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ZIP Code 85248

Primary City:Chandler, AZ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Chandler
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (11:50pm)
Area code: 480 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.23, -111.90
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85248

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85248. 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 85248. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85248, 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
Acceptable:
Sun Lakes

Stats and Demographics for the 85248 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85248 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 85248 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is small. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85248 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,821
Population Density 986 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,773
Median Home Value $266,400
Land Area 30.23 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,147
Median Household Income $68,291

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 59Male Median Age: 57Female Median Age: 60

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5477116005983404124796987437896878041,1751,3401,3411,230843594
Female5736126185353644345547307698148061,1311,5751,7531,5661,256972828
Total1,1201,3231,2181,1337048461,0331,4281,5121,6031,4931,9352,7503,0932,9072,4861,8151,422

Gender

 Male 13,931 47%
 Female 15,890 53%
Gender

Race

 White 25,524 85.6%
 Black Or African American 801 2.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 829 2.8%
 Asian 1,774 5.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.1%
 Other Race 359 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 518 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner354051,0761,3112,1883,2252,685787
Renter115467487353286211244272
Total1508721,5631,6642,4743,4362,9291,059

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,423 60%
 Single Guardian 1,037 7%
 Singles 4,068 29%
 Singles With Roommate 619 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,773 83%
 Households with Kids 2,374 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male109113911211481311311531481321381169811612012313411710473
Female115128109121122128105112145132119122121124103134127769573
Total224241200242270259236265293264257238219240223257261193199146

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85248 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 85248 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 85248 real estate data, the median home value of $266,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 85248. Rentals in 85248 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 85248 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,807 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 1 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,216 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,496 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,435 15%
 Households Vacant 2,626 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 412 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 1%
 For Sale Only 385 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 100 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,471 56%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 233 9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 31 1%
 1 Bedroom 694 27%
 2 Bedroom 985 38%
 3+ Bedroom 860 33%
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 $68,291 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 85248 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 85248 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 85248 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 7,907 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,279 20%
 No Earnings 13,539 51%
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 7,907 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,279 20%
 No Earnings 13,539 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,395 83.0%
 Public transportation 110 1.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 82 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 506 4.5%
 Worked at Home 1,224 10.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 85248 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 382 3%
 High School Graduate 4,654 40%
 Associate's degree 676 6%
 Bachelor's degree 3,581 31%
 Master's degree 1,446 12%
 Professional school degree 436 4%
 Doctorate degree 412 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,100 77.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 650 16.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 275 6.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85248

ZIP Code 85248 is in the San Tan Montessori School Inc. School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85248.

Fulton Ranch Learing Center
204 West Chandler Heights Rd
Chandler, AZ 85248
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Tan Montessori School Inc. School District
Anna Marie Jacobson Elementary School
1515 NW Jacaranda Parkway
Chandler, AZ 85248
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chandler Unified District #80 School District
Basha Elementary
3535 South Basha Rd
Chandler, AZ 85248
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chandler Unified District #80 School District
Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence
1405 West Lake Dr
Chandler, AZ 85248
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chandler Unified District #80 School District
Ira A. Fulton Elementary
4750 South Sunland Dr
Chandler, AZ 85248
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chandler Unified District #80 School District
Bogle Junior High School
1600 West Queen Creek Rd
Chandler, AZ 85248
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Chandler Unified District #80 School District
Hamilton High School
3700 South Arizona Ave
Chandler, AZ 85248
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chandler Unified District #80 School District
Evit - Hamilton High School
3700 South Arizona Ave
Chandler, AZ 85248
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Valley Institute of Technology School District
Risen Savior Lutheran Church & School
23914 S Alma School Rd
Sun Lakes, AZ 85248
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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