Memphis, TN
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Memphis Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated July 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Memphis Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
650,618

Age

PEOPLE OF Tennessee DETAILS
Under 5 Years 7.70
5 To 17 17.53
18 To 24 10.64
25 To 34 15.71
35 To 54 24.12
55 To 64 12.02
65 Years And Over 12.28

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 5.4
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 85.2
COLLEGE GRADUATES 25.7

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Memphis 24243 20735.28043108702 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Memphis 39108 18088.772774578505 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
26.8%

Employment Industries in Memphis

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 13.9
Transportation 12.8
Retail 11.0
Accommodation 8.7
Manufacturing 8.4
Education 8.2
Administration 6.6
Other 5.1
Construction 5.0
Public Service 4.1
Professional, scientific, and technical services 3.9
Wholesale 3.1
Finance 3.0

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 25.7
Black Or African American 64.0
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 1.5
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 1.5
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 7.2

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Irish 4.2
English 3.8
German 3.6
Italian 1.6
European 1.4
African 1.2
Scottish 1.1
French 1.0
Scots-Irish 1.0
Polish 0.6
British 0.4
Dutch 0.3
Welsh 0.2
Swedish 0.2
Russian 0.2
Greek 0.2
Norwegian 0.2
French Canadian 0.1
Eastern European 0.1
Ethiopian 0.1

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 90.5
Spanish 6.3
African languages 0.5
Arabic 0.4
French 0.3
Vietnamese 0.3
Langs. of India 0.3
Chinese 0.2
German/Yiddish 0.2
Tagalog 0.1
Other Asian languages 0.1
Native American languages 0.1
Korean 0.1
Persian 0.1
Urdu 0.1
Polish 0.0
Other Indo-European 0.0
Japanese 0.0
Slavic languages 0.0
Serbo-Croatian 0.0

Foreign Born Memphis Residents:
6.2%