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Real estate came naturally in 2002, after a career in banking, property management, insurance and securities. Having relocated across the country, Jan understands relocation better than most. Whether you’re buying or selling a home in another state, Jan has relationships with realtors across the country to ensure a smooth move.If you’re selling a home in the Scottsdale area, Jan can market your energy efficient features and work with an appraiser to get the most for your home sale. Knowing how to show a home in it’s best light and market the features and benefits for luxury and energy savings means top dollar for your home!Assisting clients in saving money on energy bills and having a ready list of vendors to refer, helps clients make all kinds of changes for their homes. If you’re looking to lower your energy bills, Jan has the vendors in Maricopa County, Arizona. As a volunteer with the US Green Building Council of Arizona and instructor for the Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS®, projects have included adding green features to the Arizona Regional MLS and hosting appraiser courses. Sitting through appraiser courses helps Jan to understand the process and be able to work with an appraiser when valuing a home sale with sustainable features.
About 85255, Arizona
The zip code 85255 is located in south central Arizona and is part of Maricopa County. This zip code comes under the administration of Scottsdale city. The Hohokam tribe were the first to live in the region that later became Scottsdale. The city is named after Winfield Scott, a former United States Army chaplain. The town is situated in the Salt River Valley, commonly known as the “Valley of the Sun,” towards the northern Sonoran Desert. Old Town Scottsdale has several streets, antique shops, cafes, pubs, nightclubs, and art galleries. It has the area’s main nightlife and serves as a significant art hub for metropolitan Phoenix. The cost of living in this zip code is relatively higher than other parts of the United States.
Real Estate Market of 85255, Arizona.
This zip code’s median home value is $938,400, which is slightly higher than the average value in the neighboring zip codes. The median household income is also greater than other parts of Arizona, with an average household earning $112,531 yearly. In 85255, home appreciation has increased nearly 25% during the past 12 months. The listing price of a single bedroom house in this zip code starts from almost $300K. There is a steady demand for housing in this part of Arizona which makes it a buyers market. The average age of real estate built in this area is just 19 years old. In this area, a two bedroom apartment can be rented for nearly $1880 per month depending on the location of the residence.
Population of 85255, Arizona.
The zip code 85255 is home to nearly 44,015 people and this zip code has seen an increase of 8.4% since 2020. This zip code is home to a majority of white people. Around 86% of the total residents in the zip code 85255 are white, 6% are Hispanic, 5% Asian and just under 1% are Black. The zip code has a land area of almost 87.6 square miles and it has a population density of over 526 people per square mile. The median age of people living here is just over 47 years, indicating a significant population of middle aged adults. The population of the 85255 region has risen steadily over the years and it is expected to increase even further as the area’s lifestyle improves and commodities become more accessible to residents.
Schools in 85255, Arizona.
The greater Scottsdale area has over 187 different schools and the majority of them are preschools. Along with them, there are almost 40 highschools and over 50 middle schools. The majority of schools here are public schools and a modest number of private schools as well. Almost 70% of the total schools in the zip code 85255 are public while 305 are privately owned. This part of town also has a significant number of people who have completed a four year degree from college. In this zip code, the pupil to teacher ratio is almost 19, which is greater than the national ratio. The state spends nearly $4,766 in school expenditures per student in this zip code.
Employment Rate in 85255, Arizona.
The average income per person in this zip code is almost $71,990, which is considerably higher than the national average income per capita. The job growth in this part of Arizona is positive and last year it grew by 3.3%. The future job growth in this zip code is expected to grow at a rate of almost 51.2%. The current unemployment rate in this zip code is around 4.7% which is lower than the national unemployment rate of the country at 6%.
Engineering, Legal, Architecture, Management and Computer majors are among the highest paid jobs in this zip code. The highest paid jobs in this zip code are in Legal, with an average income of $131,273 while the lowest paid jobs include serving and food preparation, with an average income of just $9,730.
Neighborhoods near 85255, Arizona.
The city is surrounded to the west by Phoenix, Paradise Valley, and unincorporated Maricopa County territory. Carefree is located at Scottsdale’s eastern boundary and shares the Tonto National Forest’s northern boundary. Tempe borders Scottsdale towards the south. The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community occupies the southern border. The neighborhoods around the zip code 85255 include 85268 Fountain Hills, 85262 Scottsdale, 85054 Phoenix and 85264 Fort Mcdowell.