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ZIP Code 85226

Primary City:Chandler, AZ (View All Cities)
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (8:05pm)
Area code: 480 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.27, -111.99
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85226

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85226. 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 85226. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85226, 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:
Chandler, AZ

Stats and Demographics for the 85226 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85226 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 85226 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85226 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 37,376
Population Density 466 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,439
Median Home Value $228,500
Land Area 80.16 sq mi
Water Area 0.28 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,624
Median Household Income $74,005

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1191,2421,4651,4931,3131,4321,4131,4501,2991,6441,5441,15076142724914011076
Female1,1471,1501,3841,4111,3241,4501,3721,3581,4971,8911,7121,176791475290232200189
Total2,2662,3922,8492,9042,6372,8822,7852,8082,7963,5353,2562,3261,552902539372310265

Gender

 Male 18,327 49%
 Female 19,049 51%
Gender

Race

 White 28,237 75.5%
 Black Or African American 1,616 4.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 722 1.9%
 Asian 3,797 10.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 66 0.2%
 Other Race 1,575 4.2%
 Two Or More Races 1,363 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1011,0521,9803,1521,99069830071
Renter5881,7551,25591941615610685
Total6892,8073,2354,0712,406854406156

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,166 49%
 Single Guardian 2,597 18%
 Singles 3,618 25%
 Singles With Roommate 1,243 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,224 63%
 Households with Kids 5,400 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male225232222208237252235235283268281306294316296311345289252234
Female223226252227230216231219254267271278299269274329312278218215
Total448458474435467468466454537535552584593585570640657567470449

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85226 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 85226 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 85226 real estate data, the median home value of $228,500 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 85226. Rentals in 85226 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85226 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,317 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 22 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 32 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,227 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,117 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,280 34%
 Households Vacant 815 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 319 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 2%
 For Sale Only 238 29%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 92 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 112 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 1,438 25%
 2 Bedroom 2,318 41%
 3+ Bedroom 1,943 34%
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 $74,005 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 85226 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 85226 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 15,140 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,401 28%
 No Earnings 5,943 20%
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 15,140 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,401 28%
 No Earnings 5,943 20%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,711 89.9%
 Public transportation 420 2.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 166 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 457 2.2%
 Worked at Home 1,055 5.1%
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 518 4%
 High School Graduate 4,907 41%
 Associate's degree 1,036 9%
 Bachelor's degree 3,435 28%
 Master's degree 1,618 13%
 Professional school degree 182 2%
 Doctorate degree 376 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,266 83.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 681 9.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 597 7.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85226

ZIP Code 85226 is in the Ahwatukee Foothills Prep Inc. School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85226.

Mosaica Preparatory Academy of Chandler
5835 West Ray Rd
Chandler, AZ 85226
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Ahwatukee Foothills Prep Inc. School District
Paragon Science Academy
5580 West Chandler Blvd
Chandler, AZ 85226
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Paragon Education Corporation
Kyrene De La Mirada School
5500 West Galveston St
Chandler, AZ 85226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kyrene Elementary School District
Kyrene Aprende Middle School
777 North Desert Breeze Blvd E
Chandler, AZ 85226
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kyrene Elementary School District
Kyrene De Las Brisas School
777 North Desert Breeze Blvd E
Chandler, AZ 85226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kyrene Elementary School District
Kyrene Del Cielo School
1350 North Lakeshore Dr
Chandler, AZ 85226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kyrene Elementary School District
Kyrene De La Paloma School
5000 West Whitten
Chandler, AZ 85226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kyrene Elementary School District
Kyrene Del Pueblo Middle School
360 South Twelve Oaks Blvd
Chandler, AZ 85226
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kyrene Elementary School District
Kyrene Del Sureno School
3375 West Galveston Rd
Chandler, AZ 85226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kyrene Elementary School District
Adobe Montessori School
6400 W Del Rio St
Chandler, AZ 85226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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