Memphis, TN 38118 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38118: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Memphis, TN 38118

Not Acceptable, USPS
Mem, TN 38118
MPHS, TN 38118

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Shelby County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.049, Longitude -89.926
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,998
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 15,084
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,398
    • Single Family Addresses: 12,686

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Memphis, TN 38118 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 42,133
Population in Households 41,820
Population in Familes 34,900
Population in Group Qrtrs 313
Population Density2 1,316
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $36,622
Average Household Income $46,779
Per Capita Income $15,649


Total Housing Units 16,810 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,019 (35.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,896 (47.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,895 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $77,515
Average Home Value $88,594


Total Households 13,915
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 9,809
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.2% 0.18%
Households 0.11% 0.14%
Families -0.09% 0.01%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Memphis, TN 38118 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38118 to the other 612 ZIP Codes in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 29 95th
Population Density # 73 88th
Diversity Index # 73 88th
Median Household Income # 481 22nd
Per Capita Income # 583 5th

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