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ZIP Code 72036

Primary City:Cotton Plant, AR (View All Cities)
County: Woodruff County
Timezone: Central (5:12pm)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.0, -91.2
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72036

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72036. 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 72036. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72036, 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:
Cotton Plant, AR
Unacceptable:
Maberry

Stats and Demographics for the 72036 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72036 is located in east 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 72036 are primarily black or African American. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72036 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 817
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 577
Median Home Value $26,100
Land Area 117.22 sq mi
Water Area 0.68 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 391
Median Household Income $22,361

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5232952
5-9221335
10-14223557
15-19253560
20-24212344
25-29121830
30-34121931
35-39212142
40-44202747
45-49312657
50-54343367
55-59244064
60-64272855
65-69242953
70-74231841
75-79121830
80-84121426
85 Plus62026

Gender

 Male 371 45%
 Female 446 55%
Gender

Race

 White 259 31.7%
 Black Or African American 542 66.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.4%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.4%
 Other Race 2 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2432023
25-34122032
35-44232750
45-54393675
55-64413475
65-74462470
75-84321244
85 Plus16622

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 119 30%
 Single Guardian 104 27%
 Singles 155 40%
 Singles With Roommate 13 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 290 74%
 Households with Kids 101 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1639
22911
35813
48614
5415
610212
7156
8033
9729
10459
11538
124711
1341216
145813
157916
164812
178513
185611
19178
20459

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72036 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72036 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1940s. Looking at 72036 real estate data, the median home value of $26,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72036 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72036 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72036 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 817 100%
 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 77 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 135 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 179 31%
 Households Vacant 186 32%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 79 42%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 66 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 14 15%
 2 Bedroom 52 57%
 3+ Bedroom 26 28%
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 $22,361 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72036 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 72036 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 72036 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 72036 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 170 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 114 18%
 No Earnings 337 54%
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 170 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 114 18%
 No Earnings 337 54%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 195 86%
 Public transportation 4 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 27 12%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 45 25%
 High School Graduate 111 61%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 27 15%
 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 106 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 21 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72036

ZIP Code 72036 is in the Augusta School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72036.

Cotton Plant Elementary School
457 West Martin Luther King
Cotton Plant, AR 72036
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Augusta School District

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