.47 %

Number of Households in Memphis top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 251,732 0.4%
Average People Per Household 3 -0.4%
Family Households 142,433 -0.5%
Non-family Households 109,299 1.6%
Family Households 56.58 %
Non-family Households 43.42 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 73,285 -0.7%
Households without Children 178,447 0.8%
Households with Children 29.11 %
Households without Children 70.89 %

Median and Average Income in Memphis top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $62,592.00 4.8%
Median Household Income $41,228.00 5.4%
People below Poverty Level 155,520 -6.7%
People above Poverty Level 471,754 2.0%

Housing in Memphis top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 299,913 0.3%
Median Year Built 1970 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 23,003 -1.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 26,149 -4.6%
Built between 1950 and 1959 57,302 -1.5%
Built between 1960 and 1969 44,555 -0.5%
Built between 1970 and 1979 54,665 0.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 37,197 5.4%
Built between 1990 and 1999 29,895 0.9%
Built between 2000 and 2009 21,106 -0.5%
Built in 2010 or Later 6,041 16.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 251,732 0.4%
Owner Occupied 117,361 -0.3%
Renter Occupied 134,371 1.0%
Owner Occupied 46.62 %
Renter Occupied 53.38 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 72,719 -1.1%
Without Mortgage 44,642 0.9%
Median Value with Mortgage $112,300.00 5.9%
Median Value without Mortgage $86,100.00 2.6%
Median Housing Costs per Month $909.00 1.2%
With Mortgage 61.96 %
Without Mortgage 38.04 %

Memphis Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 22,058 -3.1%
Some High School 198,647 -1.2%
Some College 121,891 0.7%
Associate Degree 26,091 2.5%
Bachelor's Degree 71,942 2.0%
Graduate Degree 44,685 2.5%
No High School 4.51 %
Some High School 40.61 %
Some College 25.7 %
Associate Degree 5.33 %
Bachelor's Degree 14.71 %
Graduate Degree %

Marital Status in Memphis top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 245,578 0.4%
Married 179,627 -0.1%
Separated 18,941 -6.1%
Widowed 30,063 -1.0%
Divorced 58,823 -0.5%
Never Married 47.77 %
Married 34.94 %
Separated 3.68 %
Widowed 5.85 %
Divorced 11.44 %

Means of Transport to Work in Memphis top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 266,055 1.3%
Bus or TrolleyBus 4,059 -15.9%
Subway or Elevated 0 N/A
Railroad 84 366.7%
Ferryboat 14 27.3%
Bicycle 518 -9.0%
Motorcycle 110 17.0%
TaxiCab 437 33.6%
Walk 4,694 5.3%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 38120 38018 38134 38016 38133 38115 38119 38141 38125 38103 38126 38105 38107 38104 38112 38108 38111 38122 38152 38117 38109 38106 38116 38132 38114 38131 38118 38127 38128

Recently added listings in Memphis top

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Memphis is an area in Shelby County,Tennessee with a population of 651,932. There are 308,460 male residents living in Memphis and 343,472 female residents. The total number of households is 251,732 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 34 with 179,627 people being married and 353,405 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 73.03% white collar employees and 26.97% blue collar employees in Memphis..
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