Thursday, March 31, 2011 | 10:10 p.m.
The highest average household income for southern and southwest valley ZIP codes was $108,372 in 89148 — the ZIP code that includes Rhodes Ranch, according to numbers released Thursday by Las Vegas-based Applied Analysis.
The average household income for the Las Vegas Valley is $73,059, according to the study.
The valley ZIP code with the highest average income was 89044, in the Anthem area of Henderson. The average household income in Anthem was $131,445. The valley ZIP code with the lowest average income was 89085, in North Las Vegas, which had an average income of $35,084.
According to the annual Las Vegas Perspective, 89044 has a population of 16,655 while 89085 has a population of 3,313 residents.
In 89044, which is generally east of Interstate 15 and south of the Henderson Executive Airport, the median income was $99,760, still the highest in the valley. In 89085, which is generally north of the 215 Beltway and east of Decatur Boulevard, the median income was $27,953 – slightly higher than the median income of $26,592 in the 89101 ZIP code, which includes downtown Las Vegas.
Nearby ZIP codes include 89113 with $91,007; 89183 with $87,883; 89054 with $81,850; 89123 with $80,228; 89139 with $77,097; 89178 with $73,092; 89141 with $70,299 and 89179 with $70,157.