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ZIP Code 72843

Primary City:Hector, AR (View All Cities)
County: Pope County
Timezone: Central (1:51am)
Coordinates:35.6, -92.9
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72843

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72843. 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 72843. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72843, 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:
Hector, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72843 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72843 is located in north 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 72843 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72843 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,274
Population Density 11 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,089
Median Home Value $74,000
Land Area 211.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 886
Median Household Income $42,365

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58473157
5-97775152
10-148170151
15-199592187
20-248169150
25-296968137
30-345545100
35-396363126
40-447575150
45-49107101208
50-549185176
55-597967146
60-644661107
65-694766113
70-74494291
75-79313162
80-84131427
85 Plus201434

Gender

 Male 1,163 51%
 Female 1,111 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,181 95.9%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.7%
 Asian 10 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 10 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 54 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24291746
25-347432106
35-4410934143
45-5418544229
55-6413019149
65-7411110121
75-8460464
85 Plus25328

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 531 60%
 Single Guardian 129 15%
 Singles 197 22%
 Singles With Roommate 29 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 558 63%
 Households with Kids 328 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1211738
2171229
3181331
4111526
5191736
681826
7151732
817623
9181735
10171633
11171734
12131629
1319726
14151429
15201939
16201737
17152136
18231639
19171936
20151530

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72843 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 72843 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 72843 real estate data, the median home value of $74,000 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 72843. Rentals in 72843 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72843 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,274 100%
 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 388 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 335 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 163 15%
 Households Vacant 203 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 6.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 11 5.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 62 30.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 109 53.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 27 11%
 2 Bedroom 28 11%
 3+ Bedroom 196 78%
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 $42,365 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 72843 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 72843. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 745 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 419 22%
 No Earnings 750 39%
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 745 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 419 22%
 No Earnings 750 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 885 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 12 1%
 Worked at Home 61 6%
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 257 30.6%
 High School Graduate 488 58.2%
 Associate's degree 4 0.5%
 Bachelor's degree 28 3.3%
 Master's degree 22 2.6%
 Professional school degree 24 2.9%
 Doctorate degree 16 1.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 376 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 47 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72843

ZIP Code 72843 is in the Hector School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72843.

Hector Elementary School
104 Sycamore St
Hector, AR 72843
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hector School District
Hector High School
11601 Sr 27
Hector, AR 72843
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hector School District

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