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ZIP Code 85541

Primary City:Payson, AZ (View All Cities)
County: Gila County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (3:10pm)
Area code: 928 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.1, -111.2
ZIP (~35 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85541

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85541. 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 85541. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85541, 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:
Payson, AZ
Acceptable:
Star Valley

Stats and Demographics for the 85541 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85541 is located in central Arizona and covers an extremely large 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 85541 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85541 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,877
Population Density 28 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,774
Median Home Value $191,700
Land Area 782.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,847
Median Household Income $41,222

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 53Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 54

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male517525556624436428369389518703740913928978789659393230
Female4275175705353873913644575427459109361,1101,068743658422400
Total9441,0421,1261,1598238197338461,0601,4481,6501,8492,0382,0461,5321,317815630

Gender

 Male 10,695 49%
 Female 11,182 51%
Gender

Race

 White 20,189 92.3%
 Black Or African American 83 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 429 2.0%
 Asian 121 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 23 0.1%
 Other Race 643 2.9%
 Two Or More Races 389 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner483205471,2051,8001,9341,231327
Renter184381408488376290197111
Total2327019551,6932,1762,2241,428438

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,047 51%
 Single Guardian 1,199 12%
 Singles 3,018 31%
 Singles With Roommate 583 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,837 80%
 Households with Kids 2,010 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10911298961009511410011694112106123121121156127119101102
Female788589839211011589111101121104107137109124123859488
Total187197187179192205229189227195233210230258230280250204195190

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85541 has a large 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 85541 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 85541 real estate data, the median home value of $191,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 85541 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 85541 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85541 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,540 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 12 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 210 1.0%
 Other Institutional 2 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 113 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,292 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,120 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,435 16%
 Households Vacant 4,927 33%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 406 8.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 0.3%
 For Sale Only 429 8.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 45 0.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3,645 74.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 388 7.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 87 4%
 1 Bedroom 522 23%
 2 Bedroom 872 39%
 3+ Bedroom 769 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 $41,222 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 85541 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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 85541 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,794 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,377 24%
 No Earnings 9,004 50%
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 4,794 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,377 24%
 No Earnings 9,004 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,513 85.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 53 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 406 5.3%
 Worked at Home 652 8.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 968 12%
 High School Graduate 4,440 57%
 Associate's degree 757 10%
 Bachelor's degree 966 12%
 Master's degree 540 7%
 Professional school degree 84 1%
 Doctorate degree 97 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,391 80.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 208 7.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 388 13.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85541

ZIP Code 85541 is in the Shelby School the School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85541.

Shelby School the
249 West Standage Dr
Payson, AZ 85541
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Shelby School the School District
Rim Country Middle School
304 South Meadow
Payson, AZ 85541
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Payson Unified School District
Julia Randall Elementary School
902 West Main
Payson, AZ 85541
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Payson Unified School District
Payson Elementary School
500 East Rancho Rd
Payson, AZ 85541
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Payson Unified School District
Navit - Payson High School
514 West Wade Ln
Payson, AZ 85541
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northern Arizona Vocational Institute of Technology School District
New Visions Academy - Star Valley
166 Ezell Ln
Payson, AZ 85541
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New Visions Academy Inc.
Payson Education Center
112 West Cedar Ln
Payson, AZ 85541
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Gila County Regional School District
Payson High School
301 South McLane
Payson, AZ 85541
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Payson Unified School District
Payson Center for Success High School
514 West Wade Ln
Payson, AZ 85541
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Payson Unified School District
Payson Virtual Academy
902 West Main St
Payson, AZ 85541
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Payson Unified School District
Payson Community Christian School
213 S Colcord Rd
Payson, AZ 85541
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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