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Overview
Population:651,050
Pop. Change:-5%
State: Tennessee
Metro Area: Memphis Metro Area
County: Shelby County
City:Memphis
Zip Code:38109, 38127, ... 29 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Memphis's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Memphis Metro Area

Profile: Large city  Location: Extreme southwest Tennessee along the Mississippi River and Arkansas and Mississippi border Elevation: 284 Time zone: Central Standard Time

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Entertainment Crime rates
Cultural interestRecent employment declines
Cost of livingHot, humid summers

Interesting Facts about Memphis, Tennessee

As of 2014, Memphis's population is 651,050 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -5.25 percent.

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The median home cost in Memphis is $65,800. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.50 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Memphis's cost of living is 26.60% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Memphis public schools spend $10,240 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17.7 students per teacher in Memphis.

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The unemployment rate in Memphis is 7.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Memphis jobs have Decreased by 1.02 percent.


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Ranked #3 The Most (and Least) Gender Imbalanced Cities
Ranked #4 America’s Manliest Sports Cities
Ranked #4 Americas Manliest Cites 2011
Ranked #5 Most Congested Cities
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Map Of Memphis

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Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Memphis's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes