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ZIP Code 72742

Primary City:Kingston, AR (View All Cities)
County: Madison County
Timezone: Central (8:28pm)
Coordinates:36.0, -93.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72742

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72742. 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 72742. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72742, 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:
Kingston, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72742 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72742 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 72742 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72742 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 545
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 310
Median Home Value $64,300
Land Area 75.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 234
Median Household Income $14,545

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1618211910815181517292329179823
Female12212012112211510262423271091078
Total28394131112036332543534656271818911

Gender

 Male 277 51%
 Female 268 49%
Gender

Race

 White 510 93.6%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 3.9%
 Asian 3 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 7 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21426495429187
Renter111573422
Total32531565733209

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 138 59%
 Single Guardian 19 8%
 Singles 73 31%
 Singles With Roommate 4 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 173 74%
 Households with Kids 61 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male31353165338424632624
Female41513443732555234030
Total72866510810610979866654

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72742 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72742 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 72742 real estate data, the median home value of $64,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72742 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72742 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72742 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 545 100%
 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 98 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 101 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 35 11%
 Households Vacant 76 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 36 47%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 40 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $14,545 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72742 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 72742 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 72742 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 38 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 99 40%
 No Earnings 110 45%
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 38 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 99 40%
 No Earnings 110 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 117 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 15 11%
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 19 17%
 High School Graduate 79 72%
 Associate's degree 6 6%
 Bachelor's degree 5 5%
 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 16 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 30%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72742

ZIP Code 72742 is in the Jasper School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72742.

Kingston Elementary School
300 School St
Kingston, AR 72742
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jasper School District
Kingston High School
300 School St
Kingston, AR 72742
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jasper School District

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