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ZIP Code 86503

Primary City:Chinle, AZ (View All Cities)
County: Apache County
Timezone: America/Shiprock (10:50pm)
Area code: 928 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.1, -109.5
ZIP (~33 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 86503

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 86503. 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 86503. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 86503, 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:
Chinle, AZ
Unacceptable:
Canyon De Chelly National Mo, Cottonwood Station, Huachuca Terrace, Low Mountain, Rough Rock, Salina, Smoke Signal, Tahchee, Tsail

Stats and Demographics for the 86503 ZIP Code

ZIP code 86503 is located in northeast 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 86503 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 86503 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,714
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,998
Median Home Value $42,400
Land Area 832.29 sq mi
Water Area 0.33 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,100
Median Household Income $30,019

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male50847555061740137230631031330129721820714092625333
Female508529490593333341319310331357345268212177109995682
Total1,0161,0041,0401,210734713625620644658642486419317201161109115

Gender

 Male 5,255 49%
 Female 5,459 51%
Gender

Race

 White 321 3.0%
 Black Or African American 17 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10,214 95.3%
 Asian 15 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 10 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 137 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6525039850637825115246
Renter371942292611961002611
Total10244462776757435117857

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,141 37%
 Single Guardian 1,157 37%
 Singles 726 23%
 Singles With Roommate 76 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,538 50%
 Households with Kids 1,562 50%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10392979994104917910710796117951351141351421428495
Female7089111117115110103821191099696909911714011312310072
Total173181208216209214194161226216192213185234231275255265184167

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 86503 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 86503 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 86503 real estate data, the median home value of $42,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 86503 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 86503 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 86503 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,658 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 51 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 324 8%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,722 43%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,054 26%
 Households Vacant 898 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 48 5.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 0.9%
 For Sale Only 0 0.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 487 54.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 354 39.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 71 7%
 1 Bedroom 89 9%
 2 Bedroom 304 32%
 3+ Bedroom 489 51%
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 $30,019 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 86503 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 86503 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. 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 86503 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 1,815 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,226 15%
 No Earnings 4,885 62%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,815 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,226 15%
 No Earnings 4,885 62%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,044 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 301 13%
 Worked at Home 55 2%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 901 28.6%
 High School Graduate 1,956 62.0%
 Associate's degree 84 2.7%
 Bachelor's degree 125 4.0%
 Master's degree 29 0.9%
 Professional school degree 21 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 39 1.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,813 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 29 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 390 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 86503

ZIP Code 86503 is in the Rough Rock Community School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 86503.

Rough Rock Community School
Hc 61 Box 5050ptt
Chinle, AZ 86503
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Rough Rock Community School District
Chinle Elementary School
Hwy 191 and Navajo Route 7
Chinle, AZ 86503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chinle Unified School District
Canyon De Chelly Elementary School
Hwy 191
Chinle, AZ 86503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chinle Unified School District
Mesa View Elementary
Hwy 191
Chinle, AZ 86503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chinle Unified School District
Cottonwood Day School
Navajo Route 4
Chinle, AZ 86503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cottonwood Day School District
Native - Chinle High School
Hwy. 191 and Navajo Route 7
Chinle, AZ 86503
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northeast Arizona Technological Institute of Vocational Educ School District
Chinle High School
Us Hwy 191
Chinle, AZ 86503
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chinle Unified School District
Chinle Junior High School
Hwy 191 and I.r. 7
Chinle, AZ 86503
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Chinle Unified School District
Turquoise Dawn Alternative
Hwy 191
Chinle, AZ 86503
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chinle Unified School District

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