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ZIP Code 72638

Primary City:Green Forest, AR (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (8:20am)
Coordinates:36.3, -93.4
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72638

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72638. 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 72638. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72638, 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:
Green Forest, AR
Unacceptable:
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Stats and Demographics for the 72638 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72638 is located in northwest 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 72638 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 single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72638 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,186
Population Density 38 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,056
Median Home Value $86,000
Land Area 187.64 sq mi
Water Area 0.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,676
Median Household Income $33,952

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male292286286256235235240225237251229246194148100914830
Female271289261226180244229223215244265219208148127945955
Total56357554748241547946944845249549446540229622718510785

Gender

 Male 3,629 51%
 Female 3,557 49%
Gender

Race

 White 6,158 85.7%
 Black Or African American 29 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 66 0.9%
 Asian 51 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.2%
 Other Race 687 9.6%
 Two Or More Races 183 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4921727937740328417352
Renter75205168168121523419
Total12442244754552433620771

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,399 52%
 Single Guardian 479 18%
 Singles 641 24%
 Singles With Roommate 157 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,701 64%
 Households with Kids 975 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4670665661734841637256474368405867464538
Female4059465859545964535642555949515340513136
Total861291121141201271071051161289810210211791111107977674

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72638 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72638 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 72638 real estate data, the median home value of $86,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72638 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72638 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72638 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,186 100%
 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 1,041 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 793 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 842 28%
 Households Vacant 380 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 106 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 39 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 47 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 173 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 0.5%
 1 Bedroom 142 21.6%
 2 Bedroom 257 39.1%
 3+ Bedroom 255 38.8%
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 $33,952 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72638 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. More commuters in 72638 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,257 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,043 20%
 No Earnings 1,825 36%
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 2,257 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,043 20%
 No Earnings 1,825 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,682 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 138 5%
 Worked at Home 136 5%
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 618 28.5%
 High School Graduate 1,247 57.6%
 Associate's degree 20 0.9%
 Bachelor's degree 232 10.7%
 Master's degree 25 1.2%
 Professional school degree 11 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,298 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 74 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 231 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72638

ZIP Code 72638 is in the Green Forest School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72638.

Green Forest Elementary School
601 School Dr
Green Forest, AR 72638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Green Forest School District
Green Forest Intermed School
401 Tulip Court
Green Forest, AR 72638
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Green Forest School District
Green Forest High School
801 Phillips Ave
Green Forest, AR 72638
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Green Forest School District

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