Tombstone, AZ 85638 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 85638: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tombstone, AZ 85638

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Cochise County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.71, Longitude -110.064
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: No
  • Businesses Addresses: 121
  • PO Box Addresses: 850
  • Residential Addresses: 275
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 275

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

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Tombstone, AZ 85638 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,803
Daytime Population: Workers 803
Daytime Population: Residents 1,087
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,890
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 1,785
Population in Familes 1,281
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $27,639
Average Household Income $41,490
Per Capita Income $20,848


Total Housing Units 1,225 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 629 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 262 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 334 (27.3%)
Median Home Value $160,039
Average Home Value $184,897


Total Households 891
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 497
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 -0.93% -0.98%
Households -0.75% -0.94%
Families -0.96% -1.03%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   3.39%

Tombstone, AZ 85638 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 85638 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 # 291 24th
Population Density # 299 22nd
Diversity Index # 244 37th
Median Household Income # 359 7th
Per Capita Income # 245 36th

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