Hector, AR 72843 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 72843: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hector, AR 72843

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pope County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.509, Longitude -92.975
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 32
  • PO Box Addresses: 100
  • Residential Addresses: 811
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 811

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

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Hector, AR 72843 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,162
Daytime Population: Workers 384
Daytime Population: Residents 1,269
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,653
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 2,162
Population in Familes 1,850
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 12
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $39,744
Average Household Income $52,474
Per Capita Income $20,460


Total Housing Units 1,048 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 685 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 158 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 205 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $89,491
Average Home Value $132,956


Total Households 843
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 611
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 -0.15% 0.03%
Households -0.1% 0.05%
Families -0.27% -0.03%
Median Household Income   0.93%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Hector, AR 72843 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 72843 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 # 239 58th
Population Density # 429 25th
Diversity Index # 397 31st
Median Household Income # 233 59th
Per Capita Income # 344 40th

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