Current Black Or African American Population demographics in Shelby County, Tennessee 2020, 2019 by gender and age


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population totals

Total Black Or African American population in Shelby County

Total Population:483,381
Male Population:223,274
Female Population:260,107

median age by sex

Median age of Black Or African American in Shelby County

Both sexes31

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sex by age for the population in households

Population of Black Or African American in households in Shelby County

Total Population:472,375
Male Population:215,378
Under 5 years:19,229
5 to 9 years:18,799
10 to 14 years:20,885
15 to 17 years:13,475
18 and 19 years:8,011
20 years:3,626
21 years:3,392
22 to 24 years:9,416
25 to 29 years:14,654
30 to 34 years:13,560
35 to 39 years:14,037
40 to 44 years:13,773
45 to 49 years:14,374
50 to 54 years:14,023
55 to 59 years:11,979
60 and 61 years:4,071
62 to 64 years:4,829
65 and 66 years:2,341
67 to 69 years:2,940
70 to 74 years:3,433
75 to 79 years:2,248
80 to 84 years:1,356
85 years and over:927
Female Population:256,997
Under 5 years:18,727
5 to 9 years:18,557
10 to 14 years:20,510
15 to 17 years:13,537
18 and 19 years:8,339
20 years:3,915
21 years:3,952
22 to 24 years:11,254
25 to 29 years:18,659
30 to 34 years:17,874
35 to 39 years:18,139
40 to 44 years:17,794
45 to 49 years:18,610
50 to 54 years:18,259
55 to 59 years:15,635
60 and 61 years:5,282
62 to 64 years:5,998
65 and 66 years:3,204
67 to 69 years:4,168
70 to 74 years:5,428
75 to 79 years:4,034
80 to 84 years:2,732
85 years and over:2,390

average population of home by age

Average Black Or African American household size in Shelby County

Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

household type

Number of Black Or African American occupied homes in Shelby County

Family led homes:116,782
Husband-wife family:45,227
Other family:71,555
Population of male led with no wife present:11,981
Population female led with no husband present:59,574
Population of Nonfamily homes:56,771
Population living alone:48,587
Population not living alone:8,184

population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes of Black Or African American in Shelby County with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:72,331
Population of family homes:71,664
Husband-wife family:23,244
Under 6 years only:4,143
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:5,475
6 to 17 years only:13,626
Other family:48,420
Male householder, no wife present:6,630
Under 6 years only:1,741
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1,278
6 to 17 years only:3,611
Female led with no husband present:41,790
Under 6 years only:8,827
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:10,477
6 to 17 years only:22,486
Nonfamily households:667
Male led households:458
Under 6 years only:97
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:61
6 to 17 years only:300
Female led householder:209
Under 6 years only:60
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:20
6 to 17 years only:129
Households with no people under 18 years:101,222
Family households:45,118
Husband-wife family:21,983
Other family:23,135
Male led with no wife present:5,351
Female led with no husband present:17,784
Nonfamily households:56,104
Male led householder:26,037
Female led householder:30,067

type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number of Black Or African American led homes in Shelby County, by type

Total Home Population:173,553
Population of Family homes:116,782
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:6,461
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:22,474
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:27,973
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:26,227
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:10,889
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:8,175
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:9,181
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:4,303
Population of 85 year olds and over:1,099
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:56,771
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:3,930
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:8,857
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:8,606
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:12,567
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:6,581
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:5,389
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:6,241
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:3,428
Population of 85 year olds and over:1,172

population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

Black Or African American households in Shelby County containing people over 60

Total Population:173,553
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:44,550
1-person household:15,008
2-or-more-person household:29,542
Family households:27,996
Nonfamily households:1,546
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:129,003
1-person household:33,579
2-or-more-person household:95,424
Family homes:88,786
Nonfamily homes:6,638

population of multigenerational homes

Black Or African American homes in Shelby County with multiple generations.

Total Population:173,553
Home has three or more generations:15,276
Home does not have three or more generations:158,277

presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried Black Or African American population in Shelby County under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:143,628
Unmarried partner of home lead present:15,844
In family homes:15,373
Population of male led and male partner homes:195
Population of male led and female partner households:4,593
Population of female led and female partner households:556
Population of female led and male partner households:10,029
In nonfamily homes:471
Population of male led and male partner homes:1
Population of male led and female partner homes:413
Population of female led and female partner homes:21
Population of female led and male partner homes:36
No unmarried partner of home lead present:127,784
In family homes:127,255
Population of husband-wife family homes:45,325
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:7,099
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:74,831
In nonfamily homes:529

population in families by age

Population in Black Or African American families living in Shelby County

Total Population:391,023
Population Under 18 years:141,732
Population 18 years and over:249,291

tenure of people in homes

How long Black Or African American in Shelby County have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:85,548
Family home:63,123
Nonfamily homess:22,425
Male led home:9,311
Living alone:7,954
Not living alone:1,357
Female led home:13,114
Living alone:11,963
Not living alone:1,151
Population of Renter occupied homes:88,005
Family run homes:53,659
Husband-wife family:11,612
Other family:42,047
Male led with no wife present:6,411
Female led with no husband present:35,636
Nonfamily Homes:34,346
Male led homes:17,184
Male living alone:14,039
Male not living alone:3,145
Female led homes:17,162
Females living alone:14,631
Females not living alone:2,531