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ZIP Code 72923

Primary City:Barling, AR (View All Cities)
County: Sebastian County
Timezone: Central (11:59am)
Area code: 479 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.32, -94.29
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72923

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72923. 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 72923. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72923, 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:
Barling, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72923 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72923 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 72923 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 families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72923 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,735
Population Density 631 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,094
Median Home Value $97,300
Land Area 7.51 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,942
Median Household Income $44,330

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male17515713213713816914616115215316618013510370513631
Female15813013513712915114015413418917618615812497867089
Total333287267274267320286315286342342366293227167137106120

Gender

 Male 2,292 48%
 Female 2,443 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,039 85.3%
 Black Or African American 97 2.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 97 2.0%
 Asian 223 4.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 118 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 158 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3717521428229817810631
Renter501121058281706556
Total8728731936437924817187

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 895 46%
 Single Guardian 333 17%
 Singles 608 31%
 Singles With Roommate 106 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,370 71%
 Households with Kids 572 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3538394236283038252828212629282929292221
Female2941323122282925262525213628322525253025
Total6479717358565963515353426257605454545246

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72923 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 72923 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 72923 real estate data, the median home value of $97,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72923 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72923 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72923 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,564 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 66 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 105 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 921 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 400 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 621 30%
 Households Vacant 152 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 74 49%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 28 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 39 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 102 22%
 1 Bedroom 75 16%
 2 Bedroom 72 15%
 3+ Bedroom 224 47%
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 $44,330 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72923 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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, 72923 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 72923 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 1,564 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 485 13%
 No Earnings 1,609 44%
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 1,564 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 485 13%
 No Earnings 1,609 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,880 98.8%
 Public transportation 3 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 12 0.6%
 Worked at Home 7 0.4%
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. 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 166 11%
 High School Graduate 1,054 72%
 Associate's degree 62 4%
 Bachelor's degree 138 9%
 Master's degree 36 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 13 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 762 76.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 52 5.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 181 18.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72923

ZIP Code 72923 is in the Fort Smith School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72923.

Barling Elementary School
1400 D St
Barling, AR 72923
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Smith School District

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