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ZIP Code 71854

Primary City:Texarkana, AR (View All Cities)
County: Bowie County
Timezone: Central (2:49am)
Area code: 903 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.4, -93.9
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71854

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71854. 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 71854. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71854, 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:
Texarkana, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 71854 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71854 is located in northeast Texas and covers a large 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 71854 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71854 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 36,438
Population Density 131 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,175
Median Home Value $96,300
Land Area 278.45 sq mi
Water Area 5.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,547
Median Household Income $41,329

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3431,1881,2101,2281,2681,3731,2151,1341,1951,2121,2391,173954787535355263183
Female1,3091,1591,0701,1151,2201,3191,1841,1771,1701,2691,3021,2381,174877630527417426
Total2,6522,3472,2802,3432,4882,6922,3992,3112,3652,4812,5412,4112,1281,6641,165882680609

Gender

 Male 17,855 49%
 Female 18,583 51%
Gender

Race

 White 24,637 67.6%
 Black Or African American 10,310 28.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 227 0.6%
 Asian 184 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.0%
 Other Race 394 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 671 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1458451,3481,7882,0461,480834295
Renter7611,4651,153976699350245117
Total9062,3102,5012,7642,7451,8301,079412

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,370 44%
 Single Guardian 3,332 23%
 Singles 4,111 28%
 Singles With Roommate 734 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,762 67%
 Households with Kids 4,785 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male264259302251228221274220245267230252232229241233242271241254
Female290259254245250205217248239221218194203234187217253218240223
Total554518556496478426491468484488448446435463428450495489481477

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71854 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71854 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 71854 real estate data, the median home value of $96,300 is slightly less than average 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 71854. Rentals in 71854 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71854 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 34,958 95.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 889 2.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 62 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 300 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 229 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,837 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,944 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,766 36%
 Households Vacant 1,628 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 552 33.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 1.0%
 For Sale Only 119 7.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 125 7.7%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 785 48.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 51 1%
 1 Bedroom 967 19%
 2 Bedroom 2,126 41%
 3+ Bedroom 2,001 39%
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 $41,329 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71854 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, 71854 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. More commuters in 71854 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 11,596 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,469 23%
 No Earnings 10,044 36%
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 11,596 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,469 23%
 No Earnings 10,044 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,294 95.9%
 Public transportation 85 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 38 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 321 2.2%
 Worked at Home 165 1.1%
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 1,940 16.8%
 High School Graduate 7,838 68.0%
 Associate's degree 380 3.3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,089 9.4%
 Master's degree 160 1.4%
 Professional school degree 59 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 61 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,788 79.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 632 8.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 855 11.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71854

ZIP Code 71854 is in the Genoa Central School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71854.

Genoa Central Elementary School
12018 Hwy 196
Texarkana, AR 71854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Genoa Central School District
Gary E. Cobb Middle School
11986 Hwy 196
Texarkana, AR 71854
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Genoa Central School District
College Hill Elementary School
200 Artesian St
Texarkana, AR 71854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Texarkana School District
College Hill Middle School
1600 Forrest St
Texarkana, AR 71854
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Texarkana School District
Fairview Elementary School
801 East 16th St
Texarkana, AR 71854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Texarkana School District
Union Elementary School
1701 Line Ferry Rd
Texarkana, AR 71854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Texarkana School District
Vera Kilpatrick Elementary School
1002 East 35th St
Texarkana, AR 71854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Texarkana School District
Edward D. Trice Elementary School
4505 Pinson St
Texarkana, AR 71854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Texarkana School District
Genoa Central High School
12472 Hwy 196
Texarkana, AR 71854
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Genoa Central School District
Texarkana Area Vocational Center
3512 Grand Ave
Texarkana, AR 71854
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Texarkana School District
North Heights Junior High School
2118 East 35th St
Texarkana, AR 71854
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Texarkana School District
Trinity Christian School
3107 Trinity Blvd
Texarkana, AR 71854
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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