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ZIP Code 85268

Post Office City:Fountain Hills, AZ (View All Cities)
County: Maricopa County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (8:46pm)
Area code: 480 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.60, -111.74
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85268

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 85268. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 85268 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:
Fountain Hills, AZ
Acceptable:
Fountain Hls, Scottsdale

Stats and Demographics for the 85268 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85268 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 85268 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85268 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,684
Population Density 1,100 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,281
Median Home Value $332,400
Land Area 20.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,426
Median Household Income $73,608

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 54Male Median Age: 53Female Median Age: 54


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5350331681
5-9472412884
10-145284851,013
15-195455031,048
20-24340343683
25-29316306622
30-34313370683
35-39434517951
40-446276901,317
45-498149821,796
50-549431,0892,032
55-599901,2132,203
60-641,1021,3502,452
65-691,0481,0532,101
70-748367611,597
75-795235641,087
80-84346475821
85 Plus310403713

Gender

 Male 10,837 48%
 Female 11,847 52%
Gender

Race

 White 21,352 94.1%
 Black Or African American 221 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 130 0.6%
 Asian 414 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.1%
 Other Race 239 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 306 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-243773110
25-34245297542
35-448533791,232
45-541,6014522,053
55-642,2703152,585
65-742,0062212,227
75-841,0941651,259
85 Plus32197418

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,208 60%
 Single Guardian 985 9%
 Singles 2,671 26%
 Singles With Roommate 562 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,494 81%
 Households with Kids 1,932 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16762129
26064124
36860128
49482176
57871149
69672168
79996195
89377170
910696202
1011893211
118595180
129994193
13124100224
14102103205
15110117227
1612197218
17113115228
1896104200
1910570175
206877145

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85268 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 85268 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 85268 real estate data, the median home value of $332,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 85268 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 85268 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85268 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,502 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 149 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 33 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,160 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,267 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,999 15%
 Households Vacant 2,855 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 405 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 31 1%
 For Sale Only 429 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 71 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,762 62%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 157 5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 57 3%
 1 Bedroom 137 8%
 2 Bedroom 894 50%
 3+ Bedroom 717 40%
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 $73,608 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 85268 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 85268 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 85268. 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 Fountain Hills, AZ incomes.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,116 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,602 23%
 No Earnings 8,581 42%
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 7,116 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,602 23%
 No Earnings 8,581 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,570 83.6%
 Public transportation 78 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 57 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 311 3.0%
 Worked at Home 1,237 12.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 85268 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 667 4%
 High School Graduate 7,962 43%
 Associate's degree 1,700 9%
 Bachelor's degree 5,449 30%
 Master's degree 1,978 11%
 Professional school degree 402 2%
 Doctorate degree 293 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,321 83.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 195 7.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 252 9.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85268

ZIP Code 85268 is in the following school districts: Fountain Hills Unified School District and East Valley Institute of Technology School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85268.

Four Peaks Elementary School
15414 McDowell Mountain Road
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fountain Hills Unified School District
Fountain Hills Middle School
15414 N. McDowell Mountain Roa
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fountain Hills Unified School District
Mcdowell Mountain Elementary School
14825 N. Fayette Dr.
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fountain Hills Unified School District
Fountain Hills High School
16100 E. Palisades Blvd.
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fountain Hills Unified School District
Fountain Hills.online
16100 E. Palisades Blvd.
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fountain Hills Unified School District
Evit - Fountain Hills Vocational Center
14605 N Del Cambre
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Valley Institute of Technology School District

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