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ZIP Code 38108

Primary City:Memphis, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Jackson
County: Shelby County
Timezone: Central (8:29pm)
Area code: 901 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.17, -89.96
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38108

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38108. 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 38108. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38108, 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 38108 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38108 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 38108 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults 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 38108 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,729
Population Density 2,674 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,463
Median Home Value $46,700
Land Area 7.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,828
Median Household Income $22,497

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male86570866176074567261757957558767858037223719519415584
Female781648667677658589555498560610667549430370385321245255
Total1,6461,3561,3281,4371,4031,2611,1721,0771,1351,1971,3451,129802607580515400339

Gender

 Male 9,264 49%
 Female 9,465 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,029 21.5%
 Black Or African American 12,164 64.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 0.3%
 Asian 65 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.1%
 Other Race 2,139 11.4%
 Two Or More Races 267 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner37190322613701603616239
Renter31978975474148024113647
Total3569791,0761,3541,181844752286

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,568 23%
 Single Guardian 2,791 41%
 Singles 2,053 30%
 Singles With Roommate 416 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,446 65%
 Households with Kids 2,382 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male155196171160151140124150143135120135134137162141146164147158
Female164160156144148116129125130143131132131130141143130129134131
Total319356327304299256253275273278251267265267303284276293281289

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38108 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 38108 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 38108 real estate data, the median home value of $46,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38108 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38108 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38108 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,673 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 5 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 51 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,806 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,515 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,507 41%
 Households Vacant 1,635 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 724 44.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 1.3%
 For Sale Only 132 8.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 0.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 716 43.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 344 10%
 2 Bedroom 1,457 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,609 47%
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 $22,497 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38108 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 38108 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 38108 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,749 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,195 22%
 No Earnings 7,433 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 3,749 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,195 22%
 No Earnings 7,433 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,910 86.3%
 Public transportation 255 4.5%
 Taxicab 7 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 436 7.7%
 Worked at Home 79 1.4%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,006 35.6%
 High School Graduate 3,174 56.3%
 Associate's degree 167 3.0%
 Bachelor's degree 207 3.7%
 Master's degree 53 0.9%
 Professional school degree 18 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,518 79.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 306 6.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 591 13.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38108

ZIP Code 38108 is in the Memphis School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38108.

Memphis Virtual School
3772 Jackson Av
Memphis, TN 38108
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Memphis School District
Cypress Middle School
2109 Howell
Memphis, TN 38108
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Douglass Elementary/Middle School
1650 Ash St
Memphis, TN 38108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Jackson Elementary
3925 Wales Rd
Memphis, TN 38108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Kingsbury Elementary
4055 Bayliss
Memphis, TN 38108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Lakeview Elemenary
5132 Jonetta St
Memphis, TN 38108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Shannon Elementary
2248 Shannon Rd
Memphis, TN 38108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Springdale Elementary
880 North Hollywood
Memphis, TN 38108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Wells Station Elementary
1610 Wells Station
Memphis, TN 38108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Kipp Memphis Collegiate Middle School
2110 Howell
Memphis, TN 38108
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Memphis Academy of Health Sciences
3925 Chelsea Ave Extended
Memphis, TN 38108
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Promise Academy
1346 Bryan St
Memphis, TN 38108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Star Academy
3240 James Rd
Memphis, TN 38108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Kipp Memphis Middle Academy
2110 Howell
Memphis, TN 38108
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Douglass High School
3200 Mt Olive Rd
Memphis, TN 38108
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Memphis School District
Memphis Heritage Christian School
3802 Gragg Ave
Memphis, TN 38108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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