Memphis, Missouri Population 2023

1,704

Memphis is a city located in Scotland County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Scotland County. With a 2023 population of 1,704, it is the 277th largest city in Missouri and the 11807th largest city in the United States.Memphis is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually and its population has decreased by -9.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,886 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Memphis has a population density of 1,094 people per square mile.

The average household income in Memphis is $44,843 with a poverty rate of 12.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Memphis is 41.4 years, 45.5 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

Memphis Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Memphis was:

  • White: 96.39%
  • Two or more races: 3.55%
  • Black or African American: 0.05%
  • 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 1,704 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,886.

Memphis, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Memphis Population by Race

Memphis Population Pyramid 2023

Memphis Median Age

41.4

Total

45.5

Male

36.8

Female

Memphis Adults

There are 1,430 adults, (407 of whom are seniors) in Memphis.

Memphis Age Dependency

84.4

Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Memphis Sex Ratio

Female1,13159.97%
Male75540.03%

Memphis Population by Age

Memphis Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.21

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Memphis Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Memphis Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Memphis Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 76.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 17.50%.

Memphis Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$31,786

Average Earnings

$47,202

Average Male

$22,813

Average Female

Memphis Earnings by Educational Attainment

Memphis Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Memphis Language

97.97% of Memphis residents speak only English, while 2.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Memphis Language

Memphis Poverty by Race

rate

12.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.82%

Male Poverty Rate

10.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Memphis

The race most likely to be in poverty in Memphis is Multiple, with 82.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Memphis is White, with 10.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.30%.

Memphis Poverty

Memphis Poverty Rate by Education

Memphis Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Memphis Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Memphis Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

36.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Memphis Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Memphis Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Memphis Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

153

Number of Veterans

147

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

Memphis Veterans by War

Memphis Veterans by Age

count

Memphis Veterans by Race

Memphis Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Memphis Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Memphis Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Memphis Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Memphis Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.25%

Born in Memphis

108.95%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

108.95% of Memphis residents were born in the United States, with 70.25% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Memphis Population by Year