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ZIP Code 38117

Primary City:Memphis, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Quince
County: Shelby County
Timezone: Central (8:29pm)
Area code: 901 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.11, -89.90
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38117

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38117. 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 38117. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38117, 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 38117 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38117 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 38117 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38117 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,125
Population Density 2,796 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,403
Median Home Value $172,200
Land Area 9.34 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,570
Median Household Income $62,580

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9457197786686461,048929884843792873819692444291288319296
Female8007566996246101,0359318598359051,026944815590543547653679
Total1,7451,4751,4771,2921,2562,0831,8601,7431,6781,6971,8991,7631,5071,034834835972975

Gender

 Male 12,274 47%
 Female 13,851 53%
Gender

Race

 White 21,990 84.2%
 Black Or African American 2,632 10.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 59 0.2%
 Asian 452 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 669 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 313 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner901,3511,5071,7171,7561,0661,121559
Renter179587415344305168196209
Total2691,9381,9222,0612,0611,2341,317768

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,148 44%
 Single Guardian 1,699 15%
 Singles 3,984 34%
 Singles With Roommate 739 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,525 74%
 Households with Kids 3,045 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male19420119517014415013314814414717214215516213713514715594121
Female15118514516117213316413814913814114713214113415714311080109
Total345386340331316283297286293285313289287303271292290265174230

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38117 has a small 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 38117 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 38117 real estate data, the median home value of $172,200 is slightly higher 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 38117. Rentals in 38117 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38117 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,051 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 73 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,169 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,998 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,403 19%
 Households Vacant 833 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 248 29.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.2%
 For Sale Only 285 34.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 51 6.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 60 7.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 187 22.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 19 1%
 1 Bedroom 260 13%
 2 Bedroom 515 25%
 3+ Bedroom 1,255 61%
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 $62,580 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38117 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 38117 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 9,378 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,941 23%
 No Earnings 7,208 33%
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 9,378 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,941 23%
 No Earnings 7,208 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,675 94.0%
 Public transportation 16 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 26 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 136 1.1%
 Worked at Home 566 4.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 591 7%
 High School Graduate 2,882 35%
 Associate's degree 347 4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,586 31%
 Master's degree 878 11%
 Professional school degree 743 9%
 Doctorate degree 206 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,606 40.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,111 53.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 268 6.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38117

ZIP Code 38117 is in the Memphis School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38117.

Avon Lenox School
310 North Avon
Memphis, TN 38117
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Memphis School District
Colonial Middle School
1370 Colonial Rd
Memphis, TN 38117
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
White Station Elementary
4840 Chickasaw
Memphis, TN 38117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Willow Oaks Elementary
4417 Willow Rd
Memphis, TN 38117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Sea Isle Elementary
5250 Sea Isle Rd
Memphis, TN 38117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Overton High School
1770 Lanier La
Memphis, TN 38117
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Memphis School District
White Station High School
514 South Perkins Rd
Memphis, TN 38117
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Memphis School District
St Louis Elementary School
5192 Shady Grove Rd
Memphis, TN 38117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Holy Rosary Elementary School
4841 Park Ave
Memphis, TN 38117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Christ Methodist Day School
411 S Grove Park Rd
Memphis, TN 38117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Mary'S Episcopal School
60 Perkins Ext
Memphis, TN 38117
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Margolin Hebrew Academy
390 S White Station Rd
Memphis, TN 38117
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Harding Academy of Memphis
1100 Cherry Rd
Memphis, TN 38117
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Memphis Junior Academy
50 N Mendenhall Rd
Memphis, TN 38117
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Harding Academy White Station
1106 Colonial Rd
Memphis, TN 38117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Concord Academy
4942 Walnut Grove Rd
Memphis, TN 38117
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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