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ZIP Code 85212

Primary City:Mesa, AZ (View All Cities)
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (1:30pm)
Area code: 480 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.32, -111.63
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85212

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85212. 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 85212. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85212, 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 85212 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85212 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 85212 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 a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85212 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,492
Population Density 691 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,095
Median Home Value $191,400
Land Area 35.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,267
Median Household Income $77,704

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2551,3211,2171,1147707869421,0831,060777532456360263148854126
Female1,1621,2351,2619996458721,0731,1709857485664964312331521116255
Total2,4172,5562,4782,1131,4151,6582,0152,2532,0451,5251,09895279149630019610381

Gender

 Male 12,236 50%
 Female 12,256 50%
Gender

Race

 White 19,841 81.0%
 Black Or African American 926 3.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 270 1.1%
 Asian 804 3.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 103 0.4%
 Other Race 1,588 6.5%
 Two Or More Races 960 3.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1001,0841,7901,20282340511624
Renter23555348924513143234
Total3351,6372,2791,44795444813928

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,889 67%
 Single Guardian 1,199 16%
 Singles 778 11%
 Singles With Roommate 401 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,189 44%
 Households with Kids 4,078 56%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male225258256287240278238300265246238244248241219216196249234190
Female226242252221235258238248256281259241240240194223198200184134
Total451500508508475536476548521527497485488481413439394449418324

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85212 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 85212 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 85212 real estate data, the median home value of $191,400 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 85212. Rentals in 85212 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85212 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,186 98.8%
 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 302 1.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,155 64%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 389 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,723 21%
 Households Vacant 828 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 232 28.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.5%
 For Sale Only 271 32.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 62 7.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 104 12.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 154 18.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 76 5%
 2 Bedroom 416 26%
 3+ Bedroom 1,120 69%
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 $77,704 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 85212 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. However, that is not the case in 85212. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,298 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,821 29%
 No Earnings 3,577 21%
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 8,298 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,821 29%
 No Earnings 3,577 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,983 94.3%
 Public transportation 48 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 15 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 226 1.9%
 Worked at Home 374 3.2%
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 430 6%
 High School Graduate 3,376 49%
 Associate's degree 660 10%
 Bachelor's degree 1,553 23%
 Master's degree 580 8%
 Professional school degree 147 2%
 Doctorate degree 100 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,954 84.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 409 5.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 671 9.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85212

ZIP Code 85212 is in the American Leadership Academy Inc.. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85212.

Ala Mesa
4507 South Mountain Rd
Mesa, AZ 85212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: American Leadership Academy Inc.
Liberty Arts Academy
3015 South Power Rd
Mesa, AZ 85212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kaizen Education Foundation Dba Liberty Arts Academy
Asu Preparatory Academy-Polytechnic Elementary
6859 East Rembrandt Ave
Mesa, AZ 85212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: University Public Schools Inc.
Asu Preparatory Academy-Polytechnic Middle School
6110 South Sagewood St
Mesa, AZ 85212
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: University Public Schools Inc.
Boulder Creek Elementary
8045 East Portobello Ave
Mesa, AZ 85212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gilbert Unified School District
Canyon Rim Elementary
3045 Canyon Rim
Mesa, AZ 85212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gilbert Unified School District
Canyon Valley Junior High School
7007 East Guadalupe Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85212
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Gilbert Unified School District
Meridian
3900 South Mountain Rd
Mesa, AZ 85212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gilbert Unified School District
Asu Preparatory Academy-Polytechnic High School
7350 East Unity Ave
Mesa, AZ 85212
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: University Public Schools Inc.
Highland Jr High School
6915 East Guadalupe Rd
Mesa, AZ 85212
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Gilbert Unified School District
Evit - East Campus
6625 South Power Rd
Mesa, AZ 85212
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Valley Institute of Technology School District

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