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ZIP Code 85254

Primary City:Scottsdale, AZ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Paradise Valley|North Phoenix
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (1:00am)
Area code: 480 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.62, -111.95
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85254

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85254. 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 85254. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85254, 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 85254 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85254 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 85254 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85254 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 45,801
Population Density 3,360 people per sq mi
Housing Units 20,252
Median Home Value $354,200
Land Area 13.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 18,478
Median Household Income $90,718

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1421,2841,5991,7141,0731,3061,1491,3211,6031,8762,0711,7561,6911,068666436345332
Female9851,2091,5221,4991,0531,2531,1671,3511,7272,1562,2731,9751,6981,098660548477718
Total2,1272,4933,1213,2132,1262,5592,3162,6723,3304,0324,3443,7313,3892,1661,3269848221,050

Gender

 Male 22,432 49%
 Female 23,369 51%
Gender

Race

 White 40,957 89.4%
 Black Or African American 649 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 241 0.5%
 Asian 2,303 5.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 34 0.1%
 Other Race 679 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 938 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner778562,2043,8543,6001,887871258
Renter3191,4341,004855541262222234
Total3962,2903,2084,7094,1412,1491,093492

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 10,371 56%
 Single Guardian 2,254 12%
 Singles 4,618 25%
 Singles With Roommate 1,235 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,911 70%
 Households with Kids 5,567 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male224213234266247235258277267271313315299401355397385348229208
Female188210219193205226239267272284287312324315349340345273192188
Total412423453459452461497544539555600627623716704737730621421396

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85254 has a small 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 85254 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 85254 real estate data, the median home value of $354,200 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 85254 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 85254 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 85254 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 45,259 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 75 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 179 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 286 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 11,229 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,378 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,871 24%
 Households Vacant 1,774 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 504 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 1%
 For Sale Only 397 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 57 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 518 29%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 274 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 100 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,085 23%
 2 Bedroom 1,991 42%
 3+ Bedroom 1,597 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 $90,718 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 85254 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 85254 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 85254 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 17,230 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,652 26%
 No Earnings 10,579 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 17,230 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,652 26%
 No Earnings 10,579 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 21,406 87.6%
 Public transportation 192 0.8%
 Taxicab 34 0.1%
 Motorcycle 62 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 366 1.5%
 Worked at Home 2,370 9.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 85254 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 639 4%
 High School Graduate 5,383 35%
 Associate's degree 888 6%
 Bachelor's degree 5,482 35%
 Master's degree 1,858 12%
 Professional school degree 959 6%
 Doctorate degree 352 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,504 76.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,472 17.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 571 6.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85254

ZIP Code 85254 is in the Freedom Academy Inc.. There are 24 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85254.

Freedom Academy
15014 North 56th
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Freedom Academy Inc.
Copper Canyon Elementary School
17650 North 54th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paradise Valley Unified School District
Desert Shadows Elementary School
5902 East Sweetwater
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paradise Valley Unified School District
Liberty Elementary School
5125 East Marilyn Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paradise Valley Unified School District
Sandpiper Elementary School
6724 East Hearn Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paradise Valley Unified School District
Desert Springs Preparatory Elementary School
6010 East Acoma Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paradise Valley Unified School District
North Ranch Elementary School
16406 North 61st Place
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paradise Valley Unified School District
Cocopah Middle School
6615 East Cholla St
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
Sequoya Elementary School
11808 North 64th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
West-Mec - Horizon High School
5601 East Greenway Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West-Mec - Western Maricopa Education Center School District
Desert Shadows Middle School
5858 East Sweetwater
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Paradise Valley Unified School District
Horizon High School
5601 East Greenway Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Paradise Valley Unified School District
Sunrise Middle School
4960 East Acoma Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Paradise Valley Unified School District
Devereux
6436 E Sweetwater Ave
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Desert Sky Montessori
12850 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Pope John XXIII Catholic School Community
16235 N 60th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Arizona International Academy
12430 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Chaparral Christian Preschool & Kindergarten
6451 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Scottsdale Child Care & Learning Center-Kierland
6440 E Greenway Pkwy
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Rancho Solano Private Schools-Greenway Campus
5656 E Greenway Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lexis Preparatory School
12753 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Shalom Montessori
6702 E Dreyfus Ave
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Rainbow Montessori School - Voltaire
6402 E Voltaire Ave
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Blessed Sacrament Preschool & Kindergarten
11300 N 64th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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