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ZIP Code 85050

Primary City:Phoenix, AZ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Desert View
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (3:22pm)
Area code: 602 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.69, -112.00
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85050

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85050. 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 85050. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85050, 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 85050 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85050 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 85050 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 a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85050 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,736
Population Density 1,765 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,333
Median Home Value $237,300
Land Area 14.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,198
Median Household Income $78,087

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9559738687445438199011,1251,102979901630565387310225166114
Female9299389247715338911,0011,1411,1601,089960770644528397302262189
Total1,8841,9111,7921,5151,0761,7101,9022,2662,2622,0681,8611,4001,209915707527428303

Gender

 Male 12,307 48%
 Female 13,429 52%
Gender

Race

 White 22,740 88.4%
 Black Or African American 458 1.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 105 0.4%
 Asian 1,266 4.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1%
 Other Race 520 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 633 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner611,0331,9501,9271,362918546148
Renter133650620412255965829
Total1941,6832,5702,3391,6171,014604177

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,326 52%
 Single Guardian 1,481 15%
 Singles 2,625 26%
 Singles With Roommate 766 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,546 64%
 Households with Kids 3,652 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male19817120919620520521318216818217914217019518516915713499104
Female158202206193191162211192182185176168198197166181157147120113
Total356373415389396367424374350367355310368392351350314281219217

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85050 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 85050 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 85050 real estate data, the median home value of $237,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 85050 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 85050 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85050 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,626 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 80 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 30 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,583 58%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,362 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,253 20%
 Households Vacant 1,135 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 195 17.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 0.8%
 For Sale Only 399 35.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 104 9.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 273 24.1%
 For Migrant Workers 7 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 148 13.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 362 12%
 2 Bedroom 872 30%
 3+ Bedroom 1,671 58%
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 $78,087 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 85050 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 85050 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 10,497 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,549 22%
 No Earnings 5,671 27%
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 10,497 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,549 22%
 No Earnings 5,671 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,929 87.8%
 Public transportation 198 1.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 63 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 219 1.6%
 Worked at Home 1,170 8.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 85050 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 294 3.3%
 High School Graduate 3,503 39.2%
 Associate's degree 483 5.4%
 Bachelor's degree 3,038 34.0%
 Master's degree 1,184 13.2%
 Professional school degree 401 4.5%
 Doctorate degree 44 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,457 80.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 858 12.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 480 7.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85050

ZIP Code 85050 is in the Paradise Valley Unified School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85050.

Desert Trails Elementary School
4315 East Cashman Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85050
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paradise Valley Unified School District
Explorer Middle School
22401 North 40th St
Phoenix, AZ 85050
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Paradise Valley Unified School District
Quail Run Elementary School
3303 East Utopia
Phoenix, AZ 85050
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paradise Valley Unified School District
Sunset Canyon School
2727 East Siesta Ln
Phoenix, AZ 85050
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paradise Valley Unified School District
Wildfire Elementary School
3997 East Lockwood Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85050
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paradise Valley Unified School District
Fireside Elementary School
3725 East Love Cactus Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85050
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paradise Valley Unified School District
West-Mec - Pinnacle High School
3535 East Mayo Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85050
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West-Mec - Western Maricopa Education Center School District
Pinnacle High School
3535 East Mayo Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85050
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Paradise Valley Unified School District

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