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ZIP Code 38116

Primary City:Memphis, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Whitehaven
County: Shelby County
Timezone: Central (6:33pm)
Area code: 901 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.03, -90.01
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38116

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38116. 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 38116. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38116, 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 38116 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38116 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 38116 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 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 38116 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 40,404
Population Density 2,125 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,663
Median Home Value $101,800
Land Area 19.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,724
Median Household Income $37,714

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6781,4721,5981,7201,5401,2381,0511,0079881,1551,3111,2841,052600352193165107
Female1,6001,5111,5321,7701,7761,5851,3521,2941,3161,4991,7621,6751,167682443337297295
Total3,2782,9833,1303,4903,3162,8232,4032,3012,3042,6543,0732,9592,2191,282795530462402

Gender

 Male 18,511 46%
 Female 21,893 54%
Gender

Race

 White 1,805 4.5%
 Black Or African American 37,591 93.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 70 0.2%
 Asian 63 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 603 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 269 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner814281,0361,9632,4071,075477148
Renter9581,8551,4821,35887036116659
Total1,0392,2832,5183,3213,2771,436643207

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,285 29%
 Single Guardian 5,929 40%
 Singles 3,869 26%
 Singles With Roommate 641 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,891 60%
 Households with Kids 5,833 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male314379313302285290292285320313291349310335314364363336343360
Female341331327273339295284288305301287320290334299374338385374370
Total655710640575624585576573625614578669600669613738701721717730

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38116 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38116 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 38116 real estate data, the median home value of $101,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 38116. Rentals in 38116 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38116 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 39,921 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 302 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 181 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,252 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,363 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,109 38%
 Households Vacant 3,939 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2,647 67.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 67 1.7%
 For Sale Only 164 4.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 0.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,021 25.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 71 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,285 19%
 2 Bedroom 3,589 52%
 3+ Bedroom 1,975 29%
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 $37,714 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38116 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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, 38116 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 38116 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 11,129 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,936 25%
 No Earnings 12,273 39%
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 11,129 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,936 25%
 No Earnings 12,273 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,588 94%
 Public transportation 396 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 380 2%
 Worked at Home 147 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 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 1,986 18.6%
 High School Graduate 6,689 62.5%
 Associate's degree 668 6.2%
 Bachelor's degree 961 9.0%
 Master's degree 237 2.2%
 Professional school degree 69 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 86 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,272 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 421 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,104 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38116

ZIP Code 38116 is in the Memphis School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38116.

Gardenview Elementary
4075 Hartz Dr
Memphis, TN 38116
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Graceland Elementary
3866 Patte Ann
Memphis, TN 38116
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Graves Elementary
3398 Graves Rd
Memphis, TN 38116
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Havenview Middle School
1481 Hester Rd
Memphis, TN 38116
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Lanier Middle School
817 Brownlee Rd
Memphis, TN 38116
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Oakshire Elementary
1765 East Holmes Rd
Memphis, TN 38116
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Whitehaven Elementary Stem School
4783 Elvis Presley
Memphis, TN 38116
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Winchester Elementary
3587 Boeingshire Rd
Memphis, TN 38116
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Holmes Road Elementary School
1083 Holmes Rd
Memphis, TN 38116
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Robert R. Church Elementary School
4100 Mill Branch Rd
Memphis, TN 38116
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
A. Maceo Walker Middle School
1900 East Raines Rd
Memphis, TN 38116
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Hillcrest High School
4184 Graceland Dr
Memphis, TN 38116
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Memphis School District
Whitehaven High School
4851 Elvis Presley
Memphis, TN 38116
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Memphis School District
Benjamin L. Hooks Job Corps Academy
1555 McAlister Dr
Memphis, TN 38116
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Memphis School District
Bishop Byrne Middle/High School
1475 E Shelby Dr
Memphis, TN 38116
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Paul School
1425 E Shelby Dr
Memphis, TN 38116
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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