Rio Rico, AZ 85648 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 85648: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rio Rico, AZ 85648

Acceptable Alternative
Nogales, AZ 85648

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Santa Cruz County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.486, Longitude -111.003
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: No
  • Businesses Addresses: 315
  • PO Box Addresses: 269
  • Residential Addresses: 6,439
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 61
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,378

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Database updated: February 1, 2019, Maps updated: February 1, 2019.

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  1. 85648 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 85648 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Arizona Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Rio Rico, AZ 85648 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 19,704
Population in Households 19,643
Population in Familes 18,072
Population in Group Qrtrs 61
Population Density2 109
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $46,071
Average Household Income $65,277
Per Capita Income $19,716


Total Housing Units 6,857 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,548 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,387 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 922 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $148,448
Average Home Value $176,962


Total Households 5,935
Average Household Size 3.31
Family Households 4,924
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.15% -0.13%
Households 0.27% -0.03%
Families 0.22% -0.07%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Rio Rico, AZ 85648 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 85648 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 # 152 61st
Population Density # 198 49th
Diversity Index # 150 61st
Median Household Income # 203 48th
Per Capita Income # 272 30th

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