Mesa, AZ 85206 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 85206: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mesa, AZ 85206

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,047
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,456
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 6,181
  • County: Maricopa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.402, Longitude -111.728
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: No

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Mesa, AZ 85206 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 36,622
Population in Households 35,945
Population in Familes 25,950
Population in Group Qrtrs 677
Population Density1 3,748
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 17,039
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 9,375
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,392 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,695 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,344 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,353 (20.3%)
Median Home Value $161,918
Average Home Value $183,523


Median Household Income $45,884
Average Household Income $60,259
Per Capita Income $28,584
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.81%
Households 0.57% 0.82%
Families 0.25% 0.59%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.

Mesa, AZ 85206 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 85206 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 # 76 81st
Population Density1 # 63 84th
Diversity Index2 # 237 39th
Median Household Income # 164 58th
Per Capita Income # 103 74th

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