StatisticMemphisFloridaNational
Population7,87821,477,737328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,41641091
Median age36.241.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%38%43%
Speak English81%72%79%
Speak Spanish18%21%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Memphis is 489% higher than Florida
  • The median age in Memphis is 13% lower than Florida
  • In Memphis 57.68% of the population is White
  • In Memphis 38.00% of the population is Black
  • In Memphis 0.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Memphis, FL Demographics

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      Memphis population breakdown by race

      RaceMemphisFloridaNational
      White57.68%75.90%73.35%
      Black38.00%16.14%12.63%
      Asian0.00%2.61%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.27%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
      Mixed race2.06%2.48%3.06%
      Other race2.26%2.54%4.75%
      In Memphis, 21.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Memphis age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Memphis, FL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).