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Memphis
  • City in Tennessee

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B+

editorial

Memphis is a city in Tennessee with a population of 650,910. Memphis is in Shelby County. Living in Memphis offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Memphis there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Memphis and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Memphis are above average.

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About Memphis...
Population
650,910

Home Listings

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$107,100
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$915
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    54%
  • Own
    46%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    2,004.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    47.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    62.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    316.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    815.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,698.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    682.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  11%

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