In 2018, Shelby County, TN had a population of 936k people with a median age of 36 and a median household income of $47,500. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Shelby County, TN declined from 936,961 to 935,764, a -0.128% decrease and its median household income declined from $49,647 to $47,500, a -4.32% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Shelby County, TN are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (53.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (35.4%), White (Hispanic) (3.86%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.66%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.1%). NaNk% of the people in Shelby County, TN speak a non-English language, and 95.6% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Shelby County, TN are University of Memphis (4,597 degrees awarded in 2017), Southwest Tennessee Community College (1,328 degrees), and The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center (939 degrees).
The median property value in Shelby County, TN is $157,700, and the homeownership rate is 55%. Most people in Shelby County, TN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Shelby County, TN is 2 cars per household.