Rio Rico, AZ 85648 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 85648: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rio Rico, AZ 85648

Acceptable Alternative
Nogales, AZ 85648

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 322
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,166
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Santa Cruz County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.486, Longitude -111.003
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: No

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Rio Rico, AZ 85648 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,465
Daytime Population: Workers 2,366
Daytime Population: Residents 12,740
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,106
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 19,412
Population in Familes 17,795
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 109
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $44,388
Average Household Income $58,796
Per Capita Income $17,636


Total Housing Units 6,734 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,531 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,292 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 911 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $144,559
Average Home Value $182,829


Total Households 5,823
Average Household Size 3.33
Family Households 4,843
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.09% -0.31%
Households 0.18% -0.24%
Families 0.11% -0.28%
Median Household Income   0.24%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Rio Rico, AZ 85648 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 85648 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 # 149 61st
Population Density # 197 49th
Diversity Index # 147 62nd
Median Household Income # 194 50th
Per Capita Income # 291 24th

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