Hardy, AR 72542 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 72542: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hardy, AR 72542

Acceptable Alternative
Highland, AR 72542

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Sharp County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.257, Longitude -91.538
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 72542 has segments in 2 Counties (Fulton, Sharp).

  • Businesses Addresses: 270
  • PO Box Addresses: 342
  • Residential Addresses: 1,649
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 45
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,604

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Database updated: April 1, 2020, Maps updated: May 1, 2020.

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  1. 72542 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 72542 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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  3. Arkansas Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Hardy, AR 72542 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Hardy, AR 72542 Housing Affordability Index is 183
State of Arkansas Housing Affordability Index is 177
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Hardy, AR 72542 Wealth Index is 46
State of Arkansas Wealth Index is 67
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,836 (100%)
Population in Households 3,817 (99.5%)
Population in Families 3,037 (79.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 19 ( 0.5%)
Population Density 25
Diversity Index2 16
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,667
Average Household Income $47,141
Per Capita Income $20,371
Wealth Index4 46

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,507 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,176 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 481 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 850 (33.9%)
Median Home Value $95,801
Housing Affordability Index3 183
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,657
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 1,056
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.29% 0.12%
Households 0.35% 0.16%
Families 0.1% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.13%

Hardy, AR 72542 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 72542 to the other 569 ZIP Codes in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 170 70th
Population Density # 288 50th
Diversity Index # 396 31st
Median Household Income # 496 13th
Per Capita Income # 408 28th

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