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ZIP Code 72042

Primary City:De Witt, AR (View All Cities)
County: Arkansas County
Timezone: Central (4:15am)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.3, -91.3
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72042

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72042. 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 72042. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72042, 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:
De Witt, AR
Acceptable:
Dewitt
Unacceptable:
De Luce

Stats and Demographics for the 72042 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72042 is located in central Arkansas and covers a large 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 72042 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 72042 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,161
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,438
Median Home Value $69,200
Land Area 236.89 sq mi
Water Area 7.42 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,140
Median Household Income $35,270

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male14517519117713013816515914616417822315211282794240
Female164164181141133137182166165176206202168129117846484
Total309339372318263275347325311340384425320241199163106124

Gender

 Male 2,498 48%
 Female 2,663 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,242 82.2%
 Black Or African American 756 14.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.2%
 Asian 16 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 77 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 61 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2113521125834721415058
Renter64156127143114714427
Total8529133840146128519485

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,043 49%
 Single Guardian 395 18%
 Singles 626 29%
 Singles With Roommate 76 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,462 68%
 Households with Kids 678 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3227222626353342394143363239393832432525
Female2625433434322635374127314240252835341933
Total5852656060675977768270677479646667774458

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72042 has a slightly less 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 72042 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 72042 real estate data, the median home value of $69,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72042 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72042 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72042 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,006 97.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 80 1.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 22 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 53 1.0%
 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 730 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 664 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 746 31%
 Households Vacant 298 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 72 24.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 2.0%
 For Sale Only 21 7.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 4.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 40 13.4%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 144 48.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 2%
 1 Bedroom 37 5%
 2 Bedroom 280 38%
 3+ Bedroom 413 56%
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 $35,270 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72042 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. More commuters in 72042 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 1,667 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 813 21%
 No Earnings 1,485 37%
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 1,667 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 813 21%
 No Earnings 1,485 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,083 94.3%
 Public transportation 14 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 44 2.0%
 Worked at Home 65 2.9%
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 297 18.2%
 High School Graduate 1,054 64.7%
 Associate's degree 39 2.4%
 Bachelor's degree 171 10.5%
 Master's degree 57 3.5%
 Professional school degree 10 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 882 92.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 45 4.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 30 3.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72042

ZIP Code 72042 is in the Dewitt School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72042.

Dewitt Middle School
301 North Jackson St
Dewitt, AR 72042
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dewitt School District
Dewitt Elementary School
1718 South Grandview Dr
Dewitt, AR 72042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dewitt School District
Dewitt High School
1614 South Grandview Dr
Dewitt, AR 72042
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dewitt School District

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