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85602 Zip Code (Benson, AZ) Detailed Profile




Cities: Benson, AZ (3.52%), Mescal, AZ (0.65%), Pimaco Two, AZ (0.60%)
Counties: Cochise County, AZ (76.59%), Pima County, AZ (23.41%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 9,148
Zip code population in 2010: 9,464
Zip code population in 2000: 8,879

Houses and condos: 5,143
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,202
% of renters here:

29%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 85602: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 748.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 12 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 85602
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.8% ($848)
Arizona:

0.7% ($1,456)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,262 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $667 (1.0%)

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Males: 4,642  (50.8%)
Females: 4,505  (49.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 85602:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 85602:

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

Zip code 85602 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 85602 (2017)
    • 7,45283.9%White
    • 1,68719.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1421.6%Two or more races
    • 650.7%American Indian
    • 560.6%Black
    • 460.5%Asian
    • 110.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 50.06%Some other race
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Urban population: 4,442
Rural population: 4,705

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $110,431
85602:

$110,431
Arizona:

$223,400



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in 85602 zip code as of January 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 85602 is 540 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

53.1 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
Arizona:

2.7 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 85602, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $44,922 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$44,922
State:

$57,644

Salary/wage: $40,397 (reported on 72.8% of returns)
Here:

$40,397
State:

$47,932
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 64.1% for AGIs below $25k, 66.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 31.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,225 (reported on 30.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,225
Arizona:

$2,064
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,317 (reported on 15.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,317
State:

$7,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$8,341 (reported on 11.6% of returns)
Here:

+$8,341
State:

+$15,530
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 16.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,991 (reported on 14.2% of returns)
Here:

+$6,991
State:

+$12,323
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $12,972 (reported on 12.4% of returns)
85602:

$12,972
Arizona:

$18,280
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,938 (24% of AGI, reported on 28.0% of returns)
Here:

$19,938
State:

$23,651

Here:

23.9% of AGI
State:

20.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.2% for AGIs below $25k, 9.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,007 (reported on 21.6% of returns)
Here:

$4,007
State:

$4,114
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $5,035 (reported on 27.7% of returns)
85602:

$5,035
State:

$6,509
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,114 (reported on 20.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,114
State:

$2,432
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 48.5%
Here:

49%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 42.5% for AGIs below $25k, 50.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 56.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 54.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 51.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 75.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 85602, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $36,758 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,758
State:

$50,097

Salary/wage: $33,228 (reported on 76.1% of returns)
Here:

$33,228
State:

$42,146
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 131.4% for AGIs below $10k, 66.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 76.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 46.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,685 (reported on 42.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,685
Arizona:

$2,374
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,672 (reported on 17.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,672
State:

$3,888
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$13,638 (reported on 15.7% of returns)
Here:

+$13,638
State:

+$17,569
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,737 (reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

+$7,737
State:

+$11,088
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 25.4% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.1% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,988 (reported on 2.5% of returns)
85602:

$2,988
Arizona:

$3,023
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,269 (23% of AGI, reported on 27.3% of returns)
Here:

$16,269
State:

$19,781

Here:

23.4% of AGI
State:

21.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 21.2% for AGIs below $10k, 7.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 11.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,283 (5% of AGI, reported on 23.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,283
State:

$3,389

Here:

4.6% of AGI
State:

3.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,926 (reported on 71.9% of returns)
85602:

$4,926
State:

$8,323
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,656 (reported on 18.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,656
State:

$1,786

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 62.1%
Here:

62%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 54.7% for AGIs below $10k, 65.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 62.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 64.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$39,780
Arizona:

$56,581
Benson, AZ (85602) map Nearest zip codes: 85627, 85641, 85609, 85730, 85749, 85748.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

32.0%
Arizona:

44.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.1%
Arizona:

7.0%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 652
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,517


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 79 (56 now married, 22 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,353 (511 now married, 844 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 85602 with a mortgage: 1,304 (16 second mortgage, 61 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,695

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,079
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $280

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

19.5%
Whole state:

14.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

10.8%
Whole state:

8.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.3
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 85602: Bar L Y Ranch (A), Barney Ranch (B), Cascabel Ranch (C), Double X Ranch (D), Ashrama Ranch (E), French Joe Camp (F), Gibson Ranch (G), Jay Six Ranch (H), Bayless Ranch (I), Last Chance Ranch (J), Post Ranch (K), Pride Ranch (L), Round Corral (M), Siemond Ranch (N), Bingham Ranch (O), Soza Ranch (P), Spear Ranch (Q), Ventana Windmill (R), Williams Ranch (S), Youtcy Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 85602 include: Peace in the Valley Lutheran Church (A), Our Lady of Lourdes Church (B), Grace Chapel of Benson (C), Bethlehem Lutheran Church (D), Benson First Baptist Church (E), Benson First Assembly of God (F), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (G), Community Presbyterian Church (H), Community Bible Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: White Cross Cemetery (1), Apodaca Cemetery (2), Benson Cemetery (3), Cochise Gardens of Rest Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Willow Lake (A), Split Tank (B), Big Tank (C), Bill Williams Tank (D), Boulder Tank (E), Pink Tank (F), Old Dirt Tank (G), Ventana Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sheep Wash (A), Bear Creek (B), Bollen Wash (C), Gibb Wash (D), Paige Creek (E), Redrock Creek (F), Martinez Wash (G), Hot Springs Canyon Creek (H), Deer Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 85602: Kartchner Caverns State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 1662010 to 2013
  • 1,1302000 to 2009
  • 1,2391990 to 1999
  • 4811980 to 1989
  • 9931970 to 1979
  • 5721960 to 1969
  • 2311950 to 1959
  • 1201940 to 1949
  • 1251939 or earlier

Zip code 85602 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Benson, AZ (85602)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Benson, AZ (85602)
  • 51no bedroom
  • 3931 bedroom
  • 7582 bedrooms
  • 1,4063 bedrooms
  • 2944 bedrooms
  • 535+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Benson, AZ (85602)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Benson, AZ (85602)
  • 22no bedroom
  • 1231 bedroom
  • 5082 bedrooms
  • 4793 bedrooms
  • 684 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Benson, AZ (85602) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Benson, AZ (85602) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 134no vehicle
  • 8061 vehicle
  • 1,2132 vehicles
  • 5033 vehicles
  • 2034 vehicles
  • 1245+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Benson, AZ (85602) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Benson, AZ (85602) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 125no vehicle
  • 4941 vehicle
  • 3922 vehicles
  • 1343 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 725+ vehicles

  • Zip code 85602 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 85602 household income distribution in 2017
  • 481Less than $10,000
  • 374$10,000 to $14,999
  • 277$15,000 to $19,999
  • 209$20,000 to $24,999
  • 323$25,000 to $29,999
  • 257$30,000 to $34,999
  • 164$35,000 to $39,999
  • 108$40,000 to $44,999
  • 121$45,000 to $49,999
  • 477$50,000 to $59,999
  • 463$60,000 to $74,999
  • 343$75,000 to $99,999
  • 183$100,000 to $124,999
  • 213$125,000 to $149,999
  • 74$150,000 to $199,999
  • 23$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 85602

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 85602
  • 104Less than $10,000
  • 43$10,000 to $14,999
  • 31$15,000 to $19,999
  • 103$20,000 to $24,999
  • 69$25,000 to $29,999
  • 79$30,000 to $34,999
  • 41$35,000 to $39,999
  • 224$40,000 to $49,999
  • 136$50,000 to $59,999
  • 96$60,000 to $69,999
  • 138$70,000 to $79,999
  • 118$80,000 to $89,999
  • 91$90,000 to $99,999
  • 227$100,000 to $124,999
  • 193$125,000 to $149,999
  • 248$150,000 to $174,999
  • 188$175,000 to $199,999
  • 127$200,000 to $249,999
  • 178$250,000 to $299,999
  • 186$300,000 to $399,999
  • 51$400,000 to $499,999
  • 33$500,000 to $749,999
  • 20$750,000 to $999,999
  • 2$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 85602

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 85602
  • 30Less than $100
  • 11$100 to $149
  • 9$150 to $199
  • 9$200 to $249
  • 30$250 to $299
  • 29$300 to $349
  • 29$350 to $399
  • 96$400 to $449
  • 62$450 to $499
  • 48$500 to $549
  • 149$550 to $599
  • 75$600 to $649
  • 43$650 to $699
  • 14$700 to $749
  • 29$750 to $799
  • 117$800 to $899
  • 11$900 to $999
  • 127$1,000 to $1,249
  • 206No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $761.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $151,176
  • Black or African American householders: $77,667
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $113,091
  • Some other race householders: $136,375
  • Two or more races householders: $49,560
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $114,920

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $110,431
85602:

$110,431
Arizona:

$223,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,371 - $191,700
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 85602

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,539
  • One, attached: 78
  • Two: 83
  • 3 or 4: 60
  • 5 to 9: 64
  • 10 to 19: 84
  • 20 to 49: 113
  • 50 or more: 12
  • Mobile homes: 1,904
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 184

Unemployment: 6.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 85602

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 85602
  • 83.7%2,388Drove a car alone
  • 9.8%281Carpooled
  • 0.6%16Motorcycle
  • 0.0%1Bicycle
  • 1.5%44Walked
  • 0.9%25Other means
  • 3.1%89Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 85602

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 85602
  • 139Less than 5 minutes
  • 6115 to 9 minutes
  • 34510 to 14 minutes
  • 11915 to 19 minutes
  • 11220 to 24 minutes
  • 26025 to 29 minutes
  • 21730 to 34 minutes
  • 14535 to 39 minutes
  • 9540 to 44 minutes
  • 45445 to 59 minutes
  • 18060 to 89 minutes
  • 7690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 67.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,066
  • In family households: 7,341 (1,279 male householders, 1,393 female householders)
    1,902 spouses, 2,186 children (2,033 natural, 78 adopted, 77 stepchildren), 180 grandchildren, 18 brothers or sisters, 89 parents, 12 other relatives, 261 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,728 (610 male householders (515 living alone)), 901 female householders (795 living alone)), 211 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 83 (57 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,633 2-persons, 506 3-persons, 271 4-persons, 158 5-persons, 94 6-persons, 17 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,311 1-person, 178 2-persons, 22 3-persons

951 married couples with children.
511 single-parent households (60 men, 451 women).

85.9% of residents of 85602 zip code speak English at home.
14.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% very well, 3% well, 14% not well, 1% not at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% very well, 14% well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (25% very well, 75% well).

Foreign born population: 226 (2.5%)
(62.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.5%
Whole state:

13.2%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 13%Fiji
  • 11%France
  • 5%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 4%Norway
  • 2%Haiti
  • 0%Moldova
Most common first ancestries reported in 85602
  • 16%European
  • 10%American
  • 10%English
  • 9%German
  • 5%Irish
  • 3%Italian
  • 3%Scottish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 972000 to 2009
  • 721990 to 1999
  • 137Before 1990

Zip code 85602 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • APACHE NITROGEN PRODUCTS - PLANT (1436 SOUTH APACHE POWDER ROAD in BENSON, AZ)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Arizona's Tracking Of The Environment) - AZURITE-2840, AIR MAJOR, AIR PROGRAM, DRINKING WATER PROGRAM, WASTE
    SUPERFUND NPL (Superfund database)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-09-1998-0004, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-09-2000-0381, ICIS-09-1977-0008, ICIS-09-1989-0031, ICIS-09-2000-0172, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    AIR MAJOR ("Best Available" air pollution technologies tracking)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TSD (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: INDUSTRIAL INORGANIC CHEMICALS; NITROGENOUS FERTILIZERS; EXPLOSIVES; CHEMICALS AND ALLIED PRODUCTS
    Business NAICS classification: NITROGENOUS FERTILIZER MANUFACTURING.; NITROGENOUS FERTILIZER MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: APACHE NITROGEN PRODUCTS INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: APACHE NITROGEN PRODS. INC., APACHE NITROGEN PRODUCTS, INC., APACHE POWDER
  • WHETSTONE CORPORATE CENTER (ARIZONA ROUTE 90 - APPROX 1.5 MILES S OF I-10 in BENSON, AZ)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-09-2005-0045, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-09-2005-0045, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
  • BENSON, CITY OF - WWTF (102 HARVEST WAY in BENSON, AZ)
    STATE MASTER (Arizona's Tracking Of The Environment) - AZURITE-1127, GROUND WATER PROGRAM, WASTE WATER PROGRAM, SURFACE WATER STANDARDS, DRINKING WATER PROGRAM, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, DRINKING WATER PROGRAM, WASTE, REFUSE DISPOSAL, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: COCHISE COLLEGE (CONTACT/GENERAL) , BENSON MUNICPAL PROPERTIES CORP (CONTACT/GENERAL) , VALUE HOMES SOUTHWEST (CONTACT/GENERAL) , WHETSTONE DEVELOPMENT CO (CONTACT/GENERAL) , GAS CITY (CONTACT/GENERAL)
    Alternative names: BENSON WWTF
  • EL PASO NATURAL GAS CO - BENSON (1/2 MI N OF BENSON in BENSON, AZ)
    STATE MASTER (Arizona's Tracking Of The Environment) - AZURITE-3633, AIR MAJOR, AIR PROGRAM, GROUND WATER PROGRAM, SURFACE WATER STANDARDS
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION
    Organizations: EL PASO CORP (CONTACT/GENERAL)
    Alternative names: EL PASO NATURAL GAS CO BENSON COMP ST, EL PASO NATURAL GAS CO-BENSON COMPRESSOR
  • CANYON HOMES AT WHETSTONE (ARIZONA ROUTE 90 - APPROX 3 MILES S OF I-10 in BENSON, AZ)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-09-2005-0046, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-09-2005-0047, ICIS-09-2005-0046, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY, ICIS-09-2005-0047,
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Alternative names: CANYONS AT WHETSTONE, CANYONS AT WHETSTONE RANCH
  • COTTONWOOD BLUFFS DEVELOPMENT (ARIZONA ROUTE 90 - APPROX 2 MILES S OF I-10 in BENSON, AZ)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-09-2005-0048, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
  • BENSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (360 S. PATAGONIA STREET in BENSON, AZ)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-101
    Organizations: BENSON UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
    Alternative names: BENSON PRIMARY SCHOOL
  • BENSON HIGH SCHOOL (360 S PATAGONIA STREET in BENSON, AZ)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-201
    Organizations: BENSON UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BENSON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (360 S. PATAGONIA STREET in BENSON, AZ)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-102
    Organizations: BENSON UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
    Alternative names: BENSON MIDDLE SCHOOL
  • NEW WEST SCHOOL (3225 WEST NAVAJO TRAIL in BENSON, AZ)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-002
    Organizations: NEW WEST CHARTER SCHOOL, INC. (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • VISIONS UNLIMITED ACADEMY (1275 E. BARNEY LANE in BENSON, AZ)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-101
    Organizations: VISIONS UNLIMITED ACADEMY, INC. (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BARROWS MOBILE HOME PARK (579 W 4TH ST in BENSON, AZ)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-09-2000-0275, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: WATER SUPPLY
  • ADOT MATERIALS TESTING LAB (685 N ADAMS in BENSON, AZ)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: AZ DEPT OF TRANSPORT (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 85602 marital status for males
Zip code 85602 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 40.1%Utility gas
  • 33.8%Electricity
  • 16.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Wood
  • 2.6%Other fuel
  • 1.7%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 6,141. Population change in the 1990s: +2,738 (+44.6%).

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

  • This state: 3,350
  • Northeast: 838
  • Midwest: 2,358
  • South: 923
  • West: 1,329

47% of the 85602 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Arizona.

88% of the 85602 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Benson, AZ (85602)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 11
Here:

1.4%
Arizona:

8.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 73
Here:

15.3%
Arizona:

6.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 29
Here:

8.2%
Arizona:

13.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 96,440Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 70,705Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 63,490Business and financial operations occupations
  • 61,445Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 60,382Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 56,003Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • MARLYN DEAN EAST (N PHYSICA ADDRESS in BENSON, AZ; small business) : $70,413 in 2 contracts from 2002 to 2003
    $44,000 with Forest Service (disused code: now 12C2) for Forest/Range Fire Suppression/Presuppression Services. Signed on 2002-03-15. Completion date: 2002-12-15.
    $26,413 with Forest Service for Forest/Range Fire Suppression/Presuppression Services. Signed on 2003-07-15. Completion date: 2005-03-15.
  • GEORGE ROLAND BALLOU III (537 WEST 9TH in BENSON, AZ; small business) : $44,012 in 2 contracts in 2002
    $28,962 with Army for Miscellaneous Service and Trade Equipment. Signed on 2002-09-26. Completion date: 2003-09-01.
    $15,050, same as above. Signed on 2002-09-11. Completion date: 2003-09-01.

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

  • Utilities: Natural Gas Distribution (250-499 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 3)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 3, 10-19: 5, 1-4: 5)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (100-249: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (20-49: 3, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Residential Property Managers (50-99: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities (50-99: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Janitorial Services (50-99: 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:

  • 50 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 64 people in nursing homes
  • 27 people in homes for the mentally ill

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 85602 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5669.6 years
Robert5370.0 years
William4976.0 years
James4772.8 years
Charles4074.3 years
Mary3980.2 years
George3176.8 years
Richard2871.8 years
Helen2579.4 years
Frank2279.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 85602 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3275.6 years
Johnson1574.4 years
Campbell1476.9 years
Jones1475.9 years
Williams1376.1 years
Brown1271.0 years
Crawford1180.5 years
Davis1079.2 years
Stewart1077.8 years
Miller980.2 years
Businesses in zip code 85602
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Safeway1
Best Western1Starbucks1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
Days Inn1Super 81
FedEx2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Jack In The Box1UPS2
KFC1Vons1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Motel 61Wendy's1
RadioShack1
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