data Center - Demographics

Total Population in the MSA Fell Over the Last Year but Grew by 2.05 Percent Over the Last 5 years.

  • Memphis, Shelby County and the MSA have typically been slow population growth areas of the country.  Over the past 5 years, Memphis City grew by 1.22% while Shelby County’s population increased by 0.97%.

 

  • In general, the nation grew by 3.9 percent and the state grew by 3.83 percent over the last 5 years.

 

  • By comparison with other cities like Nashville (14.89 percent), Memphis’s demographic growth was lower that nearly all the cities.

Peer Metros Comparison

Per Capita Income

 

5-Year % Change

United States 16.74%
Tennessee 15.81%
Shelby County, TN 14.21%
Memphis City, TN NA

Tulsa 46.24%
Nashville 21.78%
Louisville 19.04%
Oklahoma City 18.91%
Indianapolis 18.31%
Charlotte 18.02%
Kansas City 17.57%
Cincinnati 17.53%
Omaha 16.31%
Birmingham 14.42%
St. Louis 15.74%
Greensboro 15.25%
Memphis 14.65%
Jacksonville 14.33%
New Orleans 13.67%
Little Rock 12.4%

Population

 

5-Year % Change

United States 3.90%
Tennessee 3.83%
Shelby County, TN 0.97%
Memphis City, TN 1.22%

Nashville 14.89%
Oklahoma City 8%
Jacksonville 7.35%
Omaha 5.45%
Tulsa 4.41%
Little Rock 4.07%
Greensboro 3.71%
Kansas City 2.58%
Memphis 2.05%
Birmingham 1.48%
St. Louis -0.10%
Louisville -0.62%
Charlotte NA
Indianapolis N A
New Orleans NA
Cincinnati NA

Median Household Income

5-Year % Change

United States 11.45%
Tennessee 14.02%
Shelby County, TN 7.03%
Memphis City, TN -0.37%

Nashville 20.87%
Louisville 18.40%
Birmingham 16.38%
Tulsa 15.35%
Oklahoma City 12.94%
Omaha 12.88%
Kansas City 12.21%
Greensboro 11.26%
St. Louis 10.94%
Memphis 6.94%
Little Rock 6.69%
Jacksonville 5.76%
Charlotte NA
Indianapolis N A
New Orleans NA
Cincinnati NA

Median House Value

5-Year % Change

United States 8.12%
Tennessee 8.35%
Shelby County, TN -0.73%
Memphis City, TN -6.07%

Oklahoma City 14.68%
Little Rock 12.96%
Nashville 10.78%
Tulsa 10.44%
Birmingham 7.03%
Omaha 6.23%
Louisville 3.98%
Kansas City 3.45%
Greensboro 2.69%
St. Louis 1.73%
Jacksonville 1.11%
Memphis 0.79%
Charlotte NA
Indianapolis N A
New Orleans NA
Cincinnati NA

Missing values due to data availability, reporting, or changes in geographic definitions