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ZIP Code 71998

Primary City:Arkadelphia, AR (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: Unique
County: Clark County
Timezone: Central (11:07am)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.126, -93.054
ZIP (~400 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71998

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71998. 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 71998. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71998, 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:
Arkadelphia, AR
Ouachita Baptist University

Stats and Demographics for the 71998 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71998 is located in southwest Arkansas and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 71998 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71998 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 321
Population Density 8,883 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16
Land Area 0.04 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 20Female Median Age: 21

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


 Male 303 94%
 Female 18 6%


 White 231 72.0%
 Black Or African American 74 23.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 10 3.1%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3 21%
 Single Guardian 1 7%
 Singles 4 29%
 Singles With Roommate 6 43%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 14 100%
 Households with Kids 0 0%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71998 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 71998 were primarily built in the 1970s. Rentals in 71998 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71998 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24 7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 297 93%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 0 0%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 0 0%
 Renter Occupied Households 14 88%
 Households Vacant 2 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 50%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 17 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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

ZIP 71998 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 71998 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. A higher percentage of people in 71998 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 71998 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 9 2%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 259 70%
 No Earnings 104 28%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9 2%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 259 70%
 No Earnings 104 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 27 27%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 51 50%
 Worked at Home 23 23%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 71998 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 8 50%
 Associate's degree 8 50%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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