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ZIP Code 72390

Primary City:West Helena, AR (View All Cities)
County: Phillips County
Timezone: Central (6:33pm)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.56, -90.69
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72390

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72390. 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 72390. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72390, 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:
West Helena, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72390 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72390 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 72390 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 72390 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,107
Population Density 248 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,052
Median Home Value $61,700
Land Area 36.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.43 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,457
Median Household Income $23,224

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male415388404402276235226205208244276227204163120736633
Female3843503824182993453132542793573472902512141461568176
Total799738786820575580539459487601623517455377266229147109

Gender

 Male 4,165 46%
 Female 4,942 54%
Gender

Race

 White 2,448 26.9%
 Black Or African American 6,496 71.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 32 0.4%
 Asian 39 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 23 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 69 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2112422836037130318556
Renter1564503293672431419528
Total17757455772761444428084

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,060 31%
 Single Guardian 1,252 36%
 Singles 1,018 29%
 Singles With Roommate 127 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,088 60%
 Households with Kids 1,369 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9272937780707389768769818681907890806458
Female81757777786965756381817585601049078866061
Total173147170154158139138164139168150156171141194168168166124119

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72390 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 72390 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 72390 real estate data, the median home value of $61,700 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 72390. Rentals in 72390 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72390 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,061 99.5%
 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 46 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 823 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 825 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,809 45%
 Households Vacant 595 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 216 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 3%
 For Sale Only 39 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 281 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 219 12%
 2 Bedroom 537 30%
 3+ Bedroom 1,032 58%
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 $23,224 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72390 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 72390 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 1,976 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,477 24%
 No Earnings 2,614 43%
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 1,976 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,477 24%
 No Earnings 2,614 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,539 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 61 2%
 Worked at Home 103 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 663 28.4%
 High School Graduate 1,254 53.7%
 Associate's degree 213 9.1%
 Bachelor's degree 122 5.2%
 Master's degree 14 0.6%
 Professional school degree 68 2.9%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,927 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 60 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 217 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72390

ZIP Code 72390 is in the Helena/ W.helena School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72390.

Beech Crest Elementary School
1020 Plaza St
West Helena, AR 72390
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Helena/ W.helena School District
West Side Elementary School
339 South Ashlar
West Helena, AR 72390
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Helena/ W.helena School District
Eliza Miller Elementary School
106 Miller Loop
West Helena, AR 72390
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Helena/ W.helena School District
Eliza Miller Primary School
106 Miller Loop
West Helena, AR 72390
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Helena/ W.helena School District
Central High School
103 School Rd
West Helena, AR 72390
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Helena/ W.helena School District
Eliza Miller Junior High School
106 Miller Loop
West Helena, AR 72390
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Helena/ W.helena School District

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