Lake City, AR 72437 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 72437: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake City, AR 72437

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Craighead County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.817, Longitude -90.441
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 59
  • PO Box Addresses: 257
  • Residential Addresses: 1,177
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,177

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

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Lake City, AR 72437 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,453
Daytime Population: Workers 363
Daytime Population: Residents 1,977
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,340
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 3,392
Population in Familes 2,873
Population in Group Qrtrs 61
Population Density2 40
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $36,336
Average Household Income $48,218
Per Capita Income $19,413


Total Housing Units 1,530 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 981 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 379 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 170 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $86,804
Average Home Value $105,581


Total Households 1,360
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 975
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 1.09% 1.3%
Households 1.15% 1.35%
Families 0.97% 1.2%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Lake City, AR 72437 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 72437 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 # 180 69th
Population Density # 200 65th
Diversity Index # 399 30th
Median Household Income # 353 38th
Per Capita Income # 415 27th

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