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ZIP Code 85215

Primary City:Mesa, AZ (View All Cities)
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (1:01pm)
Area code: 480 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.50, -111.66
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85215

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85215. 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 85215. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85215, 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 85215 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85215 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 85215 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85215 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,963
Population Density 193 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,141
Median Home Value $190,500
Land Area 82.89 sq mi
Water Area 2.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,062
Median Household Income $57,845

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 51Female Median Age: 54

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male320342470475309246268358410511580581556589544484320250
Female303305432422288282290367423598644667670670655539410385
Total6236479028975975285587258331,1091,2241,2481,2261,2591,1991,023730635

Gender

 Male 7,613 48%
 Female 8,350 52%
Gender

Race

 White 14,671 91.9%
 Black Or African American 216 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 149 0.9%
 Asian 249 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1%
 Other Race 321 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 343 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner262365751,0881,2501,3661,083330
Renter49179234167139121110109
Total754158091,2551,3891,4871,193439

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,998 57%
 Single Guardian 719 10%
 Singles 2,007 28%
 Singles With Roommate 338 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,629 80%
 Households with Kids 1,433 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male655776595863857561759491106104105111891007068
Female4773646049616556749379819089899299717161
Total112130140119107124150131135168173172196193194203188171141129

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85215 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 85215 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 85215 real estate data, the median home value of $190,500 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 85215. Rentals in 85215 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85215 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,727 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 59 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 23 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 154 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,785 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,169 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,108 12%
 Households Vacant 2,079 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 226 10.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 0.6%
 For Sale Only 345 16.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 1.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,381 66.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 88 4.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 0.5%
 1 Bedroom 106 9.4%
 2 Bedroom 492 43.8%
 3+ Bedroom 519 46.2%
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 $57,845 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 85215 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. Most commuters in 85215 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 4,286 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,670 20%
 No Earnings 6,360 48%
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 4,286 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,670 20%
 No Earnings 6,360 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,538 91.0%
 Public transportation 25 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 18 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 112 1.8%
 Worked at Home 392 6.4%
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 291 5.2%
 High School Graduate 2,934 52.0%
 Associate's degree 533 9.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,074 19.0%
 Master's degree 645 11.4%
 Professional school degree 128 2.3%
 Doctorate degree 40 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,840 86.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 116 5.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 166 7.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85215

ZIP Code 85215 is in the Mesa Unified School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85215.

Red Mountain Ranch Elementary
6650 East Raftriver Rd
Mesa, AZ 85215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Arizona Agribusiness & Equine Center - Red Mountai
2165 North Power Rd
Mesa, AZ 85215
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Arizona Agribusiness & Equine Center Inc. School District
Red Mountain Montessori Academy
6426 E McDowell Rd
Mesa, AZ 85215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Red Rock Christian School
6263 E Thomas Rd
Mesa, AZ 85215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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