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ZIP Code 72437

Primary City:Lake City, AR (View All Cities)
County: Craighead County
Timezone: Central (6:08pm)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.8, -90.4
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72437

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72437. 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 72437. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72437, 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:
Lake City, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72437 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72437 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 72437 are primarily white. 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 a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72437 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,272
Population Density 31 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,419
Median Home Value $74,100
Land Area 106.50 sq mi
Water Area 2.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,268
Median Household Income $34,632

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male 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
Male1071451301159688107119110105113102898653303020
Female86951371028197104118821071249510710554513349
Total193240267217177185211237192212237197196191107816369

Gender

 Male 1,645 50%
 Female 1,627 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,146 96.1%
 Black Or African American 21 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.5%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 44 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 44 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner241121691891671618526
Renter346571595531182
Total5817724024822219210328

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 691 54%
 Single Guardian 228 18%
 Singles 313 25%
 Singles With Roommate 36 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 801 63%
 Households with Kids 467 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2617211827282829332636281723282622231622
Female1420171520152216222632242728182716291217
Total4037383347435045555268524451465338522839

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72437 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72437 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 72437 real estate data, the median home value of $74,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72437 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72437 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72437 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,210 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 62 2%
 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 548 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 385 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 335 24%
 Households Vacant 151 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 30 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 4%
 For Sale Only 11 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 85 56%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 29 8%
 2 Bedroom 136 38%
 3+ Bedroom 190 54%
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 $34,632 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72437 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 72437 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 72437 can expect to fall in that range. 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 835 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 496 21%
 No Earnings 1,045 44%
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 835 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 496 21%
 No Earnings 1,045 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,078 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 41 4%
 Worked at Home 12 1%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 293 29.6%
 High School Graduate 597 60.3%
 Associate's degree 39 3.9%
 Bachelor's degree 48 4.8%
 Master's degree 10 1.0%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 535 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 18 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 70 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72437

ZIP Code 72437 is in the Riverside School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72437.

Riverside West Elementary School
2001 Hwy 18
Lake City, AR 72437
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Riverside School District
Riverside High School
601 Catfish Dr
Lake City, AR 72437
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Riverside School District

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