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ZIP Code 85012

Primary City:Phoenix, AZ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Alhambra|Central Phoenix
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (3:20pm)
Area code: 602 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.51, -112.07
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85012

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85012. 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 85012. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85012, 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 85012 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85012 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 85012 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is 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 85012 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,390
Population Density 2,912 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,804
Median Home Value $379,200
Land Area 2.19 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,139
Median Household Income $49,226

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male14714512215818932128121323723125521623118712410471106
Female1511381421322182492052171992201922242091339797100129
Total298283264290407570486430436451447440440320221201171235

Gender

 Male 3,338 52%
 Female 3,052 48%
Gender

Race

 White 5,013 78.5%
 Black Or African American 364 5.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 185 2.9%
 Asian 168 2.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 464 7.3%
 Two Or More Races 191 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1510821932234923714780
Renter1655242922521871158047
Total180632511574536352227127

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 870 28%
 Single Guardian 401 13%
 Singles 1,450 46%
 Singles With Roommate 418 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,562 82%
 Households with Kids 577 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1833392818363024372823281924263437362527
Female3132342632253230192232342628242834271929
Total4965735450616254565055624552506271634456

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85012 has a slightly higher 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 85012 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 85012 real estate data, the median home value of $379,200 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 85012. Rentals in 85012 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85012 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,127 95.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 14 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 235 3.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,051 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 426 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,662 44%
 Households Vacant 665 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 257 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 197 30%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 151 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 62 4%
 1 Bedroom 656 42%
 2 Bedroom 661 42%
 3+ Bedroom 196 12%
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 $49,226 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 85012 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 85012 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. More commuters in 85012 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 2,154 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,355 25%
 No Earnings 2,013 36%
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 2,154 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,355 25%
 No Earnings 2,013 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,590 81.5%
 Public transportation 192 6.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 20 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 193 6.1%
 Worked at Home 184 5.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 148 5%
 High School Graduate 1,049 39%
 Associate's degree 355 13%
 Bachelor's degree 595 22%
 Master's degree 290 11%
 Professional school degree 213 8%
 Doctorate degree 61 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 352 46.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 374 49.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 32 4.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85012

ZIP Code 85012 is in the Empower College Prep School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85012.

Empower College Prep
5757 North Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Empower College Prep School District
Central High School
4525 North Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Phoenix Union High School District
Xavier College Preparatory
4710 N 5th St
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Francis Xavier School
4715 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Brophy College Preparatory
4701 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
All Saints' Episcopal Day School
6300 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Phoenix Hebrew Academy
515 E Bethany Home Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
North Phoenix Baptist Church Preschool
5757 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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