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ZIP Code 72112

Primary City:Newport, AR (View All Cities)
County: Jackson County
Timezone: Central (12:04pm)
Coordinates:35.6, -91.2
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72112

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72112. 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 72112. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72112, 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:
Newport, AR
Unacceptable:
Algoa, Auvergne, Bengall, Blackville, Fitzgerald, Ingleside, Johnstown, Murphys Corner, New Pr, Remmel, Weldon

Stats and Demographics for the 72112 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72112 is located in northeast 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 72112 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 small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72112 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,467
Population Density 35 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,613
Median Home Value $62,200
Land Area 328.37 sq mi
Water Area 5.70 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,039
Median Household Income $26,983

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3293173023203554634764254094254233643292621741279278
Female316323294293368407408384368457458364335305218182156161
Total645640596613723870884809777882881728664567392309248239

Gender

 Male 5,670 49%
 Female 5,797 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,151 71.1%
 Black Or African American 2,850 24.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 61 0.5%
 Asian 50 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.1%
 Other Race 156 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 183 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2716528548359348531586
Renter1733282773332271447147
Total200493562816820629386133

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,688 42%
 Single Guardian 876 22%
 Singles 1,289 32%
 Singles With Roommate 186 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,835 70%
 Households with Kids 1,204 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8265595977655963535262515978846755664869
Female5768686571606463656255556458545657576965
Total139133127124148125123126118114117106123136138123112123117134

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72112 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 72112 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 72112 real estate data, the median home value of $62,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72112 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72112 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72112 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,467 82.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,829 16.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 158 1.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,234 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,205 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,600 35%
 Households Vacant 574 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 191 33.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1.6%
 For Sale Only 79 13.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 4.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 45 7.8%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 224 39.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 40 3%
 1 Bedroom 180 13%
 2 Bedroom 550 38%
 3+ Bedroom 659 46%
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 $26,983 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72112 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 72112 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 2,451 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,167 23%
 No Earnings 4,978 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 2,451 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,167 23%
 No Earnings 4,978 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,034 94.5%
 Public transportation 5 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 113 3.5%
 Worked at Home 59 1.8%
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 1,053 26.6%
 High School Graduate 2,434 61.4%
 Associate's degree 131 3.3%
 Bachelor's degree 262 6.6%
 Master's degree 54 1.4%
 Professional school degree 25 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,710 88.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 55 2.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 168 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72112

ZIP Code 72112 is in the Newport School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72112.

Newport Elementary School
1700 Commerce Blvd
Newport, AR 72112
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newport School District
Newport Junior High School
406 Wilkerson Dr
Newport, AR 72112
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Newport School District
Newport High School
406 Wilkerson Dr
Newport, AR 72112
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Newport School District

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