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ZIP Code 85142

Primary City:Queen Creek, AZ (View All Cities)
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (5:24pm)
Coordinates:33.2, -111.6
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85142

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85142. 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 85142. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85142, 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:
Queen Creek, AZ
Acceptable:
Chandler Heights, Chandler Hts, San Tan Valley, San Tan Vly

Stats and Demographics for the 85142 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85142 is located in south Arizona and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 85142 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely small number of single adults and an extremely large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85142 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 48,870
Population Density 689 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,505
Median Home Value $189,200
Land Area 70.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,570
Median Household Income $73,367

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,6002,9022,3601,8221,0871,4832,0472,2551,8571,5731,2639719116323631729064
Female2,4792,5842,3561,7131,1791,7872,2542,1531,8121,4951,2281,076941612333170138108
Total5,0795,4864,7163,5352,2663,2704,3014,4083,6693,0682,4912,0471,8521,244696342228172

Gender

 Male 24,452 50%
 Female 24,418 50%
Gender

Race

 White 39,805 81.5%
 Black Or African American 1,773 3.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 448 0.9%
 Asian 1,200 2.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 93 0.2%
 Other Race 3,830 7.8%
 Two Or More Races 1,721 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2692,4163,2742,5401,80393423443
Renter195945965482288136415
Total4643,3614,2393,0222,0911,07027548

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 10,013 69%
 Single Guardian 2,136 15%
 Singles 1,669 11%
 Singles With Roommate 752 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,597 45%
 Households with Kids 7,973 55%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male494531580538547634548563610492507469453439438390394341259238
Female456499529540554532525491482490468507425466410406341283273235
Total9501,0301,1091,0781,1011,1661,0731,0541,092982975976878905848796735624532473

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85142 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 85142 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 85142 real estate data, the median home value of $189,200 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 85142. Rentals in 85142 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85142 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 48,854 100.0%
 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 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 16 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 10,522 64%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 991 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,057 19%
 Households Vacant 1,935 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 279 14.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 0.8%
 For Sale Only 804 41.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 111 5.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 362 18.7%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 361 18.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 248 8%
 2 Bedroom 193 7%
 3+ Bedroom 2,522 85%
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 $73,367 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 85142 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 85142 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 16,460 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,728 25%
 No Earnings 9,294 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 16,460 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,728 25%
 No Earnings 9,294 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 20,078 88.8%
 Public transportation 25 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 214 0.9%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 303 1.3%
 Worked at Home 2,002 8.8%
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 1,069 8%
 High School Graduate 7,207 51%
 Associate's degree 1,275 9%
 Bachelor's degree 3,196 23%
 Master's degree 940 7%
 Professional school degree 182 1%
 Doctorate degree 235 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 11,758 74.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,166 13.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,797 11.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85142

ZIP Code 85142 is in the Lead Charter Schools. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85142.

Leading Edge Academy Queen Creek
4815 West Hunt Hwy
Queen Creek, AZ 85142
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lead Charter Schools
Leading Edge Academy San Tan
7377 West Hunt Hwy
Queen Creek, AZ 85142
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lead Charter Schools
Ala San Tan
34696 North Village Ln
San Tan Valley, AZ 85142
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: American Leadership Academy Inc.
Ala Qc Elementary
19843 East Chandler Heights Rd
Queen Creek, AZ 85142
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: American Leadership Academy Inc.
Cambridge Academy East
20365 East Ocotillo Rd
Queen Creek, AZ 85142
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cambridge Academy East Inc
Mountain Vista Middle School
33622 North Mountain Vista Blv
San Tan Valley, AZ 85142
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Coolidge Unified School District
San Tan Heights Elementary
2500 West San Tan Heights Boul
San Tan Valley, AZ 85142
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Coolidge Unified School District
American Leadership Academy - Queen Creek
22721 South Ellsworth Rd
Queen Creek, AZ 85142
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: American Leadership Academy Inc.
Willie & Coy Payne Junior High School
7655 South Higley Rd
Queen Creek, AZ 85142
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Chandler Unified District #80 School District
Evit - Queen Creek High School
22149 East Ocotillo Rd
Queen Creek, AZ 85142
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Valley Institute of Technology School District
Calvary Christian School
19248 E San Tan Blvd
Queen Creek, AZ 85142
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Our Lady of Guadalupe Academy
20615 E Ocotillo Rd
Queen Creek, AZ 85142
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Canyon State Academy
20061 E Rittenhouse Rd
Queen Creek, AZ 85142
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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