Lake City, AR 72437 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 72437: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake City, AR 72437

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 63
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,134
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Craighead County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.817, Longitude -90.441
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lake City, AR 72437 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,352
Population in Households 3,292
Population in Familes 2,795
Population in Group Qrtrs 60
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 1,320
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 943
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,483 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 939 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 381 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 163 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $79,896
Average Home Value $95,181


Median Household Income $36,457
Average Household Income $48,112
Per Capita Income $19,375
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.85%
Households 0.72% 0.88%
Families 0.47% 0.73%
Median Household Income   -0.31%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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.

Lake City, AR 72437 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 72437 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 # 184 68th
Population Density1 # 221 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 414 29th
Median Household Income # 310 46th
Per Capita Income # 356 38th

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