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ZIP Code 72642

Post Office City:Lakeview, AR (View All Cities)
County: Baxter County
Timezone: Central (11:28pm)
Area code: 870 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.37, -92.55
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72642

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Primary/preferred city:
Lakeview, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72642 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72642 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 72642 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely small. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72642 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,979
Population Density 231 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,222
Median Home Value $123,000
Land Area 8.57 sq mi
Water Area 1.63 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,028
Median Household Income $38,986

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 63Male Median Age: 63Female Median Age: 63


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5212344
5-9191736
10-14212344
15-19262349
20-24291948
25-29153247
30-34321850
35-39301848
40-44433477
45-49375087
50-546677143
55-597894172
60-64106144250
65-69142141283
70-74119135254
75-7910377180
80-84524799
85 Plus284068

Gender

 Male 967 49%
 Female 1,012 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,931 97.6%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.3%
 Asian 10 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 21 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2431013
25-34251237
35-44432770
45-548235117
55-6419126217
65-7429923322
75-8419410204
85 Plus41748

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 591 57%
 Single Guardian 67 7%
 Singles 311 30%
 Singles With Roommate 59 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 936 91%
 Households with Kids 92 9%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1549
2549
3336
44711
5033
66410
7448
8538
9437
104610
11314
12347
137714
14459
15325
16123
179716
189716
19459
207714

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72642 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72642 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 72642 real estate data, the median home value of $123,000 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 72642. Rentals in 72642 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72642 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,979 100%
 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 356 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 522 43%
 Renter Occupied Households 150 12%
 Households Vacant 194 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 24 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 44 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 96 49%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 6%
 1 Bedroom 12 10%
 2 Bedroom 43 37%
 3+ Bedroom 54 47%
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 $38,986 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72642 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, 72642 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 72642 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 290 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 342 20%
 No Earnings 1,072 63%
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 290 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 342 20%
 No Earnings 1,072 63%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 465 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 2%
 Worked at Home 8 2%
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 262 16.3%
 High School Graduate 988 61.3%
 Associate's degree 129 8.0%
 Bachelor's degree 198 12.3%
 Master's degree 16 1.0%
 Professional school degree 5 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 14 0.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 79 61%
 Enrolled in Private School 50 39%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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