Fountain Hills, AZ 85268 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 85268: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

Acceptable Alternative
Fountain Hls, AZ 85268
Scottsdale, AZ 85268

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 612
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,901
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,028
  • County: Maricopa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.609, Longitude -111.73
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: No

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Fountain Hills, AZ 85268 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 24,242
Population in Households 24,041
Population in Familes 19,514
Population in Group Qrtrs 201
Population Density1 1,187
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 11,133
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 7,572
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,056 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,628 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,505 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,923 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $411,039
Average Home Value $484,055


Median Household Income $75,018
Average Household Income $104,319
Per Capita Income $48,193
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.14% 1.34%
Households 1.12% 1.32%
Families 0.91% 1.17%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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.

Fountain Hills, AZ 85268 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 85268 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 # 130 66th
Population Density1 # 123 68th
Diversity Index2 # 339 12th
Median Household Income # 47 88th
Per Capita Income # 16 96th

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