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ZIP Code 72863

Primary City:Scranton, AR (View All Cities)
County: Logan County
Timezone: Central (11:05pm)
Area code: 479 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.4, -93.6
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72863

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72863. 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 72863. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72863, 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:
Scranton, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72863 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72863 is located in northwest 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 72863 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 large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72863 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,582
Population Density 31 people per sq mi
Housing Units 774
Median Home Value $82,900
Land Area 51.83 sq mi
Water Area 10.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 629
Median Household Income $38,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male614960533637365953576661592942211212
Female346057543653335834785560453329262212
Total95109117107729069117871351211211046271473424

Gender

 Male 803 51%
 Female 779 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,501 94.9%
 Black Or African American 10 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.9%
 Asian 26 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 6 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 24 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner135388117120774921
Renter4192416121051
Total1772112133132875422

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 378 60%
 Single Guardian 75 12%
 Singles 151 24%
 Singles With Roommate 25 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 411 65%
 Households with Kids 218 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1113131441371411151011159141612745
Female8106415111471314186109151413754
Total19231918192421212429281725182930251499

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72863 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72863 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 72863 real estate data, the median home value of $82,900 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 72863. Rentals in 72863 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72863 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,579 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 292 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 246 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 91 12%
 Households Vacant 145 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 5 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 77 53%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 47 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 10 13%
 2 Bedroom 35 45%
 3+ Bedroom 32 42%
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 $38,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72863 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. 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 72863 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 500 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 214 18%
 No Earnings 460 39%
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 500 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 214 18%
 No Earnings 460 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 598 94.2%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1 0.2%
 Worked at Home 34 5.4%
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 92 17.7%
 High School Graduate 355 68.1%
 Associate's degree 22 4.2%
 Bachelor's degree 48 9.2%
 Master's degree 2 0.4%
 Professional school degree 2 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 256 85.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 10 3.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 33 11.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72863

ZIP Code 72863 is in the Scranton School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72863.

Scranton Elementary School
103 North Eighth St
Scranton, AR 72863
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scranton School District
Scranton High School
103 North Tenth St
Scranton, AR 72863
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Scranton School District

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