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ZIP Code 72921

Primary City:Alma, AR (View All Cities)
County: Crawford County
Timezone: Central (8:20am)
Area code: 479 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.5, -94.2
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72921

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72921. 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 72921. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72921, 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:
Alma, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72921 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72921 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 72921 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 small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72921 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,787
Population Density 161 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,521
Median Home Value $111,300
Land Area 85.87 sq mi
Water Area 2.33 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,166
Median Household Income $45,162

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
Male4665415985433753934074674324975104163532882071509838
Female469503541497396406465458441507509440392309253173104145
Total9351,0441,1391,0407717998729258731,0041,019856745597460323202183

Gender

 Male 6,779 49%
 Female 7,008 51%
Gender

Race

 White 12,835 93.1%
 Black Or African American 155 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 211 1.5%
 Asian 65 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 190 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 325 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner8045264986876554930482
Renter1733402782901551055224
Total2537929271,158920654356106

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,011 58%
 Single Guardian 853 17%
 Singles 1,125 22%
 Singles With Roommate 177 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,180 62%
 Households with Kids 1,986 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male838311095109107126106931271041301181191001061359610675
Female819710310386100931151099013412110393118114106778281
Total164180213198195207219221202217238251221212218220241173188156

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72921 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 72921 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 72921 real estate data, the median home value of $111,300 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 72921. Rentals in 72921 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72921 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,711 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 64 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,460 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,289 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,417 26%
 Households Vacant 355 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 86 24.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 57 16.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 4.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 11.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 155 43.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 27 2%
 1 Bedroom 165 14%
 2 Bedroom 407 35%
 3+ Bedroom 576 49%
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 $45,162 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72921 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 72921 can expect to fall in that range. 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 4,328 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,249 22%
 No Earnings 3,788 37%
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 4,328 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,249 22%
 No Earnings 3,788 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,467 95.4%
 Public transportation 15 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 118 2.1%
 Worked at Home 132 2.3%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 560 13%
 High School Graduate 2,853 66%
 Associate's degree 152 4%
 Bachelor's degree 463 11%
 Master's degree 171 4%
 Professional school degree 58 1%
 Doctorate degree 43 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,905 84.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 104 3.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 436 12.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72921

ZIP Code 72921 is in the Alma School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72921.

Alma Intermediate School
1220 West Collum Ln
Alma, AR 72921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alma School District
Alma Middle School
706 Hwy 64 East
Alma, AR 72921
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alma School District
Alma Primary School
1600 Hwy 64 East
Alma, AR 72921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alma School District
Alma High School
101 East Main
Alma, AR 72921
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alma School District

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