Royal, AR 71968 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71968: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Royal, AR 71968

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bear, AR 71968

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 93
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,841
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Garland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.524, Longitude -93.3
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 71968 has segments in 2 Counties (Garland, Montgomery).

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Royal, AR 71968 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,821
Population in Households 4,656
Population in Familes 3,908
Population in Group Qrtrs 165
Population Density1 47
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 1,867
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,339
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,389 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,491 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 376 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 522 (21.9%)
Median Home Value $144,962
Average Home Value $178,068


Median Household Income $41,686
Average Household Income $57,899
Per Capita Income $23,245
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% 0.21%
Households -0.13% 0.13%
Families -0.4% -0.04%
Median Household Income   -0.76%
Per Capita Income   0.4%
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.

Royal, AR 71968 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71968 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 # 147 75th
Population Density1 # 176 70th
Diversity Index2 # 307 47th
Median Household Income # 128 78th
Per Capita Income # 125 78th

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