Plainview, AR 72857 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 72857: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Plainview, AR 72857

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Yell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.99, Longitude -93.299
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 72857 has segments in 2 Counties (Perry, Yell).

  • Businesses Addresses: 23
  • PO Box Addresses: 319
  • Residential Addresses: 329
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 329

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

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Plainview, AR 72857 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,255
Daytime Population: Workers 267
Daytime Population: Residents 790
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,057
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 1,238
Population in Familes 985
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $37,068
Average Household Income $44,150
Per Capita Income $19,912


Total Housing Units 875 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 424 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 133 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 318 (36.3%)
Median Home Value $78,082
Average Home Value $101,592


Total Households 557
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 357
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 -0.63% -0.56%
Households -0.56% -0.51%
Families -0.79% -0.62%
Median Household Income   0.78%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Plainview, AR 72857 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 72857 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 # 320 44th
Population Density # 550 4th
Diversity Index # 450 21st
Median Household Income # 337 41st
Per Capita Income # 384 33rd

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