Memphis, TN 38106 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38106: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Memphis, TN 38106

Not Acceptable, USPS
Mem, TN 38106
MPHS, TN 38106

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 780
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,894
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 617
  • County: Shelby County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.107, Longitude -90.043
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Memphis, TN 38106 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 27,470
Daytime Population: Workers 9,136
Daytime Population: Residents 18,788
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,924
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 27,264
Population in Familes 21,473
Population in Group Qrtrs 206
Population Density2 2,676
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $22,987
Average Household Income $33,253
Per Capita Income $12,853


Total Housing Units 12,981 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,722 (36.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,707 (44.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,552 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $59,930
Average Home Value $71,617


Total Households 10,429
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 6,383
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.24% 0.3%
Households 0.28% 0.32%
Families 0.04% 0.17%
Median Household Income   0.41%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Memphis, TN 38106 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38106 to the other 616 ZIP Codes in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 77 88th
Population Density # 34 95th
Diversity Index # 506 18th
Median Household Income # 597 3rd
Per Capita Income # 599 3rd

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