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ZIP Code 85940

Post Office City:Vernon, AZ (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Apache County
Timezone: America/Phoenix (7:11pm)
Area code: 928 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.255, -109.693
ZIP (~200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 85940

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Primary/preferred city:
Vernon, AZ

Stats and Demographics for the 85940 ZIP Code

ZIP code 85940 is located in eastern 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 85940 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 families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 85940 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,443
Population Density 18 people per sq mi
Housing Units 844
Median Home Value $114,900
Land Area 82.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 559
Median Household Income $44,145

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 51Female Median Age: 48

Under 5464389
85 Plus91019


 Male 713 49%
 Female 730 51%


 White 1,344 93.1%
 Black Or African American 4 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 2.3%
 Asian 5 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 31 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 26 1.8%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus9110

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 333 60%
 Single Guardian 70 13%
 Singles 122 22%
 Singles With Roommate 34 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 411 74%
 Households with Kids 148 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 85940 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 85940 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 85940 real estate data, the median home value of $114,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 85940 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 85940 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 85940 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,428 99%
 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 15 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 298 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 195 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 66 8%
 Households Vacant 285 34%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 2.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 27 9.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 185 64.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 65 22.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 9 26%
 2 Bedroom 12 35%
 3+ Bedroom 13 38%
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 $44,145 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 85940 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 85940 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

For more information, see Vernon, AZ unemployment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 213 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 326 32%
 No Earnings 475 47%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 213 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 326 32%
 No Earnings 475 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 449 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 22 5%
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, 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 124 13.2%
 High School Graduate 563 59.8%
 Associate's degree 37 3.9%
 Bachelor's degree 158 16.8%
 Master's degree 43 4.6%
 Professional school degree 6 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 10 1.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 154 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 26 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 85940

ZIP Code 85940 is in the Vernon Elementary School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 85940.

Vernon Elementary School
90 Crn 3139
Vernon, AZ 85940
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Vernon Elementary School District

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