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ZIP Code 72837

Primary City:Dover, AR (View All Cities)
County: Pope County
Timezone: Central (12:43pm)
Coordinates:35.5, -93.1
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72837

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72837. 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 72837. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72837, 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:
Dover, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72837 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72837 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 72837 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 extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72837 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,845
Population Density 34 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,465
Median Home Value $93,600
Land Area 233.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.47 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,105
Median Household Income $38,281

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2382712452602292342322542603073003092671861361035543
Female2282382752562161982052582623363072922661971411048255
Total46650952051644543243751252264360760153338327720713798

Gender

 Male 3,929 50%
 Female 3,916 50%
Gender

Race

 White 7,487 95.4%
 Black Or African American 13 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 115 1.5%
 Asian 22 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 43 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 164 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5224042356959136820864
Renter5813211211491373412
Total11037253568368240524276

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,845 59%
 Single Guardian 433 14%
 Singles 695 22%
 Singles With Roommate 132 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,104 68%
 Households with Kids 1,001 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4552534560525646575641604840506252494755
Female5047364449354748595647555265515447653931
Total95998989109871039411611288115100105101116991148686

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72837 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72837 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 72837 real estate data, the median home value of $93,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72837 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72837 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72837 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,845 100%
 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 1,474 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,041 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 590 17%
 Households Vacant 360 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 36 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 46 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 87 24%
 For Migrant Workers 3 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 174 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 2%
 1 Bedroom 94 17%
 2 Bedroom 209 38%
 3+ Bedroom 243 44%
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 $38,281 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72837 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 72837 has very few people that work at home. 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 72837 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 2,373 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,484 24%
 No Earnings 2,326 38%
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 2,373 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,484 24%
 No Earnings 2,326 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,297 97.4%
 Public transportation 1 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 35 1.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 26 0.8%
 Worked at Home 27 0.8%
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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 660 25%
 High School Graduate 1,490 56%
 Associate's degree 102 4%
 Bachelor's degree 303 11%
 Master's degree 45 2%
 Professional school degree 27 1%
 Doctorate degree 33 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,452 89.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 50 3.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 129 7.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72837

ZIP Code 72837 is in the Dover School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72837.

Dover Elementary School
75 Pine Hill Rd
Dover, AR 72837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dover School District
Dover Middle School
203 College St
Dover, AR 72837
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dover School District
Dover High School
101 Pirates Loop
Dover, AR 72837
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dover School District

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