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ZIP Code 72686

Primary City:Witts Springs, AR (View All Cities)
County: Searcy County
Timezone: Central (10:13pm)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.7, -92.9
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72686

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72686. 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 72686. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72686, 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:
Witts Springs, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72686 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72686 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 72686 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72686 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 182
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 128
Land Area 28.65 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 80
Median Household Income $32,206

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 56

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


 Male 99 54%
 Female 83 46%


 White 167 91.8%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.5%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 2.7%
 Two Or More Races 9 4.9%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 46 58%
 Single Guardian 11 14%
 Singles 21 26%
 Singles With Roommate 2 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 60 75%
 Households with Kids 20 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72686 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72686 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Rentals in 72686 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72686 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 182 100%
 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 27 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 46 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 7 5%
 Households Vacant 48 38%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 50%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 21 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 9 35%
 3+ Bedroom 17 65%
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 $32,206 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72686 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 72686 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. In 72686 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 47 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 28 19%
 No Earnings 74 50%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 47 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 28 19%
 No Earnings 74 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 66 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 38 40%
 High School Graduate 56 60%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 12 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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