Memphis demographics profile

StatisticMemphisFloridaNational
Population7,87819,934,451318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,41629491
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%
Memphis, FL has a population of 7,878 and is the 4,751st largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,416 per sq mi which is 723% higher than the Florida average and 2566% higher than the national average. The median age in Memphis is 36 which is approximately 13% lower than the Florida average of 42. In Memphis, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 81% speak English and 18% speak Spanish. 57% of Memphis residents were born in Florida, 30% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 11% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Memphis is 723% 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 or African American.
  • In Memphis 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Memphis population breakdown by race

RaceMemphisFloridaNational
White57.68%75.90%73.35%
Black or African American38.00%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.

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