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ZIP Code 71726

Primary City:Chidester, AR (View All Cities)
County: Ouachita County
Timezone: Central (1:48am)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.7, -93.0
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71726

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71726. 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 71726. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71726, 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:
Chidester, AR
Acceptable:
Reader

Stats and Demographics for the 71726 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71726 is located in southwest 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 71726 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71726 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,435
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 983
Median Home Value $62,300
Land Area 193.11 sq mi
Water Area 3.92 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 663
Median Household Income $26,484

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 51Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male38343041193124343758576483583935199
Female413731412223263635516373676744192722
Total79716182415450707210912013715012583544631

Gender

 Male 710 49%
 Female 725 51%
Gender

Race

 White 808 56.3%
 Black Or African American 574 40.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.6%
 Asian 8 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 34 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner330461071431186520
Renter71428202818133
Total1044741271711367823

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 287 43%
 Single Guardian 114 17%
 Singles 232 35%
 Singles With Roommate 30 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 514 78%
 Households with Kids 149 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male651211113310751035710581170
Female127411710965763967139844
Total18121622181312161212166141317181719114

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71726 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71726 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1950s. Looking at 71726 real estate data, the median home value of $62,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71726 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71726 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71726 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,435 100%
 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 161 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 371 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 131 13%
 Households Vacant 320 33%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 2.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 8 2.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 3.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 203 63.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 87 27.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 24 22%
 2 Bedroom 53 49%
 3+ Bedroom 31 29%
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 $26,484 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71726 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 71726 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. However, that is not the case in 71726. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 207 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 198 20%
 No Earnings 596 60%
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 207 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 198 20%
 No Earnings 596 60%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 279 99%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 3 1%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 99 24%
 High School Graduate 248 61%
 Associate's degree 11 3%
 Bachelor's degree 41 10%
 Master's degree 6 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 59 65%
 Enrolled in Private School 21 23%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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