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ZIP Code 72556

Post Office City:Melbourne, AR (View All Cities)
County: Izard County
Timezone: Central (11:17pm)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.0, -92.0
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72556

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 72556. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 72556 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Melbourne, AR
Acceptable:
Boswell, Zion

Stats and Demographics for the 72556 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72556 is located in northern 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 72556 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 parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72556 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,375
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,808
Median Home Value $79,700
Land Area 153.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,437
Median Household Income $30,824

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 511189200
5-99882180
10-1488124212
15-19115108223
20-247877155
25-298579164
30-348099179
35-3992109201
40-44115108223
45-49102109211
50-54116119235
55-59105130235
60-64109118227
65-69121114235
70-749092182
75-795374127
80-843868106
85 Plus235780

Gender

 Male 1,619 48%
 Female 1,756 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,279 97.2%
 Black Or African American 11 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 32 0.9%
 Asian 8 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 10 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 35 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24204565
25-349175166
35-4414680226
45-5418963252
55-6420852260
65-7422644270
75-8413725162
85 Plus29736

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 769 54%
 Single Guardian 183 13%
 Singles 435 30%
 Singles With Roommate 50 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,021 71%
 Households with Kids 416 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1241438
2261339
3202646
4241943
5301949
6151833
7151833
8261036
9121729
10142034
11182038
12192746
13142640
14233154
15233154
16281947
17232750
18191837
19221335
20122032

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72556 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72556 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 72556 real estate data, the median home value of $79,700 is low 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 72556. Rentals in 72556 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72556 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Melbourne, AR home values.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,277 97.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 28 0.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 62 1.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 566 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 480 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 391 22%
 Households Vacant 371 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 37 10.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 30 8.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 193 52.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 106 28.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 43 11%
 2 Bedroom 186 47%
 3+ Bedroom 164 42%
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 $30,824 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72556 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 72556 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 723 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 496 21%
 No Earnings 1,107 48%
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 723 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 496 21%
 No Earnings 1,107 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 989 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 2%
 Worked at Home 44 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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 402 18.6%
 High School Graduate 1,294 60.0%
 Associate's degree 149 6.9%
 Bachelor's degree 194 9.0%
 Master's degree 104 4.8%
 Professional school degree 4 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 372 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 44 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72556

ZIP Code 72556 is in the Melbourne School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72556.

Melbourne Elementary School
303 School Dr
Melbourne, AR 72556
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Melbourne School District
Melbourne High School
2270 Lacrosse Rd
Melbourne, AR 72556
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Melbourne School District

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