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ZIP Code 85605

Post Office City:Bowie, AZ (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Cochise County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (5:29am)
Area code: 520 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.3, -109.4
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85605

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 85605. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 85605 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:
Bowie, AZ

Stats and Demographics for the 85605 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85605 is located in southeast 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 85605 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85605 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 597
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 352
Median Home Value $63,300
Land Area 327.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 266
Median Household Income $40,357

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 50


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 581826
5-9181028
10-14231639
15-1920929
20-24151025
25-29171128
30-34211435
35-39111627
40-44191534
45-49231942
50-54242145
55-59282755
60-64212546
65-69282250
70-74211233
75-79111526
80-8410717
85 Plus7512

Gender

 Male 325 54%
 Female 272 46%
Gender

Race

 White 503 84.3%
 Black Or African American 4 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 1.3%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.2%
 Other Race 61 10.2%
 Two Or More Races 19 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24235
25-34101727
35-44131023
45-54312253
55-6444953
65-74521567
75-8425631
85 Plus707

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 113 42%
 Single Guardian 33 12%
 Singles 97 36%
 Singles With Roommate 23 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 211 79%
 Households with Kids 55 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1123
2167
3246
4044
5123
6325
7325
8516
9639
10538
115510
12437
13639
14325
158210
16336
17505
18235
19213
20235

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85605 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 85605 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 85605 real estate data, the median home value of $63,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 85605 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 85605 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85605 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 597 100%
 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 69 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 115 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 82 23%
 Households Vacant 86 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 31%
 For Migrant Workers 7 8%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 42 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 12%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 18 31%
 3+ Bedroom 33 57%
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 $40,357 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 85605 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 85605 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 85605 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

For more information, see Bowie, AZ poverty.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 103 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 77 19%
 No Earnings 217 55%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 103 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 77 19%
 No Earnings 217 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 149 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2 1%
 Worked at Home 24 14%
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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 133 36%
 High School Graduate 168 45%
 Associate's degree 59 16%
 Bachelor's degree 11 3%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 3 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 54 73%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 20 27%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85605

ZIP Code 85605 is in the following school districts: Bowie Unified School District and Cochise Technology School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85605.

Bowie Elementary School
315 West 5th St
Bowie, AZ 85605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bowie Unified School District
Ctd - Bowie High School
315 West 5th St
Bowie, AZ 85605
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cochise Technology School District
Bowie High School
315w. 5th St
Bowie, AZ 85605
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bowie Unified School District

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