Shelby County, TN has a population of 934,603 people with a median age of 35.5 and a median household income of $47,690. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Shelby County, TN declined from 938,069 to 934,603, a 0.37% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,083 to $47,690, a 1.29% increase.
The population of Shelby County, TN is 53.3% Black, 36% White, and 6.14% Hispanic. 9.6% of the people in Shelby County, TN speak a non-English language, and 96.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Shelby County, TN are University of Memphis, with 4,263 graduates, Southwest Tennessee Community College, with 1,119 graduates, and The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center, with 833 graduates.
The median property value in Shelby County, TN is $141,200, and the homeownership rate is 52.9%. 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.
Shelby County, TN is the 1st most populated county in Tennessee and borders Crittenden County, AR; Mississippi County, AR; DeSoto County, MS; Marshall County, MS; Fayette County, TN; and Tipton County, TN& 1 more.