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ZIP Code 72562

Primary City:Newark, AR (View All Cities)
County: Independence County
Timezone: Central (8:09pm)
Coordinates:35.7, -91.4
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72562

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72562. 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 72562. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72562, 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:
Newark, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72562 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72562 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 72562 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely 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 72562 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,238
Population Density 27 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,041
Median Home Value $73,800
Land Area 82.51 sq mi
Water Area 1.60 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 908
Median Household Income $38,306

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58260142
5-97884162
10-148578163
15-197656132
20-245960119
25-296965134
30-346764131
35-398179160
40-446876144
45-496187148
50-5410686192
55-596173134
60-646974143
65-695354107
70-74373673
75-79294574
80-84162036
85 Plus113344

Gender

 Male 1,108 50%
 Female 1,130 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,163 96.6%
 Black Or African American 17 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.3%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 27 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 22 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24122537
25-348433117
35-4412742169
45-5416242204
55-6413422156
65-749321114
75-84581977
85 Plus221234

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 487 54%
 Single Guardian 162 18%
 Singles 226 25%
 Singles With Roommate 33 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 603 66%
 Households with Kids 305 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1151833
2141529
3201535
420525
5141428
6151530
7111425
8181836
9202343
10211839
11171835
12161329
13121224
14191736
15191332
16191231
17131023
18131326
1912820
2010616

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72562 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72562 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 72562 real estate data, the median home value of $73,800 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 72562. Rentals in 72562 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72562 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,238 100%
 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 419 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 273 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 216 21%
 Households Vacant 133 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 42 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 8 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 73 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 39 12%
 2 Bedroom 122 39%
 3+ Bedroom 153 49%
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 $38,306 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72562 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, 72562 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 72562 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 735 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 351 18%
 No Earnings 832 43%
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 735 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 351 18%
 No Earnings 832 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 939 99.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 0.6%
 Worked at Home 3 0.3%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 181 23%
 High School Graduate 508 64%
 Associate's degree 53 7%
 Bachelor's degree 40 5%
 Master's degree 7 1%
 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 565 91.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 21 3.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 31 5.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72562

ZIP Code 72562 is in the Cedar Ridge School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72562.

Newark Elementary School
3549 Cord Rd
Newark, AR 72562
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cedar Ridge School District
Cedar Ridge High School
1500 North Hill St
Newark, AR 72562
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cedar Ridge School District

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