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71742 is the zip code for

Fordyce, AR

Total population
5,980
Housing units
2,789
Land area
(sq. miles)
182.44
Density
(people per sq. mile)
32.78
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.50

Demographic data for zip code 71742

Gender:

Male
2,952
Female
3,028
Median age
Male
37.00
Female
43.00
Gender

Households:

Total households
2,290
Family households
1,547
Nonfamily households
743
Average household size
2.40
Average family size
2.93
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
2,789
Occupied housing units
2,290
Owner-occupied
1,499
Renter-occupied
791
Vacant housing units
499
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
344
5 to 9 years
373
10 to 14 years
468
15 to 19 years
453
20 to 24 years
369
25 to 34 years
634
35 to 44 years
701
45 to 54 years
816
55 to 59 years
429
60 to 64 years
366
65 to 74 years
512
75 to 84 years
364
85 years and over
151
Median age
40.30
Age

Race:

White
3,107
Hispanic or Latino
134
Black or African American
2,639
Asian
13
American Indian & Alaska Native
24
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
1
Other (One Race)
8
Two or More Races
54
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 71742

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
4,724
Civilian labor force
2,441
Employed
2,140
Unemployed
301
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
2,283
Percent Unemployed
12.3%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
2,069
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
1,710
Carpooled
307
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
25
Other means
9
Worked at home
18
Mean travel time
18.9 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,140
Management / business / science / arts
525
Service
353
Sales / office
513
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
175
Production / transportation / material moving
574
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,140
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
82
Construction
102
Manufacturing
508
Wholesale trade
2
Retail trade
283
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
164
Information
23
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
91
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
76
Educational services / health care / social assistance
610
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
49
Public administration
109
Other services
41
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,140
Private wage & salary workers
1,727
Government workers
344
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
69
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
2,108
Less than $10,000
264
$10,000 to $14,999
221
$15,000 to $24,999
489
$25,000 to $34,999
297
$35,000 to $49,999
275
$50,000 to $74,999
241
$75,000 to $99,999
100
$100,000 to $149,999
163
$150,000 to $199,999
21
$200,000 or more
37
Median household income
$27,944
Mean household income
$42,339
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
16.6%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 71742

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Fordyce Elementary Schools
350 Redbug Circle
(870) 352-281645526614.2
Fordyce High School
100 Redbug Blvd
(870) 352-212635914511.2
Fordyce Middle School
75 Redbug Blvd
(870) 352-71213171288.6

Public libraries around Fordyce, AR

NameAddress
Calhoun County Library109 2nd Street
Hampton, AR 71744

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 71742

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Dallas County Hospital201 Clifton Street
Fordyce, AR 71742
(870) 352-315532
Magnolia Hospital
101 Hospital Drive
Magnolia, AR 71753
(870) 235-300062
Medical Ctr Of South Arkansas
700 West Grove Street
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 864-3200132
Ouachita Medical Center
638 California Street
Camden, AR 71701
(870) 836-100098

Hotels, Motels and other accommodations around 71742

Hotel nameAddress# of RoomsLow rateHigh rate
Days Inn Fordyce Ar2500 W 4th St
Fordyce, AR 71742
477787

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 71742

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
A&W Restaurant
1229 N EDGAR
Fordyce, AR 71742
American, Fast Food, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs870-352-3536
Mazzios Pizza402 Moro St
Fordyce, AR 71742
Pizza870-352-3339
McDonald's
Highway 79 & Upton Rd
Fordyce, AR 71742
Fast Food, Hamburgers, Sandwiches870-352-7926
Pizza Hut
1114 W 4th St
Fordyce, AR 71742
Italian, Pizza, Salads870-352-7142
Sonic Drive-In
1104 W 4th St
Fordyce, AR 71742
American, Fast Food, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs870-352-5521
Subway Sandwiches & Salads
2801 Highway 79 167 Byp
Fordyce, AR 71742
Fast Food, Salads, Sandwiches870-352-8737

Crime rates


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