Memphis, TN 38128 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38128: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Memphis, TN 38128

Not Acceptable, USPS
Mem, TN 38128
MPHS, TN 38128

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 781
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,910
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,141
  • County: Shelby County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.219, Longitude -89.926
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Memphis, TN 38128 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 45,872
Population in Households 45,593
Population in Familes 37,700
Population in Group Qrtrs 279
Population Density1 1,968
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 16,137
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 11,013
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,076 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,747 (40.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,390 (44.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,939 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $87,631
Average Home Value $101,810


Median Household Income $37,586
Average Household Income $48,899
Per Capita Income $17,388
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.29%
Households -0.05% 0.18%
Families -0.19% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
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 38128 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38128 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 # 20 97th
Population Density1 # 50 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 79 87th
Median Household Income # 345 44th
Per Capita Income # 530 14th

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