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ZIP Code 72722

Primary City:Decatur, AR (View All Cities)
County: Benton County
Timezone: Central (4:07pm)
Area code: 479 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.3, -94.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72722

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72722. 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 72722. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72722, 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:
Decatur, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72722 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72722 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 72722 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 small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72722 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,138
Population Density 74 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,291
Median Home Value $137,200
Land Area 42.37 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,086
Median Household Income $37,198

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1241251261231371271001239311112978696432231713
Female14013311484971258810111112011278664733342516
Total26425824020723425218822420423124115613511165574229

Gender

 Male 1,614 51%
 Female 1,524 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,496 79.5%
 Black Or African American 15 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 96 3.1%
 Asian 91 2.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 307 9.8%
 Two Or More Races 133 4.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2083122208134925222
Renter469785672520112
Total661802072751591126324

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 614 57%
 Single Guardian 196 18%
 Singles 216 20%
 Singles With Roommate 60 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 658 61%
 Households with Kids 428 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1926283026312521222525203323302422252231
Female3121312834242719291821262722132516181221
Total5047595860555240514346466045434938433452

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72722 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72722 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 72722 real estate data, the median home value of $137,200 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 72722. Rentals in 72722 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72722 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,092 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 46 1%
 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 519 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 214 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 353 27%
 Households Vacant 205 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 95 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 24 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 68 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 52 17%
 1 Bedroom 24 8%
 2 Bedroom 153 49%
 3+ Bedroom 82 26%
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 $37,198 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72722 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. Most commuters in 72722 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,104 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 393 16%
 No Earnings 971 39%
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 1,104 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 393 16%
 No Earnings 971 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,160 82%
 Public transportation 17 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 24 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 134 10%
 Worked at Home 75 5%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 380 36.1%
 High School Graduate 538 51.1%
 Associate's degree 42 4.0%
 Bachelor's degree 83 7.9%
 Master's degree 3 0.3%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 594 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 83 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72722

ZIP Code 72722 is in the Decatur School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72722.

Decatur Northside Elementary
9083 Mt Olive Rd
Decatur, AR 72722
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Decatur School District
Decatur High School
1498 Stadium Ave
Decatur, AR 72722
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Decatur School District

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