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ZIP Code 85017

Primary City:Phoenix, AZ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Alhambra|Central Phoenix
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (5:14pm)
Area code: 602 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.51, -112.12
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85017

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85017. 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 85017. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85017, 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 85017 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85017 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 85017 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85017 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,872
Population Density 7,415 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,883
Median Home Value $72,000
Land Area 5.24 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,339
Median Household Income $27,782

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,1492,0141,8001,8201,6021,6221,5681,5521,4511,21399072150537423415010674
Female1,9841,9391,7561,7271,5211,4041,5391,4081,3061,026887699520392270197179173
Total4,1333,9533,5563,5473,1233,0263,1072,9602,7572,2391,8771,4201,025766504347285247

Gender

 Male 19,945 51%
 Female 18,927 49%
Gender

Race

 White 19,429 50.0%
 Black Or African American 2,603 6.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1,156 3.0%
 Asian 1,982 5.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 76 0.2%
 Other Race 12,009 30.9%
 Two Or More Races 1,617 4.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner976721,1671,108880559360152
Renter7081,8291,7591,1665842096623
Total8052,5012,9262,2741,464768426175

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,585 40%
 Single Guardian 3,391 30%
 Singles 2,450 22%
 Singles With Roommate 913 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,541 49%
 Households with Kids 5,798 51%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male418468438400429395405393392373387359337344355335378365387339
Female429380407392396399415361368373348354352329326329327372373329
Total847848845792825794820754760746735713689673681664705737760668

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85017 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 85017 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 85017 real estate data, the median home value of $72,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 85017 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 85017 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 85017 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,261 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 412 1.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 199 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,606 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,389 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,344 46%
 Households Vacant 2,544 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,840 72.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 0.7%
 For Sale Only 262 10.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 44 1.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 76 3.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 304 11.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 358 5%
 1 Bedroom 2,180 30%
 2 Bedroom 2,712 37%
 3+ Bedroom 2,093 29%
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 $27,782 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 85017 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 85017 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. However, that is not the case in 85017. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9,626 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,199 26%
 No Earnings 10,981 39%
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 9,626 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,199 26%
 No Earnings 10,981 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,748 82.3%
 Public transportation 1,244 8.7%
 Taxicab 6 0.0%
 Motorcycle 43 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 941 6.6%
 Worked at Home 286 2.0%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 4,504 39.8%
 High School Graduate 5,399 47.8%
 Associate's degree 646 5.7%
 Bachelor's degree 530 4.7%
 Master's degree 173 1.5%
 Professional school degree 41 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 10,096 82.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 113 0.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 2,038 16.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85017

ZIP Code 85017 is in the Pan-American Elementary Charter School District. There are 19 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85017.

Pan-American Charter School
3001 West Indian School
Phoenix, AZ 85017
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Pan-American Elementary Charter School District
Southwest Key Transitional Learning Center
2613 West Campbell Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85017
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Maricopa County Regional School District
Bennett Academy
2930 West Bethany Home Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Twenty First Century Charter School Inc. Bennett Academy
All Aboard Charter School
5827 North 35th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: All Aboard Charter School District
Cordova Middle School
5631 North 35th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alhambra Elementary School District
Granada East School
3022 West Campbell
Phoenix, AZ 85017
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alhambra Elementary School District
Montebello School
5725 North 27th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alhambra Elementary School District
Granada Primary School
3232 West Campbell
Phoenix, AZ 85017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alhambra Elementary School District
Ocotillo School
3225 West Ocotillo Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washington Elementary School District
Career Success High School - Main Campus
3816 North 27th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85017
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Career Success School District
Career Success High School - Glendale
3816 North 27th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85017
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Career Success School District
Career Success Jr/Sr High School - Woods Campus
3160 North 33rd Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85017
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Career Success School District
Woods High School
3160 North 33rd Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85017
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sc Jensen Corporation Inc. Dba Intelli-School
Arizona Collegiate High School
3161 North 33rd Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85017
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pima Prevention Partnership School District
Phoenix Regional High School
3409 West Whitton Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85017
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Maricopa County Regional School District
Bostrom Alternative Center
3535 North 27th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85017
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Phoenix Union High School District
Ss Simon & Jude School
6351 N 27th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bourgade Catholic High School
4602 N 31st Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85017
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Gompers Habilitation Center
6601 N 27th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85017
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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