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ZIP Code 38127

Primary City:Memphis, TN (View All Cities)
County: Shelby County
Timezone: Central (6:13pm)
Area code: 901 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.2, -90.1
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38127

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38127. 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 38127. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38127, 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 38127 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38127 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 38127 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 38127 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 45,248
Population Density 1,204 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,290
Median Home Value $62,000
Land Area 37.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.79 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,143
Median Household Income $25,592

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 31


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 52,1612,1344,295
5-91,9081,9183,826
10-141,9832,0584,041
15-192,1042,1734,277
20-241,6311,9923,623
25-291,3021,7133,015
30-341,1561,5962,752
35-391,0871,3802,467
40-441,1351,4612,596
45-491,2511,6612,912
50-541,3811,8223,203
55-591,2521,5782,830
60-649041,1112,015
65-695606271,187
70-74300466766
75-79221422643
80-84168264432
85 Plus103265368

Gender

 Male 20,607 46%
 Female 24,641 54%
Gender

Race

 White 6,565 14.5%
 Black Or African American 37,268 82.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 100 0.2%
 Asian 115 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 636 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 557 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-241049511,055
25-345541,9532,507
35-441,2191,4752,694
45-542,2291,3173,546
55-642,2548513,105
65-741,0522641,316
75-84609109718
85 Plus16933202

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,201 28%
 Single Guardian 6,939 46%
 Singles 3,324 22%
 Singles With Roommate 679 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,322 55%
 Households with Kids 6,821 45%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1421449870
2456436892
3446410856
4435417852
5389381770
6359367726
7381369750
8377374751
9402427829
10374418792
11411438849
12410414824
13400403803
14388385773
15421369790
16405468873
17473449922
18416458874
19389429818
20352418770

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38127 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 38127 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 38127 real estate data, the median home value of $62,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 38127 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 38127 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38127 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 45,008 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 153 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 87 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,199 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,991 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,953 38%
 Households Vacant 3,147 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,473 46.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 0.8%
 For Sale Only 402 12.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 1.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 0.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,194 37.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 0.2%
 1 Bedroom 408 5.6%
 2 Bedroom 2,462 34.0%
 3+ Bedroom 4,348 60.1%
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 $25,592 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 38127 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 38127 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 10,545 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,780 25%
 No Earnings 13,419 42%
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 10,545 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,780 25%
 No Earnings 13,419 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,723 91%
 Public transportation 556 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 364 2%
 Worked at Home 381 3%
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 3,071 28.2%
 High School Graduate 6,758 62.1%
 Associate's degree 342 3.1%
 Bachelor's degree 452 4.2%
 Master's degree 224 2.1%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 35 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,777 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,028 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,184 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38127

ZIP Code 38127 is in the Memphis School District. There are 27 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38127.

Primary Preparatory
3274 Range Line
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Memphis School District
Corning Achievement Elementary
1662 Dabbs Av
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Achievement School District
Frayser Achievement Elementary
1602 Dellwood Av
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Achievement School District
Westside Achievement Middle School
3389 Dawn Dr
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Achievement School District
Brookmeade Elementary
3777 Edenburg Dr
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Corning Elementary
1662 Dabbs Av
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Delano Elementary
1716 Delano Av
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Denver Elementary
1940 Frayser Bl
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Frayser Elementary
1602 Dellwood
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Georgian Hills Elementary
3930 Leweir Av
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Georgian Hills Middle School
3925 Denver Rd
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Grandview Heights Elementary School
2342 Clifton
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Hawkins Mill Elementary
4295 Mountain Terrace
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Westside Elementary
3347 Dawn Dr
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Whitney Elementary
1219 Whitney Rd
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Lucie E. Campbell Elementary
3232 Birchfield
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Memphis Business Academy Middle School
3306 Overton Crossing
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Memphis Business Academy Elementary School
2450 Frayser Bl
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Grandview Heights Middle School
2342 Clifton
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Northaven Elementary School
5157 North Circle Rd
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shelby County School District
Frayser High School
1530 Dellwood
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Memphis School District
Trezevant High School
3350 Trezevant
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Memphis School District
Trezevant Career and Technical School
3224 Rangeline Rd
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Memphis School District
Westside Middle School
3389 Dawn Dr
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Memphis School District
Memphis Business Academy High School
3306 Overton Crossing
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Memphis School District
Our Lady of Sorrows Elementary School
3690 Thomas St
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New Hope Christian Academy
3000 University St
Memphis, TN 38127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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