Mesa, AZ 85205 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 85205: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mesa, AZ 85205

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Maricopa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.438, Longitude -111.715
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: No
  • Businesses Addresses: 808
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 19,566
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,099
    • Single Family Addresses: 12,467

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

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Mesa, AZ 85205 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 42,865
Daytime Population: Workers 11,438
Daytime Population: Residents 25,320
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36,758
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 42,621
Population in Familes 32,957
Population in Group Qrtrs 244
Population Density2 4,352
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $50,345
Average Household Income $67,488
Per Capita Income $29,195


Total Housing Units 23,130 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,136 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,286 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,708 (20.4%)
Median Home Value $168,022
Average Home Value $210,597


Total Households 18,422
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 11,212
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.15% 1.39%
Households 1.05% 1.32%
Families 0.9% 1.21%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Mesa, AZ 85205 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 85205 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 # 49 87th
Population Density # 48 88th
Diversity Index # 238 38th
Median Household Income # 132 66th
Per Capita Income # 108 72nd

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