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ZIP Code 85006

Post Office City:Phoenix, AZ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Downtown|Central City|South Phoenix
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (8:26pm)
Area code: 602 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.47, -112.05
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85006

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Primary/preferred city:
Phoenix, AZ

Stats and Demographics for the 85006 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85006 is located in central Arizona and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 85006 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85006 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,742
Population Density 6,595 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,183
Median Home Value $112,700
Land Area 3.90 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,565
Median Household Income $22,957

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 29


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,2721,2462,518
5-91,2231,0982,321
10-141,0619952,056
15-191,1311,0042,135
20-249369511,887
25-291,1801,0892,269
30-341,0589982,056
35-391,0109231,933
40-449288401,768
45-498797191,598
50-548316871,518
55-596155801,195
60-64482417899
65-69253247500
70-74189224413
75-79117160277
80-8480149229
85 Plus70100170

Gender

 Male 13,315 52%
 Female 12,427 48%
Gender

Race

 White 13,463 52.3%
 Black Or African American 1,305 5.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 751 2.9%
 Asian 266 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 35 0.1%
 Other Race 8,935 34.7%
 Two Or More Races 987 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2448496544
25-343961,4791,875
35-446831,2251,908
45-548319841,815
55-647295861,315
65-74331309640
75-84189161350
85 Plus8236118

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,647 31%
 Single Guardian 2,360 28%
 Singles 2,592 30%
 Singles With Roommate 966 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,144 60%
 Households with Kids 3,421 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1268240508
2277253530
3244247491
4242260502
5241197438
6255237492
7253208461
8239224463
9235232467
10232205437
11199200399
12202179381
13231198429
14197213410
15223239462
16237185422
17231205436
18223193416
19217182399
20200173373

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85006 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 85006 were primarily built in the 1940s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 85006 real estate data, the median home value of $112,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 85006 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 85006 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85006 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,098 97.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 104 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 53 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 487 1.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,512 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 777 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,276 52%
 Households Vacant 1,618 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 941 58%
 Rented & Unoccupied 49 3%
 For Sale Only 191 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 59 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 332 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 388 8%
 1 Bedroom 1,783 36%
 2 Bedroom 1,850 37%
 3+ Bedroom 951 19%
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 $22,957 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 85006 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. Residents in ZIP code 85006 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of 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 85006 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

For more information, see Phoenix, AZ household income.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,450 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,963 17%
 No Earnings 8,350 47%
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 6,450 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,963 17%
 No Earnings 8,350 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,702 78.8%
 Public transportation 504 5.9%
 Taxicab 14 0.2%
 Motorcycle 38 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 693 8.2%
 Worked at Home 552 6.5%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 5,325 38.3%
 High School Graduate 5,971 43.0%
 Associate's degree 610 4.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,330 9.6%
 Master's degree 542 3.9%
 Professional school degree 68 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 51 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,681 84.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 165 2.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 877 13.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85006

ZIP Code 85006 is in the following school districts: Asu Preparatory Academy 1, System School District, Asu Preparatory Academy 5, Creighton Elementary School District, Phoenix Elementary School District, Kaizen Education Foundation Dba Summit High School District, Asu Preparatory Academy 2, and Private. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85006.

Asu Preparatory Academy- Phoenix Elementary
735 East Fillmore Street
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Asu Preparatory Academy 1
System Phoenix
1301 East Almeria Road
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: System School District
Asu Preparatory Academy - Phoenix Middle School
735 E. Fillmore St.
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Asu Preparatory Academy 5
William T Machan Elementary School
2140 E. Virginia Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Creighton Elementary School District
Excelencia School
2181 East McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Creighton Elementary School District
Paul Dunbar Lawrence School
707 W. Grant
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Phoenix Elementary School District
Thomas a Edison School
804 N. 18th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Phoenix Elementary School District
Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary School
915 E Palm Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Phoenix Elementary School District
Garfield School
811 N 13th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Phoenix Elementary School District
Whittier Elementary School
2000 N. 16th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Phoenix Elementary School District
Kaizen Education Foundation Dba Summit High School
728 E. McDowell Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Kaizen Education Foundation Dba Summit High School District
Asu Preparatory Academy- Phoenix High School
735 E Fillmore St
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Asu Preparatory Academy 2
St Agnes Catholic School
2311 E Palm Ln
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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