Mena, AR 71953 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 71953: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mena, AR 71953

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 684
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,176
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 55
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.608, Longitude -94.213
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 71953 has segments in 3 Counties (Le Flore, Polk, Scott).

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Mena, AR 71953 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 14,704
Population in Households 14,549
Population in Familes 11,978
Population in Group Qrtrs 155
Population Density1 21
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 6,230
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 4,216
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,374 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,637 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,593 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,144 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $97,185
Average Home Value $125,442


Median Household Income $30,490
Average Household Income $42,408
Per Capita Income $18,069
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.3% -0.23%
Households -0.16% -0.16%
Families -0.41% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
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.


Mena, AR 71953 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71953 to the other 567 ZIP Codes in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 63 89th
Population Density1 # 329 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 340 40th
Median Household Income # 445 22nd
Per Capita Income # 392 31st

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