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ZIP Code 38118

Primary City:Memphis, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Oakhaven
County: Shelby County
Timezone: Central (4:26pm)
Area code: 901 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.04, -89.93
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38118

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38118. 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 38118. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38118, 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 38118 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38118 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 38118 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 38118 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 41,465
Population Density 1,329 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,508
Median Home Value $76,400
Land Area 31.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,809
Median Household Income $31,979

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,9271,6731,8281,9271,7221,6841,3791,2631,2091,2461,13895165934922117511185
Female1,9001,6571,7601,8971,8371,7251,5081,4961,4231,6551,5341,225847452342270201189
Total3,8273,3303,5883,8243,5593,4092,8872,7592,6322,9012,6722,1761,506801563445312274

Gender

 Male 19,547 47%
 Female 21,918 53%
Gender

Race

 White 4,660 11.2%
 Black Or African American 32,253 77.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 82 0.2%
 Asian 627 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 52 0.1%
 Other Race 3,318 8.0%
 Two Or More Races 473 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner785921,3812,1501,641675360138
Renter9022,1001,6101,1736892089616
Total9802,6922,9913,3232,330883456154

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,070 29%
 Single Guardian 5,826 42%
 Singles 3,164 23%
 Singles With Roommate 749 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,504 54%
 Households with Kids 6,305 46%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male393398371359304313339344373401358368347354406388400385348370
Female387395367382325316354318344338358353338373385366390419337365
Total780793738741629629693662717739716721685727791754790804685735

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38118 has a slightly less 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 38118 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 38118 real estate data, the median home value of $76,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38118 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38118 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38118 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 41,157 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 307 0.7%
 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 5,699 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,316 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,794 41%
 Households Vacant 2,699 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,909 70.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 34 1.3%
 For Sale Only 173 6.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 0.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 555 20.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 111 2%
 1 Bedroom 865 14%
 2 Bedroom 2,280 36%
 3+ Bedroom 3,082 49%
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 $31,979 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38118 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, 38118 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 38118 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 11,346 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,825 26%
 No Earnings 10,769 36%
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 11,346 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,825 26%
 No Earnings 10,769 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,163 94.5%
 Public transportation 369 2.3%
 Taxicab 14 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 243 1.5%
 Worked at Home 256 1.6%
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 2,897 27.8%
 High School Graduate 6,338 60.9%
 Associate's degree 569 5.5%
 Bachelor's degree 421 4.0%
 Master's degree 158 1.5%
 Professional school degree 22 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,706 80.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 678 5.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,610 13.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38118

ZIP Code 38118 is in the Memphis School District. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38118.

Shrine School
4259 Forestview Dr
Memphis, TN 38118
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Memphis School District
Cordova Middle School
900 Sanga Rd
Cordova, TN 38118
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Airways Middle School
2601 Ketchum Rd
Memphis, TN 38118
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Cromwell Elementary
4989 Cromwell Rd
Memphis, TN 38118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Evans Elementary
4949 Cottonwood
Memphis, TN 38118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Goodlett Elementary
3001 Goodlett Rd
Memphis, TN 38118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Knight Road Elementary
3237 Knight Rd
Memphis, TN 38118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Newberry Elementary
5540 Newberry
Memphis, TN 38118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Oakhaven Elementary
3795 Bishops Bridge Rd
Memphis, TN 38118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Sheffield Elementary
4290 Chuck Av
Memphis, TN 38118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Wooddale Middle School
3467 Castleman
Memphis, TN 38118
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Getwell Elementary School
2795 Getwell Rd
Memphis, TN 38118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
American Way Middle School
3805 American Way
Memphis, TN 38118
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Oakhaven High School
3125 Ladbrook Rd
Memphis, TN 38118
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Memphis School District
Sheffield High School
4315 Sheffield
Memphis, TN 38118
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Memphis School District
Sheffield Career and Technical Center
4350 Chuck
Memphis, TN 38118
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Memphis School District
Wooddale High School
5151 Scottsdale
Memphis, TN 38118
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Memphis School District

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