Fouke, AR 71837 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71837: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fouke, AR 71837

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 61
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,740
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Miller County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.287, Longitude -93.892
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fouke, AR 71837 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,697
Population in Households 5,692
Population in Familes 4,975
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 2,098
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 1,586
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,284 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,597 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 501 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 186 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $88,232
Average Home Value $110,128


Median Household Income $40,105
Average Household Income $48,862
Per Capita Income $18,017
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.11% 0.66%
Households 1.32% 0.81%
Families 1.07% 0.64%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
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.

Fouke, AR 71837 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71837 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 # 130 78th
Population Density1 # 220 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 479 17th
Median Household Income # 168 71st
Per Capita Income # 447 22nd

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