85118 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics


ZIP Code 85118: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gold Canyon, AZ 85118

Acceptable Alternative
Apache Jct, AZ 85118
Apache Junction, AZ 85118
Queen Valley, AZ 85118
Superstition Mountain, AZ 85118
Superstition Mtn, AZ 85118
Suprstitn Mtn, AZ 85118

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pinal County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.36, Longitude -111.441
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: No
  • Businesses Addresses: 132
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 7,958
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,878
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,080

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: July 1, 2021, Maps updated: May 5, 2021.


Gold Canyon, AZ 85118 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 14,117 (100%)
Population in Households 14,117 (100.0%)
Population in Families 11,551 (81.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 54
Diversity Index2 25


Median Household Income $73,006
Average Household Income $99,038
% of Income for Mortgage4 20%
Per Capita Income $48,035
Wealth Index5 151


Total HU (Housing Units) 9,559 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,094 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 753 ( 7.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,712 (28.4%)
Median Home Value $342,201
Average Home Value $378,758
Housing Affordability Index3 126


Total Households 6,847
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 4,866
Average Family Size 2
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 1.27% 1.92%
Households 1.36% 1.9%
Families 1.21% 1.8%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
Owner Occupied HU   2.07%

Gold Canyon, AZ 85118 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 85118 to the other 386 ZIP Codes in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 183 53rd
Population Density # 223 42nd
Median Household Income # 81 79th
Housing Affordability Index # 151 39th
Per Capita Income # 39 90th
Diversity Index # 342 12th

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