For population 25 years and over in Memphis:
For population 15 years and over in Memphis city:
215 residents are foreign born (2.8% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,591 (3.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (80.8 miles , pop. 173,627).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (178.0 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (253.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Lakeview, TX (3.1 miles) , Hedley, TX (3.4 miles ), Estelline, TX (3.7 miles) , Quail, TX (4.0 miles) , North River, TX (4.3 miles) , Wellington, TX (4.5 miles ), Clarendon, TX (5.0 miles ), Samnorwood, TX (5.2 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.73 N, Longitude: 100.54 W
Area code: 806
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Memphis detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+0.3%).
Work and jobs in Memphis: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Memphis, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Memphis-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 163% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/17/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the Memphis city center killed 5 people and injured 51 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/25/1955, a category F4 tornado 26.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Memphis-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/16/2000 at 22:08:54, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.4 miles away from Memphis center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1997 at 09:08:55, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 17.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/18/2006 at 05:49:41, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.4 miles away from Memphis center
On 10/7/2007 at 13:54:21, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 2.7 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 27.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Hall County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Blues Boy Willie - African electric blues singer and harmonica player, Jack English Hightower - Politician, Larry Combest - Politician, Doug Hudson - Football player.
Hospitals/medical centers in Memphis:
Airports located in Memphis:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Memphis:
Public high school in Memphis:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Memphis:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.458. This is about average. There were 77 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.07. This is worse than average. There were 56 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.9. This is better than average. There were 50 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.43. This is about average. There were 35 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.5%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.8% for Black residents, 39.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 34.1% for other race residents, 46.3% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
35 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Memphis compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Memphis (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Memphis city (based on Hall County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 84.16%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
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Memphis government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Memphis government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Memphis government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
9.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,433 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
8.56% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,903 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Memphis fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Memphis)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Memphis, TX)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Memphis)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Memphis, TX
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.