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ZIP Code 72916

Primary City:Fort Smith, AR (View All Cities)
County: Sebastian County
Timezone: Central (1:59am)
Area code: 479 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.27, -94.37
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72916

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72916. 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 72916. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72916, 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
Acceptable:
Bonanza

Stats and Demographics for the 72916 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72916 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 72916 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 extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72916 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,131
Population Density 206 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,971
Median Home Value $169,800
Land Area 34.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.28 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,788
Median Household Income $66,563

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male203246252256132186188233271292326281234199129793924
Female206226243180148179209262261316293286251204129735342
Total4094724954362803653974955326086195674854032581529266

Gender

 Male 3,570 50%
 Female 3,561 50%
Gender

Race

 White 6,221 87%
 Black Or African American 140 2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 107 2%
 Asian 436 6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 74 1%
 Two Or More Races 153 2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3824843858154735814634
Renter308688854737169
Total6833452666659439516243

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,871 67%
 Single Guardian 280 10%
 Singles 526 19%
 Singles With Roommate 111 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,850 66%
 Households with Kids 938 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3931524248494440655549375259715651413727
Female3436494642504345465248524843414246312026
Total7367101889099878511110797891001021129897725753

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72916 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72916 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 72916 real estate data, the median home value of $169,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 72916. Rentals in 72916 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72916 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,131 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 1,616 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 774 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 398 13%
 Households Vacant 183 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 27 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 59 32%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 64 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0.0%
 1 Bedroom 2 0.5%
 2 Bedroom 159 36.7%
 3+ Bedroom 272 62.8%
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 $66,563 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72916 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 72916 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 72916 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,922 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,092 18%
 No Earnings 1,980 33%
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 2,922 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,092 18%
 No Earnings 1,980 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,618 97.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 12 0.3%
 Worked at Home 56 1.5%
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 236 9.0%
 High School Graduate 1,471 55.8%
 Associate's degree 207 7.9%
 Bachelor's degree 465 17.6%
 Master's degree 96 3.6%
 Professional school degree 155 5.9%
 Doctorate degree 6 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,129 74.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 198 13.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 182 12.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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