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ZIP Code 85553

Primary City:Tonto Basin, AZ (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Gila County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (10:31pm)
Area code: 928 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.0, -111.2
ZIP (~34 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85553

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85553. 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 85553. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85553, 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:
Tonto Basin, AZ

Stats and Demographics for the 85553 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85553 is located in central 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 85553 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely small. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85553 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,501
Population Density 5 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,481
Median Home Value $130,600
Land Area 303.68 sq mi
Water Area 8.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 805
Median Household Income $36,442

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 62Male Median Age: 63Female Median Age: 61

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


 Male 796 53%
 Female 705 47%


 White 1,466 97.7%
 Black Or African American 7 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.6%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 3 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 12 0.8%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 411 51%
 Single Guardian 61 8%
 Singles 275 34%
 Singles With Roommate 58 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 727 90%
 Households with Kids 78 10%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85553 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 85553 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 85553 real estate data, the median home value of $130,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 85553 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,501 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 306 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 404 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 95 6%
 Households Vacant 676 46%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 1.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.1%
 For Sale Only 30 4.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 1.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 593 87.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 35 5.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $36,442 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 85553 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. Most commuters in 85553 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 251 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 212 16%
 No Earnings 860 65%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 251 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 212 16%
 No Earnings 860 65%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 436 94.2%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1 0.2%
 Worked at Home 26 5.6%
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. 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 93 12%
 High School Graduate 520 69%
 Associate's degree 60 8%
 Bachelor's degree 51 7%
 Master's degree 28 4%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 73 61.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 29 24.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 16 13.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85553

ZIP Code 85553 is in the Tonto Basin Elementary School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85553.

Tonto Basin Elementary
445 South Old Hwy 188
Tonto Basin, AZ 85553
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tonto Basin Elementary School District

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