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ZIP Code 72079

Primary City:Jefferson, AR (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (9:06pm)
Coordinates:34.40, -92.19
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72079

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72079. 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 72079. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72079, 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:
Jefferson, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72079 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72079 is located in central 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 72079 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72079 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 786
Population Density 34 people per sq mi
Housing Units 334
Median Home Value $89,200
Land Area 23.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 295
Median Household Income $34,375

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male263333302117194125362920262311433
Female18313630171126323439262618179745
Total4464696038284573597555464440201178

Gender

 Male 400 51%
 Female 386 49%
Gender

Race

 White 699 88.9%
 Black Or African American 53 6.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.9%
 Asian 6 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 7 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 13 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner32056675033114
Renter7911153402
Total102967825337116

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 167 57%
 Single Guardian 52 18%
 Singles 66 22%
 Singles With Roommate 10 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 181 61%
 Households with Kids 114 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5854465117811635784654
Female3145676665511966131642
Total899910131117131316171211132151296

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72079 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72079 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1960s. Looking at 72079 real estate data, the median home value of $89,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 72079. Rentals in 72079 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72079 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 786 100%
 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 139 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 105 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 51 15%
 Households Vacant 39 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 8 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 20 51%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 30 53%
 3+ Bedroom 27 47%
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 $34,375 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72079 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 72079 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 72079 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 260 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 49 8%
 No Earnings 341 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 260 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 49 8%
 No Earnings 341 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 297 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 117 35%
 High School Graduate 128 38%
 Associate's degree 10 3%
 Bachelor's degree 54 16%
 Master's degree 30 9%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 129 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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