Shelby County Population 2017

Shelby County's estimated population is 934,603 with a growth rate of -0.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shelby County is the 1st largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016934,603-1,528-0.16%
2015936,131-1,031-0.11%
2014937,162-929-0.10%
2013938,091-874-0.09%
2012938,9655,9540.64%
2011933,0114,3590.47%
2010928,652102,32212.38%
1990826,33049,2176.33%
1980777,11355,0997.63%
1970722,01494,99515.15%
1960627,019144,62629.98%
1950482,393124,14334.65%
1940358,25051,76816.89%
1930306,48283,26637.30%
1920223,21631,77716.60%
1910191,43937,88224.67%
1900153,55740,81736.20%
1890112,74034,31043.75%
188078,4302,0522.69%
187076,37828,28658.82%
186048,09216,93554.35%
185031,15716,436111.65%
184014,7219,073160.64%
18305,6485,2841451.65%
18203640.00%

Shelby County Population Growth

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Shelby County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American504,70354.00%
White389,53041.68%
Asian24,1462.58%
Two or More Races13,6471.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,3540.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7510.08%

Shelby County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Shelby County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Memphis6518366527178810.14%
Collierville456014917735767.84%
Germantown38833390562230.57%
Arlington1150911566570.50%
Millington1115110974-177-1.59%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990