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ZIP Code 72021

Primary City:Brinkley, AR (View All Cities)
County: Monroe County
Timezone: Central (6:25pm)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.8, -91.2
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72021

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72021. 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 72021. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72021, 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:
Brinkley, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72021 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72021 is located in east 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 72021 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72021 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,348
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,170
Median Home Value $62,000
Land Area 180.66 sq mi
Water Area 3.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,821
Median Household Income $25,521

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male14813312616510512110411211815915616813610485774629
Female11610917914911498100109134150186175140149107867679
Total264242305314219219204221252309342343276253192163122108

Gender

 Male 2,092 48%
 Female 2,256 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,371 54.5%
 Black Or African American 1,856 42.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.3%
 Asian 35 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 26 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 48 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner85714021226820215147
Renter60128114157115875223
Total6818525436938328920370

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 772 42%
 Single Guardian 403 22%
 Singles 587 32%
 Singles With Roommate 59 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,284 71%
 Households with Kids 537 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2930312633223422222228232528313737372321
Female2423202620311917223733363538244630163321
Total5353515253535339445961596066558367535642

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72021 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72021 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 72021 real estate data, the median home value of $62,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72021 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72021 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 72021 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,283 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 3 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 62 1.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 493 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 592 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 736 34%
 Households Vacant 349 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 100 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 28 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 45 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 167 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 2%
 1 Bedroom 154 24%
 2 Bedroom 244 38%
 3+ Bedroom 236 36%
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 $25,521 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72021 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 72021 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 908 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 685 21%
 No Earnings 1,708 52%
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 908 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 685 21%
 No Earnings 1,708 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,160 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 48 4%
 Worked at Home 55 4%
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. 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 402 30.5%
 High School Graduate 716 54.3%
 Associate's degree 104 7.9%
 Bachelor's degree 68 5.2%
 Master's degree 19 1.4%
 Professional school degree 7 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 696 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 26 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 32 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72021

ZIP Code 72021 is in the Brinkley School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72021.

C.b. Partee Elementary School
400 West Lynn St
Brinkley, AR 72021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brinkley School District
Brinkley High School
100 Tiger Dr
Brinkley, AR 72021
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Brinkley School District

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