Population Demographics for Shelby County, Tennessee in 2020, 2019



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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population927,644100
Black or African American483,38152
White376,27040
Hispanic or Latino52,0925
Some Other Race30,5803
Asian21,3912
Two or More Races13,3021
American Indian2,279Below 1%
Three or more races1,161Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander441Below 1%
Native Hawaiian110Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

MaleFemaleTotal
Total Population442,652484,992927,644
Black or African American223,274260,107483,381
White183,725192,545376,270
Hispanic or Latino29,04323,04952,092
Some Other Race17,51913,06130,580
Asian10,32411,06721,391
Two or More Races6,4246,87813,302
American Indian1,1581,1212,279
Three or more races5106511,161
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander228213441
Native Hawaiian5654110

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Shelby County

 
Total Population:927,644
Male Population:442,652
Female Population:484,992

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Shelby County

 
Both sexes34
Male32
Female36

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Shelby County

 
Total Population:909,315
Male Population:430,774
Under 5 years:33,820
5 to 9 years:32,741
10 to 14 years:35,135
15 to 17 years:21,926
18 and 19 years:12,853
20 years:6,158
21 years:5,881
22 to 24 years:18,422
25 to 29 years:31,195
30 to 34 years:28,825
35 to 39 years:29,108
40 to 44 years:28,634
45 to 49 years:30,386
50 to 54 years:30,048
55 to 59 years:26,803
60 and 61 years:9,576
62 to 64 years:12,195
65 and 66 years:6,014
67 to 69 years:7,638
70 to 74 years:8,952
75 to 79 years:6,512
80 to 84 years:4,544
85 years and over:3,408
Female Population:478,541
Under 5 years:32,722
5 to 9 years:32,291
10 to 14 years:33,702
15 to 17 years:21,533
18 and 19 years:12,723
20 years:6,078
21 years:6,241
22 to 24 years:20,005
25 to 29 years:34,342
30 to 34 years:32,274
35 to 39 years:32,370
40 to 44 years:32,392
45 to 49 years:34,993
50 to 54 years:35,367
55 to 59 years:31,464
60 and 61 years:11,080
62 to 64 years:13,627
65 and 66 years:7,197
67 to 69 years:9,520
70 to 74 years:12,583
75 to 79 years:10,214
80 to 84 years:8,132
85 years and over:7,691

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Shelby County

 
Total:2
Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Shelby County

 
Total:350,971
Family led homes:231,407
Husband-wife family:135,865
Other family:95,542
Population of male led with no wife present:19,514
Population female led with no husband present:76,028
Population of Nonfamily homes:119,564
Population living alone:99,495
Population not living alone:20,069

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Shelby County with people under 18 years old:

 
Total:350,971
Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:126,295
Population of family homes:125,093
Husband-wife family:63,286
Under 6 years only:14,211
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:14,102
6 to 17 years only:34,973
Other family:61,807
Male householder, no wife present:10,640
Under 6 years only:2,854
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1,996
6 to 17 years only:5,790
Female led with no husband present:51,167
Under 6 years only:10,946
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:12,159
6 to 17 years only:28,062
Nonfamily households:1,202
Male led households:872
Under 6 years only:218
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:96
6 to 17 years only:558
Female led householder:330
Under 6 years only:90
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:40
6 to 17 years only:200
Households with no people under 18 years:224,676
Family households:106,314
Husband-wife family:72,579
Other family:33,735
Male led with no wife present:8,874
Female led with no husband present:24,861
Nonfamily households:118,362
Male led householder:54,535
Female led householder:63,827

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Shelby County, by type

 
Total Home Population:350,971
Population of Family homes:231,407
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:9,394
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:40,368
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:51,706
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:53,025
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:22,944
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:18,764
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:21,223
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:10,927
Population of 85 year olds and over:3,056
Population of Nonfamily Homes:119,564
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:8,763
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:19,716
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:16,342
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:22,652
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:12,484
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:10,899
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:13,499
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:10,047
Population of 85 year olds and over:5,162

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

households in Shelby County containing people over 60

 
Total Population:350,971
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:104,522
1-person household:37,049
2-or-more-person household:67,473
Family households:64,239
Nonfamily households:3,234
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:246,449
1-person household:62,446
2-or-more-person household:184,003
Family homes:167,168
Nonfamily homes:16,835

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

homes in Shelby County with multiple generations.

 
Total Population:350,971
Home has three or more generations:20,972
Home does not have three or more generations:329,999

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Shelby County under 18 years old in homes

 
Total Population:243,690
Unmarried partner of home lead present:21,489
In family homes:20,709
Population of male led and male partner homes:462
Population of male led and female partner households:6,961
Population of female led and female partner households:930
Population of female led and male partner households:12,356
In nonfamily homes:780
Population of male led and male partner homes:5
Population of male led and female partner homes:678
Population of female led and female partner homes:33
Population of female led and male partner homes:64
No unmarried partner of home lead present:222,201
In family homes:221,251
Population of husband-wife family homes:121,674
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:11,495
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:88,082
In nonfamily homes:950

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Shelby County

 
Total Population:740,353
Population Under 18 years:240,050
Population 18 years and over:500,303

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Shelby County have lived in one place.

 
Total:350,971
Population of Owner occupied homes:212,016
Family home:154,809
Nonfamily homess:57,207
Male led home:23,713
Living alone:19,440
Not living alone:4,273
Female led home:33,494
Living alone:30,076
Not living alone:3,418
Population of Renter occupied homes:138,955
Family run homes:76,598
Husband-wife family:24,947
Other family:51,651
Male led with no wife present:9,787
Female led with no husband present:41,864
Nonfamily Homes:62,357
Male led homes:31,694
Male living alone:24,559
Male not living alone:7,135
Female led homes:30,663
Females living alone:25,420
Females not living alone:5,243