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85542 Zip Code (Peridot, AZ) Detailed Profile




City: Peridot, AZ (2.22%)
Counties: Graham County, AZ (80.43%), Gila County, AZ (19.57%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 3,740
Zip code population in 2010: 3,196
Zip code population in 2000: 1,313

Houses and condos: 853
Renter-occupied apartments: 312
% of renters here:

44%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 85542: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 219.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 8.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 17 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 85542
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

4.1% ($1,376)
Arizona:

0.6% ($1,578)
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Males: 1,743  (46.6%)
Females: 1,997  (53.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 85542:

  • High school or higher: 70.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.2%
  • Unemployed: 22.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 85542:

  • Never married: 57.9%
  • Now married: 30.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

Zip code 85542 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 85542 (2019)
    • 3,06295.8%American Indian
    • 922.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 290.9%White
    • 110.3%Two or more races
    • 20.06%Black
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $33,615
85542:

$33,615
Arizona:

$255,900



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in 85542 zip code as of October 07, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 85542 is 426 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

24.3 years
Arizona median age:

38.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

5.2 people
Arizona:

2.7 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 85542, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $24,876 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$24,876
State:

$57,644

Salary/wage: $24,239 (reported on 90.2% of returns)
Here:

$24,239
State:

$47,932
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.5% for AGIs below $25k, 92.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 93.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 90.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,092 (reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

+$8,092
State:

+$12,323

Earned income credit: $2,925 (reported on 63.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,925
State:

$2,432
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 20.2% for AGIs below $25k, 3.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 80.5%
Here:

80%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 84.3% for AGIs below $25k, 75.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 85542, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $19,525 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$19,525
State:

$50,097

Salary/wage: $19,247 (reported on 92.9% of returns)
Here:

$19,247
State:

$42,146
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 98.7% for AGIs below $10k, 90.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 94.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 88.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$3,429 (reported on 9.0% of returns)
Here:

+$3,429
State:

+$11,088

Total tax: $2,042 (reported on 34.9% of returns)
85542:

$2,042
State:

$8,323
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $2,051 (reported on 66.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,051
State:

$1,786

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 85.9%
Here:

86%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 77.4% for AGIs below $10k, 93.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 89.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$39,266
Arizona:

$62,055
Peridot, AZ (85542) map Nearest zip codes: 85550, 85530, 85536, 85543, 85501, 85192.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

57.6%
Arizona:

44.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

12.1%
Arizona:

47.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 339
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 349


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 95 (17 now married, 75 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 879 (204 now married, 680 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 85542 with a mortgage: 46
Houses without a mortgage: 366

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $773
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $207

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

34.2%
Whole state:

13.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

16.7%
Whole state:

7.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.1
State:

6.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.2
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable location: Salt Creek Ranch Headquarters (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Reservoirs: Double Tank (A), Hackberry Tank Number One (B), Hackberry Tank Number Two (C), Hollywood Bowl Tank (D), Juniper Tank (E), Lost Man Tank (F), Monument Tank (G), Salt Box Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Rivers and creeks: Hackberry Creek (A), San Carlos River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 162010 to 2013
  • 1622000 to 2009
  • 1341990 to 1999
  • 2731980 to 1989
  • 1701970 to 1979
  • 531960 to 1969
  • 281950 to 1959
  • 01940 to 1949
  • 01939 or earlier

Zip code 85542 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Peridot, AZ (85542)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Peridot, AZ (85542)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 271 bedroom
  • 512 bedrooms
  • 2243 bedrooms
  • 504 bedrooms
  • 525+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Peridot, AZ (85542)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Peridot, AZ (85542)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 251 bedroom
  • 802 bedrooms
  • 1123 bedrooms
  • 874 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Peridot, AZ (85542) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Peridot, AZ (85542) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 45no vehicle
  • 1241 vehicle
  • 1222 vehicles
  • 803 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 195+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Peridot, AZ (85542) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Peridot, AZ (85542) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 64no vehicle
  • 1141 vehicle
  • 992 vehicles
  • 253 vehicles
  • 114 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 85542 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 85542 household income distribution in 2019
  • 77Less than $10,000
  • 73$10,000 to $14,999
  • 25$15,000 to $19,999
  • 56$20,000 to $24,999
  • 13$25,000 to $29,999
  • 60$30,000 to $34,999
  • 55$35,000 to $39,999
  • 43$40,000 to $44,999
  • 17$45,000 to $49,999
  • 76$50,000 to $59,999
  • 51$60,000 to $74,999
  • 59$75,000 to $99,999
  • 42$100,000 to $124,999
  • 30$125,000 to $149,999
  • 16$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 85542

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 85542
  • 113Less than $10,000
  • 24$10,000 to $14,999
  • 9$20,000 to $24,999
  • 38$25,000 to $29,999
  • 26$30,000 to $34,999
  • 18$35,000 to $39,999
  • 13$40,000 to $49,999
  • 20$50,000 to $59,999
  • 14$60,000 to $69,999
  • 13$70,000 to $79,999
  • 12$80,000 to $89,999
  • 7$90,000 to $99,999
  • 8$125,000 to $149,999
  • 19$150,000 to $174,999
  • 7$250,000 to $299,999
  • 11$300,000 to $399,999
  • 9$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 85542

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 85542
  • 51Less than $100
  • 9$100 to $149
  • 48$150 to $199
  • 37$200 to $249
  • 21$250 to $299
  • 14$300 to $349
  • 9$500 to $549
  • 6$700 to $749
  • 102No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $429.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $37,502

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $33,615
85542:

$33,615
Arizona:

$255,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $11,210 - $72,057

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $71,385
Here:

$71,385
State:

$339,629

Mobile homes: $116,757
Here:

$116,757
State:

$80,695
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 85542
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 610
  • 3 or 4: 18
  • 5 to 9: 9
  • 10 to 19: 7
  • Mobile homes: 192
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 11

Unemployment: 22.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 85542

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 85542
  • 72.6%673Drove a car alone
  • 19.7%183Carpooled
  • 0.8%7Bus or trolley bus
  • 3.8%35Walked
  • 2.2%20Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 85542

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 85542
  • 56Less than 5 minutes
  • 1705 to 9 minutes
  • 15010 to 14 minutes
  • 27815 to 19 minutes
  • 10320 to 24 minutes
  • 4230 to 34 minutes
  • 2645 to 59 minutes
  • 6660 to 89 minutes
  • 890 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 35.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,740
  • Male householders: 258 (42 living alone), Female householders: 459 (32 living alone)
  • 300 spouses (300 opposite-sex spouses), 93 unmarried partners, (93 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,426 children (1,368 natural, 25 adopted, 32 stepchildren), 724 grandchildren, 65 brothers or sisters, 20 parents, 13 foster children, 271 other relatives, 135 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 8 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 65 2-persons, 96 3-persons, 109 4-persons, 121 5-persons, 63 6-persons, 151 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 73 1-person, 33 2-persons

307 married couples with children.
400 single-parent households (108 men, 292 women).

68.2% of residents of 85542 zip code speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
32.0% of residents speak other language at home (74% very well, 24% well, 3% not well).

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

13.4%
Most common first ancestries reported in 85542
  • 0%Scandinavian
  • 0%European

Zip code 85542 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • EXCEL EDUCATION CENTERS, INC. - SAN CARLOS (MOONBASE RD., HWY 70 in PERIDOT, AZ)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-005

Zip code 85542 marital status for males
Zip code 85542 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 18.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 9.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 39.3%Electricity
  • 21.5%Utility gas
  • 13.4%Wood
  • 10.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.3%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 4,878.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,550
  • Northeast: 4
  • Midwest: 11
  • South: 44
  • West: 119

81% of the 85542 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Arizona.

93% of the 85542 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% moved from different county within same state.

Year householders moved into unit in Peridot, AZ (85542)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 84
Here:

14.1%
Arizona:

8.6%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Arizona:

7.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12
Here:

12.0%
Arizona:

13.4%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 51,467Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 43,300Management occupations
  • 42,815Health technologists and technicians
  • 38,678Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 37,784Education, training, and library occupations
  • 29,993Construction and extraction occupations

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Ambulance Services (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Educational Services: Elementary and Secondary Schools (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Interior Design Services (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Most common first names in zip code 85542 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Frank378.3 years
Ada283.5 years
Helen272.5 years
Geraldine246.0 years
Alberta272.5 years
James270.5 years
Alfred280.0 years
Alice275.0 years
Ambrose252.0 years
Amelia268.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 85542 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Noline671.5 years
Victor668.7 years
Dili566.2 years
Key569.4 years
Smith545.8 years
Harney471.2 years
Goseyun460.0 years
Dosela465.7 years
Russell475.5 years
Steele464.5 years
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