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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTennessee

Demographic Statistics

Memphis, Tennessee

Number

Percent

Total population650,100100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male307,64347.3
Female342,45752.7
Under 5 years50,3967.8
5 to 9 years53,1158.2
10 to 14 years49,6527.6
15 to 19 years47,7617.3
20 to 24 years50,8327.8
25 to 34 years102,41715.8
35 to 44 years97,06014.9
45 to 54 years80,83212.4
55 to 59 years26,0614.0
60 to 64 years20,9483.2
65 to 74 years36,7305.6
75 to 84 years25,4763.9
85 years and over8,8201.4
Median age (years)31.9(X)
18 years and over468,80572.1
Male
215,21233.1
Female
253,59339.0
21 years and over438,76767.5
62 years and over83,15312.8
65 years and over71,02610.9
Male
26,0944.0
Female
44,9326.9
RACE
One race643,31299.0
White
223,72834.4
Black or African American
399,20861.4
American Indian and Alaska Native
1,2170.2
Asian
9,4821.5
Asian Indian
2,2160.3
Chinese
1,7410.3
Filipino
5780.1
Japanese
2930.0
Korean
6590.1
Vietnamese
2,5290.4

Other Asian 1

1,4660.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
2390.0
Native Hawaiian
440.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
950.0
Samoan
490.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

510.0
Some other race
9,4381.5
Two or more races6,7881.0

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White228,63335.2
Black or African American402,36761.9
American Indian and Alaska Native3,1890.5
Asian10,9541.7
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5560.1
Some other race11,8641.8
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population650,100100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)19,3173.0
Mexican
14,0872.2
Puerto Rican
7420.1
Cuban
5210.1
Other Hispanic or Latino
3,9670.6
Not Hispanic or Latino630,78397.0
White alone
216,17433.3
RELATIONSHIP
Total population650,100100.0
In households632,87497.4
Householder
250,72138.6
Spouse
85,45813.1
Child
202,11931.1
Own child under 18 years
148,24422.8
Other relatives
57,7588.9
Under 18 years
28,2024.3
Nonrelatives
36,8185.7
Unmarried partner
13,9642.1
In group quarters17,2262.6
Institutionalized population
11,0671.7
Noninstitutionalized population
6,1590.9
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households250,721100.0
Family households (families)158,45863.2
With own children under 18 years
78,56431.3
Married-couple family
85,45834.1
With own children under 18 years
37,08114.8
Female householder, no husband present
59,66523.8
With own children under 18 years
35,65014.2
Nonfamily households92,26336.8
Householder living alone
76,57430.5
Householder 65 years and over
22,2278.9
Households with individuals under 18 years92,42636.9
Households with individuals 65 years and over52,89321.1
Average household size2.52(X)
Average family size3.18(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units271,552100.0
Occupied housing units250,72192.3
Vacant housing units20,8317.7
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
7400.3
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)2.0(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)8.4(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units250,721100.0
Owner-occupied housing units139,98555.8
Renter-occupied housing units110,73644.2
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.62(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.40(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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