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ZIP Code 72838

Primary City:Gravelly, AR (View All Cities)
County: Yell County
Timezone: Central (12:34pm)
Area code: 479 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.90, -93.64
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72838

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72838. 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 72838. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72838, 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:
Gravelly, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72838 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72838 is located in west 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 72838 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72838 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 115
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 69
Median Home Value $71,200
Land Area 18.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 52
Median Household Income $22,292

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 53

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1211042043556363212
Female140430243284544421
Total2611472286713108107633

Gender

 Male 60 52%
 Female 55 48%
Gender

Race

 White 110 96%
 Black Or African American 4 3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 1%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner133612881
Renter10330201
Total2369121082

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 29 56%
 Single Guardian 9 17%
 Singles 13 25%
 Singles With Roommate 1 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 40 77%
 Households with Kids 12 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

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Male00011010000010422022
Female00000111100000111101
Total00011121100010533123

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72838 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72838 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 72838 real estate data, the median home value of $71,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 72838. Rentals in 72838 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72838 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 115 100%
 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 14 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 28 41%
 Renter Occupied Households 10 14%
 Households Vacant 17 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 18%
 For Migrant Workers 1 6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 71%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 6 100%
 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 $22,292 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72838 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 72838 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. In 72838 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 50 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13 11%
 No Earnings 53 46%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 50 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13 11%
 No Earnings 53 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 63 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 72838 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 0 0%
 High School Graduate 41 100%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 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 24 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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