Tucson, AZ 85742 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 85742: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tucson, AZ 85742

Acceptable Alternative
Oro Valley, AZ 85742

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pima County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.419, Longitude -111.059
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: No
  • Businesses Addresses: 164
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 11,543
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,295
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,248

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

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Tucson, AZ 85742 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 27,928
Daytime Population: Workers 4,002
Daytime Population: Residents 14,233
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,235
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 27,885
Population in Familes 23,541
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density2 919
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $69,372
Average Household Income $85,135
Per Capita Income $31,777


Total Housing Units 11,498 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,891 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,516 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,091 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $221,465
Average Home Value $279,236


Total Households 10,407
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 7,576
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 0.89% 0.9%
Households 0.76% 0.81%
Families 0.63% 0.72%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Tucson, AZ 85742 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 85742 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 # 115 70th
Population Density # 135 65th
Diversity Index # 197 49th
Median Household Income # 58 85th
Per Capita Income # 80 79th

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