Payson, AZ 85541 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 85541: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Payson, AZ 85541

Acceptable Alternative
Star Valley, AZ 85541

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Gila County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.204, Longitude -111.29
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: No
  • Businesses Addresses: 640
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 11,624
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 676
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,948

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

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Payson, AZ 85541 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 24,302
Daytime Population: Workers 9,061
Daytime Population: Residents 16,120
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 25,181
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 23,965
Population in Familes 18,421
Population in Group Qrtrs 337
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $38,735
Average Household Income $52,353
Per Capita Income $24,191


Total Housing Units 17,791 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,148 (45.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,969 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,674 (37.5%)
Median Home Value $210,323
Average Home Value $259,153


Total Households 11,117
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 6,938
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 0.34% 0.53%
Households 0.43% 0.59%
Families 0.3% 0.51%
Median Household Income   -0.14%
Per Capita Income   2.13%

Payson, AZ 85541 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 85541 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 # 131 66th
Population Density # 262 32nd
Diversity Index # 295 23rd
Median Household Income # 262 32nd
Per Capita Income # 178 54th

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