By the Numbers




24,738 -- Residential sales in Shelby County in 2005

25,290 -- Residential sales in Shelby County in 2006

38103 -- Zip code with largest increase in number of sales in 2006, up 37.8 percent

38028 -- Zip code with highest average home sale price in 2006, at $558,326

$3.9 million -- Price (in February) of the most expensive home offered for sale in Shelby County (owner: Jerry West)

$3.5 million -- Price at which West purchased the home in June 2002

3.1 -- The number of NBA basketball courts that could be squeezed into West's 15,000- square-foot home

1766 -- Date of first St. Patrick's Day held in America (in New York City)

2,000,000 -- Estimated number of spectators at 2006 St. Patrick's Day parade in NYC

1966 -- Year Congress authorized the Uniform Time Act, creating Daylight Saving Time. DST takes effect March 11th this year

4 -- Number of times the U of M basketball team has reached the NCAA tournament's Elite Eight (1973, 1985, 1992, 2006)

3 -- Number of times U of M coach John Calipari has reached the Elite Eight

(1995 and 1996 with UMass; last year with Memphis)

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