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ZIP Code 72842

Primary City:Havana, AR (View All Cities)
County: Yell County
Timezone: Central (3:35am)
Area code: 479 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.1, -93.6
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72842

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72842. 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 72842. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72842, 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:
Havana, AR
Acceptable:
Waveland

Stats and Demographics for the 72842 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72842 is located in west Arkansas and covers a slightly higher 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 72842 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is 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 72842 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,478
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 740
Median Home Value $92,000
Land Area 94.15 sq mi
Water Area 2.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 595
Median Household Income $36,667

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male445046503537414148584549424936291516
Female353153672931404740605649445735292321
Total7981991176468818888118101988610671583837

Gender

 Male 731 49%
 Female 747 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,344 90.9%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.6%
 Asian 36 2.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 75 5.1%
 Two Or More Races 11 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11386294921035616
Renter112230191110119
Total2260921131031136725

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 337 57%
 Single Guardian 92 15%
 Singles 151 25%
 Singles With Roommate 15 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 413 69%
 Households with Kids 182 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male212109911119108561215512131557
Female10610346451251312131013141710134
Total1218201213171514221318182525182630251811

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72842 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72842 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 72842 real estate data, the median home value of $92,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 72842. Rentals in 72842 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72842 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,478 100%
 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 221 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 251 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 123 17%
 Households Vacant 145 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 5.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 6 4.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 36 24.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 93 64.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 33 36%
 3+ Bedroom 59 64%
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 $36,667 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72842 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 72842 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 72842 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 287 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 198 21%
 No Earnings 480 50%
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 287 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 198 21%
 No Earnings 480 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 333 78.7%
 Public transportation 2 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0.0%
 Worked at Home 88 20.8%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 100 25%
 High School Graduate 226 58%
 Associate's degree 17 4%
 Bachelor's degree 30 8%
 Master's degree 20 5%
 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 277 82.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 8 2.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 52 15.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72842

ZIP Code 72842 is in the Western Yell County. School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72842.

Western Yell County High School
1 Wolverine Dr
Havana, AR 72842
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Western Yell County. School District

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