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ZIP Code 85209

Primary City:Mesa, AZ (View All Cities)
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (7:09am)
Area code: 480 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.38, -111.64
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85209

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85209. 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 85209. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85209, 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 85209 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85209 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 85209 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85209 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 37,377
Population Density 3,377 people per sq mi
Housing Units 20,027
Median Home Value $164,100
Land Area 11.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,044
Median Household Income $55,136

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2261,3041,3061,1818741,0321,0971,1551,1231,1039147858779661,016897663408
Female1,1351,1621,2291,0709381,2281,1861,2231,1721,1221,0229671,2031,2461,2351,032793487
Total2,3612,4662,5352,2511,8122,2602,2832,3782,2952,2251,9361,7522,0802,2122,2511,9291,456895

Gender

 Male 17,927 48%
 Female 19,450 52%
Gender

Race

 White 31,847 85.2%
 Black Or African American 1,044 2.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 332 0.9%
 Asian 992 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 96 0.3%
 Other Race 1,942 5.2%
 Two Or More Races 1,124 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1421,1981,7621,7731,7842,4782,087566
Renter31593180155628719011658
Total4572,1292,5632,3292,0712,6682,203624

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,576 57%
 Single Guardian 1,906 13%
 Singles 3,679 24%
 Singles With Roommate 883 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,649 71%
 Households with Kids 4,395 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male235260233252233281243261286273278229275251251234246242208192
Female229219244219226213245232246251247265240226232220255174189200
Total464479477471459494488493532524525494515477483454501416397392

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85209 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 85209 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 85209 real estate data, the median home value of $164,100 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 85209. Rentals in 85209 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85209 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,342 99.9%
 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 35 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,608 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,182 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,254 16%
 Households Vacant 4,983 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 903 18.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 31 0.6%
 For Sale Only 472 9.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 102 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3,258 65.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 217 4.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 480 12%
 2 Bedroom 1,313 32%
 3+ Bedroom 2,340 57%
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 $55,136 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 85209 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 85209 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 10,966 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,480 20%
 No Earnings 14,895 46%
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 10,966 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,480 20%
 No Earnings 14,895 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,067 91.6%
 Public transportation 168 1.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 53 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 442 2.9%
 Worked at Home 623 4.1%
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 1,338 10%
 High School Graduate 7,002 54%
 Associate's degree 857 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,543 20%
 Master's degree 881 7%
 Professional school degree 218 2%
 Doctorate degree 160 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,245 84.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 384 5.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 788 10.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85209

ZIP Code 85209 is in the Noah Webster Basic School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85209.

Noah Webster Basic School
7301 East Baseline Rd
Mesa, AZ 85209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Noah Webster Basic School District
Augusta Ranch Elementary
9430 East Neville Ave
Mesa, AZ 85209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gilbert Unified School District
Desert Ridge Junior High School
10211 East Madero Ave
Mesa, AZ 85209
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Gilbert Unified School District
Desert Ridge High School
10045 East Madero Ave
Mesa, AZ 85209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Gilbert Unified School District
Evit - Desert Ridge High School
10045 East Madero
Mesa, AZ 85209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Valley Institute of Technology School District

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