Decatur, AR 72722 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 72722: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Decatur, AR 72722

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Benton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.343, Longitude -94.439
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 40
  • PO Box Addresses: 288
  • Residential Addresses: 973
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 973

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

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Decatur, AR 72722 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,749
Daytime Population: Workers 1,085
Daytime Population: Residents 1,907
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,992
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 3,718
Population in Familes 3,166
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density2 83
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $45,163
Average Household Income $62,559
Per Capita Income $22,175


Total Housing Units 1,545 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 909 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 408 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 228 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $173,582
Average Home Value $282,508


Total Households 1,317
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 979
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 2.63% 2.7%
Households 2.73% 2.75%
Families 2.58% 2.65%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Decatur, AR 72722 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 72722 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 # 171 70th
Population Density # 125 78th
Diversity Index # 57 90th
Median Household Income # 101 82nd
Per Capita Income # 213 63rd

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