According to the most recent ZIP code 72520 Arkansas demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 ZIP code 72520 shows it has a Population 2021 of 337 which is the second smallest when ranked by population of all the other zip codes in the surrounding region. The zip code with the highest population in the area is 72529 which depicts a population of 5,001 ( very much bigger). Figure 3 uses the ZIP code 72520 population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and 72520 Arkansas depicts an increase of 28 (9%).
The total ZIP code 72520 Arkansas greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for 72520 shows it has a Population Change of 9.1% which is the second most population percent change of all the zip codes in the greater ZIP code 72520 region.
Looking at the ZIP code 72520 population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, 72520 Arkansas shows it has 13 people per square mile which is the second smallest when sorted by population density of all the other zip codes in the local area. The next higher when sorted by population density is 72554 46.2% larger with population density of 19. The zip code with the highest population density in the area is 72529 which shows a people per square mile of 255 ( considerably bigger). Figure 6 provides ZIP code 72520 demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and 72520 indicates it has a Median Age of 73.1 which is the largest of all zip codes in the surrounding region.
The next demographic analysis (Figure 7) looks at large generational ZIP code 72520 population groups (and can be useful internet research for employment related research or identifying areas with retirees). Key findings in this chart includes that 72520 Arkansas has the smallest proportion of people between 40 and 49 years old at 3.0% of the total. Second, it has the largest proportion of people between 60 and 69 years old at 60.8% of the total and is ranked #1.
ZIP code 72520 Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 10 shows the detailed marriage characteristics broken down by %residents who are married, never married, single, divorced, and widowed. ZIP code 72520 has the largest proportion of never married percent at 36% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the largest proportion of percent divorced at 38% of the total and is ranked #1. Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for ZIP code 72520 households. 72520 depicts it has a Family Size of 1.8 which is the smallest when ranked by average family size of all the other zip codes in the greater region. The zip code with the highest average family size in the area is 72554 which depicts an average family size of 3.7 (about twice as large).
Looking at ZIP code 72520 households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, 72520 depicts it has a Married-couple family of 24% which is the smallest in terms of percent of people in a husband and wife family of all the other zip codes in the local area. The zip code with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the area is 72539 which depicts a husband and wife family percent of 100% (approximately 4.1 times bigger).
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for ZIP code 72520 households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. 72520 depicts it has a Total Single People of 74% which is ranked #1 of all zip codes in the greater region. Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, ZIP code 72520 is 48.4% larger. Also, versus the state of Arkansas, percent of people who are single for any reason of 49%, ZIP code 72520 is 52.3% larger.
ZIP code 72520 Citizenship Demographics Charts
ZIP code 72520 Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
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