Apache Junction, AZ 85120 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 85120: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Apache Junction, AZ 85120

Acceptable Alternative
Apache Jct, AZ 85120

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 645
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,801
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,586
  • County: Pinal County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.412, Longitude -111.59
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: No

ZIP Code 85120 has segments in 2 Counties (Maricopa, Pinal).

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Apache Junction, AZ 85120 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 31,673
Population in Households 31,421
Population in Familes 23,391
Population in Group Qrtrs 252
Population Density1 1,846
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 14,336
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 8,491
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,385 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,681 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,655 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,049 (33.0%)
Median Home Value $78,054
Average Home Value $121,601


Median Household Income $36,863
Average Household Income $46,589
Per Capita Income $21,349
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.97% 0.71%
Households 0.93% 0.59%
Families 0.7% 0.48%
Median Household Income   -1.41%
Per Capita Income   0.88%
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.

Apache Junction, AZ 85120 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 85120 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 # 98 75th
Population Density1 # 106 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 252 35th
Median Household Income # 271 30th
Per Capita Income # 211 45th

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