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 13.80%
Tennessee 14.09%
Shelby County, TN 12.22%
Memphis City, TN NA    

Nashville 20.54%
Charlotte 17.03%
Louisville 16.04%
Greensboro 15.90%
Indianapolis 14.46%
Birmingham 14.09%
St. Louis 13.40%
Kansas City 13.30%
Cincinnati 13.27%
Tulsa 13.13%
Memphis 12.91%
Omaha 12.53%
Little Rock 12.44%
New Orleans 12.43%
Omaha 12.28%
Oklahoma City 9.74%

Population

 

5-Year % Change

United States 3.76%
Tennessee 4.02%
Shelby County, TN -0.40%
Memphis City, TN -0.44%

Nashville 15.71%
Jacksonville 9.23%
Oklahoma City 6.72%
Omaha 5.40%
Tulsa 4.13%
Greensboro 3.41%
Little Rock 3.20%
Kansas City 3.03%
Birmingham 1.16%
Memphis 1.00%
St. Louis -0.43%
Louisville -0.67%
Charlotte NA
Indianapolis N A
New Orleans NA
Cincinnati NA

Median Household Income

5-Year % Change

United States 17.45%
Tennessee 20.05%
Shelby County, TN 11.08%
Memphis City, TN 17.19%

Nashville 24.15%
Jacksonville 22.01%
Omaha 21.16%
Greensboro 20.44%
St. Louis 16.48%
Louisville 17.15%
Kansas City 16.30%
Oklahoma City 15.86%
Birmingham 13.57%
Memphis 11.59%
Little Rock 11.14%
Tulsa 8.98%
Charlotte NA
Indianapolis N A
New Orleans NA
Cincinnati NA

Median House Value

5-Year % Change

United States 26.59%
Tennessee 21.55%
Shelby County, TN 14.84%
Memphis City, TN 6.24%

Nashville 40.98%
Jacksonville 39.15%
Oklahoma City 19.42%
Omaha 16.62%
Tulsa 17.37%
Kansas City 15.83%
Louisville 14.46%
Little Rock 14.45%
Memphis 13.50%
Birmingham 13.18%
Greensboro 12.18%
St. Louis 10.95%
Charlotte NA
Indianapolis N A
New Orleans NA
Cincinnati NA

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