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ZIP Code 72421

Primary City:Cash, AR (View All Cities)
County: Craighead County
Timezone: Central (9:20pm)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.8, -91.0
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72421

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72421. 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 72421. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72421, 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:
Cash, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72421 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72421 is located in northeast 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 72421 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72421 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 554
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 265
Median Home Value $59,300
Land Area 75.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.54 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 226
Median Household Income $32,083

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male162624261114202721182212112316823
Female11171617141215241717131112191213311
Total27434043252635513835352323422821514

Gender

 Male 300 54%
 Female 254 46%
Gender

Race

 White 528 95%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 19 3%
 Two Or More Races 7 1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner214233020431710
Renter4181995840
Total632423925512110

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 112 50%
 Single Guardian 37 16%
 Singles 66 29%
 Singles With Roommate 11 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 151 67%
 Households with Kids 75 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male23707664374472764360
Female31322247252432515151
Total541029810115126810412794111

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72421 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72421 were primarily built in the 1960s. Looking at 72421 real estate data, the median home value of $59,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72421 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72421 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72421 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 554 100%
 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 71 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 88 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 67 25%
 Households Vacant 39 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Sale Only 4 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 21%
 For Migrant Workers 2 5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 18 39%
 3+ Bedroom 28 61%
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 $32,083 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72421 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. A higher percentage of people in 72421 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 72421. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 78 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 48 17%
 No Earnings 157 55%
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 78 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 48 17%
 No Earnings 157 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 78 80%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2 2%
 Worked at Home 17 18%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 22 18%
 High School Graduate 74 61%
 Associate's degree 8 7%
 Bachelor's degree 16 13%
 Master's degree 1 1%
 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 40 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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