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.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Memphis is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.10% of the Memphis workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 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%).
The overall crime rate in Memphis is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
One downside of living in Memphis, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.15 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small city, Memphis does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Memphis, just 12.90% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
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.