Memphis metropolitan area

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area
Map of The Mid-South

Common name: The Mid-South
Largest city Memphis, Tennessee
Other cities Southaven, Mississippi
West Memphis, Arkansas
Population  Ranked 41st in the U.S.
 - Total 1,305,946 (2009 est.)[1]
 - Density 426.7/sq. mi. 
164.8/km²
Area 3013 sq. mi.
7803.6 km²
State(s)  Tennessee
Arkansas
Mississippi
Elevation   
 - Highest point feet ( m)
 - Lowest point feet ( m)

The Memphis Metropolitan Statistical Area, TN-MS-AR (MSA), more commonly known as The Mid-South, is the 41st largest among similarly designated areas in the United States. The metropolitan area covers eight counties in three states – Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas. As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 1,205,204 (though a July 1, 2010 estimate placed the population at 1,305,946).[1]

Contents

Mid-South Region Counties

Eastern Arkansas

Missouri Bootheel

Northern Mississippi

Western Tennessee

Cities and towns

Places with more than 100,000 inhabitants

Places with 25,000 to 50,000 inhabitants

Places with 5,000 to 25,000 inhabitants

Places with 500 to 5,000 inhabitants

Places with fewer than 500 inhabitants

Unincorporated places

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,205,204 people, 448,473 households, and 312,422 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 52.9% White, 43.5% African American, 0.2% Native American, 1.3% Asian, <0.1% Pacific Islander, 1.1% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $35,988, and the median income for a family was $41,130. Males had a median income of $32,830 versus $22,970 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $16,729.

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