Emerson, AR 71740 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71740: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Emerson, AR 71740

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 36
  • Single Family Addresses: 676
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Columbia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.094, Longitude -93.188
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Emerson, AR 71740 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,766
Daytime Population: Workers 803
Daytime Population: Residents 1,040
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,843
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 1,725
Population in Familes 1,450
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $52,854
Average Household Income $62,508
Per Capita Income $25,209


Total Housing Units 889 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 561 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 142 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 186 (20.9%)
Median Home Value $81,383
Average Home Value $131,818


Total Households 703
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 491
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 0.58% 0.01%
Households 0.48% 0.03%
Families 0.26% -0.16%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   2.0%

Emerson, AR 71740 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71740 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 # 275 52nd
Population Density # 472 18th
Diversity Index # 146 75th
Median Household Income # 41 93rd
Per Capita Income # 94 84th

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