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, 2016)


Total Population 122
Population in Households 122
Population in Familes 100
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 5
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 53
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 34
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 70 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18 (25.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (50.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (24.3%)
Median Home Value $45,000
Average Home Value $58,333


Median Household Income $26,415
Average Household Income $37,160
Per Capita Income $16,143
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.39% -0.5%
Households 0.0% -0.38%
Families -0.46% -0.6%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Pickens, AR 71662 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71662 to the other 574 ZIP Codes in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 527 8th
Population Density1 # 536 7th
Diversity Index2 # 134 77th
Median Household Income # 537 7th
Per Capita Income # 524 9th

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