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ZIP Code 72521

Primary City:Cave City, AR (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (6:31am)
Coordinates:36.0, -91.6
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72521

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72521. 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 72521. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72521, 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:
Cave City, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72521 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72521 is located in north 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 72521 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 higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72521 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,814
Population Density 38 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,140
Median Home Value $73,300
Land Area 125.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,891
Median Household Income $36,090

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male17116818518111912615013617217415813814212786734431
Female15615717015910213114415615919015316715312691917454
Total32732535534022125729429233136431130529525317716411885

Gender

 Male 2,381 49%
 Female 2,433 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,627 96.1%
 Black Or African American 59 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.5%
 Asian 11 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 35 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 56 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3316122228627222415434
Renter431021019365484211
Total7626332337933727219645

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,102 58%
 Single Guardian 262 14%
 Singles 464 25%
 Singles With Roommate 63 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,227 65%
 Households with Kids 664 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2839393144254530244637323436424832362324
Female2628433143262739223439263734264131313029
Total5467826287517269468076587170688963675353

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72521 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 72521 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 72521 real estate data, the median home value of $73,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72521 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72521 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72521 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,750 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 64 1%
 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 761 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 625 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 505 24%
 Households Vacant 249 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 49 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 18 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 43 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 131 53%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 16 4%
 1 Bedroom 21 5%
 2 Bedroom 181 40%
 3+ Bedroom 238 52%
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 $36,090 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72521 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. However, that is not the case in 72521. 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 1,463 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 681 19%
 No Earnings 1,526 42%
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 1,463 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 681 19%
 No Earnings 1,526 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,812 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 42 2%
 Worked at Home 42 2%
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 276 19%
 High School Graduate 1,020 69%
 Associate's degree 78 5%
 Bachelor's degree 61 4%
 Master's degree 23 2%
 Professional school degree 15 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 987 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 15 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 58 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72521

ZIP Code 72521 is in the Cave City School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72521.

Cave City Elementary School
711 North Main St
Cave City, AR 72521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cave City School District
Cave City Intermediate School
711 North Main St
Cave City, AR 72521
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cave City School District
Cave City High School
620 North Main St
Cave City, AR 72521
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cave City School District
Cave City Middle School
711 North Main St
Cave City, AR 72521
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Cave City School District

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