Memphis, TN 38122 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38122: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Memphis, TN 38122

Not Acceptable, USPS
Mem, TN 38122
MPHS, TN 38122

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Shelby County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.158, Longitude -89.924
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 868
  • PO Box Addresses: 300
  • Residential Addresses: 10,429
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,026
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,403

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Memphis, TN 38122 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 26,355
Daytime Population: Workers 8,730
Daytime Population: Residents 14,779
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,509
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 26,355
Population in Familes 19,571
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,448
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $37,085
Average Household Income $48,931
Per Capita Income $18,648


Total Housing Units 11,711 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,164 (44.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,880 (41.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,667 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $81,109
Average Home Value $111,938


Total Households 10,044
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 5,915
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 0.38% 0.3%
Households 0.1% 0.2%
Families -0.16% 0.02%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

Memphis, TN 38122 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38122 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 # 86 86th
Population Density # 21 97th
Diversity Index # 2 100th
Median Household Income # 434 30th
Per Capita Income # 513 17th

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