City Web Map Project
Memphis,TN
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Memphis Introduction

Mayor: A. C. Wharton, Jr. (to 2016)

2010 census population (rank): 646,889 (20); % change: -0.5; Male: 307,019 (47.5%); Female: 339,870 (52.5%); White: 190,120 (29.4%); Black: 409,687 (63.3%); American Indian and Alaska Native: 1,549 (0.2%); Asian: 10,146 (1.6%); Other race: 26,163 (4.0%); Two or more races: 8,924 (1.4%); Hispanic/Latino: 41,994 (6.5%). 2010 percent population 18 and over: 74.0%; 65 and over: 10.3%; Median age: 33.0.

2012 population estimate (rank): 655,155 (20)

Memphis's population was devastated by several yellow-fever epidemics during the 1870s. As a result, the city fell into decline and went bankrupt, losing its charter in 1879. However, owing to its superior location, the city was able to recover economically, and a new city charter was granted in 1893.
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City facts

Land area: 279 sq mi. (723 sq km);

Alt.: Highest, 417 ft.

Avg. daily temp.: Jan., 39.7° F; July, 82.6°

Parks and playgrounds: 187 (5,387 ac.)

Radio stations: AM, 17; FM, 25

Civilian Labor Force (MSA) 2010: 324,142

Percent: 12.5

Per capita personal income (MSA) 2010: $21,007

Chamber of Commerce: Memphis Regional Chamber of Commerce, 22 N. Front St., Memphis, TN 38103

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