Memphis, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Memphis, Florida - Basic Facts

The Memphis Census Designated Place had a population of 9,012 as of July 1, 2016. Memphis ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Memphis is located at latitude 27.5452 and longitude -82.555 in Manatee County. The formal boundaries for the Memphis Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.4 sq. miles. Manatee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Memphis Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403276) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Memphis Census Designated Place is located within Palmetto CCD of Manatee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Memphis population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Memphis, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,012
Population in Households 8,982
Population in Familes 7,297
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 2,751
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 3,036
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 2,102
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,672 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,930 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,105 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 636 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $155,344
Average Home Value $232,988


Median Household Income $36,378
Average Household Income $51,995
Per Capita Income $18,289
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.41% 1.93%
Households 1.19% 1.8%
Families 0.51% 1.66%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Memphis, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Memphis to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 337 63rd
Population Density1 # 274 70th
Diversity Index2 # 31 97th
Median Household Income # 717 22nd
Per Capita Income # 730 21st

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