Most Expensive Memphis Neighborhoods
|2||Poplar Ave / S Perkin...|
|3||Central Ave / S Fenwi...|
|4||Shady Oaks Ln / S Whi...|
|5||Ridgeway Rd / Old Pop...|
|6||Riverside Dr / Arkans...|
|7||S Bellevue Blvd / Lam...|
|8||Poplar Ave / Oak Hill Rd|
|9||S Mclean Blvd / Centr...|
|10||N Mclean Blvd / N Pky|
Memphis is a very large city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 657,436 people and 181 constituent neighborhoods, Memphis is the largest community in Tennessee.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Memphis is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Memphis is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Memphis who work in office and administrative support (15.69%), sales jobs (10.60%) and management occupations (7.40%).
Memphis is one of the most attractive larger cities for people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. This makes it a good place to live for young singles in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting their professional careers. Although Memphis is a large city, this demographic is significant enough that young professionals will find many others like themselves here, with really good opportunities for friendships, recreation, romance, and more.
Of the large cities in America, Memphis is one of the most car-oriented. This is reflected in the urban landscape, which features highways, wide streets, parking lots, and shopping centers of all sizes. It is also reflected in the statistics: 80.69% of people in Memphis drive to work in their own car everyday, most often alone. So, if you're going to live in Memphis, you'll need to learn to love driving. Alternative forms of transportation aren't very widely used or supported.
The population of Memphis overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Memphis, 23.37% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Memphis in 2010 was $21,368, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,472 for a family of four. However, Memphis contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Memphis is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Memphis home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Memphis residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Memphis include English, Irish and German.
The most common language spoken in Memphis is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||250,344|
|MEMPHIS HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||53.73%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||46.27%|
|TYPE OF MEMPHIS HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||60.66%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.87%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||9.08%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||24.23%|
|SIZE OF MEMPHIS HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.51%|
|AGE OF MEMPHIS HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||7.06%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||41.68%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||42.28%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||8.98%|
|MEMPHIS REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$89,657|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$614|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $46,000||12.65%|
|$46,001 - $91,000||38.48%|
|$91,001 - $182,000||32.04%|
|$182,001 - $274,000||8.70%|
|$274,001 - $365,000||3.47%|
|$365,001 - $456,000||1.56%|
|$456,001 - $684,000||1.61%|
|$684,001 - $912,000||0.77%|
|PEOPLE OF MEMPHIS||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.63%|
|5 TO 17||18.34%|
|18 TO 24||11.40%|
|25 TO 34||15.22%|
|35 TO 54||26.11%|
|55 TO 64||10.96%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||10.34%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||82.33%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$36,817|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$21,368|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||26.21%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (13.60%)
Public Service (4.52%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (3.98%)
Real estate (2.00%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||63.33%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.24%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.05%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||4.04%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.38%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||6.49%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (3.34%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (91.01%)
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