Emerson, AR 71740 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71740: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Emerson, AR 71740

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Columbia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.094, Longitude -93.188
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 37
  • PO Box Addresses: 94
  • Residential Addresses: 661
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 661

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Emerson, AR 71740 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,689
Population in Households 1,646
Population in Familes 1,376
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 47


Median Household Income $51,679
Average Household Income $59,961
Per Capita Income $24,247


Total Housing Units 852 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 531 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 142 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 (21.0%)
Median Home Value $89,706
Average Home Value $144,303


Total Households 673
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 466
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.05% -0.5%
Households -0.07% -0.48%
Families -0.36% -0.65%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

Emerson, AR 71740 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71740 to the other 567 ZIP Codes in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 281 51st
Population Density # 463 19th
Diversity Index # 150 74th
Median Household Income # 65 89th
Per Capita Income # 163 71st

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