New River, AZ 85087 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 85087: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New River, AZ 85087

Acceptable Alternative
Phoenix, AZ 85087

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 308
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,003
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,084
  • County: Maricopa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.915, Longitude -112.137
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: No

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New River, AZ 85087 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,977
Population in Households 9,378
Population in Familes 8,007
Population in Group Qrtrs 599
Population Density1 90
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 3,550
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 2,629
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,080 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,981 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 569 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 530 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $295,000
Average Home Value $342,293


Median Household Income $75,922
Average Household Income $92,375
Per Capita Income $34,936
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.3% 1.58%
Households 2.05% 1.7%
Families 1.86% 1.58%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

New River, AZ 85087 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 85087 to the other 385 ZIP Codes in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 199 49th
Population Density1 # 209 46th
Diversity Index2 # 280 27th
Median Household Income # 44 89th
Per Capita Income # 51 87th

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