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ZIP Code 72401

Primary City:Jonesboro, AR (View All Cities)
County: Craighead County
Timezone: Central (3:39am)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.9, -90.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72401

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72401. 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 72401. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72401, 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:
Jonesboro, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72401 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72401 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 72401 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72401 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 53,767
Population Density 459 people per sq mi
Housing Units 22,765
Median Home Value $117,500
Land Area 117.22 sq mi
Water Area 1.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 20,827
Median Household Income $34,819

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,0901,8821,7272,0342,8622,1341,7921,6331,4141,5451,4301,4041,235866695520390270
Female1,9681,8431,5772,3062,8252,1251,8711,5401,5101,6441,6831,5271,4131,101866766620659
Total4,0583,7253,3044,3405,6874,2593,6633,1732,9243,1893,1132,9312,6481,9671,5611,2861,010929

Gender

 Male 25,923 48%
 Female 27,844 52%
Gender

Race

 White 39,691 73.8%
 Black Or African American 10,209 19.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 216 0.4%
 Asian 692 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.0%
 Other Race 1,830 3.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,113 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2491,3571,7682,2232,4531,7621,185380
Renter1,9172,6651,5821,376891464318237
Total2,1664,0223,3503,5993,3442,2261,503617

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,907 43%
 Single Guardian 4,296 21%
 Singles 5,923 28%
 Singles With Roommate 1,701 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 14,001 67%
 Households with Kids 6,826 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male450395426401391387384354366333398368308320330331332428613713
Female393441382366421344385350343333300305328311338289307531841702
Total8438368087678127317697047096666986736366316686206399591,4541,415

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72401 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72401 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 72401 real estate data, the median home value of $117,500 is slightly less than average 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 72401. Rentals in 72401 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72401 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 50,963 94.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 330 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 679 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,645 3.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 150 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,406 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,971 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,450 42%
 Households Vacant 1,938 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 982 50.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 33 1.7%
 For Sale Only 259 13.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 83 4.3%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 549 28.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 300 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,776 17%
 2 Bedroom 4,090 40%
 3+ Bedroom 4,076 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 $34,819 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72401 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 72401 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 15,263 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,807 27%
 No Earnings 16,006 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 15,263 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,807 27%
 No Earnings 16,006 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 20,430 92.1%
 Public transportation 81 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 119 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 696 3.1%
 Worked at Home 853 3.8%
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 some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,768 18%
 High School Graduate 8,495 54%
 Associate's degree 889 6%
 Bachelor's degree 2,435 15%
 Master's degree 584 4%
 Professional school degree 243 2%
 Doctorate degree 384 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,069 84.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 724 6.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 938 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72401

ZIP Code 72401 is in the Jonesboro School District. There are 20 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72401.

International Studies Magnet
1218 Cobb St
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jonesboro School District
Visual & Performing Art Magnet
1804 Hillcrest Dr
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jonesboro School District
Math & Science Magnet School
213 East Thomas Green Rd
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jonesboro School District
Health/Wellness Envi Magnet
1001 Rosemond Ave
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jonesboro School District
Microsociety Magnet School
1110 West Washington Ave
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jonesboro School District
Early Childhood Learning Cntr
1307 Flint St
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jonesboro School District
Kindergarten Center
618 West Nettleton Ave
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jonesboro School District
Nettleton Intermediate Center
3801 Vera St
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nettleton School District
Fox Meadow Elementary
2305 Fox Meadow Ln
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nettleton School District
University Hgts. Elementary School
300 Bowling Ln
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nettleton School District
Nettleton Middle School
2305 Promise Ln
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Nettleton School District
Annie Camp Junior High School
1814 West Nettleton Ave
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Jonesboro School District
Douglas Macarthur Jhs
1615 Wilkins Ave
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Jonesboro School District
Jonesboro High School
301 Hurricane Dr
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jonesboro School District
Jonesboro Vocational Center
1727 South Main St
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jonesboro School District
Nettleton High School
4201 Chieftain Ln
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Nettleton School District
Nettleton Junior High School
4208 Chieftain Ln
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Nettleton School District
Blessed Sacrament School
1105 E Highland
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Concordia Christian Academy
1812 Rains St
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Montessori School of Jonesboro
300 E Nettleton Ave
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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