Newport, AR 72112 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 72112: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newport, AR 72112

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 591
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,772
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 179
  • County: Jackson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.554, Longitude -91.192
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 72112 has segments in 3 Counties (Independence, Jackson, Woodruff).

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Newport, AR 72112 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,998
Population in Households 9,938
Population in Familes 7,802
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,060
Population Density1 37
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 4,247
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 2,632
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,925 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,509 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,738 (35.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 678 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $69,674
Average Home Value $89,478


Median Household Income $31,558
Average Household Income $44,210
Per Capita Income $18,926
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.11% -0.33%
Households -0.24% -0.33%
Families -0.56% -0.55%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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.

Newport, AR 72112 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 72112 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 # 80 86th
Population Density1 # 218 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 123 79th
Median Household Income # 448 22nd
Per Capita Income # 394 32nd

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