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ZIP Code 86556

Post Office City:Tsaile, AZ (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Apache County
Timezone: Mountain (2:54am)
Area code: 928 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.4, -109.3
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 86556

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Primary/preferred city:
Tsaile, AZ

Stats and Demographics for the 86556 ZIP Code

ZIP code 86556 is located in northeast 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 86556 are primarily American Indian or Alaskan Native. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely 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 86556 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,090
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 902
Median Home Value $56,900
Land Area 240.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.94 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 549
Median Household Income $27,969

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 24Male Median Age: 24Female Median Age: 24

Under 595113208
85 Plus41317


 Male 989 47%
 Female 1,101 53%


 White 50 2.4%
 Black Or African American 3 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2,000 95.7%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 36 1.7%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus12113

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 188 34%
 Single Guardian 218 40%
 Singles 130 24%
 Singles With Roommate 13 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 261 48%
 Households with Kids 288 52%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 86556 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 86556 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 86556 real estate data, the median home value of $56,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 86556 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 86556 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 86556 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Tsaile, AZ real estate.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,886 90%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 204 10%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 35 4%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 306 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 208 23%
 Households Vacant 353 39%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 3%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 272 77%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 56 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 5%
 1 Bedroom 5 3%
 2 Bedroom 63 41%
 3+ Bedroom 79 51%
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 $27,969 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 86556 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. 86556 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 86556 can expect to fall in that range. 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 230 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 326 24%
 No Earnings 791 59%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 230 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 326 24%
 No Earnings 791 59%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 250 75%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 70 21%
 Worked at Home 15 4%
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, 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 241 28.4%
 High School Graduate 362 42.6%
 Associate's degree 122 14.4%
 Bachelor's degree 92 10.8%
 Master's degree 28 3.3%
 Professional school degree 4 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 424 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 48 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 86556

ZIP Code 86556 is in the Chinle Unified School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 86556.

Tsaile Elementary School
Navajo Rt 12 and Jct. Hwy 64
Tsaile, AZ 86556
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chinle Unified School District

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