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ZIP Code 85297

Primary City:Gilbert, AZ (View All Cities)
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (1:26am)
Area code: 480 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.28, -111.74
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85297

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85297. 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 85297. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85297, 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:
Gilbert, AZ

Stats and Demographics for the 85297 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85297 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 85297 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely small. There are also an extremely small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85297 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,979
Population Density 2,557 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,740
Median Home Value $228,600
Land Area 10.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,120
Median Household Income $84,097

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5301,7061,4099566018341,2011,4801,245783593421308190103513220
Female1,4941,5241,3959265799981,3531,5721,160734540438343199116683641
Total3,0243,2302,8041,8821,1801,8322,5543,0522,4051,5171,1338596513892191196861

Gender

 Male 13,463 50%
 Female 13,516 50%
Gender

Race

 White 22,068 81.8%
 Black Or African American 947 3.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 241 0.9%
 Asian 1,475 5.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 41 0.2%
 Other Race 1,182 4.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,025 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1011,4182,2841,2266702636412
Renter19363568433114663219
Total2942,0532,9681,5578163268521

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,513 68%
 Single Guardian 1,243 15%
 Singles 922 11%
 Singles With Roommate 442 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,270 40%
 Households with Kids 4,850 60%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male287310313354367326362317334329302284271223235224182178137110
Female294291320326325310290305294300309272239275222215196162131121
Total581601633680692636652622628629611556510498457439378340268231

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85297 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 85297 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 85297 real estate data, the median home value of $228,600 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 85297. Rentals in 85297 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85297 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,962 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 17 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,681 65%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 357 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,082 24%
 Households Vacant 620 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 104 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 243 39%
 Sold & Unoccupied 39 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 80 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 145 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 22 1%
 1 Bedroom 124 6%
 2 Bedroom 486 22%
 3+ Bedroom 1,572 71%
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 $84,097 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 85297 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. However, that is not the case in 85297. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9,121 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,449 25%
 No Earnings 4,047 23%
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 9,121 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,449 25%
 No Earnings 4,047 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,182 90.6%
 Public transportation 36 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 98 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 90 0.7%
 Worked at Home 942 7.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 85297 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 300 4.2%
 High School Graduate 3,015 42.3%
 Associate's degree 735 10.3%
 Bachelor's degree 2,147 30.1%
 Master's degree 753 10.6%
 Professional school degree 138 1.9%
 Doctorate degree 39 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,287 83.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 774 8.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 625 7.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85297

ZIP Code 85297 is in the Benjamin Franklin Charter School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85297.

Benjamin Franklin Charter School - Power
22951 South Power Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85297
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Benjamin Franklin Charter School District
Ball Charter Schools (val Vista)
4120 South Val Vista Dr
Gilbert, AZ 85297
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ball Charter Schools (Val Vista)
Quartz Hill Elementary
3680 South Quartz St
Gilbert, AZ 85297
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gilbert Unified School District
Coronado Elementary School
4333 South Deanza Blvd
Gilbert, AZ 85297
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Higley Unified School District
San Tan Elementary
3443 East Calistoga
Gilbert, AZ 85297
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Higley Unified School District
Power Ranch Elementary
4351 South Ranch House Parkway
Gilbert, AZ 85297
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Higley Unified School District
Chaparral Elementary School
3380 East Frye Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85297
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Higley Unified School District
Centennial Elementary School
3507 South Ranch House Parkway
Gilbert, AZ 85297
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Higley Unified School District
Perry High School
1919 East Queen Creek Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85297
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chandler Unified District #80 School District
Campo Verde High School
3870 South Quartz St
Gilbert, AZ 85297
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Gilbert Unified School District
Evit - Higley High School
4068 East Pecos Rd
Higley, AZ 85297
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Valley Institute of Technology School District
Evit - Perry High School
1919 East Queen Creek
Gilbert, AZ 85297
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Valley Institute of Technology School District
Evit - Campo Verde High School
3870 Quartz St
Gilbert, AZ 85297
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Valley Institute of Technology School District

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