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ZIP Code 71837

Primary City:Fouke, AR (View All Cities)
County: Miller County
Timezone: Central (8:20am)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.2, -93.9
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71837

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71837. 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 71837. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71837, 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:
Fouke, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 71837 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71837 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 71837 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 small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71837 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,227
Population Density 33 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,107
Median Home Value $84,500
Land Area 159.06 sq mi
Water Area 2.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,905
Median Household Income $43,498

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2072412471941431421791951622111801461309483532618
Female17919621517712917318918217417517815511911383713533
Total3864374623712723153683773363863583012492071661246151

Gender

 Male 2,651 51%
 Female 2,576 49%
Gender

Race

 White 5,090 97.4%
 Black Or African American 9 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 49 0.9%
 Asian 12 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 13 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 52 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4221028433928719811733
Renter3410884664031239
Total7631836840532722914042

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,150 60%
 Single Guardian 318 17%
 Singles 382 20%
 Singles With Roommate 55 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,093 57%
 Households with Kids 812 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3846544255514448434451524159435824333639
Female4535412929373745484535385245363241343434
Total83819571848881939189869093104799065677073

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71837 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71837 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 71837 real estate data, the median home value of $84,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 71837. Rentals in 71837 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71837 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,227 100%
 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 746 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 764 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 395 19%
 Households Vacant 202 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 41 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 17 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 7%
 For Migrant Workers 3 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 121 60%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 24 8%
 2 Bedroom 106 33%
 3+ Bedroom 188 59%
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 $43,498 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71837 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, 71837 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. Most commuters in 71837 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,780 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 957 21%
 No Earnings 1,744 39%
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 1,780 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 957 21%
 No Earnings 1,744 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,213 96.2%
 Public transportation 17 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 53 2.3%
 Worked at Home 17 0.7%
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. 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 213 12.0%
 High School Graduate 1,246 70.5%
 Associate's degree 91 5.1%
 Bachelor's degree 216 12.2%
 Master's degree 2 0.1%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 733 66.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 245 22.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 118 10.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71837

ZIP Code 71837 is in the Fouke School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71837.

Paulette Smith Middle School
400 Panther Dr
Fouke, AR 71837
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fouke School District
Fouke Elementary School
370 East Red Cut Rd
Fouke, AR 71837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fouke School District
Fouke High School
403 Panther Dr
Fouke, AR 71837
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fouke School District

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