Memphis, Tennessee 

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Best Places to Live in Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis, Tennessee is a city full of life, music and culture. From the legendary Beale Street to Mud Island Park, Memphis offers a variety of attractions and activities for visitors of all ages. Enjoy some of the city's best live music at venues like The Orpheum Theater or explore famous sites such as the National Civil Rights Museum and Sun Studio. Head out to Shelby Farms Park or Big Cypress Tree State Park for some outdoor exploration and adventure. With its unique blend of history, music and culture, Memphis will keep you entertained! Large city - Extreme southwest Tennessee along the Mississippi River and Arkansas and Mississippi border.
State: Tennessee
County: Shelby County
Metro Area: Memphis Metro Area
City: Memphis
Zip Codes: 38016, 38128, 38127, 38134, 38109, 38111, 38115, 38116, 38118, 38018, 30 total
Cost of Living: -22.5% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 284 ft above sea level

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Memphis, Tn Housing Market
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Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
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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.


The unemployment rate in Memphis is 8.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Memphis jobs have increased by 2.1%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Memphis's cost of living is 22.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Memphis's Cost of Living

May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Memphis, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Shelby county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 64.4% to 34.0%. More Voting Stats

Memphis's population is 634,139 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 0.0%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 21.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Memphis is Real Estate: $148,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 15.1%.

Memphis public schools spend $8,579 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.1 students per teacher in Memphis. More Education

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Housing Market in Memphis

It's a good time to buy in Memphis. Home Appreciation is up 15.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Memphis is $148,300.
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Reviews for Memphis   148 Reviews
I was mugged my first night in Memphis. - 9/6/2021
I was mugged my very first night in Memphis. They tried to take my iPhone. I was walking only a block from my house in a "safe" area, too.... Read More

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Beautiful City but crime and poor infrastructure - 5/24/2021
Memphis is a city with a history of civil rights, slavery , blues and rockn'roll music. It's a great place for a weekend getaway. This city has lots of great things to... Read More

A mess - 12/18/2020
Do you like being panhandled every 30 seconds? Love that cool ambiance of gangs? Are drugs your thing? Then you will love Memphis. Had good times here in the 90’s, the... Read More

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38016, 38128, 38127, 38134, 38109, 38111, 38115, 38116, 38118, 38018, 30 total


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