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Shelby County, Tennessee

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Shelby County, Tennessee
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 929,744
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 927,644
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 45,641
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 6.8%
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 402,681
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 55.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $206,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,585
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $568
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,103
Building permits, 2022 1,870
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 357,839
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.55
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 87.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 9.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 91.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 84.3%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 89.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 33.8%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 9.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 64.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 60.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,369,648
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 9,763,074
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 9,979,904
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 22,284,402
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $23,808
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 22.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $59,621
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $36,230
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2021 19,909
Total employment, 2021 429,454
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 26,789,352
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -4.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 86,967
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 13,381
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,685
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,381
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,233
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 9,112
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,040
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 10,128
Population per square mile, 2020 1,222.5
Population per square mile, 2010 1,215.5
Land area in square miles, 2020 760.55
Land area in square miles, 2010 763.17
FIPS Code 47157
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. ] Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

The vintage year (e.g., V2022) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2022). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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