Income/capita 25%
Household income 38%
Unemployment 56%
Income per capita$22,250$22,728$26,019
Median household income$34,572$36,975$46,574
Median income owner occupied$0$53,933$58,570
Median income renter occupied$0$26,343$28,937
Median earnings male$28,200$27,363$32,560
Median earnings female$24,715$23,011$24,186
Unemployment rate7.3%7.2%4.6%
Poverty leveln/a27.6%17.2%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Midtown is 25% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Midtown is 38% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Midtown is 56% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Midtown is equal to the national average

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      Midtown employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.2%0.6%
      Manufacturing sector9.6%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services2.3%2.5%
      Wholesale & retail services12.3%12.3%
      Public administration3.2%4.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.4%6.0%
      Education, health & social services17.5%37.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Germantown, TN39,213$107,37694%
      Clarkedale, AR434$86,25056%
      Bartlett, TN58,318$81,58347%
      Marion, AR12,323$67,17821%
      Olive Branch, MS35,508$67,00421%
      Memphis, TN655,857$36,97533%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Boston, MA658,279$58,5166%
      Washington, DC659,009$72,93532%
      Denver, CO663,303$56,2582%
      Nashville, TN643,771$49,89110%
      Seattle, WA668,849$74,45835%
      Memphis, TN655,857$36,97533%
      Source: The Midtown, Memphis, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).