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: 8,996
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,046
  • 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, 2017)


Total Population 24,784
Daytime Population: Workers 8,411
Daytime Population: Residents 13,658
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,069
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 24,573
Population in Familes 19,928
Population in Group Qrtrs 211
Population Density2 1,183
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $78,077
Average Household Income $108,768
Per Capita Income $50,174


Total Housing Units 13,994 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,811 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,555 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,628 (18.8%)
Median Home Value $391,372
Average Home Value $484,071


Total Households 11,366
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 7,732
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.25% 1.5%
Households 1.22% 1.49%
Families 1.03% 1.36%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

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

The table below compares 85268 to the other 383 ZIP Codes in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 128 67th
Population Density # 121 69th
Diversity Index # 338 12th
Median Household Income # 41 90th
Per Capita Income # 17 96th

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