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ZIP Code 72461

Primary City:Rector, AR (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (8:41am)
Coordinates:36.2, -90.3
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72461

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72461. 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 72461. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72461, 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:
Rector, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72461 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72461 is located in northeast 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 72461 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72461 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,789
Population Density 21 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,839
Median Home Value $60,400
Land Area 181.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,585
Median Household Income $36,063

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5114107221
5-9120123243
10-14118134252
15-19132136268
20-247989168
25-297687163
30-3410999208
35-39116122238
40-44133134267
45-49129123252
50-54131114245
55-59113144257
60-64143140283
65-69108122230
70-749989188
75-795580135
80-84346296
85 Plus274875

Gender

 Male 1,836 48%
 Female 1,953 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,692 97.4%
 Black Or African American 14 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.2%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 30 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 42 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24124254
25-3410174175
35-4416995264
45-5421369282
55-6424953302
65-7422943272
75-8413341174
85 Plus511162

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 836 53%
 Single Guardian 247 16%
 Singles 447 28%
 Singles With Roommate 55 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,107 70%
 Households with Kids 478 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1232144
2201939
3212142
4293160
5242751
6252550
7252550
8262450
9202242
10272350
11272148
12203252
13212445
14233457
15272855
16232245
17283159
18312960
19232649
20171734

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72461 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72461 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 72461 real estate data, the median home value of $60,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72461 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72461 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72461 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,789 100%
 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 559 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 598 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 428 23%
 Households Vacant 254 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 42 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Sale Only 25 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 35 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 142 56%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 77 25%
 2 Bedroom 93 31%
 3+ Bedroom 134 44%
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 $36,063 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72461 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. Most commuters in 72461 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 1,090 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 584 20%
 No Earnings 1,208 42%
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 1,090 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 584 20%
 No Earnings 1,208 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,296 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 11 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 1%
 Worked at Home 42 3%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 286 22.2%
 High School Graduate 893 69.2%
 Associate's degree 2 0.2%
 Bachelor's degree 81 6.3%
 Master's degree 8 0.6%
 Professional school degree 16 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 597 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 63 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72461

ZIP Code 72461 is in the Rector School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72461.

Rector Elementary School
604 West 5th St
Rector, AR 72461
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rector School District
Rector High School
604 West 5th St
Rector, AR 72461
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rector School District

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