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ZIP Code 85540

Primary City:Morenci, AZ (View All Cities)
County: Greenlee County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (3:36am)
Area code: 928 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.0, -109.4
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85540

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85540. 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 85540. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85540, 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:
Morenci, AZ

Stats and Demographics for the 85540 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85540 is located in southeast 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 85540 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 a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85540 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,874
Population Density 29 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,336
Land Area 100.10 sq mi
Water Area 2.79 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,033
Median Household Income $60,402

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 27

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male132131159139103150107114124113129864273510
Female14711014211211110912092101104825226113520
Total279241301251214259227206225217211138681861030

Gender

 Male 1,545 54%
 Female 1,329 46%
Gender

Race

 White 2,020 70.3%
 Black Or African American 44 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 81 2.8%
 Asian 27 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 563 19.6%
 Two Or More Races 138 4.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner00141120
Renter862642622641341040
Total862642632681351160

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 493 48%
 Single Guardian 209 20%
 Singles 281 27%
 Singles With Roommate 50 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 533 52%
 Households with Kids 500 48%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2524362434252529183528362931343928211720
Female2838282617262718223327282826202230261420
Total5362645051515247406855645757546158473140

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85540 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 85540 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Rentals in 85540 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85540 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,873 100.0%
 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 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1 0.1%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 8 0.6%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,024 76.6%
 Households Vacant 303 22.7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 198 65.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 3.6%
 For Sale Only 0 0.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 82 27.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 11 3.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 17 1%
 1 Bedroom 18 2%
 2 Bedroom 131 11%
 3+ Bedroom 1,032 86%
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 $60,402 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 85540 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 85540 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 85540 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 1,141 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 606 27%
 No Earnings 478 21%
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 1,141 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 606 27%
 No Earnings 478 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,368 96.5%
 Public transportation 26 1.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 0.9%
 Worked at Home 1 0.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 79 8%
 High School Graduate 705 70%
 Associate's degree 67 7%
 Bachelor's degree 126 13%
 Master's degree 29 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 850 87.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 39 4.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 80 8.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85540

ZIP Code 85540 is in the Morenci Unified School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85540.

Fairbanks Elementary School
Fairbanks Rd 1
Morenci, AZ 85540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Morenci Unified School District
Gift-Morenci High School
1 Staduim Ave
Morenci, AZ 85540
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Gila Institute for Technology School District
Morenci Junior/Senior High School
1 Stadium Dr
Morenci, AZ 85540
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Morenci Unified School District

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