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ZIP Code 72846

Primary City:Lamar, AR (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (2:58am)
Coordinates:35.5, -93.3
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72846

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72846. 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 72846. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72846, 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:
Lamar, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72846 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72846 is located in northwest 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 72846 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 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 72846 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,913
Population Density 41 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,732
Median Home Value $96,000
Land Area 96.27 sq mi
Water Area 3.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,525
Median Household Income $34,321

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male12812213113911812012012712013015813511010069493919
Female1391321091471241181171181041591371291249779584048
Total2672542402862422382372452242892952642341971481077967

Gender

 Male 1,934 49%
 Female 1,979 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,709 94.8%
 Black Or African American 17 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 1.0%
 Asian 14 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 56 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 76 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3413919624824118810931
Renter427559635031136
Total7621425531129121912237

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 869 57%
 Single Guardian 229 15%
 Singles 352 23%
 Singles With Roommate 75 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,008 66%
 Households with Kids 517 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1929192317252728252524322624202234303323
Female3022303124292626272126272114323430282325
Total4951495441545354524650594738525664585648

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72846 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72846 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 72846 real estate data, the median home value of $96,000 is slightly less than average 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 72846. Rentals in 72846 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72846 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,854 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 59 2%
 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 691 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 495 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 339 20%
 Households Vacant 207 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 41 19.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 22 10.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 5.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 19.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 89 43.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 37 15%
 2 Bedroom 141 55%
 3+ Bedroom 77 30%
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 $34,321 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72846 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 72846 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 958 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 747 25%
 No Earnings 1,324 44%
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 958 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 747 25%
 No Earnings 1,324 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,384 92.8%
 Public transportation 4 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 56 3.8%
 Worked at Home 48 3.2%
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. 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 327 26.8%
 High School Graduate 661 54.3%
 Associate's degree 12 1.0%
 Bachelor's degree 187 15.4%
 Master's degree 16 1.3%
 Professional school degree 4 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 11 0.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 735 73.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 69 6.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 202 20.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72846

ZIP Code 72846 is in the Lamar School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72846.

Lamar Elementary School
301 Elberta St
Lamar, AR 72846
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lamar School District
Lamar Middle School
301 Elberta St
Lamar, AR 72846
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lamar School District
Lamar High School
301 Elberta St
Lamar, AR 72846
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lamar School District

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