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ZIP Code 72701

Primary City:Fayetteville, AR (View All Cities)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Central (7:15pm)
Area code: 479 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.0, -94.1
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72701

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72701. 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 72701. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72701, 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:
Fayetteville, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72701 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72701 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 72701 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72701 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 39,782
Population Density 314 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,819
Median Home Value $164,300
Land Area 126.56 sq mi
Water Area 1.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,320
Median Household Income $37,006

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 26Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 26

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9959488502,4924,1421,9161,4361,0901,0221,0481,044982766509342266159111
Female9599108392,9593,7061,5681,1209329671,0181,0321,026826565398333255251
Total1,9541,8581,6895,4517,8483,4842,5562,0221,9892,0662,0762,0081,5921,074740599414362

Gender

 Male 20,118 51%
 Female 19,664 49%
Gender

Race

 White 34,104 85.7%
 Black Or African American 1,969 4.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 431 1.1%
 Asian 1,113 2.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 57 0.1%
 Other Race 902 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 1,206 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1238041,1471,4391,597910539181
Renter2,9442,4931,07295662027316953
Total3,0673,2972,2192,3952,2171,183708234

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,508 36%
 Single Guardian 1,928 13%
 Singles 5,560 36%
 Singles With Roommate 2,324 15%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,727 77%
 Households with Kids 3,593 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1972212001772061991901651881781561821621721611861985791,3681,292
Female1992002061731832011781551931901481781601631521811668431,6171,203
Total3964214063503894003683203813683043603223353133673641,4222,9852,495

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72701 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 72701 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 72701 real estate data, the median home value of $164,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 72701. Rentals in 72701 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72701 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 33,399 84.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 611 1.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 16 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 92 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 5,407 13.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 257 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,629 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,111 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,580 48%
 Households Vacant 2,499 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,477 59.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 46 1.8%
 For Sale Only 215 8.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 69 2.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 198 7.9%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 492 19.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 501 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,906 22%
 2 Bedroom 4,131 47%
 3+ Bedroom 2,217 25%
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 $37,006 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72701 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 72701 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 72701 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 10,770 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,064 32%
 No Earnings 13,074 37%
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 10,770 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,064 32%
 No Earnings 13,074 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,031 81.6%
 Public transportation 146 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 130 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,942 10.5%
 Worked at Home 1,170 6.4%
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 1,182 11%
 High School Graduate 4,720 45%
 Associate's degree 328 3%
 Bachelor's degree 2,622 25%
 Master's degree 887 8%
 Professional school degree 506 5%
 Doctorate degree 317 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,103 77.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 569 10.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 635 12.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72701

ZIP Code 72701 is in the Fayetteville School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72701.

Asbell Elementary School
1500 North Sang Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fayetteville School District
Happy Hollow Elementary School
300 South Ray Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fayetteville School District
Root Elementary School
1529 Mission Blvd
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fayetteville School District
Washington Elementary School
425 North Nighland Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fayetteville School District
Nwa Community College Regional Center
2350 West Old Farmington Rd
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northwest Arkansas Community College Regional Center School District
Fayetteville High School East
1001 West Stone St
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fayetteville School District
Ramay Junior High School
401 South Sang Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Fayetteville School District
St Joseph Catholic School
1722 N Starr Dr
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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