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ZIP Code 72934

Primary City:Chester, AR (View All Cities)
County: Crawford County
Timezone: Central (11:05pm)
Area code: 479 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.7, -94.3
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72934

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72934. 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 72934. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72934, 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:
Chester, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72934 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72934 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 72934 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 large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72934 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,047
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 569
Median Home Value $54,800
Land Area 68.86 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 423
Median Household Income $43,417

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4432303122353423344152534434161465
Female3329333727213116334746294631241013
Total7761636849566539678898829065402478

Gender

 Male 550 53%
 Female 497 47%
Gender

Race

 White 968 92.5%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 2.5%
 Asian 6 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 42 4.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner636479510060173
Renter6161177750
Total12525810210767223

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 255 60%
 Single Guardian 43 10%
 Singles 111 26%
 Singles With Roommate 14 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 300 71%
 Households with Kids 123 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male71010987638556104449956
Female5468448764868710867610
Total121416171211141014913121811141215161116

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72934 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72934 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 72934 real estate data, the median home value of $54,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72934 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72934 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72934 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,047 100%
 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 148 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 216 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 59 10%
 Households Vacant 146 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 9 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 73 50%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 57 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 12%
 1 Bedroom 23 27%
 2 Bedroom 1 1%
 3+ Bedroom 52 60%
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 $43,417 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72934 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 72934 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 211 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 231 21%
 No Earnings 649 59%
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 211 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 231 21%
 No Earnings 649 59%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 352 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 16 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 145 33%
 High School Graduate 216 49%
 Associate's degree 80 18%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 320 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 98 23%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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