|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Memphis is 628,127. Memphis, Tennessee is the 29th largest city in the US.
Memphis is located entirely in Shelby County.
The peak population of Memphis was in 2000, when its population was 690,186. In 2000, Memphis was the 16th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 29th largest city in the US. Memphis is currently 9.0% smaller than it was in 2000.
Memphis has shrunk 8.9% since the year 2000. Memphis, Tennessee's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
No, Memphis is the second largest city in the state of Tennessee based on population. The biggest city, Nashville-Davidson, is 1.1x bigger than Memphis.
Memphis has a population density of 2,053.3 people per square mile. Memphis has the 2nd highest population density in Tennessee.
|23||Washington, District of Columbia||670,050||17.1%|
|25||Las Vegas, Nevada||646,790||33.4%|
|28||Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky||628,594||13.4%|
|32||Albuquerque, New Mexico||562,599||24.8%|
The total voting age population of Memphis, Tennessee, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 464,812. The voting age population is 45.7% male and 54.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.8% of the residents of Memphis are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Memphis are 64.1% Black, 29.2% White, 3.3% Other, 1.7% Asian, 1.5% Two or more races and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 7.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Memphis, 25.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 40.8%. On a per-household basis, 19.9% of families are below the poverty line in Memphis.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.4% of Memphis residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.7% of Memphis residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 26.2% have a bachelor's degree and 10.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Memphis residents aged 5 and older, 9.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Memphis is 8.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Memphis, 12.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Memphis is $41,228.
In Memphis, 46.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 53.4% of housing units in Memphis.
Of all the housing units in Memphis, 7.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Memphis, 9.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 27,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Memphis is $901.
In Memphis, 69.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.