Altus, AR 72821 ZIP Code Profile

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Altus, AR | Wiederkehr Village, AR

ZIP Code 72821: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Altus, AR 72821

Acceptable Alternative
Wiederkehr Vg, AR 72821
Wiederkehr Village, AR 72821

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Franklin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.44, Longitude -93.763
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 72821 has segments in 2 Counties (Franklin, Johnson).

  • Businesses Addresses: 57
  • PO Box Addresses: 119
  • Residential Addresses: 618
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 29
    • Single Family Addresses: 589

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Altus, AR 72821 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,056
Population in Households 2,056
Population in Familes 1,694
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 59
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $39,936
Average Household Income $51,859
Per Capita Income $19,876


Total Housing Units 905 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 585 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 203 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $99,302
Average Home Value $181,282


Total Households 788
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 545
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 -0.12% -0.13%
Households -0.08% -0.13%
Families -0.37% -0.3%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Altus, AR 72821 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 72821 to the other 567 ZIP Codes in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 249 56th
Population Density # 146 74th
Diversity Index # 344 40th
Median Household Income # 271 52nd
Per Capita Income # 422 26th

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