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ZIP Code 72653

Primary City:Mountain Home, AR (View All Cities)
County: Baxter County
Timezone: Central (10:09pm)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.3, -92.4
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72653

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72653. 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 72653. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72653, 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:
Mountain Home, AR
Acceptable:
Salesville
Unacceptable:
Mtn Home

Stats and Demographics for the 72653 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72653 is located in north Arkansas and covers a large 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 72653 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72653 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,560
Population Density 129 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,766
Median Home Value $126,600
Land Area 221.82 sq mi
Water Area 10.75 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,929
Median Household Income $36,430

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7377248117225666176146237338348629299721,116976805515425
Female6607317237266096736436677199691,0661,0711,2431,275984865625730
Total1,3971,4551,5341,4481,1751,2901,2571,2901,4521,8031,9282,0002,2152,3911,9601,6701,1401,155

Gender

 Male 13,581 48%
 Female 14,979 52%
Gender

Race

 White 27,736 97.1%
 Black Or African American 50 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 155 0.5%
 Asian 122 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.0%
 Other Race 114 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 370 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner816258861,5141,9422,3631,656560
Renter343625571539427310267220
Total4241,2501,4572,0532,3692,6731,923780

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,789 53%
 Single Guardian 1,627 13%
 Singles 3,935 30%
 Singles With Roommate 578 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,986 77%
 Households with Kids 2,943 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male124146175140148137152144143154158175153171156150142139135106
Female142114145148156145146134150136131143150163149155139146137118
Total266260320288304282298278293290289318303334305305281285272224

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72653 has a slightly less than average 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 72653 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 72653 real estate data, the median home value of $126,600 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 72653. Rentals in 72653 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72653 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,063 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 51 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 284 1.0%
 Other Institutional 8 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 150 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,128 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,499 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,302 22%
 Households Vacant 1,837 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 334 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 1%
 For Sale Only 309 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 48 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 743 40%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 383 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 46 2%
 1 Bedroom 478 16%
 2 Bedroom 1,673 55%
 3+ Bedroom 842 28%
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 $36,430 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72653 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. The commute in 72653 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 7,107 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,809 20%
 No Earnings 12,023 50%
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 7,107 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,809 20%
 No Earnings 12,023 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,494 94.6%
 Public transportation 53 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 19 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 106 1.1%
 Worked at Home 368 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 1,257 12.6%
 High School Graduate 6,209 62.2%
 Associate's degree 555 5.6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,444 14.5%
 Master's degree 265 2.7%
 Professional school degree 183 1.8%
 Doctorate degree 72 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,926 88.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 232 5.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 279 6.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72653

ZIP Code 72653 is in the Mountain Home School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72653.

Nelson Wilks Herron Elementary
618 North College St
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mountain Home School District
Pinkston Middle School
1301 South College St
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mountain Home School District
Mountain Home Kindergarten
1310 Post Oak Rd
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mountain Home School District
Hackler Intermediate School
965 West Rd
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mountain Home School District
Mtn Home High Career Academics
500 Bomber Blvd
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mountain Home School District
Mountain Home Junior High School
2301 Rodeo Dr
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Mountain Home School District
Mountain Home Christian Academy
1989 Glenbriar Dr
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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