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ZIP Code 72301

Primary City:West Memphis, AR (View All Cities)
County: Crittenden County
Timezone: Central (2:18am)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.1, -90.2
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72301

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72301. 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 72301. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72301, 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:
West Memphis, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72301 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72301 is located in east 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 72301 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 72301 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,069
Population Density 1,380 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,892
Median Home Value $86,600
Land Area 18.89 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,769
Median Household Income $30,131

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1151,0481,0891,048815784745683674855785703555426259209124115
Female1,1471,0519851,057976987856820890932937818731565422320283260
Total2,2622,0992,0742,1051,7911,7711,6011,5031,5641,7871,7221,5211,286991681529407375

Gender

 Male 12,032 46%
 Female 14,037 54%
Gender

Race

 White 8,978 34.4%
 Black Or African American 16,535 63.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 52 0.2%
 Asian 102 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 144 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 252 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner724217231,0661,157785492153
Renter5011,2231,02194563333316777
Total5731,6441,7442,0111,7901,118659230

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,114 32%
 Single Guardian 3,479 36%
 Singles 2,748 28%
 Singles With Roommate 428 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,959 61%
 Households with Kids 3,810 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male222232212224229203203214199234233201201220199243243182181156
Female246226219226198188224229212175204209202195215208236197201195
Total468458431450427391427443411409437410403415414451479379382351

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72301 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 72301 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 72301 real estate data, the median home value of $86,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72301 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72301 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 72301 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,461 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 299 1.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 206 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 103 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,325 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,544 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,900 45%
 Households Vacant 1,123 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 584 52%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 2%
 For Sale Only 112 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 347 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 199 4%
 1 Bedroom 525 10%
 2 Bedroom 2,266 43%
 3+ Bedroom 2,248 43%
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 $30,131 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72301 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, 72301 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 72301 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 7,498 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,935 20%
 No Earnings 8,337 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 7,498 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,935 20%
 No Earnings 8,337 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,225 92.6%
 Public transportation 79 0.8%
 Taxicab 43 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 490 4.9%
 Worked at Home 130 1.3%
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. 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 1,562 21.8%
 High School Graduate 4,752 66.2%
 Associate's degree 159 2.2%
 Bachelor's degree 577 8.0%
 Master's degree 75 1.0%
 Professional school degree 43 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,981 85.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 100 1.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 725 12.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72301

ZIP Code 72301 is in the West Memphis School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72301.

Bragg Elementary School
309 West Barton
West Memphis, AR 72301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Memphis School District
Faulk Elementary School
908 Vanderbilt
West Memphis, AR 72301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Memphis School District
Jackson Elementary School
2395 Sl Henry St
West Memphis, AR 72301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Memphis School District
Maddux Elementary School
2100 East Barton
West Memphis, AR 72301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Memphis School District
Richland Elementary School
1011 West Barton
West Memphis, AR 72301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Memphis School District
Weaver Elementary School
1280 East Barton
West Memphis, AR 72301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Memphis School District
Wonder Elementary School
801 South 16th St
West Memphis, AR 72301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Memphis School District
Avondale Elementary School
1402 Crestmere
West Memphis, AR 72301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marion School District
Mid-South Comm College Tech Center
2000 West Brdway
West Memphis, AR 72301
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mid South Community College School District
East Junior High School
1151 Goodwin St
West Memphis, AR 72301
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: West Memphis School District
West Junior High School
331 West Barton St
West Memphis, AR 72301
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: West Memphis School District
West Memphis High School
501 West Brdway
West Memphis, AR 72301
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Memphis School District
Wonder Junior High School
1401 Madison St
West Memphis, AR 72301
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: West Memphis School District
West Memphis Christian
1101 N Missouri St
West Memphis, AR 72301
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Michael School
405 N Missouri Street
West Memphis, AR 72301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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