Memphis, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 653,450 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.5%
 
Males: 311,131  (47.6%)
Females: 342,319  (52.4%)
Median resident age:  33.0 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 38018, 38103, 38104, 38105, 38106, 38107, 38108, 38109, 38111, 38112, 38114, 38115, 38116, 38117, 38118, 38119, 38122, 38126, 38127, 38128, 38131, 38132, 38141, 38152.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,722 (it was $32,285 in 2000)
Memphis:

$36,722
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,393 (it was $17,838 in 2000)

Memphis city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $89,400 (it was $72,300 in 2000)
Memphis:

$89,400
TN:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $145,577; Detached houses: $148,176; Townhouses or other attached units: $115,931; In 2-unit structures: $78,416; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $146,283; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $169,158; Mobile homes: $38,628

Median gross rent in 2013: $800.

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  • Races in Memphis, TN (2013)

    Memphis races chart
    • 410,08062.8%Black alone
    • 178,55727.3%White alone
    • 43,3736.6%Hispanic
    • 10,9591.7%Asian alone
    • 8,9871.4%Two or more races
    • 9770.1%American Indian alone
    • 5170.08%Other race alone

Races in Memphis detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Memphis: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (4.7%), Irish (4.6%), English (4.4%), German (4.3%), Subsaharan African (1.6%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1826

Elevation: 254 feet

Land area: 279.3 square miles.

Population density: 2,339 people per square mile   (low).

Memphis,TN real estate house value index trend

Memphis, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Memphis:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Memphis city:

  • Never married: 43.3%
  • Now married: 34.8%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

40,413 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America, 1.4% Asia, 0.7% Africa).

This city:

6.2%
Tennessee:

4.7%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 1,717 registered sex offenders living in Memphis, Tennessee as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Memphis to the number of sex offenders is 382 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,809 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,404 (1.8%)

Memphis satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (422.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Germantown, TN (3.2 miles ), Bartlett, TN (3.2 miles ), Southaven, MS (3.2 miles ), Horn Lake, MS (3.4 miles ), West Memphis, AR (3.5 miles ), Lynchburg, MS (3.6 miles ), Shelby Forest, TN (3.6 miles ), Olive Branch, MS (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 35.12 N, Longitude: 89.97 W

Memphis nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Barbecued Pork Capital of the World, Birthplace of the Blues, Bluff City, Birthplace of Rock 'n Roll

Daytime population change due to commuting: +129,273 (+19.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 235,176 (84.3%)

Area code: 901

Memphis household income distribution Memphis home values distribution

Property values in Memphis, TN


Crime rates in Memphis by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 15815112610513714712813813289117133124
per 100,000 24.122.819.316.120.221.619.120.519.813.217.920.218.9
Rapes 480517438444400425452366382422398420437
per 100,000 73.278.067.068.058.962.467.554.557.262.661.063.966.4
Robberies 4,3384,2404,2973,7714,4645,3114,8704,7874,1393,2363,0833,3823,133
per 100,000 661.4640.1657.2577.9657.4780.1727.7712.3620.1480.4472.3514.4476.4
Assaults 5,8865,5385,4365,8137,6287,6617,6057,6467,4026,6376,7387,5727,200
per 100,000 897.4836.0831.4890.81,123.41,125.21,136.31,137.71,109.0985.21,032.31,151.71,094.7
Burglaries 15,87416,34016,90014,62115,84416,45014,61315,87413,94313,09413,25412,57511,825
per 100,000 2,420.22,466.62,584.72,240.72,333.52,416.22,183.42,362.02,089.11,943.72,030.61,912.71,798.0
Thefts 29,20729,84130,04932,20532,63233,73633,14632,54829,05925,11425,66725,95925,295
per 100,000 4,453.04,504.74,595.64,935.44,806.04,955.14,952.64,843.14,353.93,728.03,932.33,948.53,846.0
Auto thefts 9,5369,2198,5267,3398,3046,7196,2005,4174,1933,9303,4342,9692,684
per 100,000 1,453.91,391.71,304.01,124.71,223.0986.9926.4806.0628.2583.4526.1451.6408.1
Arson 262275287233225246147190333328319407366
per 100,000 39.941.543.935.733.136.122.028.349.948.748.961.955.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 959.1941.9935.0892.3973.61009.7973.7960.1873.5757.9783.0813.2773.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Memphis detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 2,694 (2,319 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.53
Tennessee average:

2.56

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Memphis tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.7%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +30,704 (+5.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Memphis: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Memphis, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Memphis-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 99% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.8 miles away from the Memphis city center killed 16 people and injured 74 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/24/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.3 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Memphis-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 41.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 100.4 miles away from Memphis center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 143.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 44.6 miles away from Memphis center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 257.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Shelby County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 6, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Memphis topographic map

Birthplace of: Jerry Lawler - Professional wrestler, Abe Fortas - (died 1982), Tommy Prothro - Football player and coach, Greg Cartwright - Rock musician, Aretha Franklin - Singer, Adrian S. Fisher - Lawyer, Arthur Lee (musician) - Musician, Maurice White - Musician, Alan Lightman - Physicist, Tim McCarver - Baseball player.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Memphis: Allen J. Greer, Walter K. Singleton.

Main business address for: MUELLER INDUSTRIES INC (ROLLING DRAWING & EXTRUDING OF NONFERROUS METALS), UNION PLANTERS CORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), MID AMERICA APARTMENT COMMUNITIES INC (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), BUCKEYE TECHNOLOGIES INC (PULP MILLS), NATIONAL COMMERCE FINANCIAL CORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), RESTAURANT CO (RETAIL-EATING PLACES), FEDEX CORP (AIR COURIER SERVICES), THOMAS & BETTS CORP (ELECTRIC LIGHTING & WIRING EQUIPMENT) and 9 other public companies.

Hospitals in Memphis:

  • (CLOSED) LEBONHEUR CHILDRENS HOSP (provides emergency services, 848 ADAMS AVE)
  • ADVENTA HOSPICE OF TENNESSEE (1355 LYNNFIELD ROAD, SUITE 120)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL RESTORATIVE CARE HOSP (899 MADISON AVENUE)
  • CROSSROADS HOSPICE OF TENNESSE (1634 SYCAMORE VIEW ROAD)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL - NORTH (4100 AUSTIN PEAY HIGHWAY)
  • LINWOOD GROUP HOME (847 LINWOOD DRIVE)
  • METHODIST ALLIANCE EXTENDED CARE HOSP (225 SOUTH CLAYBROOK)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF MEMPHIS (5350 POPLAR AVENUE SUITE 850)
  • SANDWICK HOME (3250 SANDWICK)
  • ST JAMES GROUP HOME (2115 ST JAMES ROAD)

Airports and heliports located in Memphis:

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Amtrak station:

MEMPHIS (545 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Biggest Colleges/Universities in Memphis:

  • University of Memphis (Full-time enrollment: 17,427; Location: Southern Avenue; Public; Website: www.memphis.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (FT enrollment: 8,043; Location: 737 Union Avenue; Public; Website: www.southwest.tn.edu)
  • Rhodes College (FT enrollment: 2,052; Location: 2000 North Parkway; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.rhodes.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Strayer University-Tennessee (FT enrollment: 1,673; Location: 2620 Thousand Oaks Blvd Ste 1100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.strayer.edu/tennessee/thousand-oaks; Offers Master's degree)
  • Christian Brothers University (FT enrollment: 1,595; Location: 650 East Parkway South; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cbu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Concorde Career College-Memphis (FT enrollment: 1,529; Location: 5100 Poplar Avenue, Suite 132; Private, for-profit; Website: www.concorde.edu)
  • Vatterott College-Dividend (FT enrollment: 1,441; Location: 2655 Dividend Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.vatterott.edu)
  • Victory University (FT enrollment: 1,420; Location: 255 N. Highland St.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.victory.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Remington College-Memphis Campus (FT enrollment: 1,340; Location: 2710 Nonconnah Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.remingtoncollege.edu/memphis-tennessee-career-colleges-overview)
  • Anthem Career College-Memphis (FT enrollment: 1,285; Location: 5865 Shelby Oaks Circle; Private, for-profit; Website: www.anthem.edu)
  • Le Moyne-Owen College (FT enrollment: 1,009; Location: 807 Walker Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.loc.edu)
  • Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences (FT enrollment: 924; Location: 1003 Monroe Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bchs.edu)
  • Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Memphis (FT enrollment: 884; Location: 550 Alabama Ave; Public; Website: www.tcatmemphis.edu)
  • Vatterott College-Appling Farms (FT enrollment: 529; Location: 6991 Appling Farms Parkway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.vatterott.edu)
  • DeVry University-Tennessee (FT enrollment: 446; Location: 6401 Poplar Ave., Ste. 600; Private, for-profit; Website: www.devry.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Memphis College of Art (FT enrollment: 368; Location: 1930 Poplar Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mca.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Memphis Institute of Barbering (FT enrollment: 220; Location: 1309 Jackson Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.thebarberschool.edu)
  • Memphis Theological Seminary (FT enrollment: 209; Location: 168 East Parkway South; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.memphisseminary.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Empire Beauty School-E Memphis (FT enrollment: 203; Location: 568 Colonial Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)
  • Plaza Beauty School (FT enrollment: 192; Location: 4682 Spottswood Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.plazabeautyschool.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Memphis:

  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 35 miles; Senatobia, MS; Full-time enrollment: 6,607)
  • University of Mississippi (about 58 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 65 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 69 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 73 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Union University (about 74 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 77 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)

Biggest public high schools in Memphis:

Biggest private high schools in Memphis:

  • HARDING ACADEMY OF MEMPHIS (Students: 1,595; Location: 1100 CHERRY RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • HUTCHISON SCHOOL (Students: 892; Location: 1740 RIDGEWAY RD; Grades: PK - 12; Girls only)
  • ST MARY'S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 860; Location: 60 PERKINS EXTENDED; Grades: PK - 12; Girls only)
  • LAUSANNE COLLEGIATE SCHOOL (Students: 761; Location: 1381 W MASSEY RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MEMPHIS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL (Students: 653; Location: 6191 PARK AVE; Grades: 7 - 12; Boys only)
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 465; Location: 1725 CENTRAL AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CENTRAL BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 279; Location: 5470 RALEIGH LAGRANGE RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • MARGOLIN HEBREW ACADEMY (Students: 228; Location: 390 S WHITE STATION RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • NICHOLAS HOBBS ACADEMY (Students: 164; Location: 7410 MEMPHIS ARLINGTON RD; Grades: 2 - 12)
  • MEMPHIS CATHOLIC MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 156; Location: 61 N MCLEAN BLVD; Grades: 7 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Memphis:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Memphis:

  • PRESBYTERIAN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 694; Location: 4025 POPLAR AVE; Grades: PK - 6; Boys only)
  • CHRIST METHODIST DAY SCHOOL (Students: 518; Location: 411 S GROVE PARK RD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • GRACE-ST LUKES EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 503; Location: 246 S BELVEDERE BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOLY ROSARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 443; Location: 4841 PARK AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WOODLAND PRESBYTERIAN SCHOOL (Students: 368; Location: 5217 PARK AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 367; Location: 287 S 4TH ST; Grades: PK - 4)
  • NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 360; Location: 3000 UNIVERSITY ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • CHRIST THE KING LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 322; Location: 5296 PARK AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • EMMANUEL UNITED METHODIST KINDERGARTEN (Students: 283; Location: 2404 KIRBY RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ST DOMINIC SCHOOL FOR BOYS (Students: 269; Location: 30 AVON RD; Grades: PK - 8; Boys only)
See full list of schools located in Memphis, map of school districts: MEMPHIS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Crichton College is no longer at address listed on your site. It moved to 255 N. Highland, Memphis, TN 38111 two years ago.
  • The web site for Southwest Tennessee Community College is www.southwest.tn.edu. I am the Director of Infrastructure there at the college.

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Notable locations in Memphis: Whitehaven Country Club (A), Colonial Country Club (B), Johnston Yards (C), Tennessee Yards (D), Chickasaw Country Club (E), Ridgeway Country Club (F), Shelby County Penal Farm (G), Raleigh Camp (H), Shelby County Landfill (I), South Yards (J), Leewood Yards (K), Fox Meadows Country Club (L), Frank C Pidgeon Industrial Development (M), Forrest Yards (N), Ensley Plantation (O), Ensley (P), Cotton Row Historic District (Q), Chucalissa Indian Village (R), Hollywood Yards (S), Bickford (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Poplar Plaza Shopping Center (1), Summer Shopping Center (2), Chickasaw Oaks Village Mall Shopping Center (3), Loehmanns Plaza Shopping Center (4), Laurelwood Shopping Center (5), Lamar-Airways Shopping Center (6), Kirby Parkway Center Shopping Center (7), Interstate Center Shopping Center (8), Idlewild Plaza Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Memphis include: UNION PLANTERS CORP (A), MID AMERICA APARTMENT COMMUNITIES INC (B), BUCKEYE TECHNOLOGIES INC (C), NATIONAL COMMERCE FINANCIAL CORP (D), RESTAURANT CO (E), FEDEX CORP (F), THOMAS & BETTS CORP (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Memphis include: Peace Lutheran Church (A), Holmes Terrace Baptist Church (B), Pearly Gates Baptist Church (C), Saint Andrews Church (D), Pendleton Presbyterian Church (E), Saint James Church (F), Saint Johns Church (G), New Testament Church (H), Saint Johns Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Temple Israel Cemetery (1), Point Cemetery (2), Mount Moriah Cemetery (3), Memphis National Cemetery (4), Lakeview Memorial Gardens (5), Baron Hirsch Cemetery (6), Memphis Memorial Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Memphis Lake (A), Cockleburr Lake (B), Beaver Lake (C), Round Lake (D), Mud Lake (E), Lake McKellar (F), Robco Lake (G), Wolf River Lagoon (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lick Creek (A), Hurricane Creek (B), Harrison Creek (C), Harrington Creek (D), Galloway Branch (E), Fletcher Creek (F), Country Club Branch (G), Cherry Bayou (H), Cane Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Memphis include: Brown Park (1), Firestone Park (2), Bickford Park (3), Georgian Hills Park (4), Godwin Park (5), Ashburn-Coppock Park (6), Arthur Halle Stadium (7), Brentwood Park (8), Gaston Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Memphis City Government - Park Services Division- Museums and Humanities- Memphis Museum Systems (198 Adams Avenue) (1), Delta Axis (Museums; 45 East Ge Patterson Avenue) (2), Dixon Gallery & Gardens - Museum Office (4339 Park Avenue) (3), Chucalissa Archaeological Museum (1987 Indian Village Drive) (4), National Civil Rights Museum (450 Mulberry Street) (5), Mississippi River Museum (125 North Front Street) (6), Elvis Presley Enterprises (Museums; 3734 Elvis Presley Boulevard) (7), Magevney House (Museums; 198 Adams Avenue) (8), Children's Museum of Memphis (2525 Central Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Crown Inn (4046 Lamar Avenue) (1), Days Inn Hotel Airport Memphis (2715 Cherry Road) (2), Fogelman Executive Conference Center (3696 Southern Avenue) (3), Host Marriott Services Corporation - Gift Shop (2491 Winchester Road Suite 213) (4), Clarion Hotel Airport/Graceland Area (1471 East Brooks Road) (5), Days Inn (9822 Huff & Puff Road) (6), Best Western Galleria Inn Ste (8635 Highway 64) (7), Comfort Suites (2575 Thousand Oaks Boulevard) (8), August Inc (7876 Stage Hills Boulevard Suite 108) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: United States Government - Judicial Branch Of United States Government- Us District Ju (167 North Main Street) (1), Palm Court (2100 1 2100 1 Overton Squ) (2), United States Government - Judicial Branch Of United States Government- Us Bankru (200 Jefferson Avenue) (3), United States Government - Judicial Branch Of United States Government- Sixth Circuit Ju (167 North Main Street) (4), United States Government - Judicial Branch Of United States Government- Us Magistrate Ju (167 North Main Street) (5), United States Government - Judicial Branch Of United States Government- Us Pretrial Serv (167 North Main Street) (6), United States Government - Judicial Branch Of United States Government- Us Probation Of (167 North Main Street) (7), Courts - Federal - District Court- Clerks Office Information (167 North Main Street Suite 242) (8), Circuit Court Clerk East Memphis Satellite Office (942 Mount Moriah Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Shelby County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 97.8. This is worse than average.

City:

97.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.254. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.254
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 9.33. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.33
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.573. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.573
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.73
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Memphis and their reported violations in the past:

MEMPHIS LIGHT, GAS, & WATER (Population served: 671,450, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-03-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-03-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-03-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-03-2013)
KOKO REEF WATER CO (Serves MS, Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 65 regular monitoring violations
BLUES CITY BREWERY, LLC (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-03-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-03-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
HIGH SIERRA CAMP (Serves CA, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.7%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.5% for Black residents, 47.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.7% for American Indian residents, 52.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 37.8% for other race residents, 35.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.1%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Memphis in 2010:

  • 5,564 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 3,973 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,710 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,287 people in federal prisons
  • 1,067 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 705 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 418 people in state prisons
  • 309 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 294 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 122 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 37 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 23 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 15 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 12 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Memphis in 2000:

  • 4,889 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3,709 people in nursing homes
  • 3,595 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,133 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 1,041 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 456 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 409 people in state prisons
  • 395 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 264 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 262 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 240 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 190 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 190 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 169 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 90 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 88 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 71 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 66 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 48 people in other group homes
  • 48 people in religious group quarters
  • 38 people in halfway houses
  • 21 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other workers' dormitories

Memphis, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Memphis compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Capacity: 62,380. Memphis Tigers.
  • FedExForum. Memphis Grizzlies (NBA).

Banks with most branches in Memphis (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: 32 branches. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • First Tennessee Bank, National Association: 28 branches. Info updated 2009/09/08: Bank assets: $24,563.4 mil, Deposits: $16,402.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 180 total offices, Holding Company: First Horizon National Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: 25 branches. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: 14 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Independent Bank: Union Avenue Branch, Laurelwood Branch, Poplar Avenue Branch, at 5050 Poplar Avenue, Downtown Commerce Square Branch, Poplar/Holmes Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $819.3 mil, Deposits: $691.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Holdings, Inc
  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Data Center Branch, Crescent Center Branch, Union Avenue Branch, Court Square Office Branch, Poplar/Mendenhall Branch. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Germantown East Branch, East Memphis Branch, Appling Road Office Branch, Hacks Cross Branch, Union Avenue & Claybrook Street Bran. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Tri-State Bank of Memphis: Tri-State Bank Of Memphis, Whitehaven Branch, South Memphis Branch, Lamar-Airways Branch. Info updated 2007/12/12: Bank assets: $125.7 mil, Deposits: $103.8 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Synovus Bank: Trust One Bank Branch, White Station Branch, Laurelwood Branch, International Drive Branch. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • 24 other banks with 37 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Memphis, Tennessee:

  • Studio 6 - Memphis #6012, 4300 American Way, Memphis, TN 38118 , Phone: (901) 366-9333, Fax: (901) 366-7835
  • Embassy Suites Memphis, 1022 S Shady GRV Rd, Memphis, TN 38120 , Phone: (901) 684-1777, Fax: (901) 685-8185
  • Hampton Inn I40 East, 1585 Sycamore View Rd, Memphis, TN 38111 , Phone: (901) 388-5850, Fax: (901) 385-2615
  • Ramada Limited, 2979 Millbranch Rd, Memphis, TN 38116 , Phone: (901) 396-2200, Fax: (901) 396-7034
  • Holiday Inn Expresss Medical Center Midtown, 1180 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38104 , Phone: (901) 276-1175, Fax: (901) 276-4261
  • Hampton Inn Poplar, 5320 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119 , Phone: (901) 683-8500, Fax: (901) 763-4970
  • Hampton Inn Memphis Walnut Grove, 33 Humphrey Ctr Dr, Memphis, TN 38120 , Phone: (901) 747-3700
  • Memphis Marriott Downtown, 250 N Main St, Memphis, TN 38103 , Phone: (901) 527-7300, Fax: (901) 526-1561
  • 89 other hotels and motels
All 97 fire-safe hotels and motels in Memphis, Tennessee

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Tennessee average:

12.1

Memphis travel time to work - commute Memphis mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Neighborhoods in Memphis:

(Memphis, Tennessee Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Memphis city (based on Shelby County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant260,401504
Black Protestant150,894292
Mainline Protestant87,990127
Catholic61,20229
Other26,52068
Orthodox1,1256
None339,512-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 186
Shelby County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 49
Shelby County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 386
Shelby County:

4.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Here:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.3%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Shelby County:

32.8%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.2%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 136$581,109$51,27410$15,830
Other Government Administration 87$537,068$74,0782$2,976
Judicial and Legal 122$565,035$55,57717$25,293
Police Protection - Officers 2,360$12,293,521$62,5090$0
Police - Other 409$1,411,879$41,424290$614,629
Firefighters 1,613$7,356,847$54,7320$0
Fire - Other 131$522,227$47,8388$18,843
Streets and Highways 398$1,616,444$48,73750$77,056
Water Transport and Terminals 6$29,479$58,9580$0
Health 46$150,532$39,2698$12,719
Solid Waste Management 607$1,932,576$38,206116$182,378
Sewerage 213$742,666$41,84017$27,115
Parks and Recreation 220$744,860$40,629547$864,879
Housing and Community Development(Local) 144$499,567$41,63128$43,955
Water Supply 338$2,170,871$77,07230$83,474
Electric Power 1,618$9,613,874$71,30227$80,184
Gas Supply 626$3,721,502$71,33933$83,474
Transit 495$1,967,469$47,6966$6,930
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 7,489$16,709,770$26,775775$919,388
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 4,909$13,708,069$33,5091,262$996,960
Local Libraries 250$715,806$34,35918$29,400
Other and Unallocable 229$1,193,953$62,565123$234,011
Totals for Government 22,446$78,785,124$42,1203,367$4,319,494

Memphis government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $67,595,000 ($103.44)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $54,798,000 ($83.86)
    Gas Utilities: $21,577,000 ($33.02)
    Water Utilities: $14,130,000 ($21.62)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $175,000 ($0.27)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $912,258,000 ($1396.06)
    Electric Utilities: $762,557,000 ($1166.97)
    Gas Utilities: $415,583,000 ($635.98)
    Police Protection: $178,766,000 ($273.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $131,797,000 ($201.69)
    General - Other: $95,042,000 ($145.45)
    Regular Highways: $64,707,000 ($99.02)
    Transit Utilities: $56,459,000 ($86.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,585,000 ($85.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $41,920,000 ($64.15)
    Housing and Community Development: $36,038,000 ($55.15)
    Sewerage: $32,314,000 ($49.45)
    Water Utilities: $30,530,000 ($46.72)
    Central Staff Services: $20,025,000 ($30.65)
    Libraries: $17,468,000 ($26.73)
    General Public Buildings: $16,105,000 ($24.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,734,000 ($22.55)
    Financial Administration: $10,607,000 ($16.23)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $6,902,000 ($10.56)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $3,657,000 ($5.60)
    Natural Resources - Other: $819,000 ($1.25)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $53,174,000 ($81.37)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $1,380,774,000 ($2113.05)
    Corporate Bonds: $487,336,000 ($745.79)
    Other Investments - Other: $260,013,000 ($397.91)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $212,574,000 ($325.31)
    Benefit Payments: $178,426,000 ($273.05)
    Securities - Mortgages: $21,953,000 ($33.60)
    Withdrawals: $12,183,000 ($18.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $61,915,000 ($94.75)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health - Other: $11,042,000 ($16.90)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $9,290,000 ($14.22)
    General - Other: $7,482,000 ($11.45)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $853,000 ($1.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $55,762,000 ($85.33)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $22,456,000 ($34.37)
    Gas Utilities: $13,014,000 ($19.92)
    Water Utilities: $10,498,000 ($16.07)
    General - Other: $5,007,000 ($7.66)
    Police Protection: $1,389,000 ($2.13)
    Sewerage: $938,000 ($1.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $613,000 ($0.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $418,000 ($0.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $108,000 ($0.17)
    Housing and Community Development: $65,000 ($0.10)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $7,000 ($0.01)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($0.01)
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000 ($0.01)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,000 ($0.00)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,072,392,000 ($1641.12)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,008,000 ($1.54)

Memphis government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $55,657,000 ($85.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $46,097,000 ($70.54)
    All Other: $22,985,000 ($35.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,983,000 ($16.81)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $9,510,000 ($14.55)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $3,124,000 ($4.78)
    Parking Facilities: $1,024,000 ($1.57)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $394,000 ($0.60)
    Housing and Community Development: $208,000 ($0.32)
    Regular Highways: $66,000 ($0.10)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $276,642,000 ($423.36)
    From Parent Local Government: $33,579,000 ($51.39)
    Local Employee Contribution: $31,255,000 ($47.83)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $21,181,000 ($32.41)
    Education: $19,603,000 ($30.00)
    All Other: $13,478,000 ($20.63)
    Transit Utilities: $9,090,000 ($13.91)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $428,281,000 ($655.42)
    General Local Government Support: $94,374,000 ($144.42)
    All Other: $5,038,000 ($7.71)
    Transit Utilities: $1,143,000 ($1.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $86,447,000 ($132.29)
    General Revenue, NEC: $37,997,000 ($58.15)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,572,000 ($8.53)
    Special Assessments: $3,345,000 ($5.12)
    Rents: $170,000 ($0.26)
    Sale of Property: $121,000 ($0.19)
    Donations From Private Sources: $26,000 ($0.04)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,018,914,000 ($1559.28)
    Gas Utilities: $483,626,000 ($740.11)
    Water Utilities: $74,020,000 ($113.28)
    Transit Utilities: $10,746,000 ($16.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $491,840,000 ($752.68)
    General Local Government Support: $23,624,000 ($36.15)
    Highways: $20,145,000 ($30.83)
    All Other: $13,616,000 ($20.84)
    Transit Utilities: $7,023,000 ($10.75)
    Housing and Community Development: $354,000 ($0.54)
    Sewerage: $120,000 ($0.18)
  • Tax - Property: $301,400,000 ($461.24)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $99,190,000 ($151.79)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $18,651,000 ($28.54)
    Other Selective Sales: $12,355,000 ($18.91)
    Motor Vehicle License: $10,781,000 ($16.50)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,650,000 ($7.12)
    NEC: $2,178,000 ($3.33)

Memphis government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,515,237,000 ($3849.17)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,459,017,000 ($3763.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $208,935,000 ($319.74)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $177,693,000 ($271.93)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $174,384,000 ($266.87)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $152,715,000 ($233.71)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,534,000 ($14.59)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,225,000 ($9.53)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $125,000,000 ($191.29)
    End of Fiscal Year: $114,000,000 ($174.46)

Memphis government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $153,832,000 ($235.42)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $521,723,000 ($798.41)
    Total Federal Securities: $239,020,000 ($365.78)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $357,237,000 ($546.69)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $203,025,000 ($310.70)

4.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,012 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($620 average AGI)
Shelby County:

0.04%
Tennessee average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DeSoto County, MS  0.42% ($31,010 average AGI)
from Tipton County, TN  0.17% ($27,315)
from Fayette County, TN  0.14% ($38,848)


4.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,468 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($512 average AGI)
Shelby County:

0.06%
Tennessee average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DeSoto County, MS  0.52% ($35,591 average AGI)
to Tipton County, TN  0.18% ($36,210)
to Fayette County, TN  0.18% ($51,002)

Strongest AM radio stations in Memphis:

  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLOK (1340 AM; 1 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: WLOK RADIO, INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBP (1480 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN)
  • WOWW (1430 AM; 3 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Memphis:

  • WHAL-FM (95.7 FM; OLIVE BRANCH, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMC-FM (99.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJMS (101.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXHT (107.1 FM; MARION, AR; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNO-FM (91.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WHRK (97.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUMR (91.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS)
  • WEGR (102.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQOX (88.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS CITY SCHOOLS)
  • WMBZ (94.1 FM; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEVL (89.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATION VOLUNTEERS, INC.)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • WMFS (92.9 FM; BARTLETT, TN; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WMPS (107.5 FM; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKVF (94.9 FM; BYHALIA, MS; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WVIM-FM (95.3 FM; COLDWATER, MS; Owner: DESOTO COUNTY B/CING. CO.)
  • KKLV (94.7 FM; TURRELL, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Memphis:

  • W61BP (Channel 61; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: JIMMY BOYD)
  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • W42BY (Channel 42; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC,)
  • WBXP-CA (Channel 44; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W67CV (Channel 67; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W57CG (Channel 57; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WJRJ-LP (Channel 59; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBUY (Channel 40; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Memphis fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1,057Number of bridges
  • 9,356m30,696ftTotal length
  • $1,366,082,000Total costs
  • 34,821,930Total average daily traffic
  • 2,170,801Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31900-1909
  • 81910-1919
  • 171920-1929
  • 591930-1939
  • 221940-1949
  • 1021950-1959
  • 4011960-1969
  • 1551970-1979
  • 961980-1989
  • 1131990-1999
  • 762000-2009
  • 52010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Memphis, TN
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 1533 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Memphis)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Memphis, TN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 269 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 275 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1283 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Memphis)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 32 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Memphis)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 1229 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 155 full and 20 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,862$117,4261,419$149,6674,244$158,567242$47,96819$1,372,0611,117$84,0913$72,383
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED80$91,28254$159,644593$120,70750$23,5281$150,00054$70,6081$98,650
APPLICATIONS DENIED360$90,134345$92,5623,150$105,260657$25,3424$104,250619$56,1948$29,384
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN243$105,290223$157,6021,642$125,15262$79,2271$8,277,900186$74,6293$85,597
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS43$90,75036$146,609506$117,59071$52,3561$510,00046$63,7090$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 177 tracts in Memphis, TN

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 89 full and 18 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED162$169,820136$156,7892$92,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED87$135,95189$160,39921$75,320
APPLICATIONS DENIED51$168,42033$171,9226$78,595
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN18$152,31325$125,1632$74,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS17$93,7855$99,1468$51,690

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3003
  • Hazardous Condition: 1406
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Memphis

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Memphis, TN
Most common first names in Memphis, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5,89970.4 years
Mary5,67277.8 years
John4,71073.0 years
William4,47572.6 years
Robert3,50370.1 years
Willie3,42372.6 years
George2,22973.2 years
Charles2,20369.9 years
Annie1,83878.3 years
Dorothy1,45873.1 years
Most common last names in Memphis, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones3,12572.7 years
Smith3,08373.4 years
Williams2,92472.2 years
Johnson2,69372.8 years
Brown1,83872.5 years
Davis1,64473.1 years
Taylor1,51272.0 years
Jackson1,36171.8 years
Harris1,28672.6 years
Moore1,27572.7 years
Businesses in Memphis, TN
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Kroger17
ALDI1La Quinta4
ALDO2La-Z-Boy1
AT&T6Lane Bryant1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lane Furniture11
Abercrombie Kids1LensCrafters2
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza10
Advance Auto Parts9Long John Silver's1
Aeropostale2Lowe's2
American Eagle Outfitters3Macy's2
Ann Taylor2Marriott12
Applebee's2Marshalls1
Arby's5MasterBrand Cabinets2
Ashley Furniture1Mazda2
Audi1McDonald's35
AutoZone20Men's Wearhouse3
Banana Republic1Motel 63
Barnes & Noble1Motherhood Maternity6
Baskin-Robbins7New Balance8
Bath & Body Works2New York & Co2
Baymont Inn1Nike61
Bebe1Nissan2
Bed Bath & Beyond3Office Depot4
Ben & Jerry's1OfficeMax2
Best Western5Old Navy2
Blockbuster4Olive Garden3
Brooks Brothers1On The Border2
Brookstone2Outback1
Budget Car Rental4Outback Steakhouse1
Buffalo Wild Wings3Pac Sun1
Burger King25Panera Bread2
Burlington Coat Factory3Papa John's Pizza6
CVS3Payless9
Cache1Penske6
CarMax1PetSmart3
Casual Male XL2Pier 1 Imports2
Catherines3Pizza Hut16
Charlotte Russe2Plato's Closet1
Chevrolet2Popeyes8
Chick-Fil-A8Pottery Barn1
Chico's1Pottery Barn Kids1
Chuck E. Cheese's2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Church's Chicken17Quality1
Circle K25Quiznos5
Clarion1RadioShack7
Coldwater Creek1Red Lobster2
Comfort Inn3Red Roof Inn1
Comfort Suites2Rite Aid5
Costco1Rodeway Inn1
Cracker Barrel2Ruby Tuesday2
Cricket Wireless41Rue212
Curves4Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
DHL4SAS Shoes2
Dairy Queen2SONIC Drive-In15
Days Inn3Sam's Club3
Dennys1Sears12
Domino's Pizza8Sephora2
Dunkin Donuts2Shoe Carnival1
Econo Lodge3Sleep Inn3
Express1Soma Intimates1
Extended Stay America4Spencer Gifts1
Extended Stay Deluxe1Sprint Nextel4
FedEx120Starbucks21
Finish Line4Steak 'n Shake2
Firestone Complete Auto Care10Studio 61
Foot Locker6Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Ford3Subaru1
Forever 211Subway33
GNC8Super 83
GameStop10T-Mobile17
Gap2T.G.I. Driday's3
Goodwill2T.J.Maxx4
Gymboree1Taco Bell23
H&R Block24Talbots2
Havertys Furniture2Target4
Hilton11The Athlete's Foot2
Holiday Inn9The Limited1
Hollister Co.2Toyota3
Home Depot5Toys"R"Us4
Homestead Studio Suites2U-Haul15
Honda2UPS97
Hot Topic1Urban Outfitters1
Hyatt1Value City Furniture2
Hyundai3Vans4
IHOP6Verizon Wireless4
InTown Suites2Victoria's Secret2
J. Jill1Volkswagen2
JCPenney2Waffle House3
Jimmy John's2Walgreens36
JoS. A. Bank1Walmart5
Jones New York6Wendy's28
Journeys2Westin1
Justice1Wet Seal1
KFC20Whole Foods Market1
Kincaid2Wingate1
Kmart1YMCA7
Knights Inn1

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  • #37 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #16 (38107) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of African first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #29 (38126) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #30 (38117) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #37 (38103) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most museums in 2005"
  • #74 (38111) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #74 (38118) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most medium-big companies in 2005 (at least 100 employees)"
  • #75 (38108) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Somalian first ancestries"
  • #79 (38118) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most big companies in 2005 (at least 1000 employees)"
  • #81 (38122) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Iraqi first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #92 (38117) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most beauty salons in 2005"
  • #96 (38103) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most offices of lawyers in 2005"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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