In 2019, Shelby County, TN had a population of 937k people with a median age of 35.9 and a median household income of $52,614. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Shelby County, TN grew from 935,764 to 937,166, a 0.15% increase and its median household income grew from $47,500 to $52,614, a 10.8% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Shelby County, TN are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (53.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (35.2%), White (Hispanic) (3.82%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.75%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.45%). 0% of the households in Shelby County, TN speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
96.4% of the residents in Shelby County, TN are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Shelby County, TN are University of Memphis (4,456 degrees awarded in 2019), The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1,067 degrees), and Southwest Tennessee Community College (1,057 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Shelby County, TN was $170,900, and the homeownership rate was 54.2%. Most people in Shelby County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Shelby County, TN was 2 cars per household.