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ZIP Code 38106

Primary City:Memphis, TN (View All Cities)
County: Shelby County
Timezone: Central (7:04pm)
Area code: 901 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.10, -90.09
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38106

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38106. 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 38106. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38106, 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 38106 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38106 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 38106 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38106 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,222
Population Density 1,050 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,782
Median Home Value $55,400
Land Area 25.93 sq mi
Water Area 1.64 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,354
Median Household Income $22,374

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0819449941,1378667526836667118891,059823642461356368194145
Female9509059311,0749698767016987739781,046978784703676605430374
Total2,0311,8491,9252,2111,8351,6281,3841,3641,4841,8672,1051,8011,4261,1641,032973624519

Gender

 Male 12,771 47%
 Female 14,451 53%
Gender

Race

 White 353 1.3%
 Black Or African American 26,385 96.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 0.2%
 Asian 37 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 235 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 166 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner522254089071,0731,133992307
Renter4129521,0081,17392244725885
Total4641,1771,4162,0801,9951,5801,250392

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,760 17%
 Single Guardian 4,723 46%
 Singles 3,335 32%
 Singles With Roommate 536 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,071 68%
 Households with Kids 3,283 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male227205198229176196186207179184189202203216194207264235237220
Female196194188166176186168188187180161207188195196188260236194225
Total423399386395352382354395366364350409391411390395524471431445

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38106 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 38106 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1940s. Looking at 38106 real estate data, the median home value of $55,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38106 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38106 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38106 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,141 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 81 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,757 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,340 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,257 41%
 Households Vacant 2,428 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,025 42.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 55 2.3%
 For Sale Only 105 4.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 50 2.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 0.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,175 48.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 104 2%
 1 Bedroom 661 15%
 2 Bedroom 1,895 42%
 3+ Bedroom 1,864 41%
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 $22,374 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38106 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. Residents in ZIP code 38106 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 38106 can expect to fall in that range. 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 5,512 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,844 20%
 No Earnings 10,245 52%
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 5,512 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,844 20%
 No Earnings 10,245 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,385 85.9%
 Public transportation 620 8.3%
 Taxicab 24 0.3%
 Motorcycle 21 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 229 3.1%
 Worked at Home 156 2.1%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,846 26.5%
 High School Graduate 4,400 63.1%
 Associate's degree 244 3.5%
 Bachelor's degree 331 4.7%
 Master's degree 121 1.7%
 Professional school degree 31 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,212 78.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 374 7.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 753 14.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38106

ZIP Code 38106 is in the Memphis School District. There are 22 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38106.

Soulsville Charter School
910 East MC Lemore
Memphis, TN 38106
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Memphis School District
A B Hill Elementary
345 East Olive Av
Memphis, TN 38106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Alton Elementary
2020 Alton St
Memphis, TN 38106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Corry Middle School
2230 Corry Rd
Memphis, TN 38106
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Cummings School
1037 Cummings St
Memphis, TN 38106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Hamilton Elementary
1378 Ethlyn Av
Memphis, TN 38106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Hamilton Middle School
1478 Wilson St
Memphis, TN 38106
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Lincoln Elementary
1566 South Orleans
Memphis, TN 38106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Norris Elementary
1490 Norris Rd
Memphis, TN 38106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Orleans Elementary
1400 McMillan
Memphis, TN 38106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Florida-Kansas Elementary
90 West Olive St
Memphis, TN 38106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Cordova Elementary
750 Sanga Rd
Cordova, TN 38106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Circles of Success Learning Academy
867 South Parkway East
Memphis, TN 38106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
South Side Middle School
1880 Prospect
Memphis, TN 38106
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
City University Boys Preparatory
1550 Dunn Av
Memphis, TN 38106
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Hamilton High School
1363 Person
Memphis, TN 38106
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Memphis School District
Kansas Career and Technical Center
80 West Olive St
Memphis, TN 38106
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Memphis School District
City University School of Liberal Arts
1500 Dunn Av
Memphis, TN 38106
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Memphis School District
Memphis Health Careers Academy
1880 Prospect
Memphis, TN 38106
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Memphis School District
Mcs Prep School - Southwest
1237 College St
Memphis, TN 38106
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Memphis School District
Alcy Sda Jr Academy
1325 E Alcy Rd
Memphis, TN 38106
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Creative Life Preparatory School
1222 Riverside Blvd
Memphis, TN 38106
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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