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ZIP Code 71861

Primary City:Taylor, AR (View All Cities)
County: Columbia County
Timezone: Central (7:52am)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.1, -93.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71861

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71861. 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 71861. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71861, 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:
Taylor, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 71861 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71861 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 71861 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71861 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,258
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,482
Median Home Value $59,000
Land Area 139.80 sq mi
Water Area 6.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 943
Median Household Income $50,240

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male446773664440486057999483748065413831
Female5760687653435564637587104817668424240
Total1011271411429783103124120174181187155156133838071

Gender

 Male 1,104 49%
 Female 1,154 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,070 91.7%
 Black Or African American 151 6.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 6 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 11 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 15 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1254941591751609919
Renter826332831221310
Total208012718720618211229

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 520 55%
 Single Guardian 123 13%
 Singles 266 28%
 Singles With Roommate 34 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 695 74%
 Households with Kids 248 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male126991117820111620181181514151578
Female810128111561018141413171020141414148
Total2016211722321430293034312818352829292116

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71861 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71861 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 71861 real estate data, the median home value of $59,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71861 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71861 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71861 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,201 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 57 3%
 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 303 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 469 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 171 12%
 Households Vacant 539 36%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 2.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 13 2.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 375 69.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 137 25.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 7 10%
 2 Bedroom 36 52%
 3+ Bedroom 26 38%
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 $50,240 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71861 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 71861 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 425 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 174 12%
 No Earnings 795 57%
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 425 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 174 12%
 No Earnings 795 57%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 475 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 4%
 Worked at Home 25 5%
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 70 11.4%
 High School Graduate 433 70.4%
 Associate's degree 15 2.4%
 Bachelor's degree 69 11.2%
 Master's degree 15 2.4%
 Professional school degree 10 1.6%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 224 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 11 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 12 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71861

ZIP Code 71861 is in the Emerson-Taylor School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71861.

Taylor Elementary School
506 East Pine St
Taylor, AR 71861
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Emerson-Taylor School District
Taylor High School
506 East Pine St
Taylor, AR 71861
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Emerson-Taylor School District

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