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ZIP Code 72531

Primary City:Elizabeth, AR (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (3:40pm)
Coordinates:36.32, -92.15
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72531

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72531. 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 72531. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72531, 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:
Elizabeth, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72531 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72531 is located in north 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 72531 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72531 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 800
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 825
Median Home Value $121,000
Land Area 57.26 sq mi
Water Area 7.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 361
Median Household Income $33,616

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 52


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5153146
5-9201939
10-14271138
15-19161430
20-2471421
25-29201535
30-34191231
35-39231538
40-44261844
45-49233154
50-54343468
55-59283664
60-64474592
65-69423981
70-74313263
75-79101121
80-84111021
85 Plus41014

Gender

 Male 403 50%
 Female 397 50%
Gender

Race

 White 783 97.9%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 1.1%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24156
25-3419928
35-4436945
45-5458664
55-64811091
65-7483588
75-8428230
85 Plus819

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 222 61%
 Single Guardian 28 8%
 Singles 96 27%
 Singles With Roommate 15 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 289 80%
 Households with Kids 72 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16511
2279
3369
44913
5527
63710
7437
8437
9448
10224
118210
12246
139110
14628
15336
16538
17336
18426
19134
20257

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72531 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 72531 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 72531 real estate data, the median home value of $121,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 72531. Rentals in 72531 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72531 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 800 100%
 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 131 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 183 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 47 6%
 Households Vacant 464 56%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 1.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 13 2.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 415 89.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 25 5.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 42 100%
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 $33,616 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72531 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 72531 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 72531 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.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 37 6%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 44 8%
 No Earnings 495 86%
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 37 6%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 44 8%
 No Earnings 495 86%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 29 78%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 8 22%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 72531 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 0 0%
 High School Graduate 265 84%
 Associate's degree 5 2%
 Bachelor's degree 46 15%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 68 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 12 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes