Memphis is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,182 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Memphis is the 455th largest community in Michigan. Memphis has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
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.
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, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Memphis who work in sales jobs (15.20%), management occupations (14.00%), and personal care services (5.40%).
In Memphis, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.61 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Memphis is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Memphis rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.71% of adults 25 and older in Memphis have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Memphis in 2010 was $20,022, which is middle income relative to Michigan, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $80,088 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, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Memphis include Irish, French , Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Memphis is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.