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ZIP Code 85638

Primary City:Tombstone, AZ (View All Cities)
County: Cochise County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (12:30am)
Area code: 520 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.7, -110.0
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85638

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 85638. 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 85638. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 85638, 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:
Tombstone, AZ

Stats and Demographics for the 85638 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85638 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 85638 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 85638 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,973
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,204
Median Home Value $115,900
Land Area 323.90 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 939
Median Household Income $26,897

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 55Male Median Age: 55Female Median Age: 55


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5314172
5-9343165
10-14313970
15-197536111
20-24342761
25-29323365
30-34354075
35-39484492
40-44494493
45-494469113
50-548391174
55-59117108225
60-64113123236
65-6912587212
70-746266128
75-79423880
80-84202646
85 Plus243155

Gender

 Male 999 51%
 Female 974 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,839 93.2%
 Black Or African American 9 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.9%
 Asian 9 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 41 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 57 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2441115
25-34263258
35-44424284
45-5412328151
55-6419776273
65-7419235227
75-84761591
85 Plus31940

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 425 45%
 Single Guardian 111 12%
 Singles 337 36%
 Singles With Roommate 66 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 793 84%
 Households with Kids 146 16%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
15611
211617
3358
48917
58715
65611
78614
8448
99817
104913
1131114
126612
138513
1410818
1516420
1620929
17231134
18151025
19123
20538

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85638 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 85638 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 85638 real estate data, the median home value of $115,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 85638 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 85638 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85638 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,933 98%
 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 40 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 358 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 333 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 248 21%
 Households Vacant 265 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 56 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 32 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 89 34%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 79 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 43 18%
 1 Bedroom 61 26%
 2 Bedroom 79 34%
 3+ Bedroom 52 22%
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 $26,897 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 85638 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 85638 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 482 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 458 26%
 No Earnings 850 47%
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 482 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 458 26%
 No Earnings 850 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 653 84%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 28 4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 64 8%
 Worked at Home 33 4%
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 107 14%
 High School Graduate 512 67%
 Associate's degree 41 5%
 Bachelor's degree 82 11%
 Master's degree 7 1%
 Professional school degree 10 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 189 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 53 21%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85638

ZIP Code 85638 is in the Tombstone Unified School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85638.

Walter J Meyer School
411 North 9th St
Tombstone, AZ 85638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tombstone Unified School District
Ctd - Tombstone High School
Yellow Jacket Way
Tombstone, AZ 85638
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cochise Technology School District
Tombstone High School
1211 North Yellowjacket Way
Tombstone, AZ 85638
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tombstone Unified School District

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