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ZIP Code 71940

Primary City:Delight, AR (View All Cities)
County: Pike County
Timezone: Central (6:13am)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.1, -93.5
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71940

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71940. 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 71940. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71940, 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:
Delight, AR
Unacceptable:
Bowen, Pike, Piney Grove, Pisgah, Tobin

Stats and Demographics for the 71940 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71940 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 71940 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71940 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,652
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 849
Median Home Value $56,100
Land Area 107.93 sq mi
Water Area 0.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 703
Median Household Income $31,007

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male464959494043385852646460454149201313
Female435753453240504457745767514457372120
Total89106112947283881021091381211279685106573433

Gender

 Male 803 49%
 Female 849 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,452 87.9%
 Black Or African American 166 10.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.3%
 Asian 5 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 15 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner748861211091155823
Renter102829251612115
Total17761151461251276928

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 378 54%
 Single Guardian 95 14%
 Singles 206 29%
 Singles With Roommate 24 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 496 71%
 Households with Kids 207 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male106101310127128106181312131291147
Female7129981315714111013118111112656
Total171819221825221922211631242024232117913

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71940 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71940 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 71940 real estate data, the median home value of $56,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71940 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71940 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71940 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,652 100%
 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 257 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 310 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 136 16%
 Households Vacant 146 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 9.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 6 4.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 39.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 63 43.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 57 46%
 3+ Bedroom 68 54%
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 $31,007 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71940 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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 71940. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 389 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 339 28%
 No Earnings 501 41%
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 389 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 339 28%
 No Earnings 501 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 634 96.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5 0.8%
 Worked at Home 21 3.2%
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 60 12%
 High School Graduate 367 71%
 Associate's degree 12 2%
 Bachelor's degree 61 12%
 Master's degree 15 3%
 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 266 97.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 0.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 6 2.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71940

ZIP Code 71940 is in the South Pike County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71940.

Delight Elementary School
621 East Cherry
Delight, AR 71940
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Pike County School District

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