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ZIP Code 38122

Primary City:Memphis, TN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Jackson
County: Shelby County
Timezone: Central (6:15pm)
Area code: 901 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.16, -89.92
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38122

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38122. 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 38122. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38122, 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 38122 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38122 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 38122 are primarily white. 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 small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38122 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,270
Population Density 3,351 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,315
Median Home Value $73,200
Land Area 7.54 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,791
Median Household Income $34,735

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1819717998421,1371,2501,092952882806786712485298180169154131
Female1,1018977606958981,139967798740715866730533395327283295304
Total2,2821,8681,5591,5372,0352,3892,0591,7501,6221,5211,6521,4421,018693507452449435

Gender

 Male 12,827 51%
 Female 12,443 49%
Gender

Race

 White 14,505 57.4%
 Black Or African American 5,816 23.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 99 0.4%
 Asian 673 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.1%
 Other Race 3,478 13.8%
 Two Or More Races 683 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1087258551,0321,096638589302
Renter5021,2999828395061729056
Total6102,0241,8371,8711,602810679358

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,108 32%
 Single Guardian 2,679 27%
 Singles 3,123 32%
 Singles With Roommate 881 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,505 66%
 Households with Kids 3,286 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male219250247231203189193193193180150172143154160177159175171203
Female223237220202192185177166177170147171145127138125137146149185
Total442487467433395374370359370350297343288281298302296321320388

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38122 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 38122 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 38122 real estate data, the median home value of $73,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38122 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38122 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38122 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,270 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,662 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,683 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,446 39%
 Households Vacant 1,524 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 784 51%
 Rented & Unoccupied 27 2%
 For Sale Only 194 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 52 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 445 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 27 0.6%
 1 Bedroom 333 7.9%
 2 Bedroom 2,392 56.4%
 3+ Bedroom 1,489 35.1%
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 $34,735 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38122 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 38122 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 7,993 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,578 24%
 No Earnings 6,567 34%
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 7,993 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,578 24%
 No Earnings 6,567 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,972 92.4%
 Public transportation 142 1.3%
 Taxicab 17 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 433 4.0%
 Worked at Home 223 2.1%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,468 31%
 High School Graduate 4,060 51%
 Associate's degree 222 3%
 Bachelor's degree 858 11%
 Master's degree 191 2%
 Professional school degree 125 2%
 Doctorate degree 98 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,312 73.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 537 12.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 642 14.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38122

ZIP Code 38122 is in the Memphis School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38122.

Berclair Elementary
810 North Perkins Rd
Memphis, TN 38122
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Grahamwood Elementary
3950 Summer Av
Memphis, TN 38122
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Treadwell Elementary
3538 Given Av
Memphis, TN 38122
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Kingsbury Middle School
1270 North Graham
Memphis, TN 38122
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Treadwell Middle School
920 North Highland
Memphis, TN 38122
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Aurora Collegiate Academy
894 Isabella
Memphis, TN 38122
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Kingsbury High School
1270 North Graham
Memphis, TN 38122
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Memphis School District
Kingsbury Vocational School
1328 North Graham
Memphis, TN 38122
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Memphis School District
Mcs Prep School - Northeast
968 North Mendenhall
Memphis, TN 38122
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Memphis School District
Grace Christian School
816 Berclair Rd
Memphis, TN 38122
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Brinkley Heights Urban Academy
3260 Macon Rd
Memphis, TN 38122
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Collegiate School of Memphis
3353 Faxon Ave
Memphis, TN 38122
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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