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ZIP Code 85003

Primary City:Phoenix, AZ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Downtown|Central City|South Phoenix
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (11:25am)
Area code: 602 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.45, -112.08
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85003

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85003. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 85003. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85003, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Phoenix, AZ

Stats and Demographics for the 85003 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85003 is located in central Arizona and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 85003 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85003 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,369
Population Density 5,061 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,910
Median Home Value $260,500
Land Area 1.85 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,900
Median Household Income $36,390

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2612011716941,31138939634339342635530526413791583118
Female23921217420625735025124525825124727019813382604250
Total5004133459001,5687396475886516776025754622701731187368

Gender

 Male 5,844 62%
 Female 3,525 38%
Gender

Race

 White 5,931 63.3%
 Black Or African American 1,024 10.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 252 2.7%
 Asian 114 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.2%
 Other Race 1,696 18.1%
 Two Or More Races 330 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner91162793303541366427
Renter2146995064943631929324
Total22381578582471732815751

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 838 21%
 Single Guardian 586 15%
 Singles 2,050 53%
 Singles With Roommate 426 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,174 81%
 Households with Kids 726 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male59654047394733404241304124352881117205263342
Female4344574449484048274435362138324753472727
Total10210997918895738869856577457360128170252290369

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85003 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 85003 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 85003 real estate data, the median home value of $260,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 85003. Rentals in 85003 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85003 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,461 80%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,740 19%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 168 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,026 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 289 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,585 53%
 Households Vacant 1,010 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 349 34.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 0.8%
 For Sale Only 326 32.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 71 7.0%
 For Migrant Workers 11 1.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 225 22.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 479 17%
 1 Bedroom 1,096 40%
 2 Bedroom 752 27%
 3+ Bedroom 423 15%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $36,390 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 85003 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 85003 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 85003 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 85003 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,064 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,171 15%
 No Earnings 3,651 46%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,064 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,171 15%
 No Earnings 3,651 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,655 72.3%
 Public transportation 292 8.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 521 14.2%
 Worked at Home 195 5.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,017 24%
 High School Graduate 1,752 41%
 Associate's degree 271 6%
 Bachelor's degree 788 18%
 Master's degree 236 6%
 Professional school degree 134 3%
 Doctorate degree 92 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 965 71.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 219 16.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 163 12.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85003

ZIP Code 85003 is in the Maricopa County Regional School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85003.

Phoenix Thomas J. Pappas Regional Middle School
374 North 6th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Maricopa County Regional School District
Children First Academy - Phoenix
374 North 6th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edkey Inc. - Sequoia Ranch School District
Phoenix Thomas J Pappas Regional Elementary School
355 North 5th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Maricopa County Regional School District
Kenilworth Elementary School
1210 North 5th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Phoenix Elementary School District
Lowell School
1121 South 3rd Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Phoenix Elementary School District
Arizona Call-A-Teen Center for Excellence
649 North 6th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Arizona Call-A-Teen Youth Resources Inc. School District
Genesis Academy
525 East McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Genesis Program Inc. School District
Jail-Maricopa County Sheriffs Office
225 West Washington
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Maricopa County Sheriffs Office School District
Thomas J. Pappas Regional High School
374 North 6th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Maricopa County Regional School District

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