Paradise Valley, AZ 85253 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 85253: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253

Acceptable Alternative
Paradise Vly, AZ 85253
Scottsdale, AZ 85253

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 555
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,317
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,369
  • County: Maricopa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.546, Longitude -111.968
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: No

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Paradise Valley, AZ 85253 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 18,055
Population in Households 17,970
Population in Familes 15,297
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density1 1,014
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 7,294
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 5,294
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,617 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,105 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,189 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,323 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $1,004,820


Median Household Income $130,169
Average Household Income $199,019
Per Capita Income $80,563
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 1.08%
Households 0.76% 0.97%
Families 0.7% 0.95%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   1.32%
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.

Paradise Valley, AZ 85253 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 85253 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 # 158 59th
Population Density1 # 131 66th
Diversity Index2 # 328 15th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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