Black Canyon City, AZ 85324 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 85324: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Black Canyon City, AZ 85324

Acceptable Alternative
Black Cyn Cty, AZ 85324
Rock Springs, AZ 85324

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Yavapai County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.086, Longitude -112.142
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: No
  • Businesses Addresses: 147
  • PO Box Addresses: 618
  • Residential Addresses: 940
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 11
    • Single Family Addresses: 929

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Database updated: July 1, 2020, Maps updated: August 4, 2020.


Black Canyon City, AZ 85324 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 3,386 (100%)
Population in Households 3,383 (99.9%)
Population in Families 2,483 (73.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 3 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 7
Diversity Index2 27


Median Household Income $38,056
Average Household Income $50,142
% of Income for Mortgage4 16%
Per Capita Income $23,326
Wealth Index5 46


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,866 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,248 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 327 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 291 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $142,328
Average Home Value $234,235
Housing Affordability Index3 171


Total Households 1,575
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 926
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.55% 1.27%
Households 1.54% 1.3%
Families 1.33% 1.16%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.48%
Owner Occupied HU   1.49%

Black Canyon City, AZ 85324 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 85324 to the other 386 ZIP Codes in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 259 33rd
Population Density # 304 22nd
Median Household Income # 321 17th
Housing Affordability Index # 220 57th
Per Capita Income # 240 38th
Diversity Index # 337 13th

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