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ZIP Code 72202

Post Office City:Little Rock, AR (View All Cities)
County: Pulaski County
Timezone: Central (2:55am)
Area code: 501 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.76, -92.29
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72202

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 72202. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 72202 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:
Little Rock, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72202 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72202 is located in central 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 72202 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72202 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,978
Population Density 1,150 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,311
Median Home Value $120,000
Land Area 8.68 sq mi
Water Area 1.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,368
Median Household Income $29,509

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5252229481
5-9218207425
10-14198197395
15-19217276493
20-245305421,072
25-295425091,051
30-34441322763
35-39316266582
40-44307250557
45-49334351685
50-54394350744
55-59359380739
60-64329296625
65-69191210401
70-74128178306
75-79102154256
80-8466119185
85 Plus66152218

Gender

 Male 4,990 50%
 Female 4,988 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,881 38.9%
 Black Or African American 5,586 56.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.3%
 Asian 193 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.1%
 Other Race 115 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 168 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2418418436
25-341311,0211,152
35-44192570762
45-54299673972
55-64445538983
65-74288258546
75-84205137342
85 Plus8887175

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 925 17%
 Single Guardian 980 18%
 Singles 3,045 57%
 Singles With Roommate 418 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,514 84%
 Households with Kids 854 16%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
14853101
26140101
3384482
45446100
5414687
6473784
7573390
8313970
9425294
10403777
11414182
12343165
13344781
14494190
15324375
16344983
17355994
185052102
196673139
208494178

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72202 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 72202 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 72202 real estate data, the median home value of $120,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72202 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72202 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72202 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,568 95.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 61 0.6%
 College Student Housing 307 3.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 42 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 919 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 747 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,702 59%
 Households Vacant 943 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 453 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 2%
 For Sale Only 45 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 39 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 77 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 312 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 302 8%
 1 Bedroom 1,790 50%
 2 Bedroom 1,168 32%
 3+ Bedroom 334 9%
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 $29,509 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72202 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 72202 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.

For more information, see Little Rock, AR transportation.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,717 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,101 23%
 No Earnings 3,466 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 3,717 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,101 23%
 No Earnings 3,466 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,324 86%
 Public transportation 237 5%
 Taxicab 45 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 227 5%
 Worked at Home 175 3%
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, the area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 926 12%
 High School Graduate 3,494 46%
 Associate's degree 423 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,611 21%
 Master's degree 506 7%
 Professional school degree 438 6%
 Doctorate degree 226 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 881 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 73 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 193 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72202

ZIP Code 72202 is in the following school districts: Little Rock School District and Private. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72202.

Alternative Agencies
800 Apperson St
Little Rock, AR 72202
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Little Rock School District
M.L. King Magnet Elementary School
907 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Little Rock, AR 72202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Little Rock School District
Carver Magnet Elementary School
2100 E Sixth St
Little Rock, AR 72202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Little Rock School District
Gibbs Magnet Elementary School
1115 W 16th St
Little Rock, AR 72202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Little Rock School District
Central High School
1500 Park St
Little Rock, AR 72202
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Little Rock School District
The Academy at Riverdale
1600 Riverfront Dr
Little Rock, AR 72202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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