Memphis is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,177 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Memphis is the 455th largest community in Michigan.
Memphis real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Memphis house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Memphis is a blue-collar town, with 38.10% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Memphis is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Memphis who work in office and administrative support (11.37%), teaching (8.29%), and food service (6.76%).
Memphis’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
In Memphis, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.15 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small city, Memphis does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Memphis with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.90% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Memphis in 2018 was $25,552, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,208 for a family of four. However, Memphis contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 White. Important ancestries of people in Memphis include German, Polish, Irish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Memphis is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Slavic languages.