Scottsdale, AZ 85255 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 85255: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Scottsdale, AZ 85255

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Maricopa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.678, Longitude -111.807
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: No
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,760
  • PO Box Addresses: 629
  • Residential Addresses: 20,487
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 17,432
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,055

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Scottsdale, AZ 85255 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 43,455
Population in Households 43,274
Population in Familes 36,938
Population in Group Qrtrs 181
Population Density1 574
Diversity Index2 27


Median Household Income $128,203
Average Household Income $177,547
Per Capita Income $73,294


Total Housing Units 21,748 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,894 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,010 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,844 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $693,034
Average Home Value $825,671


Total Households 17,904
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 12,785
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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 1.96% 2.33%
Households 1.95% 2.29%
Families 1.75% 2.14%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Scottsdale, AZ 85255 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 85255 to the other 386 ZIP Codes in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 88th
Population Density # 146 62nd
Diversity Index # 330 15th
Median Household Income # 3 99th
Per Capita Income # 3 99th

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