Population density (sq mi)2,4512,066167
Median age37.033.538.5
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a40%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%45%41%
Speak Englishn/a91%93%
Speak Spanishn/a6%4%

Key findings

  • The population density in Downtown is 19% higher than Memphis
  • The median age in Downtown is 10% higher than Memphis
  • In Downtown 14.82% of the population is White
  • In Downtown 81.21% of the population is Black
  • In Downtown 2.10% of the population is Asian

Compare Memphis, TN Demographics


      Downtown population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.20%0.23%0.29%
      Native Hawaiian0.01%0.03%0.05%
      Mixed race1.06%1.68%2.03%
      Other race0.60%3.28%1.38%
      In Downtown, 6.8% 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

      Downtown age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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