Memphis, TN 38126 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38126: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Memphis, TN 38126

Not Acceptable, USPS
Mem, TN 38126
MPHS, TN 38126

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Shelby County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.124, Longitude -90.042
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 323
  • PO Box Addresses: 16
  • Residential Addresses: 2,641
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 633
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,008

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

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Memphis, TN 38126 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,779
Daytime Population: Workers 4,909
Daytime Population: Residents 5,994
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,903
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.40
Population in Households 7,326
Population in Familes 5,450
Population in Group Qrtrs 453
Population Density2 3,859
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $14,591
Average Household Income $24,148
Per Capita Income $9,626


Total Housing Units 3,288 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 365 (11.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,242 (68.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 681 (20.7%)
Median Home Value $65,625
Average Home Value $105,274


Total Households 2,607
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 1,375
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 0.39% 0.44%
Households 0.46% 0.48%
Families 0.07% 0.19%
Median Household Income   0.02%
Per Capita Income   1.68%

Memphis, TN 38126 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38126 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 # 231 63rd
Population Density # 17 97th
Diversity Index # 486 20th
Median Household Income # 608 1st
Per Capita Income # 607 2nd

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