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ZIP Code 72370

Primary City:Osceola, AR (View All Cities)
County: Mississippi County
Timezone: Central (2:42am)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.7, -90.1
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72370

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72370. 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 72370. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72370, 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:
Osceola, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72370 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72370 is located in northeast 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 72370 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 72370 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,606
Population Density 76 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,717
Median Home Value $75,000
Land Area 113.15 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,282
Median Household Income $35,230

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male373348341310323305273242225268293266199144109635728
Female31237533928627129827327425431234129022116714110410774
Total685723680596594603546516479580634556420311250167164102

Gender

 Male 4,167 48%
 Female 4,439 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,093 47.6%
 Black Or African American 4,204 48.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.1%
 Asian 19 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 133 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 145 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1715022437038626916350
Renter1904013093192221187717
Total20755153368960838724067

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,258 38%
 Single Guardian 932 28%
 Singles 961 29%
 Singles With Roommate 131 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,044 62%
 Households with Kids 1,238 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6576887679675867776461758160786466653771
Female6966616478767168826957896658597360454947
Total13414214914015714312913515913311816414711813713712611086118

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72370 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 72370 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 72370 real estate data, the median home value of $75,000 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 72370. Rentals in 72370 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72370 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,319 96.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 240 2.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 47 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 984 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 645 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,653 44%
 Households Vacant 435 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 238 54.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1.1%
 For Sale Only 28 6.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 2.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 3.4%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 136 31.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 234 17%
 2 Bedroom 495 35%
 3+ Bedroom 679 48%
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 $35,230 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72370 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 72370 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 2,081 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,884 29%
 No Earnings 2,470 38%
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 2,081 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,884 29%
 No Earnings 2,470 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,706 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 123 4%
 Worked at Home 114 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. 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 662 27.2%
 High School Graduate 1,411 58.0%
 Associate's degree 105 4.3%
 Bachelor's degree 180 7.4%
 Master's degree 11 0.5%
 Professional school degree 18 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 47 1.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,636 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 63 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 113 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72370

ZIP Code 72370 is in the Osceola School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72370.

Osceola Academic Center
112 North School St
Osceola, AR 72370
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Osceola School District
Osceola Middle School
711 West Lee
Osceola, AR 72370
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Osceola School District
North Elementary School
1230 West Semmes
Osceola, AR 72370
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Osceola School District
Osceola Elementary School
138 Franklin
Osceola, AR 72370
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Osceola School District
Osceola Stem Charter
112 North School St
Osceola, AR 72370
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Osceola School District
Osceola High School
2800 West Semmes
Osceola, AR 72370
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Osceola School District

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