Memphis, TN 38116 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38116: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Memphis, TN 38116

Not Acceptable, USPS
Mem, TN 38116
MPHS, TN 38116

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,442
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,733
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,274
  • County: Shelby County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.037, Longitude -90.009
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Memphis, TN 38116 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 40,557
Daytime Population: Workers 19,662
Daytime Population: Residents 24,186
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 43,848
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 40,080
Population in Familes 33,155
Population in Group Qrtrs 477
Population Density2 2,318
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $37,500
Average Household Income $50,387
Per Capita Income $18,699


Total Housing Units 19,312 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,238 (37.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,555 (39.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,519 (23.4%)
Median Home Value $109,205
Average Home Value $126,119


Total Households 14,793
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 10,125
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 0.06% 0.21%
Households 0.07% 0.21%
Families -0.12% 0.09%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Memphis, TN 38116 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38116 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 # 32 95th
Population Density # 43 93rd
Diversity Index # 343 45th
Median Household Income # 409 34th
Per Capita Income # 512 17th

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