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ZIP Code 72479

Primary City:Weiner, AR (View All Cities)
County: Poinsett County
Timezone: Central (4:20pm)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.6, -90.9
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72479

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72479. 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 72479. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72479, 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:
Weiner, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72479 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72479 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 72479 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72479 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,489
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 743
Median Home Value $58,900
Land Area 196.17 sq mi
Water Area 2.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 629
Median Household Income $42,684

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male324061634341414550617360414522222313
Female314447433732284565534950463642212420
Total638410810680736990115114122110878164434733

Gender

 Male 776 52%
 Female 713 48%
Gender

Race

 White 1,406 94.4%
 Black Or African American 22 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.3%
 Asian 7 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 34 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 15 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1042599788856222
Renter13234132291565
Total23651001291171006827

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 331 53%
 Single Guardian 101 16%
 Singles 169 27%
 Singles With Roommate 28 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 444 71%
 Households with Kids 185 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male46861010541112915121316131310117
Female667941098137117101281071176
Total1012151514201412241920222225242320211813

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72479 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72479 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 72479 real estate data, the median home value of $58,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72479 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72479 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72479 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,489 100%
 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 216 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 249 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 164 22%
 Households Vacant 114 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 23 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 25%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 51 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 1%
 2 Bedroom 149 55%
 3+ Bedroom 116 43%
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 $42,684 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72479 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. Most commuters in 72479 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 643 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 251 17%
 No Earnings 543 38%
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 643 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 251 17%
 No Earnings 543 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 759 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 15 2%
 Worked at Home 26 3%
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 203 34.1%
 High School Graduate 308 51.8%
 Associate's degree 4 0.7%
 Bachelor's degree 63 10.6%
 Master's degree 13 2.2%
 Professional school degree 4 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 352 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 57 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72479

ZIP Code 72479 is in the Harrisburg School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72479.

Weiner Elementary
313 Garfield St
Weiner, AR 72479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harrisburg School District
Weiner High School
313 Garfield St
Weiner, AR 72479
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Harrisburg School District

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