In 2017, Shelby County, TN had a population of 937k people with a median age of 35.4 and a median household income of $49,647. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Shelby County, TN grew from 934,603 to 936,961, a 0.252% increase and its median household income grew from $47,690 to $49,647, a 4.1% increase.
The population of Shelby County, TN is 53.4% Black or African American Alone, 35.8% White Alone, and 6.36% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Shelby County, TN speak a non-English language, and 95.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Shelby County, TN are University of Memphis (4,468 degrees awarded in 2016), Southwest Tennessee Community College (1,049 degrees), and The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center (971 degrees).
The median property value in Shelby County, TN is $148,600, and the homeownership rate is 55.2%. Most people in Shelby County, TN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Shelby County, TN is 2 cars per household.