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ZIP Code 85008

Primary City:Phoenix, AZ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Camelback East|Central Phoenix
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (2:56am)
Area code: 602 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.46, -111.99
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85008

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85008. 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 85008. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85008, 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 85008 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85008 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 85008 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. 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 85008 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 56,145
Population Density 5,364 people per sq mi
Housing Units 23,282
Median Home Value $109,100
Land Area 10.47 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 19,676
Median Household Income $32,109

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 27

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,9022,4962,1882,3232,8943,0252,5562,0762,0601,7591,4951,175798537322265148127
Female2,8372,3222,0202,1902,9162,7632,1801,9051,7471,5721,273974728505319300236212
Total5,7394,8184,2084,5135,8105,7884,7363,9813,8073,3312,7682,1491,5261,042641565384339

Gender

 Male 29,146 52%
 Female 26,999 48%
Gender

Race

 White 30,274 53.9%
 Black Or African American 5,360 9.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2,249 4.0%
 Asian 894 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 141 0.3%
 Other Race 14,909 26.6%
 Two Or More Races 2,318 4.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1978511,2991,4231,166647489183
Renter2,0304,4942,9932,2231,13339712229
Total2,2275,3454,2923,6462,2991,044611212

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,132 31%
 Single Guardian 4,983 25%
 Singles 6,237 32%
 Singles With Roommate 2,324 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 12,036 61%
 Households with Kids 7,640 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male567618588535513503536456488472401444444427421429445500528543
Female586571557538489478474430451398397395407423404413416446511542
Total1,1531,1891,1451,0731,0029811,0108869398707988398518508258428619461,0391,085

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85008 has a slightly less 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 85008 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 85008 real estate data, the median home value of $109,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 85008 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 85008 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85008 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 55,206 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 516 0.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 25 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 240 0.4%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 158 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,554 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,701 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 13,421 58%
 Households Vacant 3,606 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2,578 71.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 69 1.9%
 For Sale Only 292 8.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 1.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 131 3.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 498 13.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 672 5%
 1 Bedroom 4,963 37%
 2 Bedroom 6,117 45%
 3+ Bedroom 1,782 13%
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 $32,109 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 85008 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 85008 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 85008 can expect to fall in that range. 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 17,967 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,570 19%
 No Earnings 13,399 34%
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 17,967 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,570 19%
 No Earnings 13,399 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 19,883 86.1%
 Public transportation 1,238 5.4%
 Taxicab 12 0.1%
 Motorcycle 51 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,354 5.9%
 Worked at Home 557 2.4%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 5,732 34.0%
 High School Graduate 7,391 43.8%
 Associate's degree 717 4.3%
 Bachelor's degree 2,161 12.8%
 Master's degree 665 3.9%
 Professional school degree 127 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 73 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 10,238 78.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 485 3.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 2,318 17.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85008

ZIP Code 85008 is in the Starshine Academy. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85008.

Starshine Academy
3535 East McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Starshine Academy
Nueva Vista School / Arizona State Hospital
2500 East Van Buren St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Arizona State Hospital School District
Sonoran Science Academy - Phoenix
4837 East McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Daisy Education Corporation Dba Sonoran Science Academy - Ph
Academy of Excellence
425 North 36th St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Academy of Excellence Inc.
Balsz School
4309 East Belleview St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Balsz Elementary School District
David Crockett School
501 North 36th St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Balsz Elementary School District
Griffith Elementary School
4505 East Palm Ln
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Balsz Elementary School District
Brunson-Lee Elementary School
1350 North 48th St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Balsz Elementary School District
Creighton Elementary School
2802 East McDowell Roaad
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Creighton Elementary School District
Papago School
2013 North 36th St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Creighton Elementary School District
Gateway School
1100 North 35th St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Creighton Elementary School District
Wilson Elementary School
2929 East Fillmore St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wilson Elementary School District
Wilson Primary School
415 North 30th St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wilson Elementary School District
Vicki A. Romero High School
3005 East Fillmore St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Vicki A. Romero High School District
Orangedale Junior High Prep Academy
5048 East Oak St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Balsz Elementary School District
Phoenix Christian School Pk-8
2425 N 26th St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Arcadia Montessori School
5115 E Virginia Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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