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ZIP Code 71862

Primary City:Washington, AR (View All Cities)
County: Hempstead County
Timezone: Central (3:18pm)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.76, -93.72
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71862

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71862. 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 71862. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71862, 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:
Washington, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 71862 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71862 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 71862 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71862 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 771
Population Density 12 people per sq mi
Housing Units 420
Median Home Value $74,000
Land Area 64.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 335
Median Household Income $39,306

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3423131717212323173734272622191185
Female22292018162024182637302427252515144
Total56523335334147414374645153474426229

Gender

 Male 377 49%
 Female 394 51%
Gender

Race

 White 396 51.4%
 Black Or African American 341 44.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.8%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 17 2.2%
 Two Or More Races 10 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner22025645851274
Renter5161415131290
Total73639797163364

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 154 46%
 Single Guardian 61 18%
 Singles 112 33%
 Singles With Roommate 8 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 253 76%
 Households with Kids 82 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male785104176542232332544
Female76215574837613335432
Total14147119614101379845667976

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71862 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71862 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1990s. Looking at 71862 real estate data, the median home value of $74,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71862 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71862 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71862 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 771 100%
 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 116 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 135 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 84 20%
 Households Vacant 85 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 12%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 57 67%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 13 25%
 3+ Bedroom 40 75%
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 $39,306 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71862 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. However, that is not the case in 71862. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 306 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 125 19%
 No Earnings 224 34%
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 306 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 125 19%
 No Earnings 224 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 342 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5 1%
 Worked at Home 27 7%
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 48 20%
 High School Graduate 160 65%
 Associate's degree 19 8%
 Bachelor's degree 7 3%
 Master's degree 12 5%
 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 32 57%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 21%
 Not Enrolled in School 12 21%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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