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ZIP Code 72956

Primary City:Van Buren, AR (View All Cities)
County: Crawford County
Timezone: Central (6:32am)
Area code: 479 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.5, -94.3
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72956

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72956. 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 72956. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72956, 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:
Van Buren, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72956 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72956 is located in northwest Arkansas and covers a slightly higher 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 72956 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 less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72956 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,074
Population Density 323 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,013
Median Home Value $105,500
Land Area 105.40 sq mi
Water Area 4.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,783
Median Household Income $38,323

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2571,2771,3481,2161,0641,0381,0461,1431,1111,2871,136937902692474338207150
Female1,2411,2471,2951,1561,0411,1341,1101,1251,1691,2881,1471,041959764609448331346
Total2,4982,5242,6432,3722,1052,1722,1562,2682,2802,5752,2831,9781,8611,4561,083786538496

Gender

 Male 16,623 49%
 Female 17,451 51%
Gender

Race

 White 29,122 85.5%
 Black Or African American 541 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 808 2.4%
 Asian 793 2.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.0%
 Other Race 1,709 5.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,088 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2111,1691,5932,0351,8041,305717208
Renter42788077563844629218598
Total6382,0492,3682,6732,2501,597902306

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,012 55%
 Single Guardian 2,307 18%
 Singles 2,973 23%
 Singles With Roommate 491 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,943 62%
 Households with Kids 4,840 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male221253267265261285231241259280273281257257262249244243218235
Female231264256247256234259253245251278252253261252239256228181215
Total452517523512517519490494504531551533510518514488500471399450

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72956 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72956 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 72956 real estate data, the median home value of $105,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 72956. Rentals in 72956 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72956 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 33,650 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 117 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 291 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 16 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,116 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,926 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,741 27%
 Households Vacant 1,230 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 451 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 1%
 For Sale Only 215 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 60 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 97 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 390 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 170 5%
 1 Bedroom 647 18%
 2 Bedroom 1,179 32%
 3+ Bedroom 1,645 45%
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 $38,323 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72956 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 72956 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 9,925 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,906 23%
 No Earnings 9,318 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 9,925 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,906 23%
 No Earnings 9,318 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,876 94.4%
 Public transportation 16 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 97 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 352 2.6%
 Worked at Home 306 2.2%
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 1,664 16.5%
 High School Graduate 5,844 57.9%
 Associate's degree 832 8.2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,177 11.7%
 Master's degree 350 3.5%
 Professional school degree 177 1.8%
 Doctorate degree 53 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,133 84.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 501 6.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 595 8.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72956

ZIP Code 72956 is in the Van Buren School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72956.

Rena Elementary School
720 Rena Rd
Van Buren, AR 72956
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Van Buren School District
Northridge Middle School
120 Northridge Dr
Van Buren, AR 72956
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Van Buren School District
City Heights Elementary School
301 Mt Vista Ave
Van Buren, AR 72956
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Van Buren School District
J. J. Izard Elementary School
501 North 24th St
Van Buren, AR 72956
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Van Buren School District
King Elementary School
400 North 19th St
Van Buren, AR 72956
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Van Buren School District
Butterfield Junior High School
310 North 11th St
Van Buren, AR 72956
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Van Buren School District
Central Middle School
913 North 24th St
Van Buren, AR 72956
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Van Buren School District
James R. Tate Elementary School
406 Catcher Rd
Van Buren, AR 72956
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Van Buren School District
Parkview Elementary School
605 Parkview St
Van Buren, AR 72956
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Van Buren School District
Coleman Junior High School
821 Pointer Trail
Van Buren, AR 72956
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Van Buren School District
Van Buren High School
2001 Pointer Trail
Van Buren, AR 72956
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Van Buren School District
Van Buren Christian Academy
2301 Fayetteville Rd
Van Buren, AR 72956
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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