Des Arc, AR 72040 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 72040: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Des Arc, AR 72040

Not Acceptable, USPS
Childress, AR 72040
Four Mile Corner, AR 72040
Hayley, AR 72040
Little Dixie, AR 72040
Sand Hill, AR 72040

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Prairie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.958, Longitude -91.509
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 72040 has segments in 2 Counties (Prairie, Woodruff).

  • Businesses Addresses: 149
  • PO Box Addresses: 398
  • Residential Addresses: 825
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 23
    • Single Family Addresses: 802

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Des Arc, AR 72040 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,620
Daytime Population: Workers 1,086
Daytime Population: Residents 1,522
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,608
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 2,546
Population in Familes 2,098
Population in Group Qrtrs 74
Population Density2 15
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $40,079
Average Household Income $51,171
Per Capita Income $21,926


Total Housing Units 1,413 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 780 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 315 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 318 (22.5%)
Median Home Value $79,437
Average Home Value $102,885


Total Households 1,095
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 737
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% -1.04%
Households -1.08% -1.01%
Families -1.23% -1.11%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Des Arc, AR 72040 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 72040 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 # 207 64th
Population Density # 409 29th
Diversity Index # 315 45th
Median Household Income # 218 62nd
Per Capita Income # 228 60th

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