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Overview

Introduction to Millington, Tennessee

Millington, Tennessee, in Shelby county, is 15 miles NE of Memphis, Tennessee. The city is part of the Memphis metropolitan statistical area.

Millington History

The community of Millington started in 1878 when a local mill owner donated a part of his plantation for settlement. The city was named in the honor of George Millington, the plantation owner. The city was once home to famous pop singer, Justin Timberlake.

Millington and nearby Attractions

  • Meeman Shelby Forest State Park
  • Orgill Park Golf Course
  • Memphis Motorsport Park
  • Memphis Brooks Museum of Arts
  • Pink Palace Museum
  • Jay Etkin Gallery

Things To Do In Millington

Millington has a number of places which provides amenities for several different types of recreational opportunities. One can enjoy a visit to the Meeman - Shelby Forest State Park or the Memphis Motorsport Park for family outings. The local museums provide absorbing insights into the history of this area. Orgill Park Golf Course provides excellent facilities for golf enthusiasts. In addition, the city hosts the International Goat Days every year.

Millington Transportation

Flights are available from Memphis International Airport.

Millington Higher Education

Facilities for higher education are available from the University of Memphis, Southwest Tennessee Community College-Union Campus, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the University of Mississippi.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,073
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens15.6%
Employed Population 16+5,231
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married43.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.4%
Median Earnings25+$31,017
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,438
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,630

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,481
% Above Poverty Level76.7%
% Below Poverty Level23.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.4%
Median Gross Rent$888
Median House Value$107,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)47.3%
English9.7%
Irish9.5%
German6.5%
French Except Basque2.8%
Italian2.6%
Scottish2%
African1%
Welsh1%
Swedish0.7%
Danishn0.7%
Polish0.6%
Hungarian0.4%
Russian0.3%
Arab0.3%
Ethiopian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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Millington Almanac

CategoryValue
County Shelby County
Standard Zip Codes38053
P.O. Box Zip Codes38054, 38083
Company Zip Codes38055
Phone Area Codes901
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.33
Approximate Longitude-89.88

Millington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationMEMPHIS WSFO
Distance15.4 miles
Jan Temp28 to 48 F
Apr Temp48 to 72 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 74 F
Annual Precip53.6 inches
StationKEISER
Distance24.8 miles
Jan Temp28 to 45 F
Apr Temp49 to 71 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp48 to 74 F
Annual Precip49.5 inches
StationRIPLEY
Distance34.9 miles
Jan Temp28 to 45 F
Apr Temp48 to 71 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 74 F
Annual Precip52.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arlington11,678$100,964
Atoka8,994$90,685
Bartlett58,640$91,877
Gilt Edge457$53,750
Lakeland12,623$110,870
Munford6,009$66,300

Millington Public Libraries

Millington Public Library
4858 NAVY ROAD
Millington, Tennessee
(901) 872-1585

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Millington Public Schools

E. E. Jeter Elementary
7662 Benjestown Rd
ZIP: 38053
(901) 873-8170
Primary
Total Enrollment 333
E.a. Harrold Elementary School
4943 West Union Rd
ZIP: 38053
(901) 873-8165
Primary
Total Enrollment 370
Lucy Elementary
6269 Amherst Rd
ZIP: 38053
(901) 873-8175
Primary
Total Enrollment 539
Millington Elementary School
6445 William Osteen Dr
ZIP: 38053
(901) 873-8433
Primary
Total Enrollment 815
Millington High School
8050 West St
ZIP: 38053
(901) 873-8100
High
Total Enrollment 967
Millington Middle School
4964 Cuba Millington Rd
ZIP: 38053
(901) 873-8130
Middle
Total Enrollment 618
Woodstock High School
5885 Woodstock Cuba Rd
ZIP: 38053
(901) 353-8590
Other
Total Enrollment 339

Millington Private Schools

Faith Heritage Christian Academy
4274 Duncan Rd
ZIP: 38053
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 106
Lighthouse Christian Academy
3660 Shelby Rd
ZIP: 38053
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 66
Tipton-rosemark Academy
8696 Rosemark Rd
ZIP: 38053
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 582
Woodlawn Baptist Academy
6083 Old Millington Rd
ZIP: 38053
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 26
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