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ZIP Code 72855

Primary City:Paris, AR (View All Cities)
County: Logan County
Timezone: Central (7:10pm)
Area code: 479 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.3, -93.7
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72855

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72855. 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 72855. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72855, 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:
Paris, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72855 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72855 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 72855 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 families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72855 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,314
Population Density 35 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,964
Median Home Value $76,900
Land Area 180.79 sq mi
Water Area 1.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,591
Median Household Income $35,741

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male193212215216162169171174165275200203215181121966559
Female169179190177162165160177193228222243215199164125118136
Total362391405393324334331351358503422446430380285221183195

Gender

 Male 3,092 49%
 Female 3,222 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,850 92.7%
 Black Or African American 187 3.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 43 0.7%
 Asian 90 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 44 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 99 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner38168241417416342208101
Renter6712793108103756027
Total105295334525519417268128

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,274 49%
 Single Guardian 447 17%
 Singles 755 29%
 Singles With Roommate 115 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,814 70%
 Households with Kids 777 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3443463542434537453946435037623732414437
Female2436334226322549474147422634343537343737
Total5879797768757086928093857671967269758174

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72855 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72855 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 72855 real estate data, the median home value of $76,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72855 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72855 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72855 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,157 97.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 23 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 102 1.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 32 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 964 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 967 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 660 22%
 Households Vacant 373 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 59 15.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.5%
 For Sale Only 43 11.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 3.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 13.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 206 55.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 36 8%
 1 Bedroom 78 18%
 2 Bedroom 184 43%
 3+ Bedroom 127 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 $35,741 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72855 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. Most commuters in 72855 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,631 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 796 18%
 No Earnings 2,031 46%
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 1,631 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 796 18%
 No Earnings 2,031 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,130 96.6%
 Public transportation 7 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 0.7%
 Worked at Home 53 2.4%
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 504 26.7%
 High School Graduate 1,035 54.9%
 Associate's degree 77 4.1%
 Bachelor's degree 239 12.7%
 Master's degree 0 0.0%
 Professional school degree 7 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 24 1.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,038 88.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 63 5.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 79 6.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72855

ZIP Code 72855 is in the Paris School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72855.

Paris Elementary School
401 North School St
Paris, AR 72855
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paris School District
Paris Middle School
602 North Tenth St
Paris, AR 72855
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Paris School District
Paris High School
2000 East Wood St
Paris, AR 72855
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Paris School District
St Joseph Catholic School
25 S Spruce St
Paris, AR 72855
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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