Van Buren, AR 72956 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 72956: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Van Buren, AR 72956

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Crawford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.443, Longitude -94.34
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,125
  • PO Box Addresses: 437
  • Residential Addresses: 13,275
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 789
    • Single Family Addresses: 12,486

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

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Van Buren, AR 72956 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 34,122
Daytime Population: Workers 14,713
Daytime Population: Residents 19,796
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 34,509
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 33,698
Population in Familes 28,623
Population in Group Qrtrs 424
Population Density2 327
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $40,835
Average Household Income $55,381
Per Capita Income $21,311


Total Housing Units 14,418 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,013 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,934 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,471 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $122,305
Average Home Value $149,373


Total Households 12,947
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 9,362
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 0.07% 0.17%
Households 0.22% 0.27%
Families 0.08% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

Van Buren, AR 72956 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 72956 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 # 15 98th
Population Density # 57 90th
Diversity Index # 163 71st
Median Household Income # 198 65th
Per Capita Income # 277 52nd

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