According to the most recent ZIP code 72834 Arkansas demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 ZIP code 72834 depicts it has a Population 2021 of 9,797 which is the third most populous of all other zip codes in the greater ZIP code 72834 region. The zip code with the highest population in the area is 72802 which depicts a population of 23,170 (approximately 2.4 times bigger). Figure 3 uses the ZIP code 72834 population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and 72834 Arkansas depicts a decline of 768 (7%).
The total ZIP code 72834 Arkansas greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for 72834 shows it has a Population Change of -7.3% which is the second smallest in terms of population percent change of all the other zip codes in the metro area.
Looking at the ZIP code 72834 population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, 72834 Arkansas shows it has 63 people per square mile which is in the mid range of other zip codes in the surrounding region. The next higher in order of population density is 72858 about twice as large with population density of 123. The zip code with the highest population density in the area is 72801 which depicts a people per square mile of 2,287 ( substantially bigger). Figure 6 provides ZIP code 72834 demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and 72834 shows it has a Median Age of 39.7 which is in the middle range of other zip codes in the local area. The zip code with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is 72853 which shows an age of 47.9 (20.7% larger).
Figure 8 illustrates the overall diversity breakdown for ZIP code 72834 population and ethnicity groups in the area. (note: Hispanic/Latino is broken out separately in the next diagram and also the group denoted as Native ethnicity includes Native American, and Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander.) 72834 Arkansas has the largest proportion of Native population at 21.5% of the total and is ranked #1. Figure 9 shows the ZIP code 72834 Arkansas Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and 72834 depicts it has a Hispanic or Latino of 23.3% which is more than all other zip codes in the greater ZIP code 72834 region.
ZIP code 72834 Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for ZIP code 72834 households. 72834 depicts it has a Family Size of 3.3 which is the third most of all other zip codes in the local area. The zip code with the highest average family size in the area is 72824 which depicts an average family size of 3.5 (6.0% larger).
Looking at ZIP code 72834 households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, 72834 depicts it has a Married-couple family of 80% which is the second most husband and wife family percent of all the zip codes in the greater ZIP code 72834 region. The zip code with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the area is 72802 which depicts a husband and wife family percent of 81% ( about the same size).
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. 72834 depicts it has a Birth Rate of 9.1% which is the second most percent of women who have given birth of all the zip codes in the greater ZIP code 72834 region. The zip code with the highest percent of women who gave birth in the area is 72824 which depicts a birth rate of 10.9% (19.0% larger). Figure 14 shows the breakdown of the mother's age for all baby births that occurred in the last 12 months and it has the largest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 15 to 19 at 42% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the second smallest when ranked by percent of births to mothers aged 15 to 19 of all the other zip codes in the area when ranked by percent of births to mothers aged 20 to 24 at 12% of the total. Third, it has one of the largest proportions of percent of births to mothers aged 25 to 29 at 23% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger zip code being 72801 with 43%.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for ZIP code 72834 households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. 72834 shows it has a Total Single People of 41% which is the second smallest when sorted by percent of people who are single for any reason of all the other zip codes in the local area. The zip code with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is 72801 which shows a percent single of 64% (56.8% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, ZIP code 72834 is about 22.3% smaller. Also, measured against the state of Arkansas, percent of people who are single for any reason of 49%, ZIP code 72834 is about 19.2% smaller.
ZIP code 72834 Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next section of demographic information provides detailed data ZIP code 72834 residents including: immigrants, citizenship, immigration, country of origin, non citizens and more. To start, Figure 17 shows a high level view of citizenship. 72834 Arkansas has the largest proportion of citizens by naturalization at 8% of the total and is ranked #1. The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. it has one of the largest proportions of non citizens who entered the US between 1990 to 1999 at 33% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger zip code being 72824 with 52%. Second, it has less than most other zip codes in the local area when sorted by non citizens who entered the US before 1990 at 11% of the total.
ZIP code 72834 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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