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ZIP Code 72142

Post Office City:Scott, AR (View All Cities)
County: Lonoke County
Timezone: Central (7:18pm)
Coordinates:34.7, -92.1
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72142

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 72142. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 72142 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:
Scott, AR
Unacceptable:
Hamiter, Kerr, Toltec

Stats and Demographics for the 72142 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72142 is located in central 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 72142 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 large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72142 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,499
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,104
Median Home Value $163,400
Land Area 104.04 sq mi
Water Area 7.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 980
Median Household Income $54,716

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58068148
5-99663159
10-145882140
15-196175136
20-24504191
25-295159110
30-347876154
35-397088158
40-449171162
45-4910192193
50-54132137269
55-5994103197
60-649795192
65-698380163
70-74494695
75-79393675
80-84121426
85 Plus141731

Gender

 Male 1,256 50%
 Female 1,243 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,789 71.6%
 Black Or African American 632 25.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 6 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 19 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 48 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-246713
25-347138109
35-4412733160
45-5420936245
55-6418327210
65-741458153
75-8471778
85 Plus10212

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 619 63%
 Single Guardian 129 13%
 Singles 194 20%
 Singles With Roommate 38 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 677 69%
 Households with Kids 303 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1131225
2161531
3131730
4171330
5161935
614923
7181129
8251439
9231033
10112031
11121527
12111930
13101424
14141428
1571421
16201939
17121527
18141832
198917
20111223

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72142 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72142 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 72142 real estate data, the median home value of $163,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 72142. Rentals in 72142 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72142 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,497 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 536 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 286 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 158 14%
 Households Vacant 124 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 19 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 21 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 23%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 46 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 23 20%
 3+ Bedroom 90 80%
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 $54,716 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72142 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. 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 72142 can expect to fall in that range. 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.

For more information, see North Little Rock, AR poverty.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,005 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 401 18%
 No Earnings 778 36%
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 1,005 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 401 18%
 No Earnings 778 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,147 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 29 2%
 Worked at Home 88 7%
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 290 14.6%
 High School Graduate 1,237 62.3%
 Associate's degree 54 2.7%
 Bachelor's degree 265 13.3%
 Master's degree 130 6.5%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 11 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 386 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 79 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 54 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes