Jefferson, AR 72079 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 72079: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Jefferson, AR 72079

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.386, Longitude -92.168
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 72079 has segments in 2 Counties (Grant, Jefferson).

  • Businesses Addresses: 13
  • PO Box Addresses: 146
  • Residential Addresses: 234
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 234

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

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Jefferson, AR 72079 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,085
Daytime Population: Workers 23
Daytime Population: Residents 518
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 541
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.50
Population in Households 1,084
Population in Familes 914
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 37
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $54,980
Average Household Income $65,472
Per Capita Income $23,499


Total Housing Units 430 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 316 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $126,042
Average Home Value $191,772


Total Households 389
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 285
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 0.27% -0.3%
Households 0.36% -0.21%
Families 0.15% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Jefferson, AR 72079 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 72079 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 # 338 41st
Population Density # 213 63rd
Diversity Index # 259 55th
Median Household Income # 29 95th
Per Capita Income # 155 73rd

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