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ZIP Code 72908

Primary City:Fort Smith, AR (View All Cities)
County: Sebastian County
Timezone: Central (5:56am)
Area code: 479 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.31, -94.41
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72908

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72908. 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 72908. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72908, 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 72908 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72908 is located in west 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 72908 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 higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72908 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,378
Population Density 1,649 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,779
Median Home Value $135,600
Land Area 8.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,456
Median Household Income $45,130

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4734904764154194683974174285164823763502702131219751
Female482474423434437490445415444530481445407322226179150135
Total9559648998498569588428328721,046963821757592439300247186

Gender

 Male 6,459 48%
 Female 6,919 52%
Gender

Race

 White 11,069 82.7%
 Black Or African American 665 5.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 274 2.0%
 Asian 588 4.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 244 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 532 4.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5538955481472954132872
Renter2505244193582191146624
Total3059139731,17294865539496

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,764 51%
 Single Guardian 967 18%
 Singles 1,411 26%
 Singles With Roommate 314 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,609 66%
 Households with Kids 1,847 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male110701059989881031031078977110110901007891796774
Female98841029380106919010796778683818188102838070
Total208154207192169194194193214185154196193171181166193162147144

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72908 has a small 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 72908 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 72908 real estate data, the median home value of $135,600 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 72908. Rentals in 72908 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72908 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,293 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 66 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 19 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,439 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,043 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,974 34%
 Households Vacant 323 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 144 45%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 63 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 7%
 For Migrant Workers 4 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 72 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 44 2%
 1 Bedroom 224 10%
 2 Bedroom 1,068 49%
 3+ Bedroom 858 39%
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 $45,130 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72908 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 72908 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 4,724 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,065 20%
 No Earnings 3,657 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 4,724 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,065 20%
 No Earnings 3,657 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,923 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 57 1%
 Worked at Home 202 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 519 12.2%
 High School Graduate 2,307 54.1%
 Associate's degree 366 8.6%
 Bachelor's degree 695 16.3%
 Master's degree 306 7.2%
 Professional school degree 25 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 46 1.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,339 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 143 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 394 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72908

ZIP Code 72908 is in the Fort Smith School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72908.

Beard Elementary School
1600 Cavanaugh Rd
Fort Smith, AR 72908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Smith School District
Cavanaugh Elementary School
1025 School St
Fort Smith, AR 72908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Smith School District
Elmer H. Cook Elementary School
3517 Brooken Hill Dr
Fort Smith, AR 72908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Smith School District
Union Christian Academy Elementary Campus
3300 Briar Cliff Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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