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: 77
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,053
  • 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, 2015)


Total Population 5,315
Population in Households 5,315
Population in Familes 4,536
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 41
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 2,027
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 1,484
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,623 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 404 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 328 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $133,388
Average Home Value $161,522


Median Household Income $48,335
Average Household Income $59,509
Per Capita Income $22,695
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.32% 1.72%
Households 1.33% 1.68%
Families 1.17% 1.57%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
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.


Elkins, AR 72727 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 72727 to the other 567 ZIP Codes in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 135 76th
Population Density1 # 200 65th
Diversity Index2 # 278 51st
Median Household Income # 62 89th
Per Capita Income # 110 81st

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