Chidester, AR 71726 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71726: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chidester, AR 71726

Acceptable Alternative
Reader, AR 71726

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Ouachita County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.707, Longitude -93.029
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 33
  • PO Box Addresses: 127
  • Residential Addresses: 695
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 695

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Chidester, AR 71726 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,562
Daytime Population: Workers 83
Daytime Population: Residents 998
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,081
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 1,537
Population in Familes 1,220
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $30,248
Average Household Income $45,226
Per Capita Income $21,013


Total Housing Units 1,026 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 565 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 153 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 308 (30.0%)
Median Home Value $81,703
Average Home Value $102,566


Total Households 718
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 455
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 0.17% -0.44%
Households 0.37% -0.36%
Families 0.15% -0.44%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

Chidester, AR 71726 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71726 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 # 290 49th
Population Density # 487 15th
Diversity Index # 116 80th
Median Household Income # 510 11th
Per Capita Income # 306 47th

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