StatisticShelby Forest-FrayserMemphisTennessee
Population34,652655,8576,833,174
Population density (sq mi)1,6022,066167
Median age29.133.538.5
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a40%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%45%41%
Speak Englishn/a91%93%
Speak Spanishn/a6%4%

Key findings

  • The population density in Shelby Forest-Frayser is 22% lower than Memphis
  • The median age in Shelby Forest-Frayser is 13% lower than Memphis
  • In Shelby Forest-Frayser 10.46% of the population is White
  • In Shelby Forest-Frayser 85.35% of the population is Black
  • In Shelby Forest-Frayser 0.36% of the population is Asian

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      Shelby Forest-Frayser population breakdown by race

      RaceShelby Forest-FrayserMemphisTennessee
      White10.46%29.61%77.84%
      Black85.35%63.64%16.81%
      Asian0.36%1.55%1.61%
      American Indian0.10%0.23%0.29%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.05%
      Mixed race1.84%1.68%2.03%
      Other race1.88%3.28%1.38%
      In Shelby Forest-Frayser, 6.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Shelby Forest-Frayser age breakdown

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      Source: The Shelby Forest-Frayser, Memphis, TN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).