Helena, AR 72342 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 72342: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Helena, AR 72342

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 389
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,252
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 82
  • County: Phillips County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.533, Longitude -90.601
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Helena, AR 72342 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,280
Population in Households 5,087
Population in Familes 4,047
Population in Group Qrtrs 193
Population Density1 45
Diversity Index2 49
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,070
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 1,264
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,681 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 977 (36.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,093 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 611 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $87,726
Average Home Value $116,505
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,983
Average Household Income $44,206
Per Capita Income $17,819
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.52% -0.61%
Households -0.35% -0.5%
Families -0.68% -0.71%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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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Helena, AR 72342 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 72342 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 # 136 76th
Population Density1 # 184 68th
Diversity Index2 # 124 78th
Median Household Income # 532 7th
Per Capita Income # 456 21st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.