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Memphis, TN: What you need to know

In the southwestern corner of Tennessee is Memphis, the most populated city in the state and the largest city along the entire span of the Mississippi River. Memphis has an excellent transportation network with four interstates and three interstate spurs, and Memphis International Airport is the global “superhub” for FedEx Express. The city houses about two dozen college campuses along with tourism attractions like Beale Street, Graceland and the National Civil Rights Museum.


Memphis, TN City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 657,167
Median Age 34
Median Household Income $36,445
Median Home Price $94,000
Walkscore 33

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Memphis, TN Demographics

Median Population in Memphis, TN

Median Age 33.5%
Age 18 Over 74.8%
Age 21 Over 70.3%
Age 62 Over 14.1%
Age 65 Over 11%

Race in Memphis, TN

  Ethnicity White 30.2%
  Ethnicity Black 62.8%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.8%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 6.7%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 3.2%

Population By Gender in Memphis, TN

  Male 47.6%
  Female 52.4%

Language in Memphis, TN

  English Only 90.4%
  English Other 9.6%

Economics in Memphis, TN

  Median Household Income $36,445
  Median Home Price $94,000
  Homes Owned 50.8%
  Homes Rent 49.2%
  Median Property Rent $828

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Commute Types in Memphis, TN

  Walked 1.8%
  Worked at Home 2.3%
  Public Transportation 2.2%
  Other Means 1.8%
  Drove Alone 80.2%
  Carpooled 11.7%

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Total Employed Armed Forces: 301
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