Tucson, AZ 85716 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 85716: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tucson, AZ 85716

Not Acceptable, USPS
Sun, AZ 85716

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pima County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.245, Longitude -110.921
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: No
  • Businesses Addresses: 967
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 16,382
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,673
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,709

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Tucson, AZ 85716 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 34,620
Population in Households 34,240
Population in Familes 20,411
Population in Group Qrtrs 380
Population Density1 5,159
Diversity Index2 70


Median Household Income $36,171
Average Household Income $55,841
Per Capita Income $27,318


Total Housing Units 19,104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,859 (30.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,873 (56.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,372 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $229,234
Average Home Value $274,718


Total Households 16,732
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 6,982
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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 0.29% 0.47%
Households 0.23% 0.44%
Families -0.05% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   3.09%

Tucson, AZ 85716 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 85716 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 # 93 76th
Population Density # 32 92nd
Diversity Index # 105 73rd
Median Household Income # 309 20th
Per Capita Income # 156 60th

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