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ZIP Code 72355

Primary City:Lexa, AR (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (12:24pm)
Coordinates:34.6, -90.7
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72355

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72355. 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 72355. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72355, 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:
Lexa, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72355 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72355 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 72355 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72355 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,768
Population Density 27 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,259
Median Home Value $54,700
Land Area 104.40 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,098
Median Household Income $37,635

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male897410710376626157731071231031088355402212
Female8380851116862666778981341191008963443630
Total172154192214144124127124151205257222208172118845842

Gender

 Male 1,355 49%
 Female 1,413 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,469 53.1%
 Black Or African American 1,229 44.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.4%
 Asian 6 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 15 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 36 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner15541001782061819124
Renter174444544624137
Total329814423225220510431

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 542 49%
 Single Guardian 249 23%
 Singles 281 26%
 Singles With Roommate 26 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 739 67%
 Households with Kids 359 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male181816151214161121181719282524282025618
Female920142117201313172312181517202228231816
Total2738303629342924384129374342445048482434

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72355 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72355 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 72355 real estate data, the median home value of $54,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 72355. Rentals in 72355 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72355 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,768 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 406 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 443 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 249 20%
 Households Vacant 161 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 43 26.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Sale Only 8 5.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 4.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 8.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 89 55.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 21 10%
 2 Bedroom 83 39%
 3+ Bedroom 108 51%
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 $37,635 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72355 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 72355 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 692 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 419 19%
 No Earnings 1,100 50%
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 692 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 419 19%
 No Earnings 1,100 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 940 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 2%
 Worked at Home 41 4%
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 371 40.4%
 High School Graduate 435 47.3%
 Associate's degree 26 2.8%
 Bachelor's degree 34 3.7%
 Master's degree 52 5.7%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 1 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 277 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 74 21%
 Not Enrolled in School 8 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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