Scranton, AR 72863 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 72863: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Scranton, AR 72863

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Logan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.331, Longitude -93.545
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 23
  • PO Box Addresses: 102
  • Residential Addresses: 585
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 585

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

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Scranton, AR 72863 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,565
Daytime Population: Workers 544
Daytime Population: Residents 852
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,396
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 1,565
Population in Familes 1,317
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 31
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $42,219
Average Household Income $52,543
Per Capita Income $20,782


Total Housing Units 769 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 516 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 103 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 150 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $98,137
Average Home Value $118,992


Total Households 619
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 440
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 -0.05% -0.21%
Households 0.11% -0.13%
Families -0.06% -0.23%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Scranton, AR 72863 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 72863 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 # 288 50th
Population Density # 240 58th
Diversity Index # 336 42nd
Median Household Income # 141 75th
Per Capita Income # 318 44th

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