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ZIP Code 85203

Primary City:Mesa, AZ (View All Cities)
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (1:01pm)
Area code: 480 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.45, -111.80
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85203

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85203. 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 85203. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85203, 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:
Mesa, AZ

Stats and Demographics for the 85203 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85203 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 85203 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 a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85203 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 35,541
Population Density 3,880 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,644
Median Home Value $164,800
Land Area 9.16 sq mi
Water Area 0.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,172
Median Household Income $46,588

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6201,4711,3401,4421,3451,4121,3251,1291,0691,1331,119951773534362277175146
Female1,5841,4521,3941,3031,3491,3321,1771,1411,0391,1661,2131,032785612437349272281
Total3,2042,9232,7342,7452,6942,7442,5022,2702,1082,2992,3321,9831,5581,146799626447427

Gender

 Male 17,623 50%
 Female 17,918 50%
Gender

Race

 White 26,367 74.2%
 Black Or African American 1,116 3.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1,498 4.2%
 Asian 388 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 137 0.4%
 Other Race 4,908 13.8%
 Two Or More Races 1,127 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1238361,2081,6961,602971540195
Renter6721,4501,10684450122613963
Total7952,2862,3142,5402,1031,197679258

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,863 48%
 Single Guardian 2,691 22%
 Singles 2,713 22%
 Singles With Roommate 905 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,347 60%
 Households with Kids 4,825 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male331350319311295303296277300301271286238244288289297280288243
Female315340334271330295291253283278290271277278262248245275273240
Total646690653582625598587530583579561557515522550537542555561483

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85203 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 85203 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 85203 real estate data, the median home value of $164,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 85203. Rentals in 85203 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85203 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 35,374 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 12 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 29 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 126 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,524 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,647 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,001 37%
 Households Vacant 1,472 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 866 59%
 Rented & Unoccupied 30 2%
 For Sale Only 246 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 47 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 68 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 215 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 125 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,177 25%
 2 Bedroom 2,391 51%
 3+ Bedroom 1,032 22%
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 $46,588 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 85203 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 85203 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 9,915 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,199 25%
 No Earnings 8,911 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 9,915 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,199 25%
 No Earnings 8,911 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,792 88.6%
 Public transportation 241 1.7%
 Taxicab 8 0.1%
 Motorcycle 64 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 589 4.1%
 Worked at Home 739 5.1%
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 1,601 15%
 High School Graduate 5,180 50%
 Associate's degree 869 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,738 17%
 Master's degree 685 7%
 Professional school degree 205 2%
 Doctorate degree 83 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,090 80.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 453 6.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,026 13.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85203

ZIP Code 85203 is in the Sequoia Choice Schools Lllp School District. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85203.

Sequoia Choice - Star Performing Arts
323 North Gilbert Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Sequoia Choice Schools Lllp School District
Shelby School the
807 East 5th St
Mesa, AZ 85203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Shelby School the School District
Learning Foundation
851 North Stapley Dr Bld 6
Mesa, AZ 85203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Cafa Inc. Dba Learning Foundation Performing Arts School District
Mesa Distance Learning Program
549 North Stapley
Mesa, AZ 85203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mesa Unified School District
Benjamin Franklin Charter School - Mesa
2345 North Horne
Mesa, AZ 85203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Benjamin Franklin Charter School District
Montessori Education Centre Charter School - North
815 North Gilbert Rd
Mesa, AZ 85203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montessori Education Centre Charter School District
East Valley Academy
1858 East Brown Rd
Mesa, AZ 85203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Valley Academy
Montessori House Charter School
2415 North Terrace Circle
Mesa, AZ 85203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montessori House Inc. School District
Edison Elementary School
545 North Horne
Mesa, AZ 85203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Hawthorne Elementary School
630 North Hunt Dr
Mesa, AZ 85203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Lehi Elementary School
2555 North Stapley Dr
Mesa, AZ 85203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Macarthur Elementary School
1435 East McLellan
Mesa, AZ 85203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Academy with Community Partners
433 North Hall
Mesa, AZ 85203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Academy with Community Partners Inc
Kino Junior High School
848 North Horne
Mesa, AZ 85203
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Evit - Kino Junior High School
848 North Horne
Mesa, AZ 85203
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: East Valley Institute of Technology School District
Montessori International School
1230 N Gilbert Rd
Mesa, AZ 85203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Redeemer Christian School
719 N Stapley Dr
Mesa, AZ 85203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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