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ZIP Code 71740

Primary City:Emerson, AR (View All Cities)
County: Columbia County
Timezone: Central (10:11pm)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.1, -93.2
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71740

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71740. 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 71740. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71740, 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:
Emerson, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 71740 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71740 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 71740 are primarily white. 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 a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71740 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,735
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 878
Median Home Value $44,800
Land Area 184.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 691
Median Household Income $47,596

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male505563763951435064757057404928222013
Female464871624943515566685555524740291617
Total96103134138889494105130143125112929668513630

Gender

 Male 865 50%
 Female 870 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,250 72.0%
 Black Or African American 452 26.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 17 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 11 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner125995115105975219
Renter11292931121375
Total23881241461171105924

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 374 54%
 Single Guardian 119 17%
 Singles 177 26%
 Singles With Roommate 21 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 444 64%
 Households with Kids 247 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10101210121010101316137189191119161111
Female710912812881216121416131316151177
Total1720212220221818253225213422322734271818

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71740 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71740 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 71740 real estate data, the median home value of $44,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71740 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71740 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71740 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,735 100%
 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 253 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 301 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 137 16%
 Households Vacant 187 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 8.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 5 2.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 3.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 40 21.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 118 63.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 20 11%
 1 Bedroom 14 8%
 2 Bedroom 18 10%
 3+ Bedroom 125 71%
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 $47,596 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71740 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 71740 can expect to fall in that range. 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 376 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 323 27%
 No Earnings 510 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 376 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 323 27%
 No Earnings 510 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 527 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 59 10%
 Worked at Home 17 3%
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 80 15%
 High School Graduate 333 62%
 Associate's degree 28 5%
 Bachelor's degree 82 15%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 14 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 398 99%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 1 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71740

ZIP Code 71740 is in the Emerson-Taylor School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71740.

Emerson Elementary School
508 West Main
Emerson, AR 71740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Emerson-Taylor School District
Emerson High School
400 Church St
Emerson, AR 71740
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Emerson-Taylor School District

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