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ZIP Code 72131

Primary City:Quitman, AR (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (9:43am)
Coordinates:35.4, -92.2
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72131

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72131. 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 72131. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72131, 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:
Quitman, AR
Unacceptable:
Enders, Fairbanks, Pearson

Stats and Demographics for the 72131 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72131 is located in north 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 72131 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72131 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,631
Population Density 35 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,383
Median Home Value $106,200
Land Area 130.87 sq mi
Water Area 6.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,890
Median Household Income $38,317

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male133133167150114120129122148174198165157121128804528
Female128147146143104127119133131172195166162144107905748
Total26128031329321824724825527934639333131926523517010276

Gender

 Male 2,312 50%
 Female 2,319 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,447 96.0%
 Black Or African American 15 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.5%
 Asian 12 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.2%
 Other Race 31 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 95 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2714018832432927417936
Renter3398708449282110
Total6023825840837830220046

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,119 59%
 Single Guardian 245 13%
 Singles 447 24%
 Singles With Roommate 79 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,338 71%
 Households with Kids 552 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2824272516283126323631432136283229253624
Female2428222132233032302329293431303329282331
Total5252494648516158625960725567586558535955

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72131 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72131 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 72131 real estate data, the median home value of $106,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72131 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72131 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72131 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,631 100%
 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 815 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 682 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 393 16%
 Households Vacant 493 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 44 8.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.4%
 For Sale Only 33 6.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 4.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 266 54.0%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 123 24.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 13 4%
 2 Bedroom 126 35%
 3+ Bedroom 226 62%
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 $38,317 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72131 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 72131 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. However, that is not the case in 72131. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,312 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 899 24%
 No Earnings 1,474 40%
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 1,312 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 899 24%
 No Earnings 1,474 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,786 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 85 4%
 Worked at Home 26 1%
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 255 18.5%
 High School Graduate 885 64.3%
 Associate's degree 54 3.9%
 Bachelor's degree 112 8.1%
 Master's degree 29 2.1%
 Professional school degree 10 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 31 2.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 885 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 76 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 201 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72131

ZIP Code 72131 is in the Quitman School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72131.

Quitman Elementary School
6275 Heber Springs West
Quitman, AR 72131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Quitman School District
Quitman High School
6275 Heber Springs West
Quitman, AR 72131
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Quitman School District

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