Memphis, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Memphis Census Designated Place had a population of 859 as of July 1, 2017. Memphis ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Memphis is located at latitude 38.4949 and longitude -85.767 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the Memphis Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 486 feet.

The Memphis Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393125) 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.

The Memphis Census Designated Place is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clark 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, 2017.

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Memphis, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 859
Daytime Population: Workers 439
Daytime Population: Residents 412
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 851
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 859
Population in Familes 728
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 331
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $66,561
Average Household Income $72,707
Per Capita Income $27,986


Total Housing Units 365 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 287 (78.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $167,692
Average Home Value $190,472


Total Households 345
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 256
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.97% 1.86%
Households 3.02% 1.95%
Families 4.05% 1.81%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Memphis, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Memphis to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 364 47th
Population Density # 610 10th
Diversity Index # 329 53rd
Median Household Income # 67 90th
Per Capita Income # 148 78th

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