Living in Memphis, TN

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Memphis, Tennessee Info Snack

Population
651,932
Unemployment
8.7%
Poverty
25.1%
Median Home
$101,800
Median Income
$41,228
Median Rent
$901

Memphis SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
2
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
8.5

Memphis, TN Crime Report

52,227
Total Crimes
8,029.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
224.22%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Memphis
/ 100k People
Tennessee
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 52,227 8,029.9 3,247.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 12,367 1,901.4 595.2 366.7
Murder 190 29.2 7.3 5.0
Robbery 2,432 373.9 90.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 9,277 1,426.3 456.7 250.2
Property Crime 39,860 6,128.4 2,652.6 2,109.9
Burglary 7,833 1,204.3 437.4 340.5
Larceny 27,981 4,302.1 1,934.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 4,046 622.1 280.9 219.9

Memphis, TN Cost Of Living

79
Memphis's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Memphis Tennessee National Average
Overall 79 89 100
Services 86 93 100
Groceries 89 95 100
Health 77 89 100
Housing 62 80 100
Transportation 87 88 100
Utilities 88 96 100

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8

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Population over time in Memphis

Year Population % Change
2019 651,932 -0.2%
2018 653,248 -0.2%
2017 654,723 -0.2%
2016 655,857 -0.2%
2015 657,167 0.1%
2014 656,715 0.9%
2013 650,932 -0.0%
2012 651,050 -0.2%
2011 652,123 -0.4%
2010 654,876 -

Race / Ethnicity in Memphis

White
25.7% (167,450)
African American
63.8% (416,108)
American Indian
0.1% (735)
Asian
1.7% (11,153)
Hawaiian
0.0% (88)
Other
0.2% (1,136)
Two Or More
1.3% (8,384)
Hispanic
7.2% (46,878)
Race Memphis TN USA
White 25.7% 73.8% 60.7%
African American 63.8% 16.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.7% 1.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.2% 5.4% 18.0%

Gender in Memphis

Female
52.7% (343,472)
Male
47.3% (308,460)
Gender Memphis TN USA
Female 52.7% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 47.3% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Memphis for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (32,596)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (58,673)
High School / GED
31.0% (202,098)
Some College
23.0% (149,944)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (39,115)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (104,309)
Master's Degree
7.0% (45,635)
Professional Degree
2.0% (13,038)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (6,519)
Education Memphis TN USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 32.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 17.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Memphis, Tennessee

Less than $10,000
10.8% (7,012,104)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.5% (4,875,013)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.5% (8,810,969)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.8% (7,702,541)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.6% (9,536,886)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.5% (10,785,422)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.4% (6,152,554)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.8% (5,720,060)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.2% (2,109,898)
$200,000 or more
3.8% (2,487,748)
Income Memphis TN USA
Less than $10,000 10.8% 6.9% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.5% 5.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.5% 10.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.8% 10.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.6% 14.0% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.5% 18.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.4% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.8% 12.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.2% 4.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.8% 4.8% 7.7%

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