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ZIP Code 72204

Primary City:Little Rock, AR (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Ward 6
County: Pulaski County
Timezone: Central (8:26am)
Area code: 501 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.71, -92.36
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72204

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72204. 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 72204. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72204, 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:
Little Rock, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72204 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72204 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 72204 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young 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 72204 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,505
Population Density 2,104 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,800
Median Home Value $87,100
Land Area 15.45 sq mi
Water Area 0.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,026
Median Household Income $30,451

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2591,1861,1591,3201,4281,3391,2581,0099571,0091,100959750422239185127130
Female1,1351,1291,1501,2891,1931,2821,2841,1049661,1331,1651,209831541378342273265
Total2,3942,3152,3092,6092,6212,6212,5422,1131,9232,1422,2652,1681,581963617527400395

Gender

 Male 15,836 49%
 Female 16,669 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,848 21.1%
 Black Or African American 22,988 70.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 104 0.3%
 Asian 342 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 1,621 5.0%
 Two Or More Races 599 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner837451,0181,5521,729865525198
Renter6341,5421,09595766523212957
Total7172,2872,1132,5092,3941,097654255

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,463 29%
 Single Guardian 4,139 34%
 Singles 3,593 30%
 Singles With Roommate 831 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,718 64%
 Households with Kids 4,308 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male236272246239243265216205257230234238223234248261252257302340
Female219217257236231225221241211240243233211223213245262278291261
Total455489503475474490437446468470477471434457461506514535593601

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72204 has a slightly less than average 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 72204 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 72204 real estate data, the median home value of $87,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72204 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72204 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72204 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 30,473 93.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,144 3.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 76 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 217 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 270 0.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 325 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,756 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,959 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,311 38%
 Households Vacant 1,774 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 751 42.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 27 1.5%
 For Sale Only 208 11.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 39 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 43 2.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 705 39.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 260 5%
 1 Bedroom 773 14%
 2 Bedroom 2,571 46%
 3+ Bedroom 1,977 35%
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 $30,451 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72204 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 72204 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 8,593 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,621 23%
 No Earnings 10,333 42%
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 8,593 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,621 23%
 No Earnings 10,333 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,737 94.3%
 Public transportation 154 1.2%
 Taxicab 12 0.1%
 Motorcycle 19 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 289 2.3%
 Worked at Home 230 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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,189 22.4%
 High School Graduate 5,503 56.3%
 Associate's degree 440 4.5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,159 11.8%
 Master's degree 374 3.8%
 Professional school degree 82 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 36 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,135 81.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 250 4.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 908 14.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72204

ZIP Code 72204 is in the Little Rock School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72204.

Franklin Incentive Elementary School
1701 South Harrison St
Little Rock, AR 72204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Little Rock School District
Romine Interdist. Elementary School
3400 Romine Rd
Little Rock, AR 72204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Little Rock School District
Western Hills Elementary School
4901 Western Hills Ave
Little Rock, AR 72204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Little Rock School District
Wilson Elementary School
4015 Stannus Rd
Little Rock, AR 72204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Little Rock School District
Stephens Elementary
3700 West 18th St
Little Rock, AR 72204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Little Rock School District
Bale Elementary School
6501 West 32nd St
Little Rock, AR 72204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Little Rock School District
David O'Dodd Elementary School
6423 Stagecoach Rd
Little Rock, AR 72204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Little Rock School District
Parkview Magnet High School
2501 Barrow Rd
Little Rock, AR 72204
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Little Rock School District
W.D. Hamilton Learning Academy
3401 South Bryant St
Little Rock, AR 72204
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Little Rock School District
Heritage Christian School
4910 Stagecoach Rd
Little Rock, AR 72204
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Shiloh Sda School
2400 S Maple St
Little Rock, AR 72204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Huda Academy
3221 Anna St
Little Rock, AR 72204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Words of Outreach Christian Academy
3300 Asher Ave
Little Rock, AR 72204
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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