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ZIP Code 72904

Primary City:Fort Smith, AR (View All Cities)
County: Sebastian County
Timezone: Central (11:56am)
Area code: 479 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.41, -94.38
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 72904

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 72904. 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 72904. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 72904, 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:
Fort Smith, AR

Stats and Demographics for the 72904 ZIP Code

ZIP code 72904 is located in northwest Arkansas and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 72904 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 72904 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,893
Population Density 1,669 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,447
Median Home Value $70,300
Land Area 13.12 sq mi
Water Area 1.77 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,550
Median Household Income $27,322

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 32


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,0251,1072,132
5-99479501,897
10-149248991,823
15-198578591,716
20-247377421,479
25-297657881,553
30-346777581,435
35-396827351,417
40-446606541,314
45-497137111,424
50-546257011,326
55-595535821,135
60-64456506962
65-69320416736
70-74222292514
75-79162268430
80-84118211329
85 Plus86185271

Gender

 Male 10,529 48%
 Female 11,364 52%
Gender

Race

 White 9,845 45.0%
 Black Or African American 3,544 16.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 284 1.3%
 Asian 2,096 9.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 47 0.2%
 Other Race 4,931 22.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,146 5.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24106355461
25-344897721,261
35-447816331,414
45-549046451,549
55-648204601,280
65-74573277850
75-84387143530
85 Plus16144205

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,051 40%
 Single Guardian 2,125 28%
 Singles 2,032 27%
 Singles With Roommate 342 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,398 58%
 Households with Kids 3,152 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1195235430
2217217434
3185210395
4235216451
5209190399
6176178354
7169212381
8201171372
9192199391
10196200396
11198195393
12187177364
13175157332
14168170338
15170161331
16188162350
17151191342
18189175364
19159170329
20147136283

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 72904 has a slightly less 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 72904 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 72904 real estate data, the median home value of $70,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 72904 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 72904 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 72904 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,765 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 11 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 88 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 29 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,688 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,533 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,329 39%
 Households Vacant 897 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 374 42%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Sale Only 156 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 99 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 233 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 85 3%
 1 Bedroom 638 19%
 2 Bedroom 1,325 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,283 39%
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 $27,322 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 72904 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 72904 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. The commute in 72904 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 5,234 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,097 21%
 No Earnings 6,712 45%
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 5,234 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,097 21%
 No Earnings 6,712 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,987 95.1%
 Public transportation 26 0.4%
 Taxicab 27 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 203 2.8%
 Worked at Home 103 1.4%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,590 47.0%
 High School Graduate 2,530 45.9%
 Associate's degree 206 3.7%
 Bachelor's degree 155 2.8%
 Master's degree 25 0.5%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,748 83.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 113 2.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 832 14.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 72904

ZIP Code 72904 is in the Fort Smith School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 72904.

Harry C. Morrison Elementary School
3415 Newlon Rd
Fort Smith, AR 72904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Smith School District
Spradling Elementary School
4949 Spradling Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Smith School District
Sunnymede Elementary School
4201 North O St
Fort Smith, AR 72904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Smith School District
Sutton Elementary School
5001 Kelley Hwy
Fort Smith, AR 72904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Smith School District
Trusty Elementary School
3300 Harris Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Smith School District
Dora Kimmons Junior High School
2201 North 50th St
Fort Smith, AR 72904
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Fort Smith School District
Union Christian Academy
4201 Windsor Dr
Fort Smith, AR 72904
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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