Current Black Or African American Population demographics in Memphis, Tennessee 2020, 2019 by gender and age


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population totals

Total Black Or African American population in Memphis

Total Population:409,687
Male Population:188,963
Female Population:220,724

median age by sex

Median age of Black Or African American in Memphis

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sex by age for the population in households

Population of Black Or African American in households in Memphis

Total Population:399,227
Male Population:181,429
Under 5 years:16,762
5 to 9 years:15,699
10 to 14 years:17,097
15 to 17 years:11,030
18 and 19 years:6,815
20 years:3,162
21 years:2,949
22 to 24 years:8,358
25 to 29 years:12,772
30 to 34 years:11,444
35 to 39 years:11,158
40 to 44 years:10,800
45 to 49 years:11,669
50 to 54 years:11,913
55 to 59 years:10,297
60 and 61 years:3,497
62 to 64 years:4,174
65 and 66 years:2,037
67 to 69 years:2,601
70 to 74 years:3,018
75 to 79 years:2,071
80 to 84 years:1,258
85 years and over:848
Female Population:217,798
Under 5 years:16,238
5 to 9 years:15,645
10 to 14 years:16,873
15 to 17 years:11,198
18 and 19 years:7,234
20 years:3,467
21 years:3,527
22 to 24 years:9,985
25 to 29 years:16,311
30 to 34 years:14,842
35 to 39 years:14,270
40 to 44 years:14,016
45 to 49 years:15,277
50 to 54 years:15,558
55 to 59 years:13,395
60 and 61 years:4,566
62 to 64 years:5,308
65 and 66 years:2,855
67 to 69 years:3,775
70 to 74 years:4,956
75 to 79 years:3,751
80 to 84 years:2,537
85 years and over:2,214

average population of home by age

Average Black Or African American household size in Memphis

Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

household type

Number of Black Or African American occupied homes in Memphis

Family led homes:97,496
Husband-wife family:33,657
Other family:63,839
Population of male led with no wife present:10,599
Population female led with no husband present:53,240
Population of Nonfamily homes:50,964
Population living alone:43,545
Population not living alone:7,419

population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes of Black Or African American in Memphis with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:59,786
Population of family homes:59,202
Husband-wife family:16,288
Under 6 years only:2,961
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:3,886
6 to 17 years only:9,441
Other family:42,914
Male householder, no wife present:5,748
Under 6 years only:1,566
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1,120
6 to 17 years only:3,062
Female led with no husband present:37,166
Under 6 years only:8,161
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:9,522
6 to 17 years only:19,483
Nonfamily households:584
Male led households:404
Under 6 years only:87
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:58
6 to 17 years only:259
Female led householder:180
Under 6 years only:51
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:19
6 to 17 years only:110
Households with no people under 18 years:88,674
Family households:38,294
Husband-wife family:17,369
Other family:20,925
Male led with no wife present:4,851
Female led with no husband present:16,074
Nonfamily households:50,380
Male led householder:23,615
Female led householder:26,765

type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number of Black Or African American led homes in Memphis, by type

Total Home Population:148,460
Population of Family homes:97,496
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:6,038
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:19,280
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:21,529
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:21,275
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:9,146
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:7,028
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:8,168
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:4,005
Population of 85 year olds and over:1,027
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:50,964
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:3,701
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:7,728
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:7,267
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:11,146
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:5,978
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:4,912
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:5,818
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:3,295
Population of 85 year olds and over:1,119

population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

Black Or African American households in Memphis containing people over 60

Total Population:148,460
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:40,036
1-person household:14,011
2-or-more-person household:26,025
Family households:24,594
Nonfamily households:1,431
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:108,424
1-person household:29,534
2-or-more-person household:78,890
Family homes:72,902
Nonfamily homes:5,988

population of multigenerational homes

Black Or African American homes in Memphis with multiple generations.

Total Population:148,460
Home has three or more generations:13,411
Home does not have three or more generations:135,049

presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried Black Or African American population in Memphis under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:120,468
Unmarried partner of home lead present:14,221
In family homes:13,811
Population of male led and male partner homes:161
Population of male led and female partner households:4,068
Population of female led and female partner households:490
Population of female led and male partner households:9,092
In nonfamily homes:410
Population of male led and male partner homes:1
Population of male led and female partner homes:363
Population of female led and female partner homes:19
Population of female led and male partner homes:27
No unmarried partner of home lead present:106,247
In family homes:105,784
Population of husband-wife family homes:32,400
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:6,143
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:67,241
In nonfamily homes:463

population in families by age

Population in Black Or African American families living in Memphis

Total Population:325,909
Population Under 18 years:118,636
Population 18 years and over:207,273

tenure of people in homes

How long Black Or African American in Memphis have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:67,243
Family home:48,491
Nonfamily homess:18,752
Male led home:7,796
Living alone:6,667
Not living alone:1,129
Female led home:10,956
Living alone:10,003
Not living alone:953
Population of Renter occupied homes:81,217
Family run homes:49,005
Husband-wife family:9,950
Other family:39,055
Male led with no wife present:5,973
Female led with no husband present:33,082
Nonfamily Homes:32,212
Male led homes:16,223
Male living alone:13,261
Male not living alone:2,962
Female led homes:15,989
Females living alone:13,614
Females not living alone:2,375