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ZIP Code 72348

Primary City:Hughes, AR (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (2:07pm)
Coordinates:35.0, -90.4
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72348

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72348. 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 72348. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72348, 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:
Hughes, AR
Acceptable:
Horseshoe Lake, Horseshoe Lk

Stats and Demographics for the 72348 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72348 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 72348 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 72348 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,594
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,479
Median Home Value $75,000
Land Area 164.08 sq mi
Water Area 14.79 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,097
Median Household Income $28,292

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male977084114686657605897102891047150281918
Female797288908267607186107117112918241382831
Total17614217220415013311713114420421920119515391664749

Gender

 Male 1,252 48%
 Female 1,342 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,241 47.8%
 Black Or African American 1,283 49.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 0.6%
 Asian 13 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 12 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 28 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner630641311811065419
Renter49927810771563320
Total551221422382521628739

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 442 40%
 Single Guardian 297 27%
 Singles 321 29%
 Singles With Roommate 37 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 732 67%
 Households with Kids 365 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1821251710161615132118161316273123201312
Female171112151411171713131992225212122161011
Total3532373224273332263437253541485245362323

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72348 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72348 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 72348 real estate data, the median home value of $75,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72348 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72348 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72348 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,593 100.0%
 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 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 305 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 286 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 506 34%
 Households Vacant 382 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 42 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 25 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 219 57%
 For Migrant Workers 4 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 83 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 49 12%
 2 Bedroom 137 33%
 3+ Bedroom 226 55%
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 $28,292 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72348 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, 72348 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. However, that is not the case in 72348. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 663 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 522 24%
 No Earnings 954 45%
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 663 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 522 24%
 No Earnings 954 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 910 93%
 Public transportation 17 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 33 3%
 Worked at Home 15 2%
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 254 28%
 High School Graduate 527 59%
 Associate's degree 35 4%
 Bachelor's degree 73 8%
 Master's degree 9 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 614 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 48 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 78 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72348

ZIP Code 72348 is in the Hughes School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72348.

Mildred Jackson Elementary School
310 College St
Hughes, AR 72348
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hughes School District
Hughes High School
310 College St
Hughes, AR 72348
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hughes School District

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