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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Shelby County is $25,913, which is about the same as the state average of $24,811 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Shelby County median household income is $46,213, which has grown by 16.72% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 22.72% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Shelby County residents spend 22.4 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 24.2 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #10

Shelby County
25,913 USD
Tennessee
24,811 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Shelby County
28,938 USD
Tennessee
27,334 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Shelby County
32,650 USD
Tennessee
32,151 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Shelby County
25,790 USD
Tennessee
23,376 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #16
Shelby County
46,213 USD
Tennessee
44,621 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Shelby County
67,555 USD
Tennessee
62,344 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #75
Shelby County
16.72%
Tennessee
22.72%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Shelby CountyTennesseeU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income14.49%$18,442, see rank17.47%$14,45421.11%$16,919
Social Security Income25.05%$16,555, see rank32.06%$17,33429.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income3.02%$2,638, see rank3.21%$2,8842.82%$3,720
Retirement Income15.24%$23,082, see rank18.41%$20,07617.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Shelby County
57,175 USD
Tennessee
55,459 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Shelby County
80,279 USD
Tennessee
73,630 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Shelby CountyTennesseeU.S.
White$65,978, see rank$47,658$56,900
Black$33,598, see rank$32,361$35,600
Hispanic$32,930, see rank$34,631$42,396
Asian$79,451, see rank$66,243$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$49,000, see rank$37,160$37,170
Hawaiian Native$43,750, see rank$44,540$53,370
One Race, Other$31,009, see rank$31,393$40,300
Two or More Races$35,662, see rank$33,366$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Shelby CountyTennesseeU.S.
less than 25$19,038, see rank$22,607$25,788
25 to 44$45,033, see rank$48,825$58,398
45 to 64$56,668, see rank$53,148$65,027
65 or over$37,589, see rank$33,548$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Shelby CountyTennesseeU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over722,177, see rank5,125,250248,775,628
Male1338,002, 46.80%, see rank48.12%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2235,363, 69.63%, see rank66.79%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces2946, 0.28%, see rank0.59%0.73%
Male, Civilian2234,417, 69.35%, see rank66.20%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3208,798, 89.07%, see rank90.44%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed325,619, 10.93%, see rank9.56%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force2102,639, 30.37%, see rank33.21%30.72%
Female1384,175, 53.20%, see rank51.88%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:2238,484, 62.08%, see rank56.49%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces2172, 0.04%, see rank0.07%0.11%
Female, Civilian2238,312, 62.03%, see rank56.42%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed3210,350, 88.27%, see rank90.61%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed327,962, 11.73%, see rank9.39%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force2145,691, 37.92%, see rank43.51%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Shelby CountyTennesseeU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over411,906, 100%2,788,201141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone340,642, 82.70%, see rank83.70%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled43,020, 10.44%, see rank9.50%9.59%
Public Transportation6,348, 1.54%, see rank0.81%5.06%
Walked5,565, 1.35%, see rank1.32%2.78%
Other Means5,328, 1.29%, see rank1.13%1.79%
Worked at Home11,003, 2.67%, see rank3.54%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Shelby County
22.4 minutes
Tennessee
24.2 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Shelby CountyTennesseeU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over419,1482,835,895143,435,233
Male1208,798, 49.81%, see rank52.07%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations264,337, 30.81%, see rank29.42%33.12%
Service Occupations233,204, 15.90%, see rank14.11%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations239,642, 18.99%, see rank17.73%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2586, 0.28%, see rank0.72%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations214,807, 7.09%, see rank9.36%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations244,794, 21.45%, see rank22.13%17.94%
Female1210,350, 50.19%, see rank47.93%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations282,244, 39.10%, see rank38.09%40.04%
Service Occupations239,908, 18.97%, see rank20.19%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations268,996, 32.80%, see rank33.27%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2212, 0.10%, see rank0.13%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2571, 0.27%, see rank0.29%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations217,849, 8.49%, see rank7.78%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Shelby CountyTennesseeU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over419,148, 100%2,835,895143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining1,181, 0.28%, see rank1.05%1.96%
Construction20,016, 4.78%, see rank6.38%6.17%
Manufacturing36,953, 8.82%, see rank12.95%10.43%
Wholesale Trade14,426, 3.44%, see rank2.76%2.75%
Retail Trade47,566, 11.35%, see rank12.19%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities47,455, 11.32%, see rank6.19%4.93%
Information6,625, 1.58%, see rank1.91%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing24,403, 5.82%, see rank5.73%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
43,107, 10.28%, see rank9.23%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance96,254, 22.96%, see rank22.97%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
39,315, 9.38%, see rank9.21%9.49%
Public Administration21,257, 5.07%, see rank4.54%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration20,590, 4.91%, see rank4.89%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Shelby County%TennesseeU.S.
Population in Poverty195,53021.29%, see rank17.83%15.59%
Family in Poverty37,30616.79%, see rank13.43%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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