Shelby County Population 2018

Shelby County's estimated population is 936,961 with a growth rate of -0.02% 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
2017936,961-169-0.02%
2016937,130-755-0.08%
2015937,885-549-0.06%
2014938,434-391-0.04%
2013938,825-600-0.06%
2012939,4256,1570.66%
2011933,2684,7160.51%
2010928,552102,22212.37%
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 American504,70353.87%
White389,53041.57%
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

0k10k20k30k40k Male Population0k10k20k30k40k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
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