Sulphur Rock, AR 72579 ZIP Code Profile

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Sulphur Rock, AR

ZIP Code 72579: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sulphur Rock, AR 72579

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Independence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.799, Longitude -91.473
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 72579 has segments in 2 Counties (Independence, Sharp).

  • Businesses Addresses: 15
  • PO Box Addresses: 101
  • Residential Addresses: 589
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 26
    • Single Family Addresses: 563

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

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Sulphur Rock, AR 72579 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,267
Daytime Population: Workers 147
Daytime Population: Residents 680
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 827
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 1,255
Population in Familes 1,051
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 31
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $42,059
Average Household Income $53,030
Per Capita Income $20,176


Total Housing Units 544 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 375 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $94,027
Average Home Value $135,400


Total Households 479
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 341
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 1.14% 0.82%
Households 1.15% 0.86%
Families 0.92% 0.75%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

Sulphur Rock, AR 72579 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 72579 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 # 319 44th
Population Density # 241 58th
Diversity Index # 475 17th
Median Household Income # 149 74th
Per Capita Income # 363 37th

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