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ZIP Code 72740

Primary City:Huntsville, AR (View All Cities)
County: Madison County
Timezone: Central (1:47pm)
Coordinates:36.1, -93.7
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72740

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72740. 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 72740. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72740, 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:
Huntsville, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72740 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72740 is located in northwest Arkansas and covers a large 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 72740 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 72740 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,543
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,302
Median Home Value $95,600
Land Area 368.98 sq mi
Water Area 1.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,651
Median Household Income $36,347

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3213363463392622792862963193503303162632291801137254
Female358324360345220289300286263327362315297227179158115127
Total679660706684482568586582582677692631560456359271187181

Gender

 Male 4,691 49%
 Female 4,852 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,795 92.2%
 Black Or African American 21 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 124 1.3%
 Asian 50 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 359 3.8%
 Two Or More Races 192 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4828542459558645925484
Renter8522718917479765828
Total133512613769665535312112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,074 57%
 Single Guardian 539 15%
 Singles 892 24%
 Singles With Roommate 146 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,360 65%
 Households with Kids 1,291 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6156756568567869655979637867707468765158
Female5876836777685461649173625876747965606738
Total11913215813214512413213012915015212513614314415313313611896

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72740 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72740 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 72740 real estate data, the median home value of $95,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72740 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72740 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72740 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,464 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 79 1%
 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 1,520 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,215 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 916 21%
 Households Vacant 651 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 83 12.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1.4%
 For Sale Only 70 10.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 4.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 209 32.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 248 38.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 93 10%
 2 Bedroom 285 32%
 3+ Bedroom 520 58%
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 $36,347 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72740 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. Most commuters in 72740 can expect to fall in that range. 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 2,577 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,663 24%
 No Earnings 2,694 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 2,577 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,663 24%
 No Earnings 2,694 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,306 86%
 Public transportation 35 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 217 6%
 Worked at Home 266 7%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 820 29.3%
 High School Graduate 1,727 61.7%
 Associate's degree 43 1.5%
 Bachelor's degree 142 5.1%
 Master's degree 40 1.4%
 Professional school degree 10 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 15 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,517 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 262 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 229 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72740

ZIP Code 72740 is in the Huntsville School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72740.

Watson Primary School
317 North Gaskill St
Huntsville, AR 72740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Huntsville School District
Huntsville Middle School
133 School Dr
Huntsville, AR 72740
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Huntsville School District
Huntsville Intermediate School
437 Park Ave
Huntsville, AR 72740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Huntsville School District
Huntsville High School
594 South Harris St
Huntsville, AR 72740
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Huntsville School District

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