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ZIP Code 85020

Primary City:Phoenix, AZ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Sunnyslope|North Mountain|North Phoenix
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (5:06am)
Area code: 602 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.57, -112.05
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85020

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85020. 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 85020. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85020, 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 85020 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85020 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 85020 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 85020 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,850
Population Density 3,695 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,709
Median Home Value $167,400
Land Area 8.89 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,114
Median Household Income $46,037

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0419499089139591,1701,1501,1381,1371,3051,1631,180976761492384289248
Female9539018607938641,1621,0421,0351,1511,1771,3281,2531,178867649514425535
Total1,9941,8501,7681,7061,8232,3322,1922,1732,2882,4822,4912,4332,1541,6281,141898714783

Gender

 Male 16,163 49%
 Female 16,687 51%
Gender

Race

 White 25,739 78.4%
 Black Or African American 1,197 3.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 677 2.1%
 Asian 697 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 42 0.1%
 Other Race 3,480 10.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,018 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner756751,2961,8502,1781,421857310
Renter5001,5121,3111,253869455270282
Total5752,1872,6073,1033,0471,8761,127592

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,875 32%
 Single Guardian 2,462 16%
 Singles 6,265 41%
 Singles With Roommate 1,512 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,665 77%
 Households with Kids 3,449 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male198194235190165213195194182187176195170180190199197161166168
Female205206176185188186177179171172156192172168175165157157139185
Total403400411375353399372373353359332387342348365364354318305353

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85020 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 85020 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 85020 real estate data, the median home value of $167,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 85020 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 85020 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85020 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,440 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 9 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 302 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 99 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,242 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,420 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,452 36%
 Households Vacant 2,595 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,387 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 27 1%
 For Sale Only 290 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 42 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 453 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 396 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 139 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,970 30%
 2 Bedroom 2,907 44%
 3+ Bedroom 1,542 24%
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 $46,037 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 85020 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 85020 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 85020 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 11,538 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,749 21%
 No Earnings 9,762 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 11,538 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,749 21%
 No Earnings 9,762 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,757 81.6%
 Public transportation 1,136 7.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 34 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 866 5.5%
 Worked at Home 834 5.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,402 13%
 High School Graduate 5,192 48%
 Associate's degree 578 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,333 21%
 Master's degree 813 7%
 Professional school degree 461 4%
 Doctorate degree 150 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,450 70.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 620 12.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 823 16.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85020

ZIP Code 85020 is in the Twenty First Century Charter School Inc. Bennett Academy. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85020.

Bennett Academy - Venture Site
1535 West Dunlap Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Twenty First Century Charter School Inc. Bennett Academy
Montessori Day Public Schools Chartered - Mountain
9215 North 14th St
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montessori Day Public Schools Chartered Inc.
Inspire Education a Mission Charter School
19602 North 23rd Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mission Charter School Inc. School District
Fbc-Preschool
1235 East Harmont Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Arizona State School for the Deaf and Blind School District
Madison Heights Elementary School
7150 North 22nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Madison Elementary School District
Madison Richard Simis School
7302 North 10th St
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Madison Elementary School District
Desert View Elementary School
8621 North 3rd St
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washington Elementary School District
Sunnyslope Elementary School
240 East Vogel Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washington Elementary School District
Cyber High School
10443 North Cave Creek Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: North Star Charter School Inc. School District
Most Holy Trinity Catholic Elementary School
535 E Alice Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Valley Classical Christian Academy
7000 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Foundation for Blind Children
1235 E Harmont Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lincoln Learning Center
303 E Eva St
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cross Roads Preschool & Kindergarten
7901 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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