Gilbert, AZ 85297 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 85297: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gilbert, AZ 85297

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 418
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,866
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 6,633
  • County: Maricopa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.316, Longitude -111.712
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: No

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Gilbert, AZ 85297 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 36,949
Population in Households 36,930
Population in Familes 33,247
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 3,267
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 10,857
Average Household Size 3.4
Family Households 8,914
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 11,545 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,838 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,019 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 688 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $287,112
Average Home Value $346,080


Median Household Income $90,668
Average Household Income $101,279
Per Capita Income $29,777
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 5.03% 2.73%
Households 4.42% 2.65%
Families 4.27% 2.54%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.

Gilbert, AZ 85297 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 85297 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 # 74 81st
Population Density1 # 75 81st
Diversity Index2 # 200 48th
Median Household Income # 19 95th
Per Capita Income # 93 76th

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