Memphis is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 1,829 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Memphis is the 264th largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities, Memphis isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Memphis are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 healthcare (11.43%), office and administrative support (11.06%), and healthcare suport services (9.95%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Memphis spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.70 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Memphis does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Memphis citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.68% of adults 25 and older in Memphis have a college degree.
The per capita income in Memphis in 2010 was $16,492, which is lower middle income relative to Missouri, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $65,968 for a family of four.
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, English, Norwegian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Memphis is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.