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ZIP Code 71968

Primary City:Royal, AR (View All Cities)
County: Garland County
Timezone: Central (9:09pm)
Area code: 501 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.5, -93.3
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71968

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71968. 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 71968. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71968, 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:
Royal, AR
Unacceptable:
Bear

Stats and Demographics for the 71968 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71968 is located in west 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 71968 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71968 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,717
Population Density 48 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,345
Median Home Value $134,100
Land Area 98.28 sq mi
Water Area 14.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,846
Median Household Income $49,607

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male12914515625113888119146161196186196177131108643313
Female10611917917410611710215215518520917016313783583530
Total2352643354252442052212983163813953663402681911226843

Gender

 Male 2,437 52%
 Female 2,280 48%
Gender

Race

 White 4,390 93.1%
 Black Or African American 142 3.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.5%
 Asian 24 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.2%
 Other Race 63 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 67 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2710622834838825911827
Renter348584584026162
Total6119131240642828513429

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,069 58%
 Single Guardian 275 15%
 Singles 418 23%
 Singles With Roommate 84 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,271 69%
 Households with Kids 575 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2525302425223227393334253430294059576631
Female2216212918252823253638303936423335303427
Total47415153434760506469725573667173948710058

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71968 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71968 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 71968 real estate data, the median home value of $134,100 is slightly less than average 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 71968. Rentals in 71968 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71968 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,542 96%
 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 175 4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 856 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 645 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 345 15%
 Households Vacant 499 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 36 7.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.6%
 For Sale Only 43 8.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 2.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 333 66.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 71 14.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 64 30%
 3+ Bedroom 150 70%
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 $49,607 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71968 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 71968 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,467 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 806 23%
 No Earnings 1,237 35%
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 1,467 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 806 23%
 No Earnings 1,237 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,966 95.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 0.8%
 Worked at Home 68 3.3%
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. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 257 16%
 High School Graduate 923 57%
 Associate's degree 119 7%
 Bachelor's degree 263 16%
 Master's degree 49 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 20 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 675 83.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 29 3.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 104 12.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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