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: 11,632
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,363
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,269

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

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  1. 85742 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 85742 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Tucson, AZ 85742 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 28,955
Population in Households 28,914
Population in Familes 24,609
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density2 850
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $75,105
Average Household Income $89,828
Per Capita Income $33,728


Total Housing Units 11,802 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,311 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,545 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 946 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $228,518
Average Home Value $284,897


Total Households 10,856
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 7,898
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.12% 1.15%
Households 1.08% 1.13%
Families 0.94% 1.04%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Tucson, AZ 85742 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 85742 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 # 113 71st
Population Density # 127 67th
Diversity Index # 191 50th
Median Household Income # 52 87th
Per Capita Income # 83 79th

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