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ZIP Code 85605

Primary City:Bowie, AZ (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Cochise County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (2:54pm)
Area code: 520 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.3, -109.4
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85605

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85605. 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 85605. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85605, 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:
Bowie, AZ

Stats and Demographics for the 85605 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85605 is located in southeast Arizona and covers a 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 85605 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85605 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 597
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 352
Median Home Value $63,300
Land Area 327.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 266
Median Household Income $40,357

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8182320151721111923242821282111107
Female181016910111416151921272522121575
Total262839292528352734424555465033261712

Gender

 Male 325 54%
 Female 272 46%
Gender

Race

 White 503 84.3%
 Black Or African American 4 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 1.3%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.2%
 Other Race 61 10.2%
 Two Or More Races 19 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21013314452257
Renter317102291560
Total52723535367317

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 113 42%
 Single Guardian 33 12%
 Singles 97 36%
 Singles With Roommate 23 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 211 79%
 Households with Kids 55 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11201335655463835222
Female26442221335332230313
Total3764355698107951065535

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85605 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 85605 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 85605 real estate data, the median home value of $63,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 85605 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 85605 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85605 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 597 100%
 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 69 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 115 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 82 23%
 Households Vacant 86 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 31%
 For Migrant Workers 7 8%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 42 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 12%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 18 31%
 3+ Bedroom 33 57%
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 $40,357 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 85605 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 85605 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 85605 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 103 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 77 19%
 No Earnings 217 55%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 103 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 77 19%
 No Earnings 217 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 149 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2 1%
 Worked at Home 24 14%
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. 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 84 42%
 High School Graduate 86 43%
 Associate's degree 19 10%
 Bachelor's degree 7 4%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 3 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 54 73%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 20 27%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85605

ZIP Code 85605 is in the Bowie Unified School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85605.

Bowie Elementary School
315 West 5th St
Bowie, AZ 85605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bowie Unified School District
Ctd - Bowie High School
315 West 5th St
Bowie, AZ 85605
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cochise Technology School District
Bowie High School
315w. 5th St
Bowie, AZ 85605
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bowie Unified School District

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