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ZIP Code 72476

Primary City:Walnut Ridge, AR (View All Cities)
County: Lawrence County
Timezone: Central (11:46am)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.0, -90.9
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72476

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72476. 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 72476. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72476, 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:
Walnut Ridge, AR
Acceptable:
Williams Baptist College, Wms College
Unacceptable:
Light

Stats and Demographics for the 72476 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72476 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 72476 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72476 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,155
Population Density 36 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,074
Median Home Value $62,200
Land Area 199.67 sq mi
Water Area 0.34 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,781
Median Household Income $29,981

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2172282422442771872012091982571991951771771311018776
Female199214211288280190192210229242237201230190188148122181
Total416442453532557377393419427499436396407367319249209257

Gender

 Male 3,403 48%
 Female 3,752 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,928 96.8%
 Black Or African American 105 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.3%
 Asian 12 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 10 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 74 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2716024835034333721876
Renter102205193168140997639
Total129365441518483436294115

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,409 51%
 Single Guardian 424 15%
 Singles 843 30%
 Singles With Roommate 105 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,915 69%
 Households with Kids 866 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4238405245433844584855474349434241605891
Female3937384546373850433844364053552747748588
Total817578979180769410186998383102986988134143179

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72476 has a slightly less than average 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 72476 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 72476 real estate data, the median home value of $62,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72476 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72476 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72476 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,571 91.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 32 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 258 3.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 282 3.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 942 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 817 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,022 33%
 Households Vacant 293 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 84 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 2%
 For Sale Only 33 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 135 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 54 5%
 1 Bedroom 92 9%
 2 Bedroom 506 51%
 3+ Bedroom 345 35%
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 $29,981 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72476 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 72476 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,809 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,207 22%
 No Earnings 2,485 45%
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 1,809 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,207 22%
 No Earnings 2,485 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,370 88.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 90 3.4%
 Worked at Home 202 7.6%
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 412 19.7%
 High School Graduate 1,382 66.2%
 Associate's degree 88 4.2%
 Bachelor's degree 155 7.4%
 Master's degree 12 0.6%
 Professional school degree 24 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 15 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,151 86.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 25 1.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 163 12.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72476

ZIP Code 72476 is in the Lawrence County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72476.

Walnut Ridge Elementary School
508 East Free St
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lawrence County School District
Walnut Ridge High School
508 East Free St
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lawrence County School District

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