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ZIP Code 85550

Primary City:San Carlos, AZ (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Gila County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (1:05am)
Area code: 928 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.3, -110.0
ZIP (~34 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85550

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85550. 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 85550. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85550, 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:
San Carlos, AZ

Stats and Demographics for the 85550 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85550 is located in east 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 85550 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 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 85550 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,790
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,222
Median Home Value $55,200
Land Area 566.56 sq mi
Water Area 0.56 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,118
Median Household Income $27,774

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 25Male Median Age: 25Female Median Age: 26

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2822612012591951731201031471541441069639372996
Female27522921027021416813810716715713486946445302714
Total55749041152940934125821031431127819219010382593620

Gender

 Male 2,361 49%
 Female 2,429 51%
Gender

Race

 White 92 1.9%
 Black Or African American 4 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4,638 96.8%
 Asian 1 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 46 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1468151234195103579
Renter126173843012132
Total261292243182251157011

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 457 41%
 Single Guardian 467 42%
 Singles 161 14%
 Singles With Roommate 33 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 432 39%
 Households with Kids 686 61%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6759405860604250494739274444516661354648
Female6241675444504147473749424240506262474946
Total1291001071121041108397968488698684101128123829594

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85550 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 85550 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 85550 real estate data, the median home value of $55,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 85550 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 85550 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85550 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,790 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 124 10%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 707 58%
 Renter Occupied Households 287 23%
 Households Vacant 104 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 6%
 For Sale Only 1 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 23%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 61 59%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 59 14%
 1 Bedroom 31 7%
 2 Bedroom 125 30%
 3+ Bedroom 204 49%
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 $27,774 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 85550 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. 85550 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 85550 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 776 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 674 18%
 No Earnings 2,207 60%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 776 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 674 18%
 No Earnings 2,207 60%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 845 74.2%
 Public transportation 9 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 222 19.5%
 Worked at Home 63 5.5%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 482 32.7%
 High School Graduate 875 59.4%
 Associate's degree 62 4.2%
 Bachelor's degree 29 2.0%
 Master's degree 11 0.7%
 Professional school degree 13 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 764 51.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 106 7.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 603 40.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85550

ZIP Code 85550 is in the Gila County Regional School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85550.

Biyaagozhoo Center
Indian Rte. 6 Mp 10.5
San Carlos, AZ 85550
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Gila County Regional School District
San Carlos Unified School District #20 Alternative
45 San Carlos Ave
San Carlos, AZ 85550
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: San Carlos Unified School District
Rice School
San Carlos Ave
San Carlos, AZ 85550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Carlos Unified School District
Rice Elementary School
San Carlos Ave
San Carlos, AZ 85550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Carlos Unified School District
Cvit - San Carlos High School
Milepost 270 Hwy 70
San Carlos, AZ 85550
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cobre Valley Institute of Technology School District
San Carlos Secondary
San Carlos Ave
San Carlos, AZ 85550
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: San Carlos Unified School District
St Charles School
355 San Carlos Ave
San Carlos, AZ 85550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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