Pocahontas, AR 72455 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 72455: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pocahontas, AR 72455

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Randolph County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.311, Longitude -91.039
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 527
  • PO Box Addresses: 427
  • Residential Addresses: 5,343
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 85
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,258

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

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Pocahontas, AR 72455 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,993
Daytime Population: Workers 4,966
Daytime Population: Residents 7,364
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,330
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 11,711
Population in Familes 9,517
Population in Group Qrtrs 282
Population Density2 46
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $36,564
Average Household Income $52,625
Per Capita Income $22,068


Total Housing Units 5,654 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,395 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,532 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 727 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $90,526
Average Home Value $115,758


Total Households 4,927
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 3,314
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 -0.35% -0.41%
Households -0.28% -0.36%
Families -0.46% -0.48%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Pocahontas, AR 72455 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 72455 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 # 78 87th
Population Density # 177 69th
Diversity Index # 441 23rd
Median Household Income # 348 39th
Per Capita Income # 220 62nd

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