Memphis, TN 38108 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38108: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Memphis, TN 38108

Not Acceptable, USPS
Mem, TN 38108
MPHS, TN 38108

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 445
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,867
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 252
  • County: Shelby County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.181, Longitude -89.954
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Memphis, TN 38108 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 18,120
Population in Households 18,091
Population in Familes 14,204
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density1 2,420
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 6,520
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 4,088
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,276 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,810 (34.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,710 (44.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,756 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $54,022
Average Home Value $68,434


Median Household Income $22,441
Average Household Income $32,633
Per Capita Income $11,792
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.01% 0.09%
Households -0.22% 0.0%
Families -0.46% -0.15%
Median Household Income   -0.9%
Per Capita Income   0.78%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Memphis, TN 38108 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38108 to the other 615 ZIP Codes in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 130 79th
Population Density1 # 39 94th
Diversity Index2 # 13 98th
Median Household Income # 595 3rd
Per Capita Income # 603 2nd

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