Memphis, Tennessee 

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Population

654,723

0.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.5%

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Best Places to Live in Memphis, Tennessee

Large city - Extreme southwest Tennessee along the Mississippi River and Arkansas and Mississippi border. May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Memphis, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Memphis, TN Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


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QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Tennessee
County: Shelby County
Metro Area: Memphis Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Memphis
Zip Codes: 38016, 38128, 38127, 38134, 38109, 38111, 38115, 38116, 38118, 38018, 30 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 284 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Memphis is 5.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Memphis jobs have increased by 2.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Memphis's cost of living is 24.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Memphis's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Shelby county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Memphis's population is 654,723 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.0%. Learn More...

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

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Memphis is Real Estate: $85,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.1%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Memphis

It's a good time to buy in Memphis. Home Appreciation is up 7.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Memphis is $85,700.

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Reviews for Memphis   148 Reviews
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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It’s Memphis - 12/22/2019
I’ve lived in and also around the city of Memphis Tennessee since 94’ and it really has not changed one bit. The ignorance in this city is rampant and racism is alive... Read More

Lack of Culture and Diversity - 11/17/2019
I lived here for two years for work. I’m from the North, and I was looking forward to milder winters. Well, that is all Memphis had to offer me. Generational,... Read More
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ZIP CODES IN MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE
38016, 38128, 38127, 38134, 38109, 38111, 38115, 38116, 38118, 38018, 30 total

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