Memphis, TN (population: 662,989) has three math schools within its city limits. Rhodes College, the highest ranked school in the city with a math program, has a total student population of 1,673. It is the 123rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Math students from Memphis schools who go on to become mathematicians, math teachers, biomathematicians, actuaries, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,770 people working as mathematicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $93,920. Also, Statisticians make on average $75,220 per year and there are about 21,370 of them employed in the US today.
Memphis lies in Shelby county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Memphis-MS-AR area has 605,630 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $18.93/hr average worker wage, and a $39,380 average annual salary.
Of the 3 math schools in Memphis, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rhodes College comes out as the most expensive ($25,801/yr) for math students, with Le Moyne-Owen College as the lowest, reported at only $11,092/yr.