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ZIP Code 72821

Primary City:Altus, AR (View All Cities)
County: Franklin County
Timezone: Central (10:07pm)
Area code: 479 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.44, -93.74
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72821

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72821. 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 72821. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72821, 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:
Altus, AR
Acceptable:
Wiederkehr Vg, Wiederkehr Village

Stats and Demographics for the 72821 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72821 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 72821 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 single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72821 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,048
Population Density 56 people per sq mi
Housing Units 889
Median Home Value $52,400
Land Area 36.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.95 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 786
Median Household Income $30,198

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male737386685856636675776768684231281313
Female686678634963635070757359695840382120
Total14113916413110711912611614515214012713710071663433

Gender

 Male 1,025 50%
 Female 1,023 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,908 93.2%
 Black Or African American 16 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 1.2%
 Asian 37 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 7 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 54 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1266101124123965716
Renter174131343020144
Total291071321581531167120

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 396 50%
 Single Guardian 151 19%
 Singles 201 26%
 Singles With Roommate 38 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 508 65%
 Households with Kids 278 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male14161018918171316171821141611121819811
Female151411161612131781518181512121314121211
Total2930213425303030243236392928232532312022

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72821 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72821 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 72821 real estate data, the median home value of $52,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72821 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72821 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72821 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,048 100%
 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 302 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 293 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 191 21%
 Households Vacant 103 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 11 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 54 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 18 7%
 1 Bedroom 11 5%
 2 Bedroom 111 45%
 3+ Bedroom 104 43%
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 $30,198 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72821 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 72821 can expect to fall in that range. 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 574 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 254 16%
 No Earnings 806 49%
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 574 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 254 16%
 No Earnings 806 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 644 93%
 Public transportation 18 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 2%
 Worked at Home 16 2%
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 171 26.1%
 High School Graduate 429 65.4%
 Associate's degree 24 3.7%
 Bachelor's degree 29 4.4%
 Master's degree 0 0.0%
 Professional school degree 3 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 489 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 33 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72821

ZIP Code 72821 is in the Ozark School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72821.

Ozark Middle School
18 West College
Altus, AR 72821
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ozark School District

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