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ZIP Code 72543

Primary City:Heber Springs, AR (View All Cities)
County: Cleburne County
Timezone: Central (6:33am)
Coordinates:35.4, -92.0
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72543

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72543. 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 72543. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72543, 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:
Heber Springs, AR
Unacceptable:
Eden Isle

Stats and Demographics for the 72543 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72543 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 72543 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72543 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,535
Population Density 111 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,956
Median Home Value $134,700
Land Area 113.32 sq mi
Water Area 7.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,269
Median Household Income $37,198

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male339374360380315343300331367433448369389378348280160155
Female362350352363293293322309360463444393478479409286240270
Total701724712743608636622640727896892762867857757566400425

Gender

 Male 6,069 48%
 Female 6,466 52%
Gender

Race

 White 12,060 96.2%
 Black Or African American 42 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 73 0.6%
 Asian 26 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 144 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 188 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner40232425704746835569180
Renter1633362993071751476942
Total2035687241,011921982638222

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,747 52%
 Single Guardian 762 14%
 Singles 1,499 28%
 Singles With Roommate 261 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,845 73%
 Households with Kids 1,424 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6770695967746394767072746282697766848453
Female7987677971586872815577907159727172697959
Total146157136138138132131166157125149164133141141148138153163112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72543 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72543 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 72543 real estate data, the median home value of $134,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 72543. Rentals in 72543 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72543 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,196 97.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 80 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 254 2.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,007 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,724 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,538 22%
 Households Vacant 1,687 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 160 9.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 0.9%
 For Sale Only 102 6.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 2.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,189 70.5%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 180 10.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 40 3%
 1 Bedroom 119 8%
 2 Bedroom 568 38%
 3+ Bedroom 753 51%
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 $37,198 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72543 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. More commuters in 72543 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,419 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,189 21%
 No Earnings 4,818 46%
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 3,419 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,189 21%
 No Earnings 4,818 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,377 91.5%
 Public transportation 31 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 200 4.2%
 Worked at Home 177 3.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 574 13%
 High School Graduate 2,766 63%
 Associate's degree 167 4%
 Bachelor's degree 520 12%
 Master's degree 177 4%
 Professional school degree 80 2%
 Doctorate degree 90 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,839 86.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 76 3.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 224 10.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72543

ZIP Code 72543 is in the Heber Springs School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72543.

Heber Springs Elementary School
901 Front
Heber Springs, AR 72543
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Heber Springs School District
Heber Springs Middle School
602 Case St
Heber Springs, AR 72543
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Heber Springs School District
Heber Springs High School
900 West Pine St
Heber Springs, AR 72543
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Heber Springs School District
Clearview Christian Academy
10 Gospel Rd
Heber Springs, AR 72543
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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