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Shelby County
  • County in Tennessee

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C
  2. Housing
    grade C
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade B+
  5. Diversity
    grade A
  6. Jobs
    grade C+
  7. Weather
    grade B
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  11. Commute
    grade B

editorial

Shelby County is located in Tennessee with a population of 929,178. In Shelby County, most residents own their homes. In Shelby County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Shelby County and residents tend to be liberal.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$170,200
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,014
National
$1,163
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    1,135.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    22.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    76.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    433
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,217.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,720.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    512.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

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