Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 85742

Primary City:Tucson, AZ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Tucson
County: Pima County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (3:24pm)
Area code: 520 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.41, -111.07
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85742

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85742. 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 85742. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85742, 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:
Tucson, AZ
Acceptable:
Oro Valley

Stats and Demographics for the 85742 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85742 is located in south Arizona and covers a slightly less 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 85742 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85742 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,212
Population Density 878 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,275
Median Home Value $183,200
Land Area 28.72 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,373
Median Household Income $66,887

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7618791,03599167073277080275294294884478347433522515995
Female7608329489866237388538469461,0131,1011,011845530338272224149
Total1,5211,7111,9831,9771,2931,4701,6231,6481,6981,9552,0491,8551,6281,004673497383244

Gender

 Male 12,197 48%
 Female 13,015 52%
Gender

Race

 White 21,433 85.0%
 Black Or African American 540 2.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 234 0.9%
 Asian 620 2.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 39 0.2%
 Other Race 1,404 5.6%
 Two Or More Races 942 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner848621,3471,9291,814936516122
Renter159517440284205945212
Total2431,3791,7872,2132,0191,030568134

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,468 58%
 Single Guardian 1,548 17%
 Singles 1,794 19%
 Singles With Roommate 563 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,902 63%
 Households with Kids 3,471 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male166139169152163166168189193194213188207233226184212188181162
Female144155146171163163144167195197169194209179191206231174184122
Total310294315323326329312356388391382382416412417390443362365284

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85742 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 85742 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 85742 real estate data, the median home value of $183,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 85742 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 85742 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85742 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,171 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 12 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 5 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,409 62%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,201 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,763 17%
 Households Vacant 902 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 288 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 212 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 268 30%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 100 11%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 94 5%
 2 Bedroom 601 35%
 3+ Bedroom 1,042 60%
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 $66,887 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 85742 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. However, that is not the case in 85742. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,154 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,432 27%
 No Earnings 6,337 32%
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 8,154 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,432 27%
 No Earnings 6,337 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,995 92.7%
 Public transportation 38 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 27 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 158 1.3%
 Worked at Home 640 5.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 454 6%
 High School Graduate 3,347 44%
 Associate's degree 631 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,040 27%
 Master's degree 847 11%
 Professional school degree 137 2%
 Doctorate degree 119 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,306 80.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 654 12.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 408 7.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85742

ZIP Code 85742 is in the Amphitheater Unified School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85742.

Richard B Wilson Jr School
2330 West Glover Rd
Tucson, AZ 85742
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amphitheater Unified School District
Legacy Traditional School- Northwest Tucson
3500 West Cortaro Farms Rd
Tucson, AZ 85742
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Legacy Traditional School- Northwest Tucson School District
Quail Run Elementary School
4600 West Cortaro Farms Rd
Tucson, AZ 85742
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marana Unified School District
Degrazia Elementary School
5051 West Overton Rd
Tucson, AZ 85742
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marana Unified School District
Ironwood Elementary School
3300 West Freer Dr
Tucson, AZ 85742
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marana Unified School District
Ironwood Ridge High School
2475 West Naranja Dr
Tucson, AZ 85742
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Amphitheater Unified School District
Pcjted - Ironwood Ridge High School
2475 West Naranja
Oro Valley, AZ 85742
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pima County Jted School District
Pima County Jted Nw Campus
Linda Vista and Thornydale
Tucson, AZ 85742
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pima County Jted School District
Tortolita Middle School
4101 West Hardy Rd
Tucson, AZ 85742
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Marana Unified School District
Mountain View High School
3901 West Linda Vista Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85742
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Marana Unified School District
Casas Christian School
10801 N La Cholla Blvd
Oro Valley, AZ 85742
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Elizabeth Ann Seton School
8650 N Shannon Rd
Tucson, AZ 85742
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

Nearby ZIP Codes