Mena, AR 71953 ZIP Code Profile


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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Mena, AR 71953

Not Acceptable, USPS
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Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 692
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,153
  • 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).

Mena, AR 71953 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71953 to the other 565 ZIP Codes in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 64 89th
Population Density1 # 326 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 345 39th
Median Household Income # 468 17th
Per Capita Income # 440 22nd

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Mena, AR 71953 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 14,750
Population in Households 14,595
Population in Familes 12,061
Population in Group Qrtrs 155
Population Density1 21
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 6,250
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 4,250
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,402 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,680 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,570 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,152 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $82,430
Average Home Value $100,924


Median Household Income $30,165
Average Household Income $41,039
Per Capita Income $17,490
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.26% -0.24%
Households -0.12% -0.13%
Families -0.31% -0.26%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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.

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