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ZIP Code 38120

Primary City:Memphis, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Shelby Farms
County: Shelby County
Timezone: Central (12:19pm)
Area code: 901 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.13, -89.84
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38120

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38120. 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 38120. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38120, 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 38120 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38120 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 38120 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38120 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,237
Population Density 1,477 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,796
Median Home Value $275,000
Land Area 9.64 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,463
Median Household Income $83,396

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male311364504462314467378365377468520531484329255226217170
Female369350462386372449407384429559586595518401330307317274
Total6807149668486869167857498061,0271,1061,1261,002730585533534444

Gender

 Male 6,742 47%
 Female 7,495 53%
Gender

Race

 White 12,307 86.4%
 Black Or African American 979 6.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.2%
 Asian 660 4.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 108 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 159 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner153205939691,100747608225
Renter23461327326917472121130
Total2499338661,2381,274819729355

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,309 51%
 Single Guardian 641 10%
 Singles 2,191 34%
 Singles With Roommate 322 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,825 75%
 Households with Kids 1,638 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male617159587556729467989410098114117106110894046
Female71677387628471696476949399100849895723754
Total13213813214513714014316313117418819319721420120420516177100

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38120 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38120 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 38120 real estate data, the median home value of $275,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 38120. Rentals in 38120 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 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 38120 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,211 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 6 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 20 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,865 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,712 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,886 28%
 Households Vacant 333 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 135 41%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Sale Only 87 26%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 54 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 174 10%
 1 Bedroom 620 35%
 2 Bedroom 599 34%
 3+ Bedroom 375 21%
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 $83,396 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38120 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 38120 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 5,429 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,385 21%
 No Earnings 3,690 32%
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 5,429 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,385 21%
 No Earnings 3,690 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,585 92.7%
 Public transportation 9 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 117 1.6%
 Worked at Home 392 5.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 38120 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 92 2%
 High School Graduate 1,227 27%
 Associate's degree 201 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,477 32%
 Master's degree 643 14%
 Professional school degree 638 14%
 Doctorate degree 323 7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,353 46.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,437 49.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 127 4.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38120

ZIP Code 38120 is in the Memphis School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38120.

Richland Elementary
5440 Rich Rd
Memphis, TN 38120
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Shady Grove Elementary
5360 Shady Grove Rd
Memphis, TN 38120
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
White Station Middle School
5465 Mason Rd
Memphis, TN 38120
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Barbara K Lipman Early Learng Center (temple Israe
1376 E Massey Rd
Memphis, TN 38120
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Evangelical Christian School Ridge Lake
735 Ridge Lake Blvd
Memphis, TN 38120
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Briarcrest Christian Middle School
76 S Houston Levy Rd
Eads, TN 38120
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
Christian Brothers High School
5900 Walnut Grove Rd
Memphis, TN 38120
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Bornblum Solomon Schechter School
6641 Humphreys Blvd
Memphis, TN 38120
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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