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ZIP Code 71639

Primary City:Dumas, AR (View All Cities)
County: Desha County
Timezone: Central (4:18am)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.8, -91.4
ZIP (~26 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71639

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71639. 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 71639. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71639, 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:
Dumas, AR
Unacceptable:
Avery, Back Gate, Garrett Bridge, Mitchellville, Pendleton, Reedville

Stats and Demographics for the 71639 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71639 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 71639 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 71639 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,579
Population Density 36 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,992
Median Home Value $43,000
Land Area 181.57 sq mi
Water Area 5.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,629
Median Household Income $25,201

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male273232227245185175176153161204242229182160107645136
Female2702442352312002311861951812522572452031631171187673
Total543476462476385406362348342456499474385323224182127109

Gender

 Male 3,102 47%
 Female 3,477 53%
Gender

Race

 White 2,768 42.1%
 Black Or African American 3,481 52.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.1%
 Asian 22 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 257 3.9%
 Two Or More Races 43 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1810820033037428114955
Renter134253191189168767726
Total15236139151954235722681

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,122 43%
 Single Guardian 724 28%
 Singles 716 27%
 Singles With Roommate 67 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,714 65%
 Households with Kids 915 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4952515342425251455650423940375438605635
Female4860674441475455475538504646465258363955
Total9711211897838910610692111889285868310696969590

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71639 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71639 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 71639 real estate data, the median home value of $43,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71639 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71639 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71639 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,579 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 726 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 789 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,114 37%
 Households Vacant 363 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 121 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 8 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 53 15%
 For Migrant Workers 5 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 166 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 0.3%
 1 Bedroom 252 20.7%
 2 Bedroom 436 35.8%
 3+ Bedroom 525 43.1%
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 $25,201 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71639 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 71639 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 71639 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 1,588 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,177 25%
 No Earnings 1,991 42%
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 1,588 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,177 25%
 No Earnings 1,991 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,043 89%
 Public transportation 26 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 184 8%
 Worked at Home 35 2%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 509 29%
 High School Graduate 1,059 60%
 Associate's degree 47 3%
 Bachelor's degree 97 5%
 Master's degree 27 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 34 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,211 94%
 Enrolled in Private School 63 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 21 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71639

ZIP Code 71639 is in the Dumas School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71639.

Central Elementary School
101 Court St
Dumas, AR 71639
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dumas School District
Reed Elementary School
709 South Cherry St
Dumas, AR 71639
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dumas School District
Dumas Junior High School
315 South College St
Dumas, AR 71639
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Dumas School District
Dumas High School
709 Dan Gill Dr
Dumas, AR 71639
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dumas School District

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