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ZIP Code 85257

Primary City:Scottsdale, AZ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Indian Bend
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (3:37am)
Area code: 480 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.46, -111.92
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85257

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85257. 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 85257. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85257, 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 85257 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85257 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 85257 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 85257 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,755
Population Density 4,078 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,896
Median Home Value $177,400
Land Area 6.56 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,220
Median Household Income $47,194

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6025886548041,0981,4331,037898891941974812656503405416340255
Female6696095926389891,109840786792865924861776663653589554539
Total1,2711,1971,2461,4422,0872,5421,8771,6841,6831,8061,8981,6731,4321,1661,0581,005894794

Gender

 Male 13,307 50%
 Female 13,448 50%
Gender

Race

 White 21,929 82.0%
 Black Or African American 602 2.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 680 2.5%
 Asian 582 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 42 0.2%
 Other Race 2,090 7.8%
 Two Or More Races 830 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1459311,1311,4891,5031,2211,104418
Renter5231,175780647441257254201
Total6682,1061,9112,1361,9441,4781,358619

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,937 32%
 Single Guardian 2,026 17%
 Singles 4,608 38%
 Singles With Roommate 1,649 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,762 80%
 Households with Kids 2,458 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male126119121109127125106108122133120136133132154162159166163199
Female133121145125120117112128132134117102122117119126119137137163
Total259240266234247242218236254267237238255249273288278303300362

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85257 has a slightly less than average 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 85257 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 85257 real estate data, the median home value of $177,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 85257. Rentals in 85257 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 85257 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,516 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 24 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 161 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 54 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,171 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,771 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,278 31%
 Households Vacant 1,676 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 496 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 1%
 For Sale Only 355 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 49 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 465 28%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 292 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 51 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,000 22%
 2 Bedroom 2,006 44%
 3+ Bedroom 1,552 34%
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 $47,194 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 85257 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 85257 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 10,026 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,574 23%
 No Earnings 8,372 35%
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 10,026 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,574 23%
 No Earnings 8,372 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,561 88.3%
 Public transportation 283 2.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 27 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 796 5.6%
 Worked at Home 563 4.0%
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 691 7%
 High School Graduate 4,928 51%
 Associate's degree 692 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,235 23%
 Master's degree 756 8%
 Professional school degree 199 2%
 Doctorate degree 193 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,117 84.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 192 5.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 362 9.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85257

ZIP Code 85257 is in the Scottsdale Unified School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85257.

Sierra Vista Academy
7501 East Oak St
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
Scottsdale Online Learning
7601 East Oak St
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
Edupreneurship Student Center (esc) Scottsdale
1201 North 85th Place
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edupreneurship Inc. School District
Hohokam Traditional School
8451 East Oak St
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
Tonalea Elementary School
6801 East Oak St
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
Yavapai Elementary School
701 North Miller Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
Coronado High School
7501 East Virginia Ave
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
Supai Middle School
6720 East Continental
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
Evit - Scottsdale Vocational Center
2507 North 74th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Valley Institute of Technology School District
Evit - Coronado High School
7501 East Virginia Ave
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Valley Institute of Technology School District
New Way Learning Academy
1300 N 77th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Marion Burton School
1200 Nth 77th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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