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ZIP Code 72438

Primary City:Leachville, AR (View All Cities)
County: Mississippi County
Timezone: Central (12:38pm)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.9, -90.2
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72438

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72438. 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 72438. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72438, 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:
Leachville, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72438 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72438 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 72438 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72438 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,574
Population Density 46 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,115
Median Home Value $62,000
Land Area 55.81 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 999
Median Household Income $38,728

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male921091029091689282751027961675652212211
Female9410290848083908977688368666760443324
Total186211192174171151182171152170162129133123112655535

Gender

 Male 1,272 49%
 Female 1,302 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,295 89.2%
 Black Or African American 17 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.4%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 208 8.1%
 Two Or More Races 41 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1482981321061127016
Renter3872606651412813
Total521541581981571539829

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 515 52%
 Single Guardian 177 18%
 Singles 273 27%
 Singles With Roommate 34 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 635 64%
 Households with Kids 364 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2215221623251921211828161921192818101517
Female2315182020191620272018161917151511212220
Total4530403643443541483846323838344329313737

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72438 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72438 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 72438 real estate data, the median home value of $62,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72438 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72438 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72438 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,574 100%
 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 325 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 305 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 369 33%
 Households Vacant 116 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 27 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 16 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 61 53%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 82 26%
 2 Bedroom 126 40%
 3+ Bedroom 105 34%
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 $38,728 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72438 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 72438 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 72438 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. Most commuters in 72438 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 712 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 503 26%
 No Earnings 706 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 712 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 503 26%
 No Earnings 706 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 947 89.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 109 10.3%
 Worked at Home 5 0.5%
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 209 27%
 High School Graduate 522 68%
 Associate's degree 8 1%
 Bachelor's degree 34 4%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 524 79.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 46 7.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 87 13.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72438

ZIP Code 72438 is in the Buffalo Is. Central School. School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72438.

Buffalo Is. Central East Elementary
1100 Nelson St
Leachville, AR 72438
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buffalo Is. Central School. School District
Buffalo Is. Central Jhs
1 Mustang Dr
Leachville, AR 72438
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Buffalo Is. Central School. School District

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