Memphis, Missouri Population 2021

1,807
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Memphis is a city located in Scotland County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Scotland County. With a 2020 population of 1,807, it is the 254th largest city in Missouri and the 8003rd largest city in the United States . Memphis is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually and its population has decreased by -0.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,822 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Memphis has a population density of 1,160 people per square mile.

The average household income in Memphis is $44,843 with a poverty rate of 11.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $518 per month, and the median house value is $67,300. The median age in Memphis is 45.2 years, 45.5 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.

Memphis Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Memphiswas:

  • White: 98.30%
  • Two or more races: 1.70%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Memphis, Missouri is 1,807 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,807.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,822.

Memphis, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,67798.30%
Two or More Races291.70%
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Memphis Population by Race

Memphis Population Pyramid $2021

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Memphis Median Age

45.2


Total

45.5


Male

44.8


Female

Memphis Adults

There are 1,359 adults, (398 of whom are seniors) in Memphis.

Memphis Age Dependency

77.5

Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Memphis Sex Ratio

Female

1,006

58.97%

Male

700

41.03%

Memphis Population by Age

Memphis Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Memphis Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female34.7%65.3%
Non Family57.1%42.9%
All62.8%37.2%
Male69.7%30.3%
Married77.5%22.5%

62.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Memphis Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7942.0462.8
Non Family3591.0357.1
Married3072.8577.5
Female952.9934.7
Male332.7669.7

2.75

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

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Memphis Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade352.88%
9th to 12th Grade725.93%
High School Graduate52343.08%
Some College23219.11%
Associates Degree13711.29%
Bachelors Degree17214.17%
Graduate Degree433.54%
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Memphis Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Memphis Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,2011,094209
2+ Races13136

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 46.15%.

Memphis Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,746$41,897$21,275
Less Than 9th Grade$35,417$39,444$
High School Graduate$21,447$31,250$20,270
Some College$31,892$41,198$19,922
Bachelors Degree$36,250$$27,321
Graduate Degree$46,000$$44,250

$30,746

Average Earnings

$41,897

Average Male

$21,275

Average Female

Memphis Earnings by Educational Attainment

Memphis Language by Age

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Memphis Language

97.81% of Memphis residents speak only English, while 2.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.34% of the population.

Memphis Language

Memphis Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,58917511.01%
Multiple221672.73%

11.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.73%

Male Poverty Rate

14.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Memphis

The race most likely to be in poverty in Memphis is Multiple, with 72.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Memphis is White, with 11.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.08%.

Memphis Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School13.98%
Some College10.86%
Bachelors or Greater6.07%
Less Than 9th Grade5.21%

Memphis Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed40.63%
Male Employed4.21%
Female Employed1.61%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Memphis Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Memphis Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,909$44,843
Families$50,739$57,010
Married Families$62,321-
Non Families$17,328$26,638
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Income by Household Type

Memphis Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.8%

Male Marriage Rate

36.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Memphis Married by Age and Sex

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Memphis Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Memphis Marital Status by Race

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Memphis Marital Status

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118

Number of Veterans

112

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam41
Korea21
World War II11
Second Gulf War11
First Gulf War6

Memphis Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+43
65 to 7438
55 to 6426
35 to 5411
18 to 34

Memphis Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1178.76%
2+ Races14.35%

Memphis Veterans by Race

Memphis Veterans by Education

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8.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Memphis Veterans by Education

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56.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Memphis Employment by Age

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Memphis Employment by Race

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Memphis Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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58.09%

Born in Memphis

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Memphis residents were born in the United States, with 58.09% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Memphis Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,807-13-0.71%
20201,820-13-0.71%
20191,833-13-0.70%
20181,846-5-0.27%
20171,851160.87%
20161,835301.66%
20151,805-9-0.50%
20141,814-21-1.14%
20131,83590.49%
20121,82680.44%
20111,81810.06%
20101,8170.00%

Memphis Population by Year