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ZIP Code 85204

Post Office City:Mesa, AZ (View All Cities)
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (2:07am)
Area code: 480 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.40, -111.79
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85204

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 85204. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 85204 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Mesa, AZ

Stats and Demographics for the 85204 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85204 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 85204 are primarily white. 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 a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85204 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 60,885
Population Density 6,147 people per sq mi
Housing Units 22,611
Median Home Value $114,100
Land Area 9.90 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 20,016
Median Household Income $42,768

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 30


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 53,0272,7525,779
5-92,7582,5265,284
10-142,5152,2254,740
15-192,4252,2624,687
20-242,7252,4445,169
25-292,7932,6285,421
30-342,5102,2734,783
35-392,1981,9944,192
40-441,8891,7673,656
45-491,7741,8443,618
50-541,7341,8233,557
55-591,3441,4562,800
60-641,0701,2452,315
65-697249041,628
70-744836101,093
75-79408547955
80-84236391627
85 Plus224357581

Gender

 Male 30,837 51%
 Female 30,048 49%
Gender

Race

 White 41,824 68.7%
 Black Or African American 1,691 2.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1,224 2.0%
 Asian 763 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 359 0.6%
 Other Race 12,550 20.6%
 Two Or More Races 2,474 4.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-242551,1541,409
25-341,5722,8054,377
35-442,0442,0274,071
45-542,6041,3923,996
55-642,2797162,995
65-741,4083281,736
75-849151361,051
85 Plus31170381

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,106 45%
 Single Guardian 4,736 24%
 Singles 4,527 23%
 Singles With Roommate 1,647 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 11,572 58%
 Households with Kids 8,444 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16215401,161
25915631,154
36565311,187
45945821,176
55605101,070
65575271,084
75455061,051
85525111,063
95444721,016
105374881,025
11521444965
12489425914
13485442927
14483426909
15432438870
16504436940
17502423925
18530467997
19457498955
20507463970

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85204 has a slightly less than average 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 85204 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 85204 real estate data, the median home value of $114,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 85204 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 85204 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85204 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Mesa, AZ real estate.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 60,709 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 22 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 154 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,724 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,664 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,628 38%
 Households Vacant 2,595 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,239 47.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 40 1.5%
 For Sale Only 423 16.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 72 2.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 470 18.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 350 13.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 221 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,869 21%
 2 Bedroom 3,876 44%
 3+ Bedroom 2,847 32%
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 $42,768 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 85204 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. 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 85204 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.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 18,013 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,064 29%
 No Earnings 14,367 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 18,013 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,064 29%
 No Earnings 14,367 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 23,870 88.2%
 Public transportation 519 1.9%
 Taxicab 10 0.0%
 Motorcycle 297 1.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,420 5.2%
 Worked at Home 946 3.5%
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, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 7,708 20.7%
 High School Graduate 20,470 55.0%
 Associate's degree 2,847 7.6%
 Bachelor's degree 4,323 11.6%
 Master's degree 1,417 3.8%
 Professional school degree 372 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 113 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 11,724 81.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 641 4.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,951 13.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85204

ZIP Code 85204 is in the following school districts: Edkey Inc. - Sequoia Choice School District, Edkey Inc. - Sequoia School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearin School District, Mesa Unified School District, Montessori Education Centre Charter School District, New Horizon School for the Performing Arts School District, Edkey Inc. - Sequoia Charter School District, Gilbert Unified School District, American Charter Schools Foundation D.b.a. Sun Valley High S, East Valley Institute of Technology School District, and Private. There are 23 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85204.

Sequoia Choice School Arizona Distance Learning School
1460 E Horne
Mesa, AZ 85204
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Edkey Inc. - Sequoia Choice School District
Sequoia School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
1460 S. Horne
Mesa, AZ 85204
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Edkey Inc. - Sequoia School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearin School District
Taylor Junior High School
705 S 32nd Street
Mesa, AZ 85204
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mesa Unified School District
Montessori Education Centre Charter School - Mesa
2834 East Southern Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montessori Education Centre Charter School District
New Horizon School for the Performing Arts
446 E Broadway
Mesa, AZ 85204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Horizon School for the Performing Arts School District
Sequoia Charter Elementary School
1460 S. Horne St
Mesa, AZ 85204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edkey Inc. - Sequoia Charter School District
Harris Elementary School
1820 S. Harris Drive
Mesa, AZ 85204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gilbert Unified School District
Franklin Elementary School
1753 East 8th Ave
Mesa, AZ 85204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Holmes Elementary School
948 S Horne
Mesa, AZ 85204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Irving Elementary School
3220 E Pueblo
Mesa, AZ 85204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Lindbergh Elementary School
930 S Lazona
Mesa, AZ 85204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Longfellow Elementary School
345 S Hall Street
Mesa, AZ 85204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Lowell Elementary School
920 E Broadway
Mesa, AZ 85204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Keller Elementary School
1445 East Hilton Ave
Mesa, AZ 85204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Robson Elementary School
2122 East Pueblo Ave
Mesa, AZ 85204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Porter Elementary School
1350 S. Lindsay Dr.
Mesa, AZ 85204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Sequoia Secondary School
1460 S. Horne
Mesa, AZ 85204
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Edkey Inc. - Sequoia Charter School District
Sun Valley High School
1143 S Lindsay Rd
Mesa, AZ 85204
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: American Charter Schools Foundation D.b.a. Sun Valley High S
Mesa High School
1630 East Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85204
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Evit - Mesa High School
1630 E Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85204
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Valley Institute of Technology School District
Evit - Mesa Junior High School
828 East Broadway
Mesa, AZ 85204
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: East Valley Institute of Technology School District
Evit - Taylor Junior High School
705 S. 32nd Street
Mesa, AZ 85204
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: East Valley Institute of Technology School District
Christ the King School
1551 E Dana Ave
Mesa, AZ 85204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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