Elkins, AR 72727 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 72727: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elkins, AR 72727

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 75
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,108
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.052, Longitude -93.996
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 72727 has segments in 3 Counties (Franklin, Madison, Washington).

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Elkins, AR 72727 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,900
Daytime Population: Workers 575
Daytime Population: Residents 2,971
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,546
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 5,900
Population in Familes 5,020
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 40
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $49,532
Average Household Income $63,747
Per Capita Income $24,343


Total Housing Units 2,611 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,835 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 418 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 358 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $143,315
Average Home Value $211,294


Total Households 2,253
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 1,647
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.4% 1.66%
Households 1.44% 1.66%
Families 1.31% 1.57%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Elkins, AR 72727 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 72727 to the other 571 ZIP Codes in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 129 78th
Population Density # 199 65th
Diversity Index # 282 51st
Median Household Income # 67 88th
Per Capita Income # 121 79th

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