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ZIP Code 85546

Primary City:Safford, AZ (View All Cities)
County: Graham County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (3:25pm)
Area code: 928 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.8, -109.5
ZIP (~29 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85546

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85546. 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 85546. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85546, 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:
Safford, AZ

Stats and Demographics for the 85546 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85546 is located in southeast 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 85546 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85546 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,677
Population Density 29 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,172
Median Home Value $119,000
Land Area 674.58 sq mi
Water Area 3.68 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,105
Median Household Income $45,662

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male81671770272178198695281283869763857946635331122316494
Female767710702648605587508488451508545490464384325268189188
Total1,5831,4271,4041,3691,3861,5731,4601,3001,2891,2051,1831,069930737636491353282

Gender

 Male 10,850 55%
 Female 8,827 45%
Gender

Race

 White 15,771 80.1%
 Black Or African American 467 2.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 412 2.1%
 Asian 140 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 33 0.2%
 Other Race 2,194 11.2%
 Two Or More Races 660 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner94558661845883747498145
Renter2384163052852131187326
Total3329749661,1301,096865571171

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,089 51%
 Single Guardian 1,267 21%
 Singles 1,478 24%
 Singles With Roommate 271 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,714 61%
 Households with Kids 2,391 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male164163172151151136143134153156125143149129119152133156161147
Female157175136159140155148134133151153137136125108131153114142129
Total321338308310291291291268286307278280285254227283286270303276

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85546 has a slightly less than average 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 85546 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 85546 real estate data, the median home value of $119,000 is slightly less 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 85546. Rentals in 85546 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85546 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,092 86.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2,430 12.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 13 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 100 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 42 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,741 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,690 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,674 23%
 Households Vacant 1,067 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 291 27.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 1.9%
 For Sale Only 214 20.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 2.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 149 14.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 366 34.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 65 4%
 1 Bedroom 398 25%
 2 Bedroom 628 39%
 3+ Bedroom 511 32%
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 $45,662 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 85546 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 85546 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,614 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,268 22%
 No Earnings 7,166 48%
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 4,614 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,268 22%
 No Earnings 7,166 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,662 88.3%
 Public transportation 98 1.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 422 6.6%
 Worked at Home 223 3.5%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,022 14.5%
 High School Graduate 5,056 71.5%
 Associate's degree 340 4.8%
 Bachelor's degree 417 5.9%
 Master's degree 228 3.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,612 84.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 151 3.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 534 12.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85546

ZIP Code 85546 is in the Arizona Department of Corrections School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85546.

Aspc - Safford/Ft. Grant/A.C.I.
896 South Cook Rd
Safford, AZ 85546
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Arizona Department of Corrections School District
Greenlee County Juvenile Detention
919 Thatcher
Safford, AZ 85546
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Greenlee Juvenile Detention Center School District
Aoc-Graham County Juvenile Detention Center
919 Thatcher
Safford, AZ 85546
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Graham County Juvenile Detention School District
Jail-Graham County Sheriffs Office
523 Tenth Ave
Safford, AZ 85546
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Graham County School Superintendent School District
Triumphant Learning Center
201 East Main St
Safford, AZ 85546
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Triumphant Learning Center School District
Dorothy Stinson School
2013 South 8th Ave
Safford, AZ 85546
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Safford Unified School District
Safford Middle School
698 West 11th St
Safford, AZ 85546
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Safford Unified School District
Lafe Nelson School
1100 South 10th Ave
Safford, AZ 85546
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Safford Unified School District
Ruth Powell Elementary School
1041 South 14th Ave
Safford, AZ 85546
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Safford Unified School District
Gift - Mt. Graham High School
3200 West Discovery Park Blvd
Safford, AZ 85546
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Gila Institute for Technology School District
Mt Graham High School
300 West Discovery Park Blvd
Safford, AZ 85546
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Safford Unified School District
Safford High School
1400 West 11th St
Safford, AZ 85546
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Safford Unified School District
Safford Christian Academy
3616 S Us Highway 191
Safford, AZ 85546
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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