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ZIP Code 86515

Post Office City:Window Rock, AZ (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: McKinley County
Timezone: Mountain (11:02pm)
Area code: 928 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.64, -109.07
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 86515

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 86515. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 86515 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:
Window Rock, AZ
Navajo Indian Reservation, Tse Bonita

Stats and Demographics for the 86515 ZIP Code

ZIP code 86515 is located in northeast Arizona and covers a slightly higher 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 86515 are primarily American Indian or Alaskan Native. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged 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 86515 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,479
Population Density 41 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,538
Median Home Value $78,300
Land Area 110.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,328
Median Household Income $35,897

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 61Male Median Age: 55Female Median Age: 66

Under 5219174393
85 Plus62127


 Male 2,214 49%
 Female 2,265 51%


 White 160 3.6%
 Black Or African American 2 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4,180 93.3%
 Asian 20 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 35 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 76 1.7%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus18119

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 487 37%
 Single Guardian 530 40%
 Singles 269 20%
 Singles With Roommate 42 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 7
 Households without Kids 674 51%
 Households with Kids 654 49%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 86515 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 86515 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 86515 real estate data, the median home value of $78,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 86515. Rentals in 86515 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 86515 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,452 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 7 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 14 0.3%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 121 8%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 677 44%
 Renter Occupied Households 530 34%
 Households Vacant 210 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 53 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 28%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 91 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 11 2%
 1 Bedroom 32 5%
 2 Bedroom 385 63%
 3+ Bedroom 181 30%
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 $35,897 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 86515 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 86515 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 86515 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 86515 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 Window Rock, AZ unemployment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,237 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 558 15%
 No Earnings 1,992 53%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,237 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 558 15%
 No Earnings 1,992 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,413 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 195 12%
 Worked at Home 15 1%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 528 18.9%
 High School Graduate 1,644 58.8%
 Associate's degree 234 8.4%
 Bachelor's degree 162 5.8%
 Master's degree 209 7.5%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 17 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,097 78%
 Enrolled in Private School 242 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 71 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 86515

ZIP Code 86515 is in the Window Rock Unified School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 86515.

Tsehootsooi Dine Bi'Olta
Chee Dodge Drive
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Window Rock Unified School District

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