72372 is the zip code for

Palestine, AR

Total population
1,945
Housing units
904
Land area
(sq. miles)
126.13
Density
(people per sq. mile)
15.42
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.14

Demographic data for zip code 72372

Gender:

Male
943
Female
1,002
Median age
Male
41.80
Female
43.90
Gender

Households:

Total households
804
Family households
557
Nonfamily households
247
Average household size
2.42
Average family size
2.96
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
904
Occupied housing units
804
Owner-occupied
602
Renter-occupied
202
Vacant housing units
100
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
127
5 to 9 years
119
10 to 14 years
113
15 to 19 years
140
20 to 24 years
96
25 to 34 years
213
35 to 44 years
207
45 to 54 years
290
55 to 59 years
143
60 to 64 years
156
65 to 74 years
187
75 to 84 years
122
85 years and over
32
Median age
42.80
Age

Race:

White
1,334
Hispanic or Latino
10
Black or African American
571
Asian
1
American Indian & Alaska Native
8
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
0
Two or More Races
21
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 72372

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
1,657
Civilian labor force
867
Employed
809
Unemployed
58
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
790
Percent Unemployed
6.7%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
791
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
688
Carpooled
55
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
6
Other means
3
Worked at home
39
Mean travel time
22.8 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
809
Management / business / science / arts
198
Service
182
Sales / office
129
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
143
Production / transportation / material moving
157
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
809
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
39
Construction
112
Manufacturing
72
Wholesale trade
8
Retail trade
75
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
62
Information
17
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
37
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
83
Educational services / health care / social assistance
164
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
23
Public administration
76
Other services
41
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
809
Private wage & salary workers
520
Government workers
176
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
109
Unpaid family workers
4
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
749
Less than $10,000
63
$10,000 to $14,999
90
$15,000 to $24,999
165
$25,000 to $34,999
112
$35,000 to $49,999
115
$50,000 to $74,999
115
$75,000 to $99,999
40
$100,000 to $149,999
46
$150,000 to $199,999
3
$200,000 or more
0
Median household income
$28,456
Mean household income
$39,728
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
24.7%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 72372

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Palestine-wheatley Elem. Sch.
Wood Street
(870) 581-224625818914.3
Palestine-wheatley Senior High
7900 Hwy 70w
(870) 581-242517513410.9

Universities and Colleges around 72372

NameAddressPhone
Mississippi County Community College
www.anc.edu
2868 West Semmes Avenue
Osceola, AR 72370
(870) 563-3236

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 72372

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Crittenden Memorial Hospital200 Tyler Avenue
West Memphis, AR 72301
(870) 735-1500152
Baptist Mem Hosp-Blytheville
www.bmhcc.org
1520 North Division Street
Blytheville, AR 72315
(870) 838-7300100
Baptist Mem Hosp-Forrest City
www.bmhcc.org
1601 Newcastle Road
Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 261-000070
Helena Regional Medical Ctr1801 Martin Luther King Drive
Helena, AR 72342
(870) 338-5800100
Baptist Memorial Hosp-Osceola
www.bmhcc.org
611 West Lee Avenue
Osceola, AR 72370
(870) 563-700059
Crossridge Community Hospital310 South Falls Boulevard
Wynne, AR 72396
(870) 238-330015

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 72372

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
A&W Restaurant
www.awrestaurants.com
NEC I-40 & HIGHWAY 261
Palestine, AR 72372
American, Fast Food, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs501-581-5004

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