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: 146
  • PO Box Addresses: 388
  • Residential Addresses: 828
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 24
    • Single Family Addresses: 804

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

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  1. 72040 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 72040 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Arkansas Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Des Arc, AR 72040 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,728
Population in Households 2,654
Population in Familes 2,174
Population in Group Qrtrs 74
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $42,358
Average Household Income $53,580
Per Capita Income $22,889


Total Housing Units 1,466 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 802 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 337 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 327 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $81,066
Average Home Value $105,362


Total Households 1,139
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 760
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.82% -0.85%
Households -0.76% -0.84%
Families -1.0% -1.02%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

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

The table below compares 72040 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 # 208 63rd
Population Density # 402 29th
Diversity Index # 299 48th
Median Household Income # 189 67th
Per Capita Income # 211 63rd

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