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ZIP Code 72685

Primary City:Western Grove, AR (View All Cities)
County: Newton County
Timezone: Central (10:20am)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.05, -93.00
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72685

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72685. 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 72685. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72685, 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:
Western Grove, AR
Unacceptable:
Mount Hersey, Yardelle

Stats and Demographics for the 72685 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72685 is located in northwest 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 72685 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 less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72685 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,365
Population Density 27 people per sq mi
Housing Units 632
Median Home Value $83,500
Land Area 51.18 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 538
Median Household Income $50,606

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male43516142514232525238464041442519126
Female304145433135434240545938484330231310
Total73921068582777594929210578898755422516

Gender

 Male 697 51%
 Female 668 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,316 96.4%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.9%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 25 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner125383808578419
Renter10192117151050
Total22721049710088469

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 303 56%
 Single Guardian 92 17%
 Singles 119 22%
 Singles With Roommate 24 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 367 68%
 Households with Kids 171 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1151081361081491011171410798810
Female5569411561588139751111886
Total1610161717171514291718242621151820161616

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72685 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72685 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 72685 real estate data, the median home value of $83,500 is low 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 72685. Rentals in 72685 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72685 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,365 100%
 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 237 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 204 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 97 15%
 Households Vacant 94 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 8 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 59 63%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 9 15%
 2 Bedroom 30 51%
 3+ Bedroom 20 34%
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 $50,606 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72685 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. However, that is not the case in 72685. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 355 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 383 35%
 No Earnings 372 34%
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 355 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 383 35%
 No Earnings 372 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 596 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7 1%
 Worked at Home 16 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 47 11.0%
 High School Graduate 274 63.9%
 Associate's degree 17 4.0%
 Bachelor's degree 57 13.3%
 Master's degree 32 7.5%
 Professional school degree 2 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 204 68%
 Enrolled in Private School 68 23%
 Not Enrolled in School 30 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72685

ZIP Code 72685 is in the Ozark Mountain School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72685.

Western Grove Elementary School
300 School St
Western Grove, AR 72685
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ozark Mountain School District
Western Grove High School
300 School St
Western Grove, AR 72685
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ozark Mountain School District

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