StatisticRaleighMemphisTennessee
Population54,460655,8576,833,174
Population density (sq mi)1,5202,066167
Median age33.533.538.5
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a40%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%45%41%
Speak Englishn/a91%93%
Speak Spanishn/a6%4%

Key findings

  • The population density in Raleigh is 26% lower than Memphis
  • The median age in Raleigh is equal to Memphis
  • In Raleigh 18.56% of the population is White
  • In Raleigh 77.00% of the population is Black
  • In Raleigh 0.64% of the population is Asian

Compare Memphis, TN Demographics

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      Raleigh population breakdown by race

      RaceRaleighMemphisTennessee
      White18.56%29.61%77.84%
      Black77.00%63.64%16.81%
      Asian0.64%1.55%1.61%
      American Indian0.15%0.23%0.29%
      Native Hawaiian0.04%0.03%0.05%
      Mixed race2.03%1.68%2.03%
      Other race1.58%3.28%1.38%
      In Raleigh, 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

      Raleigh age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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