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ZIP Code 85021

Primary City:Phoenix, AZ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Sunnyslope|North Mountain|North Phoenix
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (7:12am)
Area code: 602 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.56, -112.10
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85021

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85021. 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 85021. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85021, 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 85021 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85021 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 85021 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 small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85021 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 37,743
Population Density 5,612 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,619
Median Home Value $188,200
Land Area 6.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,001
Median Household Income $38,130

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6231,4321,2921,3791,5931,5741,3841,2671,3121,2511,216977890554405285254290
Female1,5221,2761,1711,2741,5571,4801,2011,1931,1471,1991,1681,076832646463437473650
Total3,1452,7082,4632,6533,1503,0542,5852,4602,4592,4502,3842,0531,7221,200868722727940

Gender

 Male 18,978 50%
 Female 18,765 50%
Gender

Race

 White 24,772 65.6%
 Black Or African American 2,617 6.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1,748 4.6%
 Asian 1,408 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 70 0.2%
 Other Race 5,722 15.2%
 Two Or More Races 1,406 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner524459441,3891,478974686288
Renter1,3032,3111,6731,458899368314419
Total1,3552,7562,6172,8472,3771,3421,000707

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,224 35%
 Single Guardian 3,250 22%
 Singles 5,035 34%
 Singles With Roommate 1,492 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,208 68%
 Households with Kids 4,793 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male324339319315316304253303256267268235269253233259277275335315
Female290329338272275296214249242254229242208238217252241256308300
Total614668657587591600467552498521497477477491450511518531643615

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85021 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 85021 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 85021 real estate data, the median home value of $188,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 85021. Rentals in 85021 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 85021 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,193 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 10 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 130 0.3%
 Other Institutional 10 0.0%
 College Student Housing 58 0.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 342 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,452 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,804 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,745 50%
 Households Vacant 2,618 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,912 73.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 54 2.1%
 For Sale Only 232 8.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 1.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 90 3.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 291 11.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 963 11%
 1 Bedroom 2,900 33%
 2 Bedroom 3,661 42%
 3+ Bedroom 1,142 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 $38,130 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 85021 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 85021 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. Most commuters in 85021 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 11,328 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,037 24%
 No Earnings 11,027 38%
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 11,328 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,037 24%
 No Earnings 11,027 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,302 82.4%
 Public transportation 1,157 7.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 55 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 827 5.1%
 Worked at Home 812 5.0%
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 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 2,299 19%
 High School Graduate 5,768 47%
 Associate's degree 720 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,800 15%
 Master's degree 984 8%
 Professional school degree 525 4%
 Doctorate degree 155 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,769 75.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 936 12.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 968 12.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85021

ZIP Code 85021 is in the Arizona State School for the Deaf and Blind School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85021.

Asdb/Phoenix Day School
1935 West Hayward Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Arizona State School for the Deaf and Blind School District
Desert Valleys Region
8055 North 24th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Arizona State School for the Deaf and Blind School District
Westwind Middle School
2045 West Northern Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Westwind Middle School Academy
Phoenix Chic
1946 West Morton Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Arizona State School for the Deaf and Blind School District
Orangewood Elementary School
7337 North 19th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washington Elementary School District
Richard E Miller School
2021 West Alice
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washington Elementary School District
Royal Palm Middle School
8520 North 19th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Washington Elementary School District
Westwind Preparatory Academy
2045 West Northern Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Westwind Children'S Services School District
Cornerstone Charter School
7107 North Black Canyon Hwy
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cornerstone Charter School Inc School District
Pillar Academy Online
2400 West Dunlap Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pillar Charter School District
West-Mec - Washington High School
2217 West Glendale Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West-Mec - Western Maricopa Education Center School District
West-Mec - Sunnyslope High School
35 West Dunlap
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West-Mec - Western Maricopa Education Center School District
Sunnyslope High School
35 West Dunlap
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Glendale Union High School District
Washington High School
2217 West Glendale Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Glendale Union High School District
Montessori Center School
8625 N 19th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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