According to the most recent ZIP code 72851 Arkansas demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 ZIP code 72851 indicates it has a Population 2021 of 614 which is the smallest as measured by population of all the other zip codes in the area. The zip code with the highest population in the area is 72847 which shows a population of 3,150 ( appreciably bigger). Figure 3 uses the ZIP code 72851 population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and 72851 Arkansas shows an increase of 42 (7%).
The total ZIP code 72851 Arkansas greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for 72851 shows it has a Population Change of 7.3% which is the third most population percent change of all other zip codes in the greater ZIP code 72851 region.
Looking at the ZIP code 72851 population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, 72851 Arkansas shows it has 13 people per square mile which is the smallest when ranked by population density of all the other zip codes in the area. The next higher when ranked by population density is 72835 19.3% larger with population density of 16. The zip code with the highest population density in the area is 72847 which depicts a people per square mile of 73 ( considerably bigger). Figure 6 provides ZIP code 72851 demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and 72851 shows it has a Median Age of 63.2 which is more than all other zip codes in the greater region.
The next demographic analysis (Figure 7) looks at large generational ZIP code 72851 population groups (and can be useful internet research for employment related research or identifying areas with retirees). Key findings in this chart includes that 72851 Arkansas has the smallest proportion of people between 30 and 39 years old at 4.2% of the total. Second, it has the largest proportion of people between 40 and 49 years old at 28.3% of the total and is ranked #1. Third, it has the largest proportion of people between 50 and 59 yeasr old at 44.5% of the total and is ranked #1.
ZIP code 72851 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 72851 has the smallest proportion of total percent married at 10% of the total. Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for ZIP code 72851 households. 72851 shows it has a Family Size of 2.3 which is the smallest when sorted by average family size of all the other zip codes in the surrounding region. The zip code with the highest average family size in the area is 72824 which shows an average family size of 3.5 (53.0% larger).
Looking at ZIP code 72851 households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, 72851 depicts it has a Married-couple family of 86% which is the largest of all zip codes in the greater ZIP code 72851 region.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for ZIP code 72851 households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. 72851 shows it has a Total Single People of 31% which is the smallest in terms of 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 72824 which depicts a percent single of 51% (67.1% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, ZIP code 72851 is approximately three-fourths the size. Also, measured against the state of Arkansas, percent of people who are single for any reason of 49%, ZIP code 72851 is approximately three-fourths the size.
ZIP code 72851 Citizenship Demographics Charts
ZIP code 72851 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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