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ZIP Code 71962

Primary City:Okolona, AR (View All Cities)
County: Clark County
Timezone: Central (7:44am)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.0, -93.3
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71962

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71962. 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 71962. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71962, 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:
Okolona, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 71962 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71962 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 71962 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71962 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 792
Population Density 5 people per sq mi
Housing Units 469
Median Home Value $70,900
Land Area 165.57 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 340
Median Household Income $33,430

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male19142524161621212931362426232314103
Female17142327241918282641243425312319168
Total362848514035394955726058515446332611

Gender

 Male 375 47%
 Female 417 53%
Gender

Race

 White 570 72.0%
 Black Or African American 205 25.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 14 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner22642585664368
Renter2101097730
Total43652676371398

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 194 57%
 Single Guardian 48 14%
 Singles 87 26%
 Singles With Roommate 11 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 249 73%
 Households with Kids 91 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male22565134152657563466
Female35532262263644478534
Total571097396311512911913119910

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71962 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71962 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1960s. Looking at 71962 real estate data, the median home value of $70,900 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 71962. Rentals in 71962 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71962 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 792 100%
 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 120 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 172 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 48 10%
 Households Vacant 129 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 10.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 2 1.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 45.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 55 42.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 49 36%
 3+ Bedroom 87 64%
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 $33,430 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71962 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 71962 has very few people that work at home. 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 71962. 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 301 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 234 26%
 No Earnings 378 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 301 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 234 26%
 No Earnings 378 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 457 98.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 0.6%
 Worked at Home 4 0.9%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 109 26%
 High School Graduate 280 68%
 Associate's degree 16 4%
 Bachelor's degree 8 2%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 196 83.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 1.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 35 14.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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