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ZIP Code 85259

Primary City:Scottsdale, AZ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: McDowell Mountain Preserve
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (11:41am)
Area code: 480 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.60, -111.81
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85259

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85259. 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 85259. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85259, 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 85259 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85259 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 85259 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is 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 85259 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,422
Population Density 1,045 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,270
Median Home Value $552,700
Land Area 20.49 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,976
Median Household Income $95,515

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3665707368194814313914676809831,092910860585439279209132
Female3805877927644444533755278181,1601,187979857573410302228156
Total7461,1571,5281,5839258847669941,4982,1432,2791,8891,7171,158849581437288

Gender

 Male 10,430 49%
 Female 10,992 51%
Gender

Race

 White 19,369 90.4%
 Black Or African American 309 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 88 0.4%
 Asian 978 4.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.1%
 Other Race 208 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 459 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner312699381,9911,8481,088573127
Renter2135264134582641188237
Total2447951,3512,4492,1121,206655164

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,297 59%
 Single Guardian 890 10%
 Singles 2,292 26%
 Singles With Roommate 497 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,409 71%
 Households with Kids 2,567 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male608178809811310411713813213113918315118421018714692116
Female669077731091061111211401311491721571831721761831528169
Total126171155153207219215238278263280311340334356386370298173185

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85259 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 85259 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 85259 real estate data, the median home value of $552,700 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 85259. Rentals in 85259 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85259 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,336 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 52 0.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 29 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,518 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,347 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,111 21%
 Households Vacant 1,294 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 363 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 1%
 For Sale Only 196 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 41 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 587 45%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 94 7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 967 40%
 2 Bedroom 797 33%
 3+ Bedroom 680 28%
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 $95,515 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 85259 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 85259 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. Most commuters in 85259 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 8,621 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,246 23%
 No Earnings 5,810 31%
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 8,621 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,246 23%
 No Earnings 5,810 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,437 82.2%
 Public transportation 22 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 588 5.1%
 Worked at Home 1,435 12.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 85259 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 263 3%
 High School Graduate 1,990 24%
 Associate's degree 356 4%
 Bachelor's degree 3,389 41%
 Master's degree 1,304 16%
 Professional school degree 530 6%
 Doctorate degree 350 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,188 75.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 839 19.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 210 5.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85259

ZIP Code 85259 is in the Basis School Inc. School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85259.

Basis Scottsdale
11440 North 136th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Basis School Inc. School District
Mission Montessori Academy
12990 East Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Little Lamb Community School District
Anasazi Elementary
12121 North 124th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
Mountainside Middle School
11256 North 128th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
Early Childhood Campus - Cholla
11130 East Cholla
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
Desert Mountain High School
12575 East Via Linda
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Scottsdale Unified School District
Evit - Desert Mountain High School
12575 East Via Linda
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Valley Institute of Technology School District
Mission Montessori on the Desert
12990 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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