Pickens, AR 71662 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71662: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pickens, AR 71662

Not Acceptable, USPS
Gourd, AR 71662
Tyro, AR 71662

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2
  • Single Family Addresses: 9
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Desha County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.812, Longitude -91.403
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 71662 has segments in 2 Counties (Desha, Lincoln).

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Pickens, AR 71662 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 112
Daytime Population: Workers 17
Daytime Population: Residents 73
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 90
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 112
Population in Familes 91
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $28,571
Average Household Income $39,950
Per Capita Income $17,478


Total Housing Units 65 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18 (27.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (47.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (24.6%)
Median Home Value $45,000
Average Home Value $58,333


Total Households 49
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 31
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.95% -1.66%
Households -0.55% -1.69%
Families -1.27% -1.32%
Median Household Income   0.43%
Per Capita Income   1.7%

Pickens, AR 71662 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71662 to the other 571 ZIP Codes in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 528 8th
Population Density # 538 6th
Diversity Index # 122 79th
Median Household Income # 527 8th
Per Capita Income # 506 12th

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