ZIP Code 85281 - Tempe Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameTempe
Zip Code StateArizona
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Maricopa
Area Code480
Current Population:57348
Racial Majority: 55.62%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 62.1%
Unemployment Rate:2.6%
Median Household Income$37016
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44690
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time20.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Standard Time
Elevation Range1204 - 1253 ft.
Area14 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)33.42033386, -111.93965912

Zip Code 85281 Profile

ZIP Code 85281 is located in the state of Arizona in the Phoenix metro area. ZIP code 85281 is primarily located in Maricopa County. The official US Postal Service name for 85281 is TEMPE, Arizona. Portions of ZIP code 85281 are contained within or border the city limits of Tempe, AZ, Phoenix, AZ, Scottsdale, AZ, and Mesa, AZ. ZIP code 85281 is within area code 480 and area code 602. 85281 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Arizona.

The current unemployment level in 85281 is 2.6% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.9% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.2% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 85281 increased to 57348 from 51051 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 85281 is while the majority ethnicity attending 85281 public schools is Hispanic. 55.8% of students in 85281 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 31984 55.62% 33092 -3%
 Black Or African American 2535 4.41% 2965 -15%
 Hispanic 13789 23.98% 14089 -2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2005 3.49% 1428 +40%
 Asian 5332 9.27% 3915 +36%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 169 0.29% 159 +6%
 Other Race 114 0.2% 114 +1%
 Two Or More Races 1586 2.74% 1586 -1%

Zip Code 85281 Race/Ethnicity

 White 14.5%
 Black Or African American 12.4%
 Hispanic 62.1%
 Asian 1.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5.3%
 Two or More Races 2.5%

Zip Code 85281 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population5734851051
Male Population54.40%
Female Population45.60%
Total Households22071
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$37016
Income Under $50K Per Year65.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.60%
85281 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Arizona District 9Greg StantonDemocrat
Arizona District 6David SchweikertRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Arizona Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$207943
Average Real Estate Sale Price$132613
Current Unemployment Level 2.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9b: 25F to 30F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBWh - Hot Desert Climate
Average First Frost DatesDecember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 11 - 20

Zip Code 85281 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)40434752606876756957453956
Avg Max Temp (°F)67717684931021041039888756786
Avg Precip (In.).981.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ
CBSA Type85281
CBSA Population4441244
Time ZoneMountain Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Phoenix
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours