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Shelby County, TN

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Shelby County, TN
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatMemphis, TN
  • Population927,644
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 763.1699
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 1215.5000

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010927,64448 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)20101,215.50136 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)201854.2%75 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)20186.5%1118 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201311 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20194.0%1217 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016869.802429 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201625.2%2048 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)201611.10972 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201840.0%2416 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)201612128 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)20158.9%2711 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201829.5%442 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$1,686,028,000.0086 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)20175409 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201197.03350 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201966.5%911 of 1006
Second Highest 1-hour Carbon Monoxide Measurement (County)20191.00130 of 165
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20181437 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201112.83828 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2017$24,022,265.162 of 435
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$24,466,913,000.0083 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20103.0%611 of 2773
Attendance to Arts and Culture Events (County)20152,565,70826 of 109
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201247.2%58 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201894104 of 1961
Inmates Executed, All Races (Cumulative Since 1977) (County)1977-20172135 of 233
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2017-201879172 of 389
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)201013,15347 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)201960,083.461781 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$19,992,000,000.005 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$28,751,000,000.0036 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$1,964,000,000.00104 of 2178
Population (County)2050998,00075 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$244,982.00431 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050915,00054 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205094,00065 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)20503,45215 of 2780
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