Thornton, AR 71766 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71766: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Thornton, AR 71766

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 6
  • Single Family Addresses: 208
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Calhoun County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.754, Longitude -92.457
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 71766 has segments in 2 Counties (Calhoun, Ouachita).

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Thornton, AR 71766 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 826
Population in Households 770
Population in Familes 623
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density1 17
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 331
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 217
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 398 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 246 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $45,896
Average Home Value $70,224


Median Household Income $37,111
Average Household Income $48,889
Per Capita Income $20,533
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.26% 0.43%
Households 1.91% 0.71%
Families 1.64% 0.55%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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.

Thornton, AR 71766 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71766 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 # 376 34th
Population Density1 # 370 36th
Diversity Index2 # 169 71st
Median Household Income # 281 51st
Per Capita Income # 263 54th

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