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ZIP Code 38105

Primary City:Memphis, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Uptown|Downtown
County: Shelby County
Timezone: Central (10:42pm)
Area code: 901 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.15, -90.03
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38105

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38105. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 38105. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38105, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Memphis, TN
Unacceptable:
Mem, Mphs

Stats and Demographics for the 38105 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38105 is located in southwest Tennessee and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 38105 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38105 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,184
Population Density 3,638 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,546
Median Home Value $67,500
Land Area 1.70 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,941
Median Household Income $17,348

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2101331331692813022552402423133183071747459322215
Female1961481591872543132601691621972482151398272453227
Total406281292356535615515409404510566522313156131775442

Gender

 Male 3,279 53%
 Female 2,905 47%
Gender

Race

 White 767 12.4%
 Black Or African American 4,662 75.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 0.5%
 Asian 239 3.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 394 6.4%
 Two Or More Races 93 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner7436183109674314
Renter1895804265764951566923
Total19662348765960422311237

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 363 12%
 Single Guardian 720 24%
 Singles 1,642 56%
 Singles With Roommate 216 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,325 79%
 Households with Kids 616 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5147353724332524272229252928313530393453
Female3533334635293230223233233833313740433650
Total86806883596257544954624867616272708270103

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38105 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 38105 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 38105 real estate data, the median home value of $67,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38105 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38105 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38105 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,751 93%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 433 7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 294 8%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 133 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,514 71%
 Households Vacant 605 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 410 67.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1.3%
 For Sale Only 33 5.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 4.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 127 21.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 397 16%
 1 Bedroom 1,050 43%
 2 Bedroom 686 28%
 3+ Bedroom 330 13%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $17,348 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38105 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 38105 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 38105 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 38105 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 38105 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,427 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,234 23%
 No Earnings 2,618 50%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,427 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,234 23%
 No Earnings 2,618 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,653 74%
 Public transportation 249 11%
 Taxicab 21 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 269 12%
 Worked at Home 37 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 603 27%
 High School Graduate 1,180 53%
 Associate's degree 60 3%
 Bachelor's degree 199 9%
 Master's degree 72 3%
 Professional school degree 28 1%
 Doctorate degree 87 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,107 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 151 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 174 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38105

ZIP Code 38105 is in the Memphis School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38105.

Carnes Elementary
943 J. West Williams La
Memphis, TN 38105
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Memphis College Preparatory
278 Greenlaw
Memphis, TN 38105
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
St Jude School Program
262 Danny Thomas Pl
Memphis, TN 38105
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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