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ZIP Code 72372

Primary City:Palestine, AR (View All Cities)
County: St. Francis County
Timezone: Central (9:07pm)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.0, -90.9
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72372

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72372. 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 72372. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72372, 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:
Palestine, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72372 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72372 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 72372 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72372 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,945
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 904
Median Home Value $55,100
Land Area 126.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 804
Median Household Income $41,912

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male706360695434584653637070865232332010
Female575653714252696048778073707033363322
Total127119113140968612710610114015014315612265695332

Gender

 Male 943 48%
 Female 1,002 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,337 68.7%
 Black Or African American 571 29.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.4%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 21 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1253681141581037222
Renter154028343524215
Total2793961481931279327

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 391 49%
 Single Guardian 166 21%
 Singles 232 29%
 Singles With Roommate 15 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 554 69%
 Households with Kids 250 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male16171211715121415111415101010151991611
Female159137614167137186715191114151213
Total3126251813292821281832211725292633242824

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72372 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72372 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 72372 real estate data, the median home value of $55,100 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 72372. Rentals in 72372 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72372 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,945 100%
 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 266 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 336 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 202 22%
 Households Vacant 100 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 12%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 61 61%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 41 21%
 2 Bedroom 79 40%
 3+ Bedroom 80 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 $41,912 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72372 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 72372 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 758 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 391 21%
 No Earnings 674 37%
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 758 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 391 21%
 No Earnings 674 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 992 96.2%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 0.3%
 Worked at Home 36 3.5%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 203 27.8%
 High School Graduate 463 63.3%
 Associate's degree 44 6.0%
 Bachelor's degree 18 2.5%
 Master's degree 3 0.4%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 321 80.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 31 7.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 46 11.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72372

ZIP Code 72372 is in the Palestine-Wheatley School. School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72372.

Palestine-Wheatley Elementary School
105 Westwood St
Palestine, AR 72372
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palestine-Wheatley School. School District
Palestine-Wheatley Senior High School
7900 Hwy 70 West
Palestine, AR 72372
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Palestine-Wheatley School. School District

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