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ZIP Code 72117

Primary City:North Little Rock, AR (View All Cities)
County: Pulaski County
Timezone: Central (5:43am)
Area code: 501 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.77, -92.15
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72117

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72117. 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 72117. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72117, 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:
North Little Rock, AR
Acceptable:
N Little Rock
Unacceptable:
Baucum, Booker, Galloway, Marche, Mcalmont, N L R, N Lr, Nlr, No Little Rock, Rixey

Stats and Demographics for the 72117 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72117 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 72117 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72117 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,684
Population Density 229 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,388
Median Home Value $73,600
Land Area 55.40 sq mi
Water Area 5.70 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,803
Median Household Income $34,813

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4774775294833833743743493564024173893012401881298277
Female445442479476398440448454397499498430336250199176136154
Total9229191,008959781814822803753901915819637490387305218231

Gender

 Male 6,027 48%
 Female 6,657 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,202 33.1%
 Black Or African American 7,902 62.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 53 0.4%
 Asian 49 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 230 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 248 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4028844766565147029396
Renter1394684074002681004922
Total1797568541,065919570342118

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,685 35%
 Single Guardian 1,568 33%
 Singles 1,305 27%
 Singles With Roommate 245 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,064 64%
 Households with Kids 1,739 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9310095101919982103102111891211031059491108959585
Female97987496949180849310210090919612610987946093
Total190198169197185190162187195213189211194201220200195189155178

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72117 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 72117 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 72117 real estate data, the median home value of $73,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72117 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72117 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72117 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,521 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 163 1%
 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 1,778 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,172 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,853 34%
 Households Vacant 585 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 210 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 3%
 For Sale Only 85 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 245 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 235 15%
 2 Bedroom 595 37%
 3+ Bedroom 778 48%
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 $34,813 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72117 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 72117 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 4,319 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,892 19%
 No Earnings 4,004 39%
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 4,319 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,892 19%
 No Earnings 4,004 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,154 95.3%
 Public transportation 26 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 48 0.9%
 Worked at Home 179 3.3%
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 813 19.7%
 High School Graduate 2,691 65.1%
 Associate's degree 246 6.0%
 Bachelor's degree 323 7.8%
 Master's degree 37 0.9%
 Professional school degree 8 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 13 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,364 85.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 140 5.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 249 9.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72117

ZIP Code 72117 is in the N. Little Rock School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72117.

North Little Rock Academy
5500 Lynch Dr
North Little Rock, AR 72117
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: N. Little Rock School District
Lisa Academy North Middle School
5410 Landers Rd
Sherwood, AR 72117
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lisa Academy North Charter
Lisa Academy North Elementary
5410 Landers Rd
Sherwood, AR 72117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lisa Academy North Charter
Glenview Elementary School
1901 Edmond St
North Little Rock, AR 72117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: N. Little Rock School District
Lynch Drive Elementary School
5800 Alpha St
North Little Rock, AR 72117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: N. Little Rock School District
Meadow Park Elementary School
400 Eureka Gardens Rd
North Little Rock, AR 72117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: N. Little Rock School District
Rose City Middle School
5500 Lynch Dr
North Little Rock, AR 72117
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: N. Little Rock School District
Harris Elementary School
4424 Hwy 161 North
North Little Rock, AR 72117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pulaski County. Spec. School District
Lisa Academy-Nlr High School
5410 Landers Rd
Sherwood, AR 72117
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lisa Academy North Charter

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