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ZIP Code 85542

Primary City:Peridot, AZ (View All Cities)
County: Gila County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (6:58pm)
Area code: 928 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.6, -110.4
ZIP (~35 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85542

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85542. 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 85542. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85542, 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:
Peridot, AZ

Stats and Demographics for the 85542 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85542 is located in east 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 85542 are primarily American Indian or Alaskan Native. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85542 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,196
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 826
Median Home Value $45,700
Land Area 219.24 sq mi
Water Area 8.26 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 721
Median Household Income $30,673

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 23Male Median Age: 22Female Median Age: 24

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2031681591741361197667976879534926381761
Female2061761471801621059298968477974632331955
Total40934430635429822416816519315215615095587136116

Gender

 Male 1,536 48%
 Female 1,660 52%
Gender

Race

 White 34 1.1%
 Black Or African American 2 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3,138 98.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 15 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner104810312711581263
Renter1654613927650
Total2610216416614287313

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 271 38%
 Single Guardian 332 46%
 Singles 92 13%
 Singles With Roommate 26 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 252 35%
 Households with Kids 469 65%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5741333244302831353628392828323931403232
Female4054284544313041303928252728302938404345
Total9795617788615872657556645556626869807577

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85542 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 85542 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 85542 real estate data, the median home value of $45,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 85542 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 85542 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85542 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,185 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 70 8%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 443 54%
 Renter Occupied Households 208 25%
 Households Vacant 105 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 64 61%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 10 4%
 2 Bedroom 15 6%
 3+ Bedroom 225 90%
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 $30,673 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 85542 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 85542 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 505 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 474 21%
 No Earnings 1,321 57%
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 505 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 474 21%
 No Earnings 1,321 57%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 710 92%
 Public transportation 10 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 24 3%
 Worked at Home 29 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 181 22%
 High School Graduate 557 68%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 74 9%
 Master's degree 8 1%
 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 1,002 78%
 Enrolled in Private School 19 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 256 20%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85542

ZIP Code 85542 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85542.

Peridot Lutheran Elementary School
Sr 170 Highway
Peridot, AZ 85542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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