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ZIP Code 72540

Post Office City:Guion, AR (View All Cities)
County: Izard County
Timezone: Central (6:54pm)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.93, -91.91
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72540

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Primary/preferred city:
Guion, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72540 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72540 is located in northern 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 72540 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72540 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see Guion, AR population.

Population 149
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 109
Median Home Value $112,100
Land Area 18.53 sq mi
Water Area 0.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 64
Median Household Income $40,469

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 50

Under 5325
85 Plus224


 Male 79 53%
 Female 70 47%


 White 134 89.9%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.7%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 10 6.7%
 Two Or More Races 4 2.7%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus303

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 35 55%
 Single Guardian 10 16%
 Singles 18 28%
 Singles With Roommate 1 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 49 77%
 Households with Kids 15 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72540 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72540 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 72540 real estate data, the median home value of $112,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 72540. Rentals in 72540 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72540 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 149 100%
 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 22 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 32 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 10 9%
 Households Vacant 45 41%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 51%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 19 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 5 33%
 3+ Bedroom 10 67%
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 $40,469 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72540 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 72540 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 72540 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 57 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 33 22%
 No Earnings 62 41%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 57 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 33 22%
 No Earnings 62 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 74 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 22 16%
 High School Graduate 69 50%
 Associate's degree 19 14%
 Bachelor's degree 29 21%
 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 32 65%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 35%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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