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ZIP Code 71970

Primary City:Story, AR (View All Cities)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Central (10:56pm)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.7, -93.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71970

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71970. 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 71970. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71970, 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:
Story, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 71970 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71970 is located in west 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 71970 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71970 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 792
Population Density 10 people per sq mi
Housing Units 565
Median Home Value $82,800
Land Area 77.17 sq mi
Water Area 5.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 359
Median Household Income $29,261

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male13252128151618292732334033202021209
Female1815221617121523222933323225321784
Total314043443228335249616672654552382813

Gender

 Male 420 53%
 Female 372 47%
Gender

Race

 White 773 97.6%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.8%
 Asian 2 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 11 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner61951587352449
Renter2551311821
Total824567184604610

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 192 53%
 Single Guardian 40 11%
 Singles 118 33%
 Singles With Roommate 9 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 281 78%
 Households with Kids 78 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male23517546355263584835
Female371333342252103473115
Total510641087105710416691579410

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71970 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71970 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 71970 real estate data, the median home value of $82,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71970 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71970 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71970 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 119 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 193 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 47 8%
 Households Vacant 206 36%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 1.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 4 1.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 145 70.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 52 25.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 13 16%
 2 Bedroom 36 45%
 3+ Bedroom 31 39%
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 $29,261 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71970 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 71970 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 71970. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 138 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 224 30%
 No Earnings 384 51%
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 138 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 224 30%
 No Earnings 384 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 246 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 29 11%
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. 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 105 33%
 High School Graduate 118 37%
 Associate's degree 38 12%
 Bachelor's degree 48 15%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 9 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 143 72%
 Enrolled in Private School 21 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 34 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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