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ZIP Code 86504

Primary City:Fort Defiance, AZ (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Apache County
Timezone: America/Shiprock (3:25pm)
Area code: 928 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.7, -109.5
ZIP (~42 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 86504

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 86504. 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 86504. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 86504, 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:
Fort Defiance, AZ
Unacceptable:
White Clay

Stats and Demographics for the 86504 ZIP Code

ZIP code 86504 is located in northeast 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 86504 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 a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 86504 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,589
Population Density 20 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,466
Median Home Value $56,900
Land Area 322.90 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,953
Median Household Income $34,349

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 57Male Median Age: 54Female Median Age: 63

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2802963043432551882171872012331771701319678392324
Female29028129930423717419518622122722019816713392603330
Total570577603647492362412373422460397368298229170995654

Gender

 Male 3,242 49%
 Female 3,347 51%
Gender

Race

 White 249 3.8%
 Black Or African American 10 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6,097 92.5%
 Asian 57 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 19 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 153 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner341071913153032259828
Renter2411917716311136220
Total5822636847841426112028

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 727 37%
 Single Guardian 711 36%
 Singles 461 24%
 Singles With Roommate 54 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 7
 Households without Kids 1,043 53%
 Households with Kids 910 47%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6846545954476769596156765754606573667943
Female4757716767585635656054605966666270644264
Total115103125126121105123104124121110136116120126127143130121107

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 86504 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 86504 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 86504 real estate data, the median home value of $56,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 86504 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 86504 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 86504 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,586 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 3 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 236 10%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,065 43%
 Renter Occupied Households 652 26%
 Households Vacant 513 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 78 15.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.4%
 For Sale Only 0 0.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 162 31.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 271 52.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 32 8%
 1 Bedroom 44 11%
 2 Bedroom 84 21%
 3+ Bedroom 240 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 $34,349 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 86504 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. Most commuters in 86504 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 1,331 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 847 18%
 No Earnings 2,580 54%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,331 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 847 18%
 No Earnings 2,580 54%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,689 91.6%
 Public transportation 6 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 117 6.3%
 Worked at Home 32 1.7%
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 420 23.4%
 High School Graduate 1,196 66.6%
 Associate's degree 104 5.8%
 Bachelor's degree 51 2.8%
 Master's degree 8 0.4%
 Professional school degree 17 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 1,142 80.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 54 3.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 230 16.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 86504

ZIP Code 86504 is in the Window Rock Unified School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 86504.

Integrated Preschool
Navajo Rte 12
Fort Defiance, AZ 86504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Window Rock Unified School District
Tse Ho Tso Intermediate Learning Center
Navajo Route 12
Fort Defiance, AZ 86504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Window Rock Unified School District
Tsehootsooi Middle School
Navajo Rt. 12
Fort Defiance, AZ 86504
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Window Rock Unified School District
Tse Ho Tso Primary Learning Center
Navajo Rte 12
Fort Defiance, AZ 86504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Window Rock Unified School District
Dine Bi'Olta (immersion School)
Navajo Route 7
Fort Defiance, AZ 86504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Window Rock Unified School District
Sawmill Elementary School
Navajo Route 7
Sawmill, AZ 86504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Window Rock Unified School District
Tse'Hootsooi Elementary School
Navajo Route 7
Fort Defiance, AZ 86504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Window Rock Unified School District
Native - Window Rock High School
Navajo Route No. 7
Fort Defiance, AZ 86504
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northeast Arizona Technological Institute of Vocational Educ School District
Window Rock High School
Navajo Route 12
Fort Defiance, AZ 86504
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Window Rock Unified School District

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