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ZIP Code 72903

Primary City:Fort Smith, AR (View All Cities)
County: Sebastian County
Timezone: Central (6:15pm)
Area code: 479 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.35, -94.35
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72903

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72903. 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 72903. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72903, 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:
Fort Smith, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72903 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72903 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 72903 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72903 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,148
Population Density 1,560 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,091
Median Home Value $152,800
Land Area 16.76 sq mi
Water Area 1.35 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,255
Median Household Income $45,123

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8057507499361,234917757701729812878850649499370296224257
Female8057347361,0431,211869663685797898940919806600523470431605
Total1,6101,4841,4851,9792,4451,7861,4201,3861,5261,7101,8181,7691,4551,099893766655862

Gender

 Male 12,413 47%
 Female 13,735 53%
Gender

Race

 White 20,759 79.4%
 Black Or African American 1,595 6.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 446 1.7%
 Asian 918 3.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 33 0.1%
 Other Race 1,457 5.6%
 Two Or More Races 940 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner824397781,2151,408940675298
Renter1,0991,271872810557299267245
Total1,1811,7101,6502,0251,9651,239942543

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,821 43%
 Single Guardian 1,779 16%
 Singles 3,772 34%
 Singles With Roommate 883 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,208 73%
 Households with Kids 3,047 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male154144170160164138153142153147152153163134156161167196256274
Female155161145179139138158159140150122133177154117171166230359297
Total309305315339303276311301293297274286340288273332333426615571

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72903 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72903 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 72903 real estate data, the median home value of $152,800 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 72903. Rentals in 72903 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72903 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,280 96.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 16 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 329 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 450 1.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 73 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,641 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,194 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,420 45%
 Households Vacant 836 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 390 46.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 2.3%
 For Sale Only 165 19.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 2.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 6.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 184 22.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 203 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,178 25%
 2 Bedroom 2,421 51%
 3+ Bedroom 964 20%
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 $45,123 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72903 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 72903 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,768 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,265 24%
 No Earnings 7,576 35%
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 8,768 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,265 24%
 No Earnings 7,576 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,996 94.8%
 Public transportation 20 0.2%
 Taxicab 36 0.3%
 Motorcycle 86 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 224 1.8%
 Worked at Home 298 2.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 822 10%
 High School Graduate 3,890 46%
 Associate's degree 682 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,758 21%
 Master's degree 597 7%
 Professional school degree 532 6%
 Doctorate degree 176 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,187 77.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 626 15.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 322 7.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72903

ZIP Code 72903 is in the Fort Smith School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72903.

Bonneville Elementary School
2500 South Waldron Rd
Fort Smith, AR 72903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Smith School District
Raymond F. Orr Elementary School
3609 Phoenix St
Fort Smith, AR 72903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Smith School District
Albert Pike Elementary School
4111 Park Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Smith School District
John P. Woods Elementary School
3201 Massard Rd
Fort Smith, AR 72903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Smith School District
Euper Lane Elementary School
6601 Euper Ln
Fort Smith, AR 72903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Smith School District
L. A. Chaffin Junior High School
3025 Massard Rd
Fort Smith, AR 72903
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Fort Smith School District
Southside High School
4100 Gary St
Fort Smith, AR 72903
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fort Smith School District
First Lutheran School
2407 Massard Rd
Fort Smith, AR 72903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Trinity Junior High School
1205 S Albert Pike Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72903
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Private

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