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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Memphis TN General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||653,450||6,495,978|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||646,872||6,346,113|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||1.0%||2.4%|
|Population, 2010 ||646,889||6,346,105|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||7.6%||6.4%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||26.0%||23.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||10.3%||13.4%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||52.5%||51.3% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||29.4%||77.6%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||63.3%||16.7%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.2%||0.3%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.6%||1.4%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||Z||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||1.4%||1.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||6.5%||4.6%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||27.5%||75.6% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||80.2%||84.6%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||6.2%||4.6%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||9.1%||6.6%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||82.5%||84.4%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||23.7%||23.8%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||35,896||484,901|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||21.4||24.3|
|Housing units, 2010 ||291,883||2,812,133|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||51.1%||67.8%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||33.4%||18.3%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$95,900||$139,200|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||245,182||2,475,195|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.59||2.52|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$21,454||$24,409|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$36,912||$44,298|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||26.9%||17.6%|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||52,144||545,348|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||38.2%||8.4%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||0.4%||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||3.0%||2.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||1.7%||1.6%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||31.8%||25.9% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||14,709,553||140,447,760|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||25,485,586||80,116,528|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||8,975,228||77,547,291|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$13,210||$12,563|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||1,463,050||10,626,759|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||315.06||41,234.90|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||2,053.3||153.9|
|FIPS Code ||48000||47|
|Counties ||Shelby County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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