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ZIP Code 72642

Primary City:Lakeview, AR (View All Cities)
County: Baxter County
Timezone: Central (2:44pm)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.37, -92.55
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72642

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72642. 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 72642. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72642, 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:
Lakeview, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72642 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72642 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 72642 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely small. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72642 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,979
Population Density 231 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,222
Median Home Value $123,000
Land Area 8.57 sq mi
Water Area 1.63 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,028
Median Household Income $38,986

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 63Male Median Age: 63Female Median Age: 63

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2119212629153230433766781061421191035228
Female231723231932181834507794144141135774740
Total443644494847504877871431722502832541809968

Gender

 Male 967 49%
 Female 1,012 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,931 97.6%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.3%
 Asian 10 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 21 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner325438219129919441
Renter101227352623107
Total13377011721732220448

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 591 57%
 Single Guardian 67 7%
 Singles 311 30%
 Singles With Roommate 59 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 936 91%
 Households with Kids 92 9%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male55340645443374319947
Female44373443361475227757
Total996113108871047149531616914

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72642 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72642 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 72642 real estate data, the median home value of $123,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 72642. Rentals in 72642 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72642 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,979 100%
 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 356 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 522 43%
 Renter Occupied Households 150 12%
 Households Vacant 194 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 24 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 44 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 96 49%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 6%
 1 Bedroom 12 10%
 2 Bedroom 43 37%
 3+ Bedroom 54 47%
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 $38,986 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72642 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 72642 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 72642 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 290 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 342 20%
 No Earnings 1,072 63%
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 290 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 342 20%
 No Earnings 1,072 63%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 465 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 2%
 Worked at Home 8 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 area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 106 12.5%
 High School Graduate 511 60.5%
 Associate's degree 88 10.4%
 Bachelor's degree 118 14.0%
 Master's degree 5 0.6%
 Professional school degree 3 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 14 1.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 79 61%
 Enrolled in Private School 50 39%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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