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ZIP Code 72727

Primary City:Elkins, AR (View All Cities)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Central (4:10pm)
Area code: 479 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.9, -93.9
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72727

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72727. 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 72727. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72727, 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:
Elkins, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72727 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72727 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 72727 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 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 72727 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,658
Population Density 36 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,523
Median Home Value $104,900
Land Area 155.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.70 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,154
Median Household Income $45,313

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male20420720122414218121118122320619119315413480472321
Female17821021817613519021018319521719918815213999654635
Total3824174194002773714213644184233903813062731791126956

Gender

 Male 2,823 50%
 Female 2,835 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,261 93.0%
 Black Or African American 23 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 65 1.1%
 Asian 44 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 127 2.2%
 Two Or More Races 133 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4424932536135425311227
Renter41105927646283011
Total8535441743740028114238

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,266 59%
 Single Guardian 302 14%
 Singles 483 22%
 Singles With Roommate 103 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,386 64%
 Households with Kids 768 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4127384741383743485040364332395054414027
Female3633454141334742474350364346284542283325
Total7760838882718485959390728678679596697352

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72727 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72727 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 72727 real estate data, the median home value of $104,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72727 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72727 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72727 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,658 100%
 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 1,102 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 623 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 429 17%
 Households Vacant 369 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 53 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 54 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 98 27%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 148 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 68 12%
 2 Bedroom 209 38%
 3+ Bedroom 273 50%
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 $45,313 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72727 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. In 72727 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,105 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,159 24%
 No Earnings 1,500 31%
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 2,105 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,159 24%
 No Earnings 1,500 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,710 92.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 15 0.5%
 Worked at Home 200 6.8%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 392 20.6%
 High School Graduate 1,227 64.4%
 Associate's degree 79 4.1%
 Bachelor's degree 151 7.9%
 Master's degree 40 2.1%
 Professional school degree 8 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,001 89.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 63 5.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 53 4.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72727

ZIP Code 72727 is in the Elkins School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72727.

Elkins Elementary School
349 North Center
Elkins, AR 72727
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elkins School District
Elkins Elementary Primary School
476 North Center
Elkins, AR 72727
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elkins School District
Elkins High School
349 North Center
Elkins, AR 72727
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elkins School District
Elkins Middle School
349 North Center
Elkins, AR 72727
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Elkins School District

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