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ZIP Code 71720

Primary City:Bearden, AR (View All Cities)
County: Ouachita County
Timezone: Central (6:08pm)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.7, -92.6
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71720

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71720. 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 71720. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71720, 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:
Bearden, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 71720 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71720 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 71720 are primarily white. 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 a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71720 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,498
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,302
Median Home Value $57,300
Land Area 149.38 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,052
Median Household Income $42,011

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male588493946463747373891119179745728167
Female73638979557371816510996103846464502625
Total131147182173119136145154138198207194163138121784232

Gender

 Male 1,228 49%
 Female 1,270 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,662 66.5%
 Black Or African American 739 29.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.3%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 40 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 47 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner19691091771781397523
Renter225835504230206
Total411271442272201699529

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 499 47%
 Single Guardian 223 21%
 Singles 300 29%
 Singles With Roommate 30 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 732 70%
 Households with Kids 320 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male71117715201416191516172223182719191114
Female1591517131314158151618202091218202021
Total2220322428332831273032354243273937393135

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71720 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71720 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 71720 real estate data, the median home value of $57,300 is low 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 71720. Rentals in 71720 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71720 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,498 100%
 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 340 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 449 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 263 20%
 Households Vacant 250 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 32 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 18%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 166 66%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 4%
 1 Bedroom 31 15%
 2 Bedroom 50 24%
 3+ Bedroom 118 57%
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 $42,011 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71720 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, 71720 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 71720 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 1,100 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 338 16%
 No Earnings 691 32%
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 1,100 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 338 16%
 No Earnings 691 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,247 96%
 Public transportation 15 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 17 1%
 Worked at Home 16 1%
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 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 144 14.5%
 High School Graduate 733 73.7%
 Associate's degree 56 5.6%
 Bachelor's degree 58 5.8%
 Master's degree 0 0.0%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 549 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 28 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 62 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71720

ZIP Code 71720 is in the Bearden School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71720.

Bearden Elementary School
100 Oak Ave
Bearden, AR 71720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bearden School District
Bearden High School
635 North Plum
Bearden, AR 71720
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bearden School District

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