Memphis, Tennessee

Population 655,141

Memphis is located in Shelby County, TN. The population is 655,141, making Memphis the largest city in Shelby County and the largest city in the state of Tennessee.

There are 237 public schools in Memphis with an average Homefacts rating of D+. The total crime rate for Memphis is very low, and there are 2,334 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Memphis is moderate and the median home sales price is $96,000. Detailed and up-to-date Memphis property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Memphis include Southaven, Germantown and Horn Lake.

Memphis Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 16%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 59.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 24.9%

Crime Rate

61.8% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 493
  • Violent Crimes: 1
  • Robbery: 486
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 5
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

55.44% Higher than national avg.
  • 2,334 offenders in Memphis
  • 35.63 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

2,331 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 16
  • Registered Polluters: 143
  • Superfunds: 226
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,946

Unemployment

Moderate 3.9%
  • Tennessee unemployment average: 2.9%
  • National unemployment average: 3.8%

Property Values

Median Property Value $96,000

Schools view all

237 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 237 K-12 public schools in Memphis, TN and 69 private schools. Homefacts rates Memphis's schools as Below Average, with an overall D+ rating.

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Crime view details

2,334 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$140,000 compared to May 2017
Median Sales Price
$96,000 compared to May 2017

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    16.5%
  • Rented
    44.3%
  • Owned
    39.2%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Memphis, TN
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $665
  • 1 Bedroom: $748
  • 2 Bedrooms: $880
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,201
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,395

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Environmental Hazards

2331 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Registered Polluters
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (446/448)
    Memphis, TN has 99.55% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Memphis, TN is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.52 Average
    Memphis, TN is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 40.63°
  • February 45.75°
  • March 54.93°
  • April 63.7°
  • May 72.53°
  • June 81.76°
  • July 83.25°
  • August 82.72°
  • September 75.87°
  • October 62.93°
  • November 53.6°
  • December 42.85°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Memphis, TN

Earthquakes
Memphis, TN has a moderate risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Memphis, TN has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Memphis, TN has a very high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Memphis, TN has a high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Memphis, TN: $36,908

Unemployment

Unemployment in Memphis is 3.9%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 2.9% and 3.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 46.50%
White Collar - 53.50%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Bill Haslam
  • Sen. Lamar Alexander
  • Sen. Bob Corker

City Representatives

  • Stephen Fincher
  • Steve Cohen

Neighborhood Info

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