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ZIP Code 71857

Primary City:Prescott, AR (View All Cities)
County: Nevada County
Timezone: Central (5:51am)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.8, -93.3
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71857

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71857. 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 71857. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71857, 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:
Prescott, AR
Acceptable:
Laneburg
Unacceptable:
Reader

Stats and Demographics for the 71857 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71857 is located in southwest Arkansas 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 71857 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 71857 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,894
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,850
Median Home Value $66,900
Land Area 269.61 sq mi
Water Area 1.99 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,372
Median Household Income $29,196

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male219186199202159157143154171208194229190134109805841
Female20419017720416517616417818920522921118414413011385113
Total423376376406324333307332360413423440374278239193143154

Gender

 Male 2,833 48%
 Female 3,061 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,720 63.1%
 Black Or African American 1,943 33.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.3%
 Asian 13 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 106 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 96 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2213022132138125618560
Renter7517915615595684424
Total9730937747647632422984

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,093 46%
 Single Guardian 551 23%
 Singles 660 28%
 Singles With Roommate 68 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,606 68%
 Households with Kids 766 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4441504740413432394332444238383448443840
Female3638474339364135393842243538384051383737
Total8079979079777567788174687776767499827577

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71857 has a slightly higher 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 71857 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 71857 real estate data, the median home value of $66,900 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 71857. Rentals in 71857 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71857 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,737 97.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 13 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 135 2.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 779 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 797 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 796 28%
 Households Vacant 478 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 115 24.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1.0%
 For Sale Only 35 7.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 2.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 85 17.8%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 222 46.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 15 2%
 1 Bedroom 152 20%
 2 Bedroom 143 19%
 3+ Bedroom 436 58%
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 $29,196 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71857 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 71857 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,346 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,155 25%
 No Earnings 2,094 46%
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 1,346 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,155 25%
 No Earnings 2,094 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,085 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 38 2%
 Worked at Home 51 2%
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. 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 359 18%
 High School Graduate 1,230 62%
 Associate's degree 66 3%
 Bachelor's degree 152 8%
 Master's degree 152 8%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 18 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 956 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 131 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 151 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71857

ZIP Code 71857 is in the Prescott School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71857.

Prescott Elementary School
335 School St
Prescott, AR 71857
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prescott School District
Mcrae Middle School
1030 East Fifth St North
Prescott, AR 71857
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Prescott School District
Prescott High School
736 Martin St
Prescott, AR 71857
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Prescott School District

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