In 2020, Shelby County, TN had a population of 937k people with a median age of 35.7 and a median household income of $52,092. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Shelby County, TN grew from 936,374 to 936,611, a 0.0253% increase and its median household income grew from $51,657 to $52,092, a 0.842% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Shelby County, TN are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (53.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (35.2%), White (Hispanic) (2.91%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.69%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.5%).
None of the households in Shelby County, TN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
96.1% of the residents in Shelby County, TN are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Shelby County, TN are University of Memphis (4,820 degrees awarded in 2021), The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (487010) (1,477 degrees), and Southwest Tennessee Community College (221485) (1,181 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Shelby County, TN was $158,700, and the homeownership rate was 54.8%.
Most people in Shelby County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Shelby County, TN was 2 cars per household.