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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Memphis is $21,909, which is lower than the state average of $24,811 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Memphis median household income is $37,099, which has grown by 14.91% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 22.72% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Memphis residents spend 21.4 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 24.2 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #146

Memphis, TN
21,909 USD
Tennessee
24,811 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Memphis, TN
25,271 USD
Tennessee
27,334 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Memphis, TN
27,153 USD
Tennessee
32,151 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Memphis, TN
23,297 USD
Tennessee
23,376 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #211
Memphis, TN
37,099 USD
Tennessee
44,621 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Memphis, TN
55,117 USD
Tennessee
62,344 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #212
Memphis, TN
14.91%
Tennessee
22.72%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Memphis, TNTennesseeU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income11.21%$21,464, see rank17.47%$14,45421.11%$16,919
Social Security Income25.13%$15,627, see rank32.06%$17,33429.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income3.60%$2,518, see rank3.21%$2,8842.82%$3,720
Retirement Income13.52%$21,096, see rank18.41%$20,07617.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Memphis, TN
43,539 USD
Tennessee
55,459 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Memphis, TN
64,897 USD
Tennessee
73,630 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Memphis, TNTennesseeU.S.
White$54,107, see rank$47,658$56,900
Black$30,081, see rank$32,361$35,600
Hispanic$30,720, see rank$34,631$42,396
Asian$53,214, see rank$66,243$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$39,457, see rank$37,160$37,170
Hawaiian Native$37,647, see rank$44,540$53,370
One Race, Other$30,248, see rank$31,393$40,300
Two or More Races$33,214, see rank$33,366$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Memphis, TNTennesseeU.S.
less than 25$17,512, see rank$22,607$25,788
25 to 44$37,709, see rank$48,825$58,398
45 to 64$43,748, see rank$53,148$65,027
65 or over$31,726, see rank$33,548$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Memphis, TNTennesseeU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over508,815, see rank5,125,250248,775,628
Male1237,664, 46.71%, see rank48.12%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2158,857, 66.84%, see rank66.79%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces2256, 0.11%, see rank0.59%0.73%
Male, Civilian2158,601, 66.73%, see rank66.20%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3138,067, 87.05%, see rank90.44%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed320,534, 12.95%, see rank9.56%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force278,807, 33.16%, see rank33.21%30.72%
Female1271,151, 53.29%, see rank51.88%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:2166,784, 61.51%, see rank56.49%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces218, 0.01%, see rank0.07%0.11%
Female, Civilian2166,766, 61.50%, see rank56.42%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed3143,553, 86.08%, see rank90.61%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed323,213, 13.92%, see rank9.39%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force2104,367, 38.49%, see rank43.51%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Memphis, TNTennesseeU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over275,948, 100%2,788,201141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone219,968, 79.71%, see rank83.70%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled34,374, 12.46%, see rank9.50%9.59%
Public Transportation6,194, 2.24%, see rank0.81%5.06%
Walked4,908, 1.78%, see rank1.32%2.78%
Other Means4,373, 1.58%, see rank1.13%1.79%
Worked at Home6,131, 2.22%, see rank3.54%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Memphis, TN
21.4 minutes
Tennessee
24.2 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Memphis, TNTennesseeU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over281,6202,835,895143,435,233
Male1138,067, 49.03%, see rank52.07%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations235,425, 25.66%, see rank29.42%33.12%
Service Occupations224,583, 17.81%, see rank14.11%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations225,143, 18.21%, see rank17.73%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2410, 0.30%, see rank0.72%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations211,014, 7.98%, see rank9.36%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations233,961, 24.60%, see rank22.13%17.94%
Female1143,553, 50.97%, see rank47.93%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations250,187, 34.96%, see rank38.09%40.04%
Service Occupations231,271, 21.78%, see rank20.19%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations246,499, 32.39%, see rank33.27%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2126, 0.09%, see rank0.13%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2486, 0.34%, see rank0.29%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations214,616, 10.18%, see rank7.78%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Memphis, TNTennesseeU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over281,620, 100%2,835,895143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining690, 0.25%, see rank1.05%1.96%
Construction13,907, 4.94%, see rank6.38%6.17%
Manufacturing23,098, 8.20%, see rank12.95%10.43%
Wholesale Trade9,725, 3.45%, see rank2.76%2.75%
Retail Trade31,653, 11.24%, see rank12.19%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities31,975, 11.35%, see rank6.19%4.93%
Information4,315, 1.53%, see rank1.91%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing14,904, 5.29%, see rank5.73%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
29,887, 10.61%, see rank9.23%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance64,034, 22.74%, see rank22.97%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
30,128, 10.70%, see rank9.21%9.49%
Public Administration12,961, 4.60%, see rank4.54%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration14,343, 5.09%, see rank4.89%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Memphis, TN%TennesseeU.S.
Population in Poverty175,41227.38%, see rank17.83%15.59%
Family in Poverty33,40422.64%, see rank13.43%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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