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ZIP Code 72561

Primary City:Mount Pleasant, AR (View All Cities)
County: Izard County
Timezone: Central (10:36am)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.9, -91.8
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72561

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72561. 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 72561. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72561, 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:
Mount Pleasant, AR
Acceptable:
Mt Pleasant

Stats and Demographics for the 72561 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72561 is located in north 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 72561 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72561 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 981
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 484
Median Home Value $77,400
Land Area 51.10 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 412
Median Household Income $37,083

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male17305239143319293642323428382919103
Female1730333120212530263629304241292377
Total346085703454445962786164707958421710

Gender

 Male 504 51%
 Female 477 49%
Gender

Race

 White 944 96.2%
 Black Or African American 10 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.8%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.2%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 15 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner82551686877396
Renter71913751162
Total154464757388458

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 241 58%
 Single Guardian 49 12%
 Singles 110 27%
 Singles With Roommate 12 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 287 70%
 Households with Kids 125 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4450493681181017647111071
Female442447766661038658664
Total8874816101214171420201410121916135

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72561 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72561 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 72561 real estate data, the median home value of $77,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72561 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72561 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 72561 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 981 100%
 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 167 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 175 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 70 14%
 Households Vacant 72 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 33%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 36 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 2 3%
 2 Bedroom 38 53%
 3+ Bedroom 32 44%
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 $37,083 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72561 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 72561 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 298 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 159 19%
 No Earnings 398 47%
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 298 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 159 19%
 No Earnings 398 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 404 97%
 Public transportation 4 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 10 2%
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 43 13%
 High School Graduate 211 63%
 Associate's degree 14 4%
 Bachelor's degree 54 16%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 14 4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 56 57%
 Enrolled in Private School 36 37%
 Not Enrolled in School 6 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72561

ZIP Code 72561 is in the Melbourne School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72561.

Mount Pleasant Elementary School
1 Bluebird Ln
Mount Pleasant, AR 72561
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Melbourne School District

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