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ZIP Code 85208

Post Office City:Mesa, AZ (View All Cities)
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (2:45pm)
Area code: 480 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.40, -111.63
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85208

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Primary/preferred city:
Mesa, AZ

Stats and Demographics for the 85208 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85208 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 85208 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85208 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,762
Population Density 3,873 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,657
Median Home Value $111,100
Land Area 8.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,074
Median Household Income $46,168

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,0831,0382,121
5-91,1631,0912,254
10-141,1071,0772,184
15-191,0489922,040
20-247927711,563
25-299638951,858
30-349239781,901
35-391,0501,0592,109
40-441,0309391,969
45-491,0091,0222,031
50-549251,0001,925
55-598851,0141,899
60-648721,1432,015
65-699211,2022,123
70-748771,1392,016
75-798791,0201,899
80-846789191,597
85 Plus4927661,258

Gender

 Male 16,697 48%
 Female 18,065 52%
Gender

Race

 White 29,193 84.0%
 Black Or African American 765 2.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 447 1.3%
 Asian 528 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 78 0.2%
 Other Race 2,688 7.7%
 Two Or More Races 1,063 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24153176329
25-349656221,587
35-441,4576552,112
45-541,6404892,129
55-641,8223772,199
65-742,1943002,494
75-842,0063182,324
85 Plus699201900

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,962 49%
 Single Guardian 2,197 16%
 Singles 4,022 29%
 Singles With Roommate 893 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,282 73%
 Households with Kids 3,792 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1216200416
2246205451
3205231436
4205220425
5226246472
6209196405
7251217468
8233218451
9244214458
10228229457
11211235446
12247201448
13217205422
14204207411
15216223439
16217197414
17232198430
18207206413
19176168344
20172170342

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85208 has a large 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 85208 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 85208 real estate data, the median home value of $111,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 85208 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 85208 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85208 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 34,483 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 221 0.6%
 Other Institutional 29 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,653 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,283 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,138 17%
 Households Vacant 4,583 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 523 11.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 40 0.9%
 For Sale Only 389 8.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 80 1.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3,194 69.7%
 For Migrant Workers 5 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 352 7.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 83 2%
 1 Bedroom 450 13%
 2 Bedroom 794 23%
 3+ Bedroom 2,055 61%
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 $46,168 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 85208 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. However, that is not the case in 85208. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

For more information, see Mesa, AZ household income.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9,092 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,114 21%
 No Earnings 14,122 48%
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 9,092 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,114 21%
 No Earnings 14,122 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,810 90.3%
 Public transportation 33 0.3%
 Taxicab 15 0.1%
 Motorcycle 197 1.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 511 3.9%
 Worked at Home 516 3.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 3,356 12.8%
 High School Graduate 16,264 61.9%
 Associate's degree 2,306 8.8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,978 11.3%
 Master's degree 1,096 4.2%
 Professional school degree 150 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 142 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,767 83.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 372 5.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 745 10.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85208

ZIP Code 85208 is in the following school districts: East Mesa Charter Elementary School Inc. School District, Mesa Unified School District, Imagine Middle at East Mesa Inc. School District, and East Valley Institute of Technology School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85208.

Imagine East Mesa Elementary
9701 E. Southern Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Mesa Charter Elementary School Inc. School District
Stevenson Elementary School
638 S. 96th Street
Mesa, AZ 85208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Jefferson Elementary School
120 S Jefferson
Mesa, AZ 85208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Patterson Elementary
615 S. Cheshire
Mesa, AZ 85208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Brinton Elementary
11455 E.sunland Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Imagine East Mesa Middle School
9701 E. Southern Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85208
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Imagine Middle at East Mesa Inc. School District
Skyline High School
845 S Crismon
Mesa, AZ 85208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mesa Unified School District
Evit - Skyline High School
854 S. Crismon Rd
Mesa, AZ 85208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Valley Institute of Technology School District

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