Fordyce, AR 71742 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71742: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fordyce, AR 71742

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Dallas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.814, Longitude -92.421
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 71742 has segments in 2 Counties (Calhoun, Dallas).

  • Businesses Addresses: 316
  • PO Box Addresses: 429
  • Residential Addresses: 2,085
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 79
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,006

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

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Fordyce, AR 71742 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,306
Daytime Population: Workers 3,552
Daytime Population: Residents 2,898
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,450
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.22
Population in Households 4,884
Population in Familes 3,957
Population in Group Qrtrs 422
Population Density2 31
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $33,783
Average Household Income $50,857
Per Capita Income $21,309


Total Housing Units 2,731 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,317 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 750 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 664 (24.3%)
Median Home Value $68,138
Average Home Value $86,522


Total Households 2,067
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,359
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 -1.16% -1.44%
Households -1.1% -1.46%
Families -1.28% -1.56%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

Fordyce, AR 71742 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71742 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 # 136 76th
Population Density # 237 59th
Diversity Index # 59 90th
Median Household Income # 427 25th
Per Capita Income # 278 51st

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