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ZIP Code 72315

Primary City:Blytheville, AR (View All Cities)
County: Mississippi County
Timezone: Central (8:06am)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.8, -89.9
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72315

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72315. 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 72315. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72315, 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:
Blytheville, AR
Acceptable:
Gosnell

Stats and Demographics for the 72315 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72315 is located in northeast Arkansas and covers a large 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 72315 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72315 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,966
Population Density 95 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,850
Median Home Value $80,000
Land Area 251.88 sq mi
Water Area 8.72 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,230
Median Household Income $37,044

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 35


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59379071,844
5-99849241,908
10-149731,0061,979
15-199339251,858
20-247017751,476
25-297378321,569
30-347108401,550
35-396517491,400
40-446877211,408
45-498068401,646
50-548258841,709
55-597517751,526
60-645976681,265
65-69399455854
70-74311386697
75-79214305519
80-84142250392
85 Plus98268366

Gender

 Male 11,456 48%
 Female 12,510 52%
Gender

Race

 White 13,009 54.3%
 Black Or African American 9,945 41.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 77 0.3%
 Asian 191 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 362 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 381 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2497454551
25-345571,0271,584
35-448217071,528
45-541,2587061,964
55-641,1975241,721
65-747262831,009
75-84477155632
85 Plus17269241

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,825 41%
 Single Guardian 2,474 27%
 Singles 2,490 27%
 Singles With Roommate 441 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,728 62%
 Households with Kids 3,502 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1162162324
2199184383
3199193392
4191177368
5198179377
6193169362
7229166395
8173220393
9191190381
10214197411
11178200378
12215183398
13169204373
14197222419
15190217407
16195201396
17209205414
18179143322
19160159319
20149154303

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72315 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72315 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 72315 real estate data, the median home value of $80,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 72315. Rentals in 72315 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72315 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,778 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 160 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 28 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,248 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,057 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,925 36%
 Households Vacant 1,620 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 736 45.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 1.5%
 For Sale Only 141 8.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 63 3.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 43 2.7%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 608 37.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 16 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 376 9.9%
 2 Bedroom 1,709 45.2%
 3+ Bedroom 1,680 44.4%
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 $37,044 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72315 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 72315 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. More commuters in 72315 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 6,978 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,838 21%
 No Earnings 7,101 40%
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 6,978 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,838 21%
 No Earnings 7,101 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,820 93.9%
 Public transportation 36 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 37 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 374 4.0%
 Worked at Home 127 1.4%
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. 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 1,357 19.1%
 High School Graduate 4,305 60.5%
 Associate's degree 498 7.0%
 Bachelor's degree 519 7.3%
 Master's degree 345 4.8%
 Professional school degree 82 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 15 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,472 86.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 177 2.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 659 10.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72315

ZIP Code 72315 is in the Gosnell School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72315.

Gosnell Elementary School
600 Hwy 181
Gosnell, AR 72315
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gosnell School District
Kipp: Blytheville College Prep
1007 South Franklin St
Blytheville, AR 72315
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kipp Delta Public Schools
Central Elementary School
1124 West Moultrie Dr
Blytheville, AR 72315
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Blytheville School District
Blytheville Intermediate School
216 East Moultrie Dr
Blytheville, AR 72315
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Blytheville School District
Blytheville Kindergarten Center
1107 Byrum Rd
Blytheville, AR 72315
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Blytheville School District
Blytheville Primary School
1103 Byrum Rd
Blytheville, AR 72315
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Blytheville School District
Gosnell High School
600 Hwy 181
Gosnell, AR 72315
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Gosnell School District
Blytheville High School
600 North Tenth St
Blytheville, AR 72315
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Blytheville School District
Blytheville Charter School&alc
415 Tennessee St
Blytheville, AR 72315
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Blytheville School District
Blytheville Middle School
700 West Chickasawba Ave
Blytheville, AR 72315
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Blytheville School District

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