Phoenix, AZ 85042 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 85042: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Phoenix, AZ 85042

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Maricopa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.375, Longitude -112.032
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: No
  • Businesses Addresses: 395
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 14,537
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,910
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,627

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Phoenix, AZ 85042 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 44,190
Daytime Population: Workers 11,120
Daytime Population: Residents 24,899
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36,019
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 43,724
Population in Familes 35,486
Population in Group Qrtrs 466
Population Density2 1,261
Diversity Index3 88


Median Household Income $50,296
Average Household Income $66,322
Per Capita Income $21,711


Total Housing Units 15,468 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,872 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,352 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,244 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $172,551
Average Home Value $201,716


Total Households 14,224
Average Household Size 3.07
Family Households 9,740
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 1.3% 1.53%
Households 1.27% 1.51%
Families 1.1% 1.39%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

Phoenix, AZ 85042 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 85042 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 # 42 89th
Population Density # 119 69th
Diversity Index # 7 98th
Median Household Income # 133 66th
Per Capita Income # 225 42nd

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