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ZIP Code 85255

Primary City:Scottsdale, AZ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: DC Ranch
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (7:09am)
Area code: 480 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.67, -111.86
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85255

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85255. 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 85255. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85255, 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 85255 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85255 is located in central Arizona and covers a slightly higher 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 85255 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 large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85255 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 37,270
Population Density 426 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,159
Median Home Value $586,800
Land Area 87.57 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,299
Median Household Income $111,042

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0321,3841,3139344214957171,1481,5941,5601,4551,3121,5351,270821544355258
Female1,0221,3501,2818983996048711,4341,7111,6491,5621,4991,6721,238733478348373
Total2,0542,7342,5941,8328201,0991,5882,5823,3053,2093,0172,8113,2072,5081,5541,022703631

Gender

 Male 18,148 49%
 Female 19,122 51%
Gender

Race

 White 34,331 92.1%
 Black Or African American 413 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 58 0.2%
 Asian 1,510 4.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 31 0.1%
 Other Race 272 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 655 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner446742,4222,9942,9982,217967248
Renter84549732586327190141126
Total1281,2233,1543,5803,3252,4071,108374

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,878 65%
 Single Guardian 1,320 9%
 Singles 3,347 22%
 Singles With Roommate 754 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,586 69%
 Households with Kids 4,713 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1612202492342712802972692672732402672652682232382091709484
Female1742002062612412622912842722782602592402442372261931628072
Total335420455495512542588553539551500526505512460464402332174156

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85255 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 85255 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 85255 real estate data, the median home value of $586,800 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 85255. Rentals in 85255 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85255 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,169 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 78 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,982 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,582 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,735 14%
 Households Vacant 3,860 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 310 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 33 1%
 For Sale Only 573 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 107 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2,569 67%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 268 7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 53 2%
 1 Bedroom 333 12%
 2 Bedroom 932 33%
 3+ Bedroom 1,510 53%
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 $111,042 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 85255 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. A higher percentage of people in 85255 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 85255 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 12,181 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,955 23%
 No Earnings 11,434 37%
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 12,181 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,955 23%
 No Earnings 11,434 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,366 78.1%
 Public transportation 115 0.7%
 Taxicab 15 0.1%
 Motorcycle 37 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 729 4.3%
 Worked at Home 2,846 16.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 85255 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 284 2%
 High School Graduate 3,073 23%
 Associate's degree 928 7%
 Bachelor's degree 4,745 36%
 Master's degree 2,129 16%
 Professional school degree 1,590 12%
 Doctorate degree 540 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,576 73.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,576 20.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 433 5.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85255

ZIP Code 85255 is in the Paradise Valley Unified School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85255.

Grayhawk Elementary School
7525 East Grayhawk Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paradise Valley Unified School District
Pinnacle Peak Elementary
7690 East Williams Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paradise Valley Unified School District
Desert Canyon Middle School
10203 East McDowell Mtn. Ranch
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
Desert Canyon Elementary
10203 East McDowell Mountain R
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
Copper Ridge Elementary School
10101 East Thompson Peak Parkw
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
Copper Ridge Middle School
10101 East Thompson Peak Parkw
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
Copper Ridge Math and Science Academy
10101 East Thompson Peak Parkw
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
El Dorado Private School
20624 N 76th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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