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ZIP Code 71838

Primary City:Fulton, AR (View All Cities)
County: Hempstead County
Timezone: Central (6:34pm)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.7, -93.8
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71838

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71838. 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 71838. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71838, 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:
Fulton, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 71838 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71838 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 71838 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71838 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,148
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 637
Median Home Value $57,000
Land Area 127.78 sq mi
Water Area 3.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 480
Median Household Income $28,512

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3930374219373426274840514736222089
Female333139352230353429445639382730222210
Total726176774167696056929690856352423019

Gender

 Male 572 50%
 Female 576 50%
Gender

Race

 White 578 50.3%
 Black Or African American 514 44.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.4%
 Asian 9 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 25 2.2%
 Two Or More Races 16 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner8363781101704410
Renter10181616131082
Total18545397114805212

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 220 46%
 Single Guardian 95 20%
 Singles 143 30%
 Singles With Roommate 22 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 333 69%
 Households with Kids 147 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male410710577657661088991243
Female9755392989591151188534
Total131712158169151316111521131917171777

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71838 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71838 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 71838 real estate data, the median home value of $57,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71838 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71838 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71838 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,148 100%
 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 148 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 239 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 93 15%
 Households Vacant 157 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 28 17.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Sale Only 6 3.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 44 28.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 75 47.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 56 63%
 3+ Bedroom 33 37%
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 $28,512 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71838 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 71838 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 330 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 180 21%
 No Earnings 331 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 330 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 180 21%
 No Earnings 331 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 332 96%
 Public transportation 5 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 1%
 Worked at Home 7 2%
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 50 14%
 High School Graduate 235 68%
 Associate's degree 40 12%
 Bachelor's degree 13 4%
 Master's degree 8 2%
 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 144 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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