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ZIP Code 85253

Primary City:Paradise Valley, AZ (View All Cities)
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (2:53pm)
Coordinates:33.54, -111.97
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85253

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85253. 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 85253. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85253, 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:
Paradise Valley, AZ
Acceptable:
Paradise Vly, Scottsdale

Stats and Demographics for the 85253 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85253 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 85253 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85253 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,047
Population Density 948 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,211
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Land Area 17.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,935
Median Household Income $109,185

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male276455631631304257207268436653814727789678453350256162
Female271491571597286265227387518713818804810612469333256272
Total5479461,2021,2285905224346559541,3661,6321,5311,5991,290922683512434

Gender

 Male 8,347 49%
 Female 8,700 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,671 91.9%
 Black Or African American 183 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 37 0.2%
 Asian 685 4.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.1%
 Other Race 147 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 313 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner111645811,3741,6011,255698231
Renter81226187210128825452
Total923907681,5841,7291,337752283

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,437 64%
 Single Guardian 591 9%
 Singles 1,533 22%
 Singles With Roommate 374 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,041 73%
 Households with Kids 1,894 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male61536556818487105981161201241211501251661471326158
Female3768655893911059810494120941341291341481511164844
Total98121130114174175192203202210240218255279259314298248109102

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85253 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 85253 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 85253 real estate data, the median home value of $1,000,001 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 85253. Rentals in 85253 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 85253 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,971 99.6%
 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 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 76 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,939 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,976 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,020 12%
 Households Vacant 1,276 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 114 8.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 0.8%
 For Sale Only 279 21.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 57 4.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 614 48.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 202 15.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 111 10%
 2 Bedroom 514 46%
 3+ Bedroom 482 44%
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 $109,185 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 85253 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 85253 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. More commuters in 85253 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 5,014 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,032 21%
 No Earnings 6,062 43%
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 5,014 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,032 21%
 No Earnings 6,062 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,955 84.5%
 Public transportation 22 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 155 2.2%
 Worked at Home 906 12.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 85253 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 207 4%
 High School Graduate 1,080 18%
 Associate's degree 257 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,899 32%
 Master's degree 920 16%
 Professional school degree 1,247 21%
 Doctorate degree 256 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,483 46.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,604 49.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 132 4.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85253

ZIP Code 85253 is in the International Charter School of Arizona School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85253.

International Charter School of Arizona
10460 North 56th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: International Charter School of Arizona School District
Montessori Academy
6050 North Invergordon
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montessori Academy Inc.
Cherokee Elementary School
8801 North 56th St
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
Kiva Elementary School
6911 East McDonald Dr
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
Chaparral High School
6935 East Gold Dust
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
Evit - Chaparral High School
6935 East Gold Dust Ave
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Valley Institute of Technology School District
Phoenix Country Day School
3901 E Stanford Dr
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Desert View Learning Center
4027 E Lincoln Dr
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Christ Church School
4015 E Lincoln Dr
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Scottsdale Country Day School
10460 N 56th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Camelback Christian School
3900 E Stanford Dr
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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