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ZIP Code 72143

Primary City:Searcy, AR (View All Cities)
County: White County
Timezone: Central (3:42am)
Area code: 501 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.2, -91.7
ZIP (~21 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72143

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72143. 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 72143. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72143, 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:
Searcy, AR
Acceptable:
Georgetown

Stats and Demographics for the 72143 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72143 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 72143 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72143 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 35,169
Population Density 115 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,381
Median Home Value $124,900
Land Area 304.63 sq mi
Water Area 2.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,146
Median Household Income $44,949

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1981,0921,0461,4772,2131,1941,0021,0029821,1721,019867810581542404270218
Female1,1381,0661,0111,6392,2321,1719889599971,1371,034894853806634546455520
Total2,3362,1582,0573,1164,4452,3651,9901,9611,9792,3092,0531,7611,6631,3871,176950725738

Gender

 Male 17,089 49%
 Female 18,080 51%
Gender

Race

 White 31,401 89.3%
 Black Or African American 1,935 5.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 187 0.5%
 Asian 317 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 23 0.1%
 Other Race 659 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 647 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1909461,3341,7981,5791,311867306
Renter9941,238820654421260237191
Total1,1842,1842,1542,4522,0001,5711,104497

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,011 53%
 Single Guardian 1,979 15%
 Singles 3,442 26%
 Singles With Roommate 714 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,846 67%
 Households with Kids 4,300 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male233239256215235220197213227218207196227198213194224323523547
Female231221252214216213227207203232172210202195205210209422593570
Total4644605084294514334244204304503794064293934184044337451,1161,117

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72143 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72143 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 72143 real estate data, the median home value of $124,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 72143. Rentals in 72143 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72143 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,130 91.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 16 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 298 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,608 7.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 117 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,297 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,034 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,815 33%
 Households Vacant 1,235 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 353 28.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 35 2.8%
 For Sale Only 166 13.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 55 4.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 202 16.4%
 For Migrant Workers 5 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 419 33.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 411 9%
 1 Bedroom 1,137 24%
 2 Bedroom 1,942 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,316 27%
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 $44,949 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72143 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 72143 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,277 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,457 29%
 No Earnings 10,461 36%
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 10,277 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,457 29%
 No Earnings 10,461 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,219 91.0%
 Public transportation 41 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 865 5.5%
 Worked at Home 488 3.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 1,082 10%
 High School Graduate 5,745 56%
 Associate's degree 591 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,605 16%
 Master's degree 709 7%
 Professional school degree 191 2%
 Doctorate degree 386 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,752 74.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,022 15.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 646 10.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72143

ZIP Code 72143 is in the Searcy School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72143.

Mcrae Elementary School
609 West McRae
Searcy, AR 72143
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Searcy School District
Sidney Deener Elementary School
163 Cloverdale Blvd
Searcy, AR 72143
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Searcy School District
Westside Elementary School
512 Country Club Rd
Searcy, AR 72143
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Searcy School District
Southwest Middle School
1103 Woodruff St
Searcy, AR 72143
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Searcy School District
Riverview High School
810 Raider Dr
Searcy, AR 72143
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Riverview School District
Riverview Junior High School
820 Raider Dr
Searcy, AR 72143
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Riverview School District
Searcy High School
301 North Ella
Searcy, AR 72143
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Searcy School District
Ahlf Junior High School
308 West Vine
Searcy, AR 72143
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Searcy School District
Harding Academy
1529 E Park Ave
Searcy, AR 72143
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Sunshine School
901 Airport Loop
Searcy, AR 72143
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Liberty Christian School
1202 Benton St
Searcy, AR 72143
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Curtis Kindergarten
311 E Park Ave
Searcy, AR 72143
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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