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ZIP Code 86502

Primary City:Chambers, AZ (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Apache County
Timezone: America/Shiprock (10:38am)
Area code: 928 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.0, -109.4
ZIP (~30 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 86502

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 86502. 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 86502. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 86502, 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:
Chambers, AZ
Unacceptable:
Wide Ruins

Stats and Demographics for the 86502 ZIP Code

ZIP code 86502 is located in east Arizona and covers an extremely 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 86502 are primarily American Indian or Alaskan Native. The number of seniors is large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 86502 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,464
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 628
Median Home Value $84,000
Land Area 703.29 sq mi
Water Area 0.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 448
Median Household Income $16,029

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 36


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55452106
5-99271163
10-147271143
15-196357120
20-246644110
25-29423577
30-34311950
35-39363672
40-44423173
45-49544498
50-54464793
55-59343468
60-64333770
65-69243963
70-74243155
75-79252247
80-8492231
85 Plus91625

Gender

 Male 756 52%
 Female 708 48%
Gender

Race

 White 55 3.8%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1,380 94.3%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.2%
 Other Race 5 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 17 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-247512
25-3425732
35-44551267
45-548119100
55-6482587
65-7474983
75-8454155
85 Plus12012

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 159 35%
 Single Guardian 139 31%
 Singles 136 30%
 Singles With Roommate 14 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 284 63%
 Households with Kids 164 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
181018
2101020
3101525
413922
5181331
614822
7291544
8162036
9151530
10182442
11261743
1212820
1391524
147714
15141731
169716
17161935
1812315
19121123
20131124

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 86502 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 86502 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 86502 real estate data, the median home value of $84,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 86502. Rentals in 86502 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 86502 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,353 92%
 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 111 8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 34 5%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 356 57%
 Renter Occupied Households 58 9%
 Households Vacant 180 29%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 1.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Sale Only 0 0.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 90 50.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 85 47.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 7%
 1 Bedroom 8 14%
 2 Bedroom 14 25%
 3+ Bedroom 30 54%
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 $16,029 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 86502 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. A higher percentage of people in 86502 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. 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 86502. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 167 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 201 17%
 No Earnings 783 68%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 167 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 201 17%
 No Earnings 783 68%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 238 81%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5 2%
 Worked at Home 52 18%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 199 39%
 High School Graduate 291 56%
 Associate's degree 14 3%
 Bachelor's degree 12 2%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 352 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 28 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 86502

ZIP Code 86502 is in the Wide Ruins Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 86502.

Wide Ruins Community School
Hwy 91
Chambers, AZ 86502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wide Ruins Community School District

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