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ZIP Code 85251

Primary City:Scottsdale, AZ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Downtown
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (4:54pm)
Area code: 480 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.49, -111.92
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85251

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85251. 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 85251. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85251, 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:
Scottsdale, AZ

Stats and Demographics for the 85251 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85251 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 85251 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85251 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,390
Population Density 4,676 people per sq mi
Housing Units 22,441
Median Home Value $227,300
Land Area 7.35 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,860
Median Household Income $49,111

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7677567037911,4762,2611,6541,3231,0811,0771,055861754606496511421387
Female7727276697461,5311,9461,2791,0619661,0511,062957889843709721667814
Total1,5391,4831,3721,5373,0074,2072,9332,3842,0472,1282,1171,8181,6431,4491,2051,2321,0881,201

Gender

 Male 16,980 49%
 Female 17,410 51%
Gender

Race

 White 29,127 84.7%
 Black Or African American 944 2.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 559 1.6%
 Asian 730 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 56 0.2%
 Other Race 1,886 5.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,088 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1351,0551,2201,4891,4511,3751,295599
Renter1,3283,0461,5721,224888431378374
Total1,4634,1012,7922,7132,3391,8061,673973

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,686 26%
 Single Guardian 2,346 13%
 Singles 8,251 46%
 Singles With Roommate 2,577 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 14,937 84%
 Households with Kids 2,923 16%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male140164132153141131152159173122144143151143133151144150213221
Female151160137164136159131137164134137152123123131110142180183171
Total291324269317277290283296337256281295274266264261286330396392

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85251 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 85251 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 85251 real estate data, the median home value of $227,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 85251 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 85251 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85251 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 34,199 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 162 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 29 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,984 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,635 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,241 41%
 Households Vacant 4,581 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,394 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 50 1%
 For Sale Only 714 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 70 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,474 32%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 879 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 390 4%
 1 Bedroom 2,894 33%
 2 Bedroom 3,996 45%
 3+ Bedroom 1,524 17%
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 $49,111 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 85251 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. More commuters in 85251 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 13,853 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,814 26%
 No Earnings 8,601 28%
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 13,853 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,814 26%
 No Earnings 8,601 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,269 84%
 Public transportation 669 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 194 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,088 6%
 Worked at Home 1,061 6%
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 948 8%
 High School Graduate 4,892 39%
 Associate's degree 739 6%
 Bachelor's degree 3,580 29%
 Master's degree 1,058 9%
 Professional school degree 893 7%
 Doctorate degree 296 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,577 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 702 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 509 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85251

ZIP Code 85251 is in the Scottsdale Unified School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85251.

Navajo Elementary School
4525 North Granite Reef
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
Pima Elementary School
8330 East Osborn Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
Arcadia Neighborhood Learning Center
4330 North 62nd St
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
Our Lady of Perpetual Help School
3801 N Miller Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Howard S Gray Education Program
7575 E Earll Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
First Impressions Preschool
3110 N Hayden Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Ville De Marie Academy
6535 E Osborn Rd # 404
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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