Shelby County, TN population by gender
The table below shows Shelby County's population by gender
|Gender||Population||% of Total Population|
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Shelby County, TN population by gender, in percentage
The female percentage in the USA is 50.50% while the male percentage is 49.50%, compared to 52.35% females and 47.65% males in Shelby County, TN.
The above comparison shows there are more females than males in the Shelby County county as compared to the nation.
Shelby County, TN gender ratio
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021
In Shelby County, TN, there are less men than women. The Shelby County, TN gender ratio is 91:100 i.e. 91 men to 100 women (0.910).
This ratio is lower than the national average of 98:100 i.e 98 men to 100 women (0.980).
Shelby County, TN gender ratio by age
In Shelby County, TN, the sex ratio for children under 18 years is 103.1 boys per 100 girls (103.1:100).Having said that, for seniors aged 80 and older, there are 48.5 males per 100 females (48.5:100).
On the national level, the sex ratio (male per 100 females) for under 18 age group is 104.8:100, and 64.5:100 for the senior population 80 years and older.
The table below lists the male and female population in each age group along with the gender ratio for Shelby County, TN.
|Age Group||Population (Male)||Population (Female)||Gender Ratio|
|Under 5 years||32,352||31,597||1.02|
|5 to 9 years||32,443||31,461||1.03|
|10 to 14 years||34,727||33,168||1.05|
|15 to 19 years||30,823||30,357||1.02|
|20 to 24 years||30,096||31,270||0.96|
|25 to 29 years||34,406||37,120||0.93|
|30 to 34 years||31,286||34,166||0.92|
|35 to 39 years||28,402||31,962||0.89|
|40 to 44 years||27,394||29,549||0.93|
|45 to 49 years||27,063||30,168||0.90|
|50 to 54 years||27,044||30,109||0.90|
|55 to 59 years||26,233||29,798||0.88|
|60 to 64 years||27,122||32,137||0.84|
|65 to 69 years||20,157||25,733||0.78|
|70 to 74 years||15,697||18,670||0.84|
|75 to 79 years||9,252||12,011||0.77|
|80 to 84 years||4,525||7,672||0.59|
|85 years and over||3,767||9,441||0.40|
Interesting observation from the above table:
- The sex ratio at birth is 1.024 i.e. 102.4 boys per 100 girls.
- For the 60-64 years, the sex ratio is 0.844 i.e. 15.6 less men per 100 women.
- While for senior most population of 85+ age group, the sex ratio is 0.399 i.e. 39.9 senior men per 100 senior women.
Shelby County, TN population by gender & age
For male population, the largest age group is 10-14 years with a population of 34,727. Whereas, for the female population, the largest age group is 25-29 years with a population of 37,120.
As you can note from the above numbers, the largest age group for men and women are different.
Under the age of 5, there are 32,352 boys and 31,597 girls in Shelby County, TN. Thus there are 755 more boys than girls under the age of 5.
Between the age group of 60-64 years, there are 27,122 males and 32,137 females in Shelby County, TN. Thus there are 5,015 less males than females between the age of 60 and 64 years.
For the senior most age group of 85+ years, there are 3,767 males and 9,441 females.
Things to know
What percent of Shelby County, TN is female?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Shelby County, TN population of 929,178, 52.35% percent are females.
What percentage of Shelby County, TN is male?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Shelby County, TN population of 929,178, 47.65% percent are males.
What is the male to female ratio in Shelby County, TN?
In Shelby County, TN, the male to female ratio is 91:100 i.e. 91 men to 100 women (0.910).
- U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates