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ZIP Code 71603

Primary City:Pine Bluff, AR (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (6:46am)
Coordinates:34.1, -92.1
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71603

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71603. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 71603. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71603, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Pine Bluff, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 71603 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71603 is located in south Arkansas and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 71603 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71603 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,343
Population Density 194 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,760
Median Home Value $88,600
Land Area 177.27 sq mi
Water Area 0.42 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,254
Median Household Income $40,730

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1541,0651,1821,2051,1101,1591,0291,0301,0671,1601,2651,2011,057750505376263223
Female1,0591,0541,1121,1131,1261,0659751,0001,0541,2121,3431,3311,077847626502508538
Total2,2132,1192,2942,3182,2362,2242,0042,0302,1212,3722,6082,5322,1341,5971,131878771761

Gender

 Male 16,801 49%
 Female 17,542 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,278 38.7%
 Black Or African American 20,150 58.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 86 0.3%
 Asian 268 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 172 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 387 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner906801,2071,8172,1641,394896305
Renter6111,083877849576348215142
Total7011,7632,0842,6662,7401,7421,111447

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,463 41%
 Single Guardian 3,395 26%
 Singles 3,816 29%
 Singles With Roommate 580 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,915 67%
 Households with Kids 4,339 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male240222243232207182213224239249250240214229249220264248224246
Female181246231213225197221207204231251216198216202228238226219239
Total421468474445432379434431443480501456412445451448502474443485

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71603 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71603 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 71603 real estate data, the median home value of $88,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 71603. Rentals in 71603 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71603 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,475 95%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,439 4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 429 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,148 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,405 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,701 32%
 Households Vacant 1,506 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 502 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 36 2%
 For Sale Only 185 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 722 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 66 2%
 1 Bedroom 868 20%
 2 Bedroom 1,881 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,556 36%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $40,730 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71603 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 71603 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 71603 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,184 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,638 21%
 No Earnings 11,123 41%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,184 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,638 21%
 No Earnings 11,123 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,097 96.1%
 Public transportation 67 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 27 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 243 1.8%
 Worked at Home 199 1.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,524 14.0%
 High School Graduate 6,909 63.4%
 Associate's degree 423 3.9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,461 13.4%
 Master's degree 353 3.2%
 Professional school degree 140 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 87 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,475 83.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 425 6.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 659 10.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71603

ZIP Code 71603 is in the Pine Bluff School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71603.

Belair Middle School
1301 Commerce Rd
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pine Bluff School District
Greenville Elementary School
2501 West 10th St
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pine Bluff School District
Oak Park Elementary School
2900 Orange St
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pine Bluff School District
Southwood Elementary School
4200 Fir St
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pine Bluff School District
W. T. Cheney Elementary School
2206 Ridgway Rd
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pine Bluff School District
Forrest Park Prep Preschool
1903 West 34th St
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pine Bluff School District
Coleman Elementary School
4600 West 13th St
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Watson Chapel School District
Edgewood Elementary School
4100 West 32nd St
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Watson Chapel School District
L. L. Owen Elementary School
3605 Oakwood Rd
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Watson Chapel School District
Arkansas Correctional School
8000 Correction Circle
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Arkansas Correctional School District
Jack Robey Junior High School
4101 Olive St
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Pine Bluff School District
Watson Chapel High School
4000 Camden Rd
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Watson Chapel School District
Watson Chapel Junior High School
3900 Camden Rd
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Watson Chapel School District
St Joseph Catholic High School
1501 W 73rd Ave
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Ridgway Christian School
3201 Ridgway Rd
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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