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ZIP Code 71957

Post Office City:Mount Ida, AR (View All Cities)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Central (12:37am)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.6, -93.6
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71957

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 71957. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 71957 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Mount Ida, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 71957 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71957 is located in western 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 71957 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71957 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,133
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,419
Median Home Value $86,900
Land Area 139.94 sq mi
Water Area 13.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,426
Median Household Income $35,445

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 53Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 54


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56066126
5-97559134
10-148280162
15-198677163
20-245751108
25-295948107
30-345665121
35-396075135
40-445976135
45-49122130252
50-54118119237
55-59130126256
60-64132135267
65-69120131251
70-74119111230
75-7986111197
80-844887135
85 Plus3879117

Gender

 Male 1,507 48%
 Female 1,626 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,023 96.5%
 Black Or African American 12 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.7%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 16 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 55 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24152439
25-346247109
35-449736133
45-5421649265
55-6426343306
65-7425742299
75-8416642208
85 Plus363167

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 761 53%
 Single Guardian 155 11%
 Singles 448 31%
 Singles With Roommate 62 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,128 79%
 Households with Kids 298 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
191120
2211233
381624
4161430
515924
6141630
712618
881220
9261642
10161935
11171431
12171532
1391928
14231336
15131326
16171229
17262955
18121426
1918927
20141226

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71957 has an extremely large 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 71957 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 71957 real estate data, the median home value of $86,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71957 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71957 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71957 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,012 96.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 8 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 11 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 102 3.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 457 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 655 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 314 13%
 Households Vacant 993 41%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 27 2.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.5%
 For Sale Only 30 3.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 808 81.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 122 12.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 15 6%
 1 Bedroom 43 17%
 2 Bedroom 81 32%
 3+ Bedroom 114 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 $35,445 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71957 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 71957 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

For more information, see Mount Ida, AR household income.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 630 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 513 20%
 No Earnings 1,411 55%
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 630 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 513 20%
 No Earnings 1,411 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 895 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 38 4%
 Worked at Home 48 5%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 321 13.8%
 High School Graduate 1,448 62.2%
 Associate's degree 154 6.6%
 Bachelor's degree 264 11.3%
 Master's degree 93 4.0%
 Professional school degree 32 1.4%
 Doctorate degree 17 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 343 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 50 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71957

ZIP Code 71957 is in the Mount Ida School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71957.

Mount Ida Elementary School
430 Ball Park Rd
Mount Ida, AR 71957
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mount Ida School District
Mount Ida High School
338 Whittington St
Mount Ida, AR 71957
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mount Ida School District

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