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ZIP Code 85006

Primary City:Phoenix, AZ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Downtown|Central City|South Phoenix
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (5:31pm)
Area code: 602 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.47, -112.05
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85006

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85006. 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 85006. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85006, 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 85006 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85006 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 85006 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85006 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,742
Population Density 6,595 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,183
Median Home Value $112,700
Land Area 3.90 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,565
Median Household Income $22,957

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2721,2231,0611,1319361,1801,0581,0109288798316154822531891178070
Female1,2461,0989951,0049511,089998923840719687580417247224160149100
Total2,5182,3212,0562,1351,8872,2692,0561,9331,7681,5981,5181,195899500413277229170

Gender

 Male 13,315 52%
 Female 12,427 48%
Gender

Race

 White 13,463 52.3%
 Black Or African American 1,305 5.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 751 2.9%
 Asian 266 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 35 0.1%
 Other Race 8,935 34.7%
 Two Or More Races 987 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4839668383172933118982
Renter4961,4791,22598458630916136
Total5441,8751,9081,8151,315640350118

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,647 31%
 Single Guardian 2,360 28%
 Singles 2,592 30%
 Singles With Roommate 966 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,144 60%
 Households with Kids 3,421 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male268277244242241255253239235232199202231197223237231223217200
Female240253247260197237208224232205200179198213239185205193182173
Total508530491502438492461463467437399381429410462422436416399373

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85006 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 85006 were primarily built in the 1940s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 85006 real estate data, the median home value of $112,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 85006 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 85006 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85006 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,098 97.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 104 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 53 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 487 1.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,512 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 777 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,276 52%
 Households Vacant 1,618 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 941 58%
 Rented & Unoccupied 49 3%
 For Sale Only 191 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 59 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 332 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 388 8%
 1 Bedroom 1,783 36%
 2 Bedroom 1,850 37%
 3+ Bedroom 951 19%
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 $22,957 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 85006 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 85006 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 85006 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,450 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,963 17%
 No Earnings 8,350 47%
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 6,450 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,963 17%
 No Earnings 8,350 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,702 78.8%
 Public transportation 504 5.9%
 Taxicab 14 0.2%
 Motorcycle 38 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 693 8.2%
 Worked at Home 552 6.5%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,549 35.4%
 High School Graduate 3,310 46.0%
 Associate's degree 303 4.2%
 Bachelor's degree 635 8.8%
 Master's degree 320 4.4%
 Professional school degree 53 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 24 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,681 84.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 165 2.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 877 13.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85006

ZIP Code 85006 is in the Maricopa County Regional School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85006.

St Lukes Hospital
1800 East Van Buren
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Maricopa County Regional School District
Asu Preparatory Academy- Phoenix Elementary
735 East Fillmore St
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: University Public Schools Inc.
William T Machan Elementary School
2140 East Virginia Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Creighton Elementary School District
Excelencia School
2181 East McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Creighton Elementary School District
Phoenix Prep Academy
735 East Fillmore
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Phoenix Elementary School District
Paul Dunbar Lawrence School
707 West Grant
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Phoenix Elementary School District
Thomas a Edison School
804 North 18th St
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Phoenix Elementary School District
Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary School
915 East Palm Ln
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Phoenix Elementary School District
Garfield School
811 North 13th St
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Phoenix Elementary School District
Whittier Elementary School
2000 North 16th St
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Phoenix Elementary School District
Kaizen Education Foundation Dba Summit High School
728 East McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Kaizen Education Foundation Dba Summit High School District
Asu Preparatory Academy- Phoenix High School
735 East Filmore St
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: University Public Schools Inc.
Ace Day & Night School
735 East Fillmore St
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Phoenix Elementary School District
St Agnes Catholic School
2311 E Palm Ln
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Youth Development Institute School
1830 E Roosevelt St
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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