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ZIP Code 72471

Post Office City:Swifton, AR (View All Cities)
County: Jackson County
Timezone: Central (9:33am)
Coordinates:35.82, -91.13
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72471

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Primary/preferred city:
Swifton, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72471 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72471 is located in northeast 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 72471 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72471 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,108
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 526
Median Home Value $53,000
Land Area 84.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.71 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 466
Median Household Income $35,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5382967
5-9393978
10-14294271
15-19313970
20-24333467
25-29312758
30-34323870
35-39283260
40-44293160
45-49414586
50-54473683
55-59303868
60-64283765
65-69313263
70-74233255
75-79162238
80-84121224
85 Plus121325

Gender

 Male 530 48%
 Female 578 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,069 96.5%
 Black Or African American 8 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 23 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2451621
25-34422365
35-44382563
45-54643397
55-64611879
65-74611071
75-8441849
85 Plus19221

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 240 52%
 Single Guardian 87 19%
 Singles 127 27%
 Singles With Roommate 12 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 318 68%
 Households with Kids 148 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
18513
27512
311617
46410
5111021
66713
76915
89716
97613
10549
113710
1251419
1351217
1411516
1531013
167310
179817
1861016
196814
205712

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72471 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72471 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 72471 real estate data, the median home value of $53,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72471 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72471 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72471 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,108 100%
 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 159 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 172 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 135 26%
 Households Vacant 60 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 2 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 34 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 21 21%
 2 Bedroom 23 23%
 3+ Bedroom 57 56%
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 $35,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72471 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 72471 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 72471 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 337 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 186 22%
 No Earnings 312 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 337 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 186 22%
 No Earnings 312 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 397 91.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 2.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 5.8%
 Worked at Home 2 0.5%
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. 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 103 14.6%
 High School Graduate 468 66.4%
 Associate's degree 35 5.0%
 Bachelor's degree 53 7.5%
 Master's degree 44 6.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 197 93.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 6.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72471

ZIP Code 72471 is in the Jackson County. School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72471.

Swifton Middle School
300 Ashley
Swifton, AR 72471
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jackson County. School District

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