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ZIP Code 72209

Primary City:Little Rock, AR (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Ward 7
County: Pulaski County
Timezone: Central (10:07am)
Area code: 501 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.67, -92.36
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72209

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72209. 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 72209. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72209, 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 72209 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72209 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 72209 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 72209 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,376
Population Density 1,964 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,437
Median Home Value $76,600
Land Area 16.48 sq mi
Water Area 0.35 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,587
Median Household Income $29,601

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5441,4531,4151,3851,2461,2811,2131,0789678868337585103022231649790
Female1,4611,3871,4721,3591,2731,3871,4001,2401,0281,1091,098853599371304244202144
Total3,0052,8402,8872,7442,5192,6682,6132,3181,9951,9951,9311,6111,109673527408299234

Gender

 Male 15,445 48%
 Female 16,931 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,073 18.8%
 Black Or African American 21,415 66.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 141 0.4%
 Asian 138 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 73 0.2%
 Other Race 3,823 11.8%
 Two Or More Races 713 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1007621,2341,4751,262637410137
Renter7451,8011,2879335251807128
Total8452,5632,5212,4081,787817481165

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,700 32%
 Single Guardian 4,301 37%
 Singles 2,956 26%
 Singles With Roommate 630 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,464 56%
 Households with Kids 5,123 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male280334310269298283281270321284288293270280297259274277278274
Female287286276307277263266300281327301255303286288260311244256267
Total567620586576575546547570602611589548573566585519585521534541

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72209 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72209 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 72209 real estate data, the median home value of $76,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72209 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72209 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72209 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,312 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 64 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,541 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,476 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,570 41%
 Households Vacant 1,850 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,127 60.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 0.9%
 For Sale Only 152 8.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 1.2%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 521 28.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 72 1%
 1 Bedroom 840 15%
 2 Bedroom 2,534 45%
 3+ Bedroom 2,223 39%
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 $29,601 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72209 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 72209 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. More commuters in 72209 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 9,605 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,357 24%
 No Earnings 7,769 34%
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 9,605 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,357 24%
 No Earnings 7,769 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,433 95.3%
 Public transportation 123 0.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 406 3.1%
 Worked at Home 85 0.7%
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 1,754 23.5%
 High School Graduate 4,717 63.3%
 Associate's degree 309 4.1%
 Bachelor's degree 507 6.8%
 Master's degree 144 1.9%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 21 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,823 82.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 477 5.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 976 11.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72209

ZIP Code 72209 is in the Dreamland Academy. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72209.

Dreamland Academy
5615 Geyer Springs Rd
Little Rock, AR 72209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dreamland Academy
Covenant Keepers Charter
8300 Geyer Springs Rd
Little Rock, AR 72209
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Covenant Keepers Middle Charter School District
Meadowcliff Elementary School
25 Sheraton Dr
Little Rock, AR 72209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Little Rock School District
Baseline Elementary School
3623 Baseline Rd
Little Rock, AR 72209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Little Rock School District
Geyer Springs Elementary School
5240 Mabelvale Pk
Little Rock, AR 72209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Little Rock School District
Otter Creek Elementary School
16000 Otter Creek Parkway
Little Rock, AR 72209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Little Rock School District
Wakefield Elementary School
75 Westminister Dr
Little Rock, AR 72209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Little Rock School District
Cloverdale Aerospace Tech Char
6300 Hinkson Rd
Little Rock, AR 72209
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Little Rock School District
Chicot Primary School
11100 Chicot Rd
Little Rock, AR 72209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Little Rock School District
Watson Intermediate School
7000 Valley Dr
Little Rock, AR 72209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Little Rock School District
Covenant Keepers High School
8300 Geyer Springs Rd
Little Rock, AR 72209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Covenant Keepers Middle Charter School District
Siatech High Charter
6900 Scott Hamilton Rd
Little Rock, AR 72209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Siatech Little Rock Charter School District
Metropolitan Vo-Tech School
7701 Scott Hamilton Dr
Little Rock, AR 72209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Little Rock School District
Accelerated Learning Program
7701 Scott Hamilton Dr
Little Rock, AR 72209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Little Rock School District
Mcclellan Magnet High School
9417 Geyer Springs Rd
Little Rock, AR 72209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Little Rock School District
St Theresa Catholic School
6311 Baseline Rd
Little Rock, AR 72209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Southwest Christian Academy
11301 Geyer Springs Rd
Little Rock, AR 72209
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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