Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN

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2022 Population
110,698
6.73% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
34.8
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
29.8%
11.1% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$39,491
0.3% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$91,100
11.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
43,004
11.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN had a population of 111k people with a median age of 34.8 and a median household income of $39,491. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN grew from 103,713 to 110,698, a 6.73% increase and its median household income grew from $39,373 to $39,491, a 0.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (88.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (4.1%), Other (Hispanic) (2.83%), White (Hispanic) (1.56%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.34%).

7.22% of the households in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.9% of the residents in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN are Remington College-Memphis Campus (204 degrees awarded in 2022) and Mid-South Christian College (5 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN was $91,100, and the homeownership rate was 47%.

Most people in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN is home to a population of 111k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.42% of Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN residents were born outside of the country (4.89k people).

In 2022, there were 21.5 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (97.5k people) in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.54k White (Non-Hispanic) and 3.13k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN are Spanish (5,462 households), Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (587 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (494 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
58,998
Women
54%
50,230
Men
46%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 109,228 inhabitants, with 46% men, and 54% women.

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Citizenship

96.9%
2022 Citizenship
97.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.9% of Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    97.5k ± 3.64k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.54k ± 840
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    3.13k ± 718
6.26%
Hispanic Population
6.93k people

In 2022, there were 21.5 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (97.5k people) in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.54k White (Non-Hispanic) and 3.13k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.26% of the people in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN are hispanic (6.93k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,577 ± 968 people
  2. Honduras
    590 ± 595 people
  3. Guatemala
    442 ± 515 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN was Mexico, the natal country of 1,577 Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN residents, followed by Honduras with 590 and Guatemala with 442.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.42%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.89k people
3.41%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.54k people

As of 2022, 4.42% of Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN residents (4.89k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN was 3.41%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,462 households (5.33%)
  2. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    587 households (0.573%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    494 households (0.482%)

7.22% of the households in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN was Spanish. 5.33% of the households in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,692 ± 256
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    828 ± 255
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    692 ± 222

Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN employs 43k people. The largest industries in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN are Couriers & messengers (4,173 people), Warehousing & storage (2,675 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,643 people), and the highest paying industries are Pulp, paper, & paperboard mills ($193,335), Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($151,217), and Legal services ($134,238).

Males in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN have an average income that is 1.11 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,704. The income inequality in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.406, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
21,305
Women
53%
18,929
Men
47%

The workforce of Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN in 2020 was 40,234 people, with 53% woman, and 47% men.

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Occupations

43k
2022 Value
11.4%
1 Year growth
± 11.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN grew at a rate of 11.4%, from 38.6k employees to 43k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (3,809 people), Customer service representatives (2,403 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,796 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

43k
2022 Value
11.4%
1 Year growth
± 11.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN grew at a rate of 11.4%, from 38.6k employees to 43k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN, are Couriers & messengers (4,173 people), Warehousing & storage (2,675 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,643 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN, though some of these residents may live in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$33,295
Median earning men ± $1,540
$29,609
Median earning women ± $1,499

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($43,571), Public Administration ($42,835), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($40,121).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($41,618), Public Administration ($39,368), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($34,518).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.24%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.35M people employed in Arkansas. This represents a 2.24% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.69%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Tennessee went to Donald J. Trump with 60.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (37.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.978%).

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing the state of Tennessee. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Tennessee

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Marsha Blackburn
Senator from Tennessee1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Bill Hagerty
Senator from Tennessee2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing Tennessee.

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US Representatives from Tennessee

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN awarded 209 degrees. The student population of Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 110 male students and 251 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN are Black or African American (186 and 90.3%), followed by White (14 and 6.8%), Hispanic or Latino (4 and 1.94%), and Two or More Races (1 and 0.485%).

The largest universities in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN by number of degrees awarded are Remington College-Memphis Campus (204 and 97.6%) and Mid-South Christian College (5 and 2.39%).

The most popular majors in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN are Medical Assistant (62 and 29.7%), HVAC Maintenance (43 and 20.6%), and Dental Assisting (24 and 11.5%).

The median tuition cost in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN for private four year colleges is $14,596.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 100%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 62.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 361 (30.5% men and 69.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 361 students enrolled in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN, 30.5% men and 69.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 327 records, of which 70.9% were women and 29.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 40 degrees awarded
  2. 4 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN was General Drafting & Design Technology with 0 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 204 degrees awarded
  2. 5 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Remington College-Memphis Campus with 204 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 65 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN, which is 0.451 times less than the 144 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 186 degrees mean that there were 13.3 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 14 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($14,596) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,810) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.1% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.12% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (31k), Some college (21.5k), and Secondary Education (14.5k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN was $91,100 in 2022, which is 0.323 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $81,900 to $91,100, a 11.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN is 47%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN have an average commute time of 21.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Median household income in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN is $39,491. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN was Williamson County--Brentwood & Franklin cities, Nolensville town (west) PUMA, TN with a value of $127,269, followed by Williamson County--Thompson Station town & Fairview city PUMA, TN and Shelby County (Southeast)--Collierville town & Germantown city PUMA, TN, with respective values of $123,165 and $116,819.

Property

$91,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,229
$19,224
Median Property Taxes
±$1,158

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Rent vs Own

47%
Homeownership
2022
66.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 47% of the housing units in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 50.9%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN was Williamson County--Brentwood & Franklin cities, Nolensville town (west) PUMA, TN with a value of $127,269, followed by Williamson County--Thompson Station town & Fairview city PUMA, TN and Shelby County (Southeast)--Collierville town & Germantown city PUMA, TN, with respective values of $123,165 and $116,819.

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Household Income

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$39,491
Median Household Income
± $1,828
40.9k
Number of Households
± 1,896

In 2022, the median household income of the 40.9k households in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN grew to $39,491 from the previous year's value of $39,373.

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Wage Distribution

0.406
2022 Wage GINI in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN
0.367
2021 Wage GINI in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN

In 2022, the income inequality in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN was 0.406 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 10.7% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.7%)
  2. Carpooled (10%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.73%)

In 2022, 82.7% of workers in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10%) and those who worked at home (3.73%).

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Commute Time

21.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN have a shorter commute time (21.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.424% of the workforce in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

29.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN (32.6k out of 110k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN is Black, followed by Hispanic and White.

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Health

81.9% of the population of Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN has health coverage, with 30.3% on employee plans, 28.3% on Medicaid, 9.81% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 1.1% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Tennessee see 1401 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.358% increase from the previous year (1396 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1794 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 594 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Arkansas see 1471 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.39% decrease from the previous year (1507 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2087 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 399 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,401 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Tennessee
1,471 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Arkansas

Primary care physicians in Tennessee see an average of 1,401 patients per year. This represents a 0.358% increase from the previous year (1,396 patients).

Primary care physicians in Arkansas see an average of 1,471 patients per year. This represents a 2.39% decrease from the previous year (1,507 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29% under 18 years, 21.5% between 18 and 34 years, 34.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.7% were men and 55.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

18.1%
Uninsured
30.3%
Employer Coverage
28.3%
Medicaid
9.81%
Medicare
12.5%
Non-Group
1.1%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN grew by 6.88% from 16.9% to 18.1%.

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