Select a New Section:

Home / United States  /  Tennessee / Memphis Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Memphis Metro Area, Tennessee   Add Favorite    0 Reviews | Review This Place




Pros

-Entertainment
-Cultural interest
-Cost of living

Cons

-Crime rates
-Recent employment declines
-Hot, humid summers


What Bert Has To Say About Memphis Metro Area


Sultry, soulful Memphis is an interesting and vivid place, located along the Mississippi River at the Arkansas border. The largest city in Tennessee, Memphis has a history of dramatic highs and lows: antebellum cotton-trading prosperity, Civil War destruction and reconstruction, yellow-fever epidemics, resurgence as a lumber and (again) cotton-trading center, and post–World War II decline. Today the city is on an upswing, thanks to recognition of its unique cultural assets and urban renewal.


Bert Suggests test-driving a neighborhood in Memphis with an affordable short term rental. Click here to find the right place on Airbnb.


Highlights


  • Location: Extreme southwest Tennessee along the Mississippi River and Arkansas and Mississippi border
  • Country: United States
  • State: Tennessee
  • County:
  • Metro Area: Memphis Metro Area

Quick Facts About Memphis


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Memphis Metro Area is 5.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Memphis Metro Area jobs have Increased by 1.23 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Memphis Metro Area's cost of living is 19.20% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Memphis Metro Area's population is 1,344,130 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 25.00 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Memphis Metro Area is $112,200. Home appreciation the last year has been -0.51 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Memphis Metro Area public schools spend $9,468 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.9 students per teacher in Memphis Metro Area.

Best Places to Live in Memphis Metro Area, Tennessee



Memphis Housing Market


It's not a good time to buy in Memphis. Home Appreciation is down -0.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Memphis Real Estate.
The median home price in Memphis is $112,200. Browse Homes in this Range.
Learn More
Mortgage Calculator     Home Equity Calculator

Reviews for Memphis Metro Area, Tennessee


Unknown
Memphis

Star Rating Not a fan. Not for me. Just okay. Great place. The best place.
Mouse over the stars for your rating and click to rate.
Start Your Review of Memphis, TN

We're looking for comments about Memphis. Express your opinion


Side-by-Side Comparison

Compare Memphis, Tennessee to any other place in the USA.

Ask A Memphis Expert

This place does not have any experts.
How To Become An Expert Here

Select a New Section: