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Shelby County, Tennessee

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 897,472
  • Males: 427,660
  • Females: 469,812

Ethnicity:

  • White: 415,341
  • Black/African American: 433,091
  • Hispanic: 22,322
  • Native American/Eskimo: 1,585
  • Asian: 14,867
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 384
  • Other: 729
  • 2 or more: 9,153

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (774,965)
  2. Spanish (27,380)
  3. French (3,890)
  4. Vietnamese (3,080)
  5. German (2,585)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 34,373

  1. Mexico (10,192)
  2. Vietnam (2,794)
  3. India (2,425)
  4. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (1,476)
  5. Germany (1,108)
  6. Canada (1,099)
  7. Philippines (998)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (151,377)
  2. Catholic Church (50,746)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (48,382)
  4. Churches of Christ (20,808)
  5. Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (17,410)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 305,804
    • Sensory: 26,115
    • Physical: 65,542
    • Mental: 41,951
    • Self-care: 25,041
    • Go outside home: 68,095
    • Employment: 79,208

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 11,808

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 338,366
    • Utility gas: 204,687
    • Bottled or LP gas: 4,668
    • Electricity: 126,916
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 174
    • Coal or Coke: 28
    • Wood: 511
    • Solar Energy: 108
    • Other fuel: 375
    • No fuel used: 899

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 518,218
    • No vehicle: 46,660
    • 1 or more vehicle: 471,558

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 6,612
    • No High School: 26,483
    • Some High School: 74,167
    • High School: 146,104
    • Some College: 134,425
    • Associate's Degree: 29,264
    • College Degree: 91,407
    • Master's Degree: 32,496
    • Professional Degree: 12,087
    • Doctoral Degree: 5,011

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 338,366
    • Owners with phone: 211,625
    • Owners without phone: 1,819
    • Renters with phone: 118,925
    • Renters without phone: 5,997

    10 closest counties:

    1. DeSoto County, Mississippi
    2. Crittenden County, Arkansas
    3. Tipton County, Tennessee
    4. Tate County, Mississippi
    5. Fayette County, Tennessee
    6. Marshall County, Mississippi
    7. Tunica County, Mississippi
    8. Mississippi County, Arkansas
    9. Lauderdale County, Tennessee
    10. Panola County, Mississippi

    FBOs

    • Norris Road Chruch of Christ: 1055 Norris Road, Memphis - 901-775-2511 fax: 901-775-2513 | www.norrisroadcoc.org
      denominational / churches of Christ

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    37501, 38002, 38014, 38016, 38017, 38018, 38027, 38028, 38029, 38053, 38054, 38055, 38083, 38088, 38101, 38103, 38104, 38105, 38106, 38107, 38108, 38109, 38110, 38111, 38112, 38113, 38114, 38115, 38116, 38117, 38118, 38119, 38120, 38122, 38124, 38125, 38126, 38127, 38128, 38130, 38131, 38132, 38133, 38134, 38135, 38136, 38137, 38138, 38139, 38140, 38141, 38142, 38143, 38145, 38146, 38147, 38148, 38150, 38151, 38152, 38157, 38159, 38161, 38163, 38165, 38166, 38167, 38168, 38173, 38174, 38175, 38177, 38181, 38182, 38183, 38184, 38186, 38187, 38188, 38190, 38193, 38194, 38195, 38197

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WBIH ( TV) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WREG-TV ( TV) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WKNO (192 TV) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KLAX-TV (572 TV) CORDOVA, TN
    • WPXL (680 TV) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WPXX-TV (686 TV) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KBMK (88.3 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KKLG (88.3 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WQOX (88.5 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KLKM (88.7 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KKDU (88.9 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WKNA (88.9 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WUKV (88.9 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KBWA (89.1 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KLWC (89.1 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KKLT (89.3 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KNAR (89.3 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WYPL (89.3 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WEVL (89.9 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KHCO (90.1 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WKNP (90.1 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WKWR (90.1 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KPHL (90.5 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KDRE (90.7 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WKNQ (90.7 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KLRV (90.9 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WKNO-FM (91.1 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WUMR (91.7 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WMFS (92.9 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KWNZ (93.7 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KKLV (94.7 FM) CORDOVA, TN
    • KWLR (96.9 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KPAK (97.5 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KWDO (99.1 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KLSK (100.3 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WYDL (100.7 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KWBF-FM (101.1 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KWCA (101.1 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WWWD (102.1 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KJQN (103.1 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WQJB (104.5 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KFLI (104.7 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KBOA-FM (105.5 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WGKX (105.9 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KEDG (106.9 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KRQN (107.1 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KXHT (107.1 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WHBQ-FM (107.5 FM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WHBQ (560 AM) MEMHIPS, TN
    • KQPN (730 AM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WPLX (1170 AM) GERMANTOWN, TN
    • WMPS (1210 AM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WAVN (1240 AM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WCSA (1260 AM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WLOK (1340 AM) MEMPHIS,, TN
    • WLRM (1380 AM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KBDB (1400 AM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WOWW (1430 AM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • WBBP (1480 AM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • KBOA (1540 AM) MEMPHIS, TN
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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