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ZIP Code 85206

Primary City:Mesa, AZ (View All Cities)
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (2:46pm)
Area code: 480 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.40, -111.72
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85206

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85206. 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 85206. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85206, 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 85206 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85206 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 85206 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is slightly less than average. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85206 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 33,154
Population Density 3,470 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,849
Median Home Value $145,400
Land Area 9.56 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,249
Median Household Income $45,680

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9998167978301,0531,104892768727778801786823849789814772829
Female9047937518221,1291,2079057887908799479301,1311,1701,0771,0831,2001,421
Total1,9031,6091,5481,6522,1822,3111,7971,5561,5171,6571,7481,7161,9542,0191,8661,8971,9722,250

Gender

 Male 15,227 46%
 Female 17,927 54%
Gender

Race

 White 28,570 86.2%
 Black Or African American 950 2.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 342 1.0%
 Asian 641 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 64 0.2%
 Other Race 1,777 5.4%
 Two Or More Races 810 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1298029521,2771,6392,0202,1361,022
Renter6731,288742652509325449634
Total8022,0901,6941,9292,1482,3452,5851,656

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,558 43%
 Single Guardian 2,044 13%
 Singles 5,571 37%
 Singles With Roommate 1,076 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,153 80%
 Households with Kids 3,096 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male179209218205182172160146156153171164151158162159159182168198
Female197170182163162153164146168167160131162131154162162142202208
Total376379400368344325324292324320331295313289316321321324370406

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85206 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 85206 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 85206 real estate data, the median home value of $145,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 85206 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 85206 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85206 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,687 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 3 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 10 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 370 1.1%
 Other Institutional 20 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 64 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,691 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,286 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,272 28%
 Households Vacant 3,600 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 650 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 45 1%
 For Sale Only 383 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 60 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2,167 60%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 295 8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 67 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,487 28%
 2 Bedroom 2,245 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,435 27%
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 $45,680 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 85206 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 85206 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 8,551 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,178 22%
 No Earnings 12,938 47%
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 8,551 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,178 22%
 No Earnings 12,938 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,650 90.6%
 Public transportation 186 1.4%
 Taxicab 19 0.1%
 Motorcycle 84 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 468 3.6%
 Worked at Home 455 3.5%
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 750 6.9%
 High School Graduate 6,052 55.8%
 Associate's degree 1,036 9.5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,936 17.8%
 Master's degree 866 8.0%
 Professional school degree 68 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 141 1.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,764 80.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 374 7.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 569 12.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85206

ZIP Code 85206 is in the New World Educational Center School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85206.

New World Education Center - Mesa
4710 East Baseline Rd
Mesa, AZ 85206
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: New World Educational Center School District
Destiny Community School
4710 East Baseline Rd
Mesa, AZ 85206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dcs Partner Inc. Dba Destiny Community School. School District
Johnson Elementary School
3807 East Pueblo
Mesa, AZ 85206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Madison Elementary School
849 South Sunnyvale
Mesa, AZ 85206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Wilson Elementary School
5619 East Glade Ave
Mesa, AZ 85206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Franklin South
5005 East Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Franklin at Brimhall Elementary
4949 East Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Brimhall Junior High School
4949 East Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85206
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Franklin Junior High School
4949 East Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85206
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Evit - Brimhall Junior High School
4949 East Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85206
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: East Valley Institute of Technology School District
Evit - Shepherd Junior High School
1407 North Alta Mesa Dr
Mesa, AZ 85206
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: East Valley Institute of Technology School District

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