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ZIP Code 72335

Primary City:Forrest City, AR (View All Cities)
County: St. Francis County
Timezone: Central (6:31pm)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.0, -90.7
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72335

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72335. 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 72335. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72335, 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:
Forrest City, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72335 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72335 is located in east 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 72335 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 a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72335 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,121
Population Density 126 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,086
Median Home Value $71,900
Land Area 159.38 sq mi
Water Area 2.80 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,278
Median Household Income $31,593

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6916516736396591,0101,2451,10489189087165055736122714112373
Female677633656610551542569463503557652572478346270223187176
Total1,3681,2841,3291,2491,2101,5521,8141,5671,3941,4471,5231,2221,035707497364310249

Gender

 Male 11,456 57%
 Female 8,665 43%
Gender

Race

 White 7,949 39.5%
 Black Or African American 11,266 56.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 117 0.6%
 Asian 117 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 345 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 320 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner30299422732854589385108
Renter36969953754435618511653
Total3999989591,2761,210774501161

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,329 37%
 Single Guardian 1,932 31%
 Singles 1,794 29%
 Singles With Roommate 223 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,955 63%
 Households with Kids 2,323 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male128127155149140134106122149132119142149131125128127134125121
Female123151140130114138109144128128134134148112118124131119118128
Total251278295279254272215266277260253276297243243252258253243249

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72335 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72335 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 72335 real estate data, the median home value of $71,900 is low 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 72335. Rentals in 72335 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72335 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,037 79.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 3,905 19.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 48 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 88 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 43 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,934 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,485 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,859 40%
 Households Vacant 808 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 239 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 2%
 For Sale Only 95 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 48 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 383 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 62 2%
 1 Bedroom 390 13%
 2 Bedroom 1,126 38%
 3+ Bedroom 1,385 47%
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 $31,593 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72335 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 72335 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 4,657 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,242 21%
 No Earnings 7,674 49%
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 4,657 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,242 21%
 No Earnings 7,674 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,482 92.3%
 Public transportation 15 0.3%
 Taxicab 41 0.7%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 234 3.9%
 Worked at Home 165 2.8%
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 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 1,860 23.3%
 High School Graduate 5,006 62.8%
 Associate's degree 326 4.1%
 Bachelor's degree 474 5.9%
 Master's degree 194 2.4%
 Professional school degree 43 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 69 0.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,173 85.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 204 5.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 355 9.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72335

ZIP Code 72335 is in the Forrest City School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72335.

Stewart Elementary School
625 Irving St
Forrest City, AR 72335
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forrest City School District
Lincoln Academy of Excellence
616 West Broadway Ave
Forrest City, AR 72335
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Forrest City School District
Central Elementary School
801 Deaderick Rd
Forrest City, AR 72335
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forrest City School District
East Arkansas Career Center
1700 New Castle Rd
Forrect City, AR 72335
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Arkansas Career Center School District
Forrest City High School
467 Victoria St
Forrest City, AR 72335
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Forrest City School District
Forrest City Junior High School
1133 North Division St
Forrest City, AR 72335
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Forrest City School District
Calvary Christian School
1611 N Washington St
Forrest City, AR 72335
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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