Columbus, AR 71831 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71831: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Columbus, AR 71831

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 9
  • Single Family Addresses: 51
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Hempstead County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.752, Longitude -93.821
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 71831 has segments in 2 Counties (Hempstead, Howard).

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Columbus, AR 71831 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 45
Daytime Population: Workers 5
Daytime Population: Residents 28
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 33
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 45
Population in Familes 36
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $37,622
Average Household Income $53,392
Per Capita Income $29,662


Total Housing Units 28 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $70,833
Average Home Value $88,158


Total Households 25
Average Household Size 1.8
Family Households 16
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.6% -0.91%
Households -0.54% -0.81%
Families -0.83% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.27%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

Columbus, AR 71831 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71831 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 # 551 4th
Population Density # 510 11th
Diversity Index # 30 95th
Median Household Income # 310 46th
Per Capita Income # 33 94th

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