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ZIP Code 85266

Primary City:Scottsdale, AZ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Desert Foothills
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (3:07pm)
Area code: 480 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.77, -111.93
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85266

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85266. 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 85266. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85266, 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 85266 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85266 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 85266 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85266 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,406
Population Density 666 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,232
Median Home Value $605,600
Land Area 17.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,756
Median Household Income $100,338

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 54Male Median Age: 54Female Median Age: 54

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male186327346272115749221631545746146962561243231915376
Female17930031929410296113259389481513603707641378249130106
Total3656276655662171702054757049389741,0721,3321,253810568283182

Gender

 Male 5,547 49%
 Female 5,859 51%
Gender

Race

 White 10,792 94.6%
 Black Or African American 129 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.1%
 Asian 216 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 73 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 176 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner7624849121,1721,15853190
Renter336888758332015
Total10985729991,2301,191551105

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,549 75%
 Single Guardian 238 5%
 Singles 781 16%
 Singles With Roommate 188 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,639 77%
 Households with Kids 1,117 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3133454949786460766556637785626872432729
Female3532424450565970657161676258867361433128
Total6665879399134123130141136117130139143148141133865857

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85266 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 85266 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 85266 real estate data, the median home value of $605,600 is extremely high 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 85266. Rentals in 85266 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85266 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,381 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 5 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 20 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,228 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,188 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 340 5%
 Households Vacant 1,476 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 110 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Sale Only 176 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,093 74%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 61 4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 15 5%
 2 Bedroom 151 47%
 3+ Bedroom 152 48%
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 $100,338 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 85266 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 85266 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 85266 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,021 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,047 22%
 No Earnings 4,382 46%
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 3,021 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,047 22%
 No Earnings 4,382 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,230 78%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 102 2%
 Worked at Home 797 19%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 85266 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 18 0.4%
 High School Graduate 1,056 25.3%
 Associate's degree 237 5.7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,514 36.3%
 Master's degree 865 20.7%
 Professional school degree 249 6.0%
 Doctorate degree 232 5.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 948 72%
 Enrolled in Private School 329 25%
 Not Enrolled in School 34 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85266

ZIP Code 85266 is in the Foothills Academy. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85266.

Foothills Academy
7191 East Ashler Hills Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85266
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Foothills Academy
Black Mountain Elementary School
33606 North 60th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85266
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cave Creek Unified School District
Desert Sun Academy
27880 North 64th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85266
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cave Creek Unified School District
The Learning Center Developmental Preschool
33016 North 60th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85266
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cave Creek Unified School District
Freedom Academy North
28700 North Pima Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85266
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Freedom Academy Inc.
Cactus Shadows High School
5802 East Dove Valley Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85266
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cave Creek Unified School District
Bella Vista Private School
33016 N 60th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85266
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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