Scottsdale, AZ 85257 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 85257: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Scottsdale, AZ 85257

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 584
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,808
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,958
  • County: Maricopa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.467, Longitude -111.918
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: No

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Scottsdale, AZ 85257 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 28,351
Population in Households 28,039
Population in Familes 17,945
Population in Group Qrtrs 312
Population Density1 4,104
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 12,889
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 6,024
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,862 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,272 (48.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,617 (37.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,973 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $206,016
Average Home Value $220,087


Median Household Income $47,097
Average Household Income $60,022
Per Capita Income $27,666
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.84% 1.05%
Households 0.78% 1.02%
Families 0.45% 0.8%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.

Scottsdale, AZ 85257 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 85257 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 # 109 72nd
Population Density1 # 52 87th
Diversity Index2 # 167 57th
Median Household Income # 151 61st
Per Capita Income # 116 70th

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