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ZIP Code 72359

Primary City:Madison, AR (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: St. Francis County
Timezone: Central (9:58pm)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.01, -90.72
ZIP (~1500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72359

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72359. 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 72359. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72359, 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:
Madison, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72359 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72359 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 72359 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 72359 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 430
Population Density 204 people per sq mi
Housing Units 201
Median Home Value $42,000
Land Area 2.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 175
Median Household Income $14,537

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male172021862111811108131588140
Female21161619141311119918221812111244
Total3836372720342219201926353320191384

Gender

 Male 190 44%
 Female 240 56%
Gender

Race

 White 21 4.9%
 Black Or African American 393 91.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 7 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0712142521121
Renter921111514670
Total92823293927191

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 50 29%
 Single Guardian 61 35%
 Singles 62 35%
 Singles With Roommate 2 1%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 111 63%
 Households with Kids 64 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male36346341655443212300
Female52634280223254355330
Total8897105121878697567630

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72359 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72359 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 72359 real estate data, the median home value of $42,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 72359 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for < $200/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72359 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 430 100%
 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 43 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 49 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 83 41%
 Households Vacant 26 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 62%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 8 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 20 19%
 2 Bedroom 43 41%
 3+ Bedroom 42 40%
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 $14,537 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 72359 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 72359 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. The commute in 72359 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 101 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 33 10%
 No Earnings 184 58%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 101 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 33 10%
 No Earnings 184 58%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 87 81%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 21 19%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 22 28%
 High School Graduate 43 55%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 13 17%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 167 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 12 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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