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ZIP Code 86538

Primary City:Many Farms, AZ (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Apache County
Timezone: America/Shiprock (2:39am)
Area code: 928 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.5, -109.6
ZIP (~20 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 86538

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 86538. 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 86538. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 86538, 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:
Many Farms, AZ

Stats and Demographics for the 86538 ZIP Code

ZIP code 86538 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 86538 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 young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 86538 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,338
Population Density 12 people per sq mi
Housing Units 932
Median Home Value $47,700
Land Area 201.85 sq mi
Water Area 2.55 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 682
Median Household Income $34,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 26Male Median Age: 24Female Median Age: 28

Under 5114121235
85 Plus51217


 Male 1,144 49%
 Female 1,194 51%


 White 74 3.2%
 Black Or African American 3 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2,223 95.1%
 Asian 1 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 33 1.4%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus13114

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 277 41%
 Single Guardian 213 31%
 Singles 174 26%
 Singles With Roommate 18 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 330 48%
 Households with Kids 352 52%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 86538 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 86538 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1960s. Looking at 86538 real estate data, the median home value of $47,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 86538 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 86538 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 86538 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,337 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 78 8%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 387 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 217 23%
 Households Vacant 250 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 52 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 121 48%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 77 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 18 10%
 1 Bedroom 10 5%
 2 Bedroom 56 30%
 3+ Bedroom 105 56%
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 $34,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 86538 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 86538 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 289 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 409 25%
 No Earnings 929 57%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 289 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 409 25%
 No Earnings 929 57%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 438 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 45 9%
 Worked at Home 30 6%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 161 26%
 High School Graduate 380 61%
 Associate's degree 24 4%
 Bachelor's degree 30 5%
 Master's degree 27 4%
 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 854 94%
 Enrolled in Private School 5 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 46 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 86538

ZIP Code 86538 is in the Chinle Unified School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 86538.

Many Farms Elementary School
Us Hwy 191
Many Farms, AZ 86538
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chinle Unified School District
Many Farms Community School
PO Box 70
Many Farms, AZ 86538
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Many Farms Community School District
Many Farms High School
1157 Hwy 191
Many Farms, AZ 86538
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Many Farms High School District

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