Queen Creek, AZ 85142 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 85142: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Queen Creek, AZ 85142

Acceptable Alternative
Chandler Heights, AZ 85142
Chandler Hts, AZ 85142
San Tan Valley, AZ 85142
San Tan Vly, AZ 85142

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 964
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,836
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 12,757
  • County: Maricopa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.228, Longitude -111.638
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: No

ZIP Code 85142 has segments in 2 Counties (Maricopa, Pinal).

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Queen Creek, AZ 85142 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 60,191
Population in Households 60,168
Population in Familes 54,333
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density1 705
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 17,726
Average Household Size 3.39
Family Households 14,661
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 19,917 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,444 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,282 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,191 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $230,901
Average Home Value $283,314


Median Household Income $78,199
Average Household Income $92,549
Per Capita Income $27,269
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.59% 3.46%
Households 3.38% 3.07%
Families 3.26% 3.05%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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.

Queen Creek, AZ 85142 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 85142 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 # 10 98th
Population Density1 # 142 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 175 55th
Median Household Income # 40 90th
Per Capita Income # 123 68th

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