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ZIP Code 85602

Primary City:Benson, AZ (View All Cities)
Timezone: America/Phoenix (1:15am)
Coordinates:32.2, -110.3
ZIP (~29 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85602

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85602. 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 85602. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85602, 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:
Benson, AZ
Unacceptable:
Cascabel, Mescal, Redington

Stats and Demographics for the 85602 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85602 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 85602 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is 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 85602 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,464
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,049
Median Home Value $128,100
Land Area 748.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,193
Median Household Income $39,984

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male232269254246214226190212205297322370399366355264151107
Female223214276269159176227212240297366413396407335216206153
Total455483530515373402417424445594688783795773690480357260

Gender

 Male 4,679 49%
 Female 4,785 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,505 89.9%
 Black Or African American 71 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 96 1.0%
 Asian 59 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1%
 Other Race 425 4.5%
 Two Or More Races 294 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner31177288504735788499140
Renter731721462071991168335
Total104349434711934904582175

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,099 50%
 Single Guardian 575 14%
 Singles 1,278 30%
 Singles With Roommate 241 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,277 78%
 Households with Kids 916 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4549554450494167624757514950506545483851
Female4042454735434146496246496059526167484126
Total859110091859282113111109103100109109102126112967977

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85602 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 85602 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 85602 real estate data, the median home value of $128,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 85602 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 85602 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85602 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,389 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 1 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 50 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,757 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,405 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,031 20%
 Households Vacant 856 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 160 18.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.7%
 For Sale Only 149 17.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 260 30.4%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 266 31.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 13 1%
 1 Bedroom 145 14%
 2 Bedroom 473 47%
 3+ Bedroom 374 37%
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 $39,984 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 85602 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. Most commuters in 85602 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,024 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,825 24%
 No Earnings 3,868 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 2,024 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,825 24%
 No Earnings 3,868 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,717 88.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 165 5.4%
 Worked at Home 167 5.5%
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. 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 414 13.0%
 High School Graduate 2,047 64.2%
 Associate's degree 231 7.3%
 Bachelor's degree 324 10.2%
 Master's degree 108 3.4%
 Professional school degree 3 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 59 1.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,149 74.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 175 11.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 214 13.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85602

ZIP Code 85602 is in the Benson Unified School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85602.

San Pedro Valley Online Academy
197 East 7th St
Benson, AZ 85602
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Benson Unified School District
New West School
98 North Oak Dr
Benson, AZ 85602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New West School District
New West School
3225 West Navajo Trail
Benson, AZ 85602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New West School District
Benson Primary School
360 South Patagonia St
Benson, AZ 85602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Benson Unified School District
Benson Middle School
360 South Patagonia St
Benson, AZ 85602
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Benson Unified School District
Visions Unlimited Academy
1275 East Barney Ln
Benson, AZ 85602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Visions Unlimited Academy Inc.
Benson High School
360 South Patagonia
Benson, AZ 85602
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Benson Unified School District
San Pedro Valley High School
197 East 7th St
Benson, AZ 85602
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Benson Unified School District
Ctd - Benson High School
360 South Patagonia St
Benson, AZ 85602
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cochise Technology School District
Ctd - Cochise Technology School
360 South Patagonia St
Benson, AZ 85602
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cochise Technology School District
Empire High School
10701 East Maryann Cleveland W
Tucson, AZ 85602
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Vail Unified School District

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