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ZIP Code 71638

Primary City:Dermott, AR (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (12:52am)
Coordinates:33.5, -91.4
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71638

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71638. 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 71638. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71638, 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:
Dermott, AR
Acceptable:
Collins
Unacceptable:
Baxter, Bellaire, Halley, Halley Junction

Stats and Demographics for the 71638 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71638 is located in south Arkansas and covers a large 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 71638 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71638 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,794
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,655
Median Home Value $40,000
Land Area 232.02 sq mi
Water Area 4.78 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,338
Median Household Income $20,226

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male110909210420416416515912015518511910110465394022
Female1069311110798908584841391441151129882726175
Total21618320321130225425024320429432923421320214711110197

Gender

 Male 2,038 54%
 Female 1,756 46%
Gender

Race

 White 1,398 36.8%
 Black Or African American 2,296 60.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.1%
 Asian 23 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 43 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 29 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner196010420318119511642
Renter33786010159413214
Total5213816430424023614856

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 491 37%
 Single Guardian 358 27%
 Singles 444 33%
 Singles With Roommate 45 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 957 72%
 Households with Kids 381 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2529172217211817172119151423171423262435
Female2715162517161917242329172220171926222316
Total5244334734373734414448323643343349484751

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71638 has a slightly higher 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 71638 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 71638 real estate data, the median home value of $40,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71638 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71638 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71638 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,167 83%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 578 15%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 49 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 420 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 500 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 418 25%
 Households Vacant 317 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 74 23.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Sale Only 10 3.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 9.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 191 60.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 34 7%
 1 Bedroom 38 8%
 2 Bedroom 197 42%
 3+ Bedroom 196 42%
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 $20,226 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71638 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 71638 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 71638 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 71638 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 571 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 343 12%
 No Earnings 1,981 68%
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 571 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 343 12%
 No Earnings 1,981 68%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 707 87.4%
 Public transportation 6 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 85 10.5%
 Worked at Home 11 1.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 427 33.2%
 High School Graduate 745 58.0%
 Associate's degree 30 2.3%
 Bachelor's degree 76 5.9%
 Master's degree 0 0.0%
 Professional school degree 7 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 600 90.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 27 4.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 34 5.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71638

ZIP Code 71638 is in the Dermott School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71638.

Dermott Elementary School
525 East Speedway St
Dermott, AR 71638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dermott School District
Dermott High School
525 East Speedway St
Dermott, AR 71638
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dermott School District

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