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ZIP Code 72040

Primary City:Des Arc, AR (View All Cities)
County: Prairie County
Timezone: Central (8:28pm)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.0, -91.6
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72040

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72040. 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 72040. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72040, 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:
Des Arc, AR
Unacceptable:
Childress, Four Mile Corner, Hayley, Little Dixie, Sand Hill

Stats and Demographics for the 72040 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72040 is located in central 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 72040 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 single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72040 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,867
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,434
Median Home Value $66,200
Land Area 172.07 sq mi
Water Area 7.68 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,192
Median Household Income $29,044

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8291941107175586399110951141069277522115
Female74808199627472691051169198959392594834
Total1561711752091331491301322042261862122011851691116949

Gender

 Male 1,425 50%
 Female 1,442 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,602 90.8%
 Black Or African American 208 7.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.5%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 40 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner136311016619818210221
Renter225564625838317
Total3511817422825622013328

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 604 51%
 Single Guardian 202 17%
 Singles 347 29%
 Singles With Roommate 39 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 837 70%
 Households with Kids 355 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1717132117222513141812201628251925212019
Female1113151523101315191110202317202121271016
Total2830283640323828332922403945454046483035

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72040 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72040 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 72040 real estate data, the median home value of $66,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72040 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72040 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72040 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,793 97.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 16 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 58 2.0%
 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 379 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 476 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 337 24%
 Households Vacant 242 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 24 9.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 17 7.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 7.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 118 48.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 65 26.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 82 21%
 2 Bedroom 172 44%
 3+ Bedroom 140 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 $29,044 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72040 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 72040 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 815 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 458 19%
 No Earnings 1,168 48%
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 815 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 458 19%
 No Earnings 1,168 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,003 93.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 29 2.7%
 Worked at Home 37 3.4%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 214 20.6%
 High School Graduate 714 68.7%
 Associate's degree 28 2.7%
 Bachelor's degree 33 3.2%
 Master's degree 39 3.8%
 Professional school degree 5 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 468 94.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 25 5.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72040

ZIP Code 72040 is in the Des Arc School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72040.

Des Arc Elementary School
2100 Hickory St
Des Arc, AR 72040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Des Arc School District
Des Arc High School
600 Main St
Des Arc, AR 72040
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Des Arc School District

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