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ZIP Code 71842

Primary City:Horatio, AR (View All Cities)
County: Sevier County
Timezone: Central (1:24pm)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.9, -94.3
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71842

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71842. 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 71842. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71842, 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:
Horatio, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 71842 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71842 is located in southwest Arkansas and covers a slightly less 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 71842 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 slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71842 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,241
Population Density 29 people per sq mi
Housing Units 931
Median Home Value $64,600
Land Area 77.08 sq mi
Water Area 0.88 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 816
Median Household Income $39,410

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male79978797616457728099736753403827139
Female1007998985856657376985756554345292319
Total1791761851951191201221451561971301231088383563628

Gender

 Male 1,113 50%
 Female 1,128 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,753 78.2%
 Black Or African American 43 1.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 80 3.6%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 319 14.2%
 Two Or More Races 42 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1568118146108944917
Renter155036362918125
Total301181541821371126122

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 452 55%
 Single Guardian 153 19%
 Singles 185 23%
 Singles With Roommate 26 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 479 59%
 Households with Kids 337 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1816181313252811201916171916202515221516
Female162525201523141512141722212423202021147
Total3441433328484226323333394040434535432923

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71842 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71842 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 71842 real estate data, the median home value of $64,600 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 71842. Rentals in 71842 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71842 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,241 100%
 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 373 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 242 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 201 22%
 Households Vacant 115 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 3 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 27%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 65 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 26 14%
 2 Bedroom 99 52%
 3+ Bedroom 65 34%
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 $39,410 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71842 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. More commuters in 71842 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 608 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 322 20%
 No Earnings 691 43%
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 608 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 322 20%
 No Earnings 691 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 728 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 14 2%
 Worked at Home 28 4%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 223 36%
 High School Graduate 370 59%
 Associate's degree 17 3%
 Bachelor's degree 8 1%
 Master's degree 10 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 466 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 145 24%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71842

ZIP Code 71842 is in the Horatio School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71842.

Horatio Elementary School
205 Isbell St
Horatio, AR 71842
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Horatio School District
Horatio High School
205 Isbell St
Horatio, AR 71842
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Horatio School District

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