Morenci, AZ 85540 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 85540: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Morenci, AZ 85540

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 39
  • Single Family Addresses: 633
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 171
  • County: Greenlee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.046, Longitude -109.326
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: No

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Morenci, AZ 85540 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,251
Population in Households 4,250
Population in Familes 3,490
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 264
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 1,548
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 1,042
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,020 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 ( 5.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,441 (71.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 472 (23.4%)
Median Home Value $86,111
Average Home Value $117,991


Median Household Income $59,166
Average Household Income $65,868
Per Capita Income $24,000
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 4.48% 3.34%
Households 4.41% 3.32%
Families 4.28% 3.26%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
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.

Morenci, AZ 85540 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 85540 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 # 248 36th
Population Density1 # 168 56th
Diversity Index2 # 68 83rd
Median Household Income # 80 79th
Per Capita Income # 180 53rd

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