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Memphis, Tennessee
Santa Barbara, California
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Memphis is 126% less densely populated than Santa Barbara.
People are 9% less likely to be married in Santa Barbara.
The Median Age is 3.1 years younger in Memphis.

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PEOPLE
 Memphis, TNSanta Barbara, CAUnited States
 Population655,77091,842321,418,820
 Population - 2010654,87687,859308,745,538
 Population - 2000650,10092,325285,036,114
 Population - 1990610,33785,571251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now7.44%7.33%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now0.87%-0.52%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,0814,71291
 Land Area315193,531,905
 Water Area923264,837
 Median Age33.336.437.4
 Female Population52.35%49.92%50.81%
 Male Population47.65%50.08%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Memphis, TNSanta Barbara, CAUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.55%6.21%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.90%5.02%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.74%4.69%6.59%
 Age 15 to 174.15%3.14%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.71%5.20%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.78%7.67%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3415.39%16.37%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.56%12.41%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.83%12.09%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.38%6.39%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.33%5.54%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.94%7.58%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.33%4.29%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.41%3.40%1.85%
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 RACE
 Memphis, TNSanta Barbara, CAUnited States
 White27.43%52.85%62.77%
 Black62.61%1.14%12.24%
 Asian1.69%3.21%4.95%
 Native American0.14%0.16%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.03%0.09%0.16%
 Other0.10%0.17%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.46%1.98%2.13%
 Hispanic6.54%40.41%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic93.46%59.59%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Memphis, TNSanta Barbara, CAUnited States
 Households248,32034,522116,211,000
 Family Households147,53619,04276,958,100
 Non Family Households100,78415,48039,253,000
 Household Size2.582.562.63
 Married Population36.09%44.92%50.58%
 Single Population63.91%55.08%49.42%
 Now Married31.72%42.43%48.41%
 Married but Separated4.37%2.50%2.17%
 Never Married45.07%38.86%32.55%
 Widowed6.41%5.45%5.95%
 Divorced12.43%10.77%10.92%
 Married, w/children20.46%30.76%31.68%
 Married, no children29.17%42.70%41.44%
 Single, w/children31.53%17.34%16.94%
 Single, no children18.84%9.20%9.95%
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