Desha, AR 72527 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 72527: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Desha, AR 72527

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Independence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.733, Longitude -91.682
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 10
  • PO Box Addresses: 128
  • Residential Addresses: 167
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 167

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

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Desha, AR 72527 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 617
Daytime Population: Workers 6
Daytime Population: Residents 277
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 283
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.46
Population in Households 617
Population in Familes 510
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 148
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $41,887
Average Household Income $53,126
Per Capita Income $20,234


Total Housing Units 267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 176 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $118,085
Average Home Value $123,864


Total Households 235
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 167
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 -0.18% 0.0%
Households -0.06% 0.0%
Families -0.25% -0.12%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   1.53%

Desha, AR 72527 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 72527 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 # 418 27th
Population Density # 90 84th
Diversity Index # 299 47th
Median Household Income # 153 73rd
Per Capita Income # 359 37th

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