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ZIP Code 71953

Primary City:Mena, AR (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (10:41am)
Coordinates:34.6, -94.2
ZIP (~21 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71953

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71953. 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 71953. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71953, 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:
Mena, AR
Unacceptable:
Acorn, Big Fork, Black Fork, Dallas, Ink, Menos, Mountain Fork, Nunley, Potter, Potter Junction, Rocky, Yocana

Stats and Demographics for the 71953 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71953 is located in west Arkansas and covers an extremely 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 71953 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is 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 71953 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,882
Population Density 23 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,339
Median Home Value $86,200
Land Area 639.25 sq mi
Water Area 3.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,274
Median Household Income $33,139

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male436473540471324346349388443451516556548491376303166112
Female416439448448290362359400430524562583556573385292257269
Total8529129889196147087087888739751,0781,1391,1041,064761595423381

Gender

 Male 7,289 49%
 Female 7,593 51%
Gender

Race

 White 14,085 94.6%
 Black Or African American 46 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 228 1.5%
 Asian 96 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 86 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 336 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner523826518751,091993593188
Renter13728523323421215312471
Total1896678841,1091,3031,146717259

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,452 55%
 Single Guardian 840 13%
 Singles 1,749 28%
 Singles With Roommate 233 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,519 72%
 Households with Kids 1,755 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8894879492959184111123115117939210493109957076
Female788674919499791006791818995921029587907471
Total166180161185186194170184178214196206188184206188196185144147

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71953 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 71953 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 71953 real estate data, the median home value of $86,200 is low 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 71953. Rentals in 71953 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71953 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,727 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 21 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 125 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,491 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,334 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,449 20%
 Households Vacant 1,065 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 129 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 2%
 For Sale Only 111 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 56 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 296 28%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 457 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 61 5%
 1 Bedroom 215 16%
 2 Bedroom 505 37%
 3+ Bedroom 573 42%
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 $33,139 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71953 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. More commuters in 71953 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 3,679 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,654 23%
 No Earnings 5,072 44%
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 3,679 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,654 23%
 No Earnings 5,072 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,339 95.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 21 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 82 1.5%
 Worked at Home 178 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 675 13.9%
 High School Graduate 3,281 67.4%
 Associate's degree 333 6.8%
 Bachelor's degree 353 7.3%
 Master's degree 146 3.0%
 Professional school degree 70 1.4%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,404 87.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 73 2.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 263 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71953

ZIP Code 71953 is in the Ouachita River School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71953.

Acorn Elementary School
143 Polk 96
Mena, AR 71953
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ouachita River School District
Louise Durham Elementary School
106 North Reine St
Mena, AR 71953
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mena School District
Mena Middle School
320r Mena St
Mena, AR 71953
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mena School District
Holly Harshman Elementary School
1000 Geyer Dr
Mena, AR 71953
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mena School District
Acorn High School
143 Polk 96
Mena, AR 71953
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ouachita River School District
Mena High School
700 South Morrow St
Mena, AR 71953
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mena School District

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