Scottsdale, AZ 85256 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 85256: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Scottsdale, AZ 85256

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Maricopa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.526, Longitude -111.785
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: No
  • Businesses Addresses: 70
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 1,804
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 703
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,101

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

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Scottsdale, AZ 85256 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,150
Daytime Population: Workers 5,785
Daytime Population: Residents 4,270
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,055
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.63
Population in Households 6,144
Population in Familes 4,891
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 86
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $32,355
Average Household Income $44,304
Per Capita Income $15,760


Total Housing Units 2,533 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,647 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 536 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 350 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $48,555
Average Home Value $87,705


Total Households 2,183
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 1,333
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 0.94% 1.24%
Households 0.86% 1.17%
Families 0.69% 1.04%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Scottsdale, AZ 85256 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 85256 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 # 229 40th
Population Density # 208 46th
Diversity Index # 177 54th
Median Household Income # 323 16th
Per Capita Income # 317 17th

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