Zip Code 85356 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWellton
Zip Code StateArizona
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Yuma
Secondary County: La Paz
Area Code928
Current Population:4539
Racial Majority: 56.25%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 77.2%
Unemployment Rate:11.8%
Median Household Income$39303
Average Adjusted Gross Income$50020
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time16.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Standard Time
Elevation Range190 - 3307 ft.
Area3638 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.89911000, -114.15290900

Zip Code 85356 Description

Zip Code 85356 is located in the state of Arizona in the Yuma - El Centro metro area. Zip code 85356 is primarily located in Yuma County. Portions of 85356 are also located in La Paz County. The official US Postal Service name for 85356 is WELLTON, Arizona. Portions of zip code 85356 are contained within or border the city limits of Yuma, AZ, Cibola, AZ, Wellton, AZ, Tacna, AZ, and Fortuna Foothills, AZ. The area code for zip code 85356 is 928. 85356 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Arizona.

The current unemployment level in 85356 is 11.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 24.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 85356 increased to 4539 from 3925 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 85356 is while the majority ethnicity attending 85356 public schools is Hispanic. 79.5% of students in 85356 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2718 56.25% 2772 -2%
 Black Or African American 200 4.14% 43 +365%
 Hispanic 1723 35.66% 1628 +6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 46 0.95% 22 +109%
 Asian 96 1.99% 13 +638%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 57 1.01% 57 -14%

Zip Code 85356 Race/Ethnicity

 White 20.4%
 Black Or African American 1.1%
 Hispanic 77.2%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 0.5%

Zip Code 85356 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population45393925
Male Population50.20%
Female Population49.80%
Total Households1861
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
79.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$39303
Income Under $50K Per Year62.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.40%
85356 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Arizona District 4Paul GosarRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Arizona Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$89630
Average Real Estate Sale Price$95438
Current Unemployment Level 11.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level11.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago16.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9b: 25F to 30F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 9b: 25F to 30F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBWh - Hot Desert Climate
Ecoregion
Average First Frost DatesDecember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 21 - 28

Zip Code 85356 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)37414651586776766956443755
Avg Max Temp (°F)687378859210210510410089766887
Avg Precip (In.).46.64.4.11.04.01.34.65.6.3.16.584.28
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Yuma, AZ
CBSA Type85356
CBSA Population200639
Time ZoneMountain Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Phoenix
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours