Memphis, Tennessee 

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Population

655,770

7% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.3%

Median Income

$37,099

Avg. Home Price

$83,200

Best Places to Live in Memphis, Tennessee

Large city - Extreme southwest Tennessee along the Mississippi River and Arkansas and Mississippi border
Pros
-Entertainment
-Cultural interest
-Cost of living
Cons
-Crime rates
-Recent employment declines
-Hot, humid summers

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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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Tennessee
County: Shelby County
Metro Area: Memphis Metro Area
City: Memphis
Zip Codes: 38109, 38016, 38127, 38111, 38128, 38134, 38118, 38115, 38116, 38125, 30 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 284 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Memphis is 6.3% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Memphis jobs have increased by 0.62%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Memphis's cost of living is 26.00% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Memphis's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Memphis's population is 655,770 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 7.44%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Memphis is $83,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.64%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Memphis

It's a good time to buy in Memphis. Home Appreciation is up 8.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Memphis Real Estate.

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Reviews for Memphis   142 Reviews
A place to call home - 10/11/2017
Greetings, I find Memphis to be one of my top pics for a place to retire. I love the price of the homes in the area. One would not have to settle for less in... Read More

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death ! - 7/27/2017
land of entitlement . no place is safe in shelby county (even the suburbs are deadly) rape, robbery, carjackings, gangs and murder have made memphis one of the top... Read More

Memphis: A City of Hidden Gems - 8/30/2016
I have lived many places, from out West to the Deep South to the Northeast. I am writing from the perspective of a middle-aged white male with a family. I have now lived... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE
38109, 38016, 38127, 38111, 38128, 38134, 38118, 38115, 38116, 38125, 30 total
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