Tempe, AZ

Tempe

Sitting in Maricopa County in the East Valley section of metropolitan Phoenix, Tempe is home to over 166,000 residents and is home to the main campus of Arizona State University. With its large undergraduate population, and its location within the metro area, Tempe offers a number of different amenities and services, all of which make this area desirable to many different individuals. With family-friendly festivals, outdoor activities, and all of the events (sporting and academic) at ASU, Tempe is a vibrant city that is never at a loss for excitement. The city is dotted by lots public and local parks, all of which offer a multitude of outdoor recreation opportunities for people of all ages. Residents know the weather in Tempe is nice all year, but scorching summer temperatures see residents and visitors flocking to the many attractions (museums, activity centers and more) throughout the city.

A growing tech industry within Tempe has seen lots of growth in the downtown area with new buildings and modern architecture. Many residents have come to call Tempe the "20-minute city," because residents can walk, bus, ride, bike or drive to anywhere in Tempe within 20 minutes. For those that work, commute, Tempe has also seen the development of a comprehensive public transportation system. With light rail, buses, free shuttles and a number of bikeways (Tempe is one of the cities in the US that has the higher percentage of bicycle commuters with 175 miles of dedicated bikeways), Tempe has made it extremely easy for residents to access the city and nearby areas. With its famous year-round good weather, abundance of parks and activities, bountiful amenities (the Tempe Marketplace offers over 100 retails stores and restaurants) and a strong real estate market that has seen continued growth each year, Tempe offers all that's needed for a comfortable and high-quality living experience.

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Economic Data for Zip Code 85281

Household Income Graph

  • 3942
  • 1470
  • 1751
  • 1707
  • 1986
  • 1134
  • 2074
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  • 1250
  • 1717
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  • 200k+

Note: Household Income figures are based on total household income.

* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

Demographics Data for Zip Code 85281

  • 5049
  • 4276
  • 2801
  • 2054
  • 2768
  • 4679
  • 6408
  • 7233
  • 6950
  • 5916
  • 4421
  • 3185
  • 2273
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  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
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  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-64
  • 65-69
  • 70-74
  • 75-79
  • 80-84
  • 85+

* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

Population Data for Zip Code 85281

  • 57,348
  • 63,840
  • 72,071
  • 2012 Census
  • 2014 Estimated
  • 2019 Projected

Households

  • Total (2010 Census):21,431
  • Estimated (Present):24,087
  • Projected (2019):27,295
  • Household Change (2010-Present) 12.39%
  • Household Change (2010-2017) 27.36%

Notes:

* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

Public Schools in Zip Code 85281

  • Name
  • District
  • Grades
  • Address
  • City
  • Students
  • NEW SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS
  • NEW SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS
  • 9th-12th
  • 1216 EAST APACHE BLVD
  • TEMPE
  • 250
  • STUDENT CHOICE HIGH SCHOOL
  • GAR LLC DBA STUDENT CHOICE HIGH SCHOOL
  • 9th-12th
  • 1833 NORTH SCOTTSDALE RD
  • TEMPE
  • 106
  • TEMPE HIGH SCHOOL
  • TEMPE UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • 9th-12th
  • 1730 SOUTH MILL AVE
  • TEMPE
  • 1,300

  • GILILLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL
  • TEMPE SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • 6th-8th
  • 1025 SOUTH BECK AVE
  • TEMPE
  • 885
  • NEW SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS MIDDLE SCHOOL
  • NEW SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS MIDDLE SCHOOL
  • 6th-8th
  • 1216 EAST APACHE BLVD
  • TEMPE
  • 75

  • CHILDREN FIRST ACADEMY - TEMPE
  • EDKEY INC. - SEQUOIA RANCH SCHOOL
  • K-8th
  • 1938 EAST APACHE BLVD
  • TEMPE
  • 161
  • FLORA THEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  • TEMPE SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • K-6th
  • 2130 EAST HOWE AVE
  • TEMPE
  • 532
  • HOLDEMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  • TEMPE SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • PreK-5th
  • 1326 WEST 18TH ST
  • TEMPE
  • 638
  • LAIRD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  • TEMPE SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • K-7th
  • 1500 NORTH SCOVEL ST
  • TEMPE
  • 515
  • SCALES TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY
  • TEMPE SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • K-5th
  • 1115 WEST 5TH ST
  • TEMPE
  • 549

Private Schools in Zip Code 85281

  • Name
  • Grades
  • Address
  • City
  • Students
  • Abiding Savior School
  • PreK-12th
  • 515 E Continental Dr.
  • Tempe
  • 9
  • International School Of Arizona
  • PreK-12th
  • 536 E. Fillmore St.
  • Tempe
  • 50
  • Phoenix Metro Islamic School
  • PreK-12th
  • 125 E. 6th St.
  • Tempe
  • 94
  • Suriya Montessori School
  • PreK-12th
  • 1337 W 11th St.
  • Tempe
  • 27
  • Tempe Adventist Christian School
  • PreK-12th
  • 630 W 17th Pl.
  • Tempe
  • 56
Community demographic data is provided by Geolytics Inc. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.

Schools listed are those in the Zip Code of the listing, but may not serve this address.
School Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
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