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72542 is the zip code for

Highland, AR

Also in this location:
Hardy, AR
Cherokee Village, AR

Total population
3,826
Housing units
2,470
Land area
(sq. miles)
158.61
Density
(people per sq. mile)
24.12
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.86

Demographic data for zip code 72542

Gender:

Male
1,917
Female
1,909
Median age
Male
47.10
Female
47.70
Gender

Households:

Total households
1,642
Family households
1,093
Nonfamily households
549
Average household size
2.33
Average family size
2.87
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
2,470
Occupied housing units
1,642
Owner-occupied
1,315
Renter-occupied
327
Vacant housing units
828
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
186
5 to 9 years
241
10 to 14 years
241
15 to 19 years
262
20 to 24 years
134
25 to 34 years
314
35 to 44 years
399
45 to 54 years
578
55 to 59 years
293
60 to 64 years
308
65 to 74 years
536
75 to 84 years
268
85 years and over
66
Median age
47.40
Age

Race:

White
3,630
Hispanic or Latino
63
Black or African American
6
Asian
10
American Indian & Alaska Native
50
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
1
Other (One Race)
2
Two or More Races
64
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 72542

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
3,081
Civilian labor force
1,466
Employed
1,353
Unemployed
113
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
1,615
Percent Unemployed
7.7%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
1,323
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
1,008
Carpooled
131
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
44
Other means
31
Worked at home
109
Mean travel time
23.7 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,353
Management / business / science / arts
311
Service
322
Sales / office
318
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
208
Production / transportation / material moving
194
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,353
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
37
Construction
158
Manufacturing
101
Wholesale trade
0
Retail trade
192
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
96
Information
26
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
66
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
140
Educational services / health care / social assistance
319
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
92
Public administration
47
Other services
79
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,353
Private wage & salary workers
854
Government workers
238
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
253
Unpaid family workers
8
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
1,486
Less than $10,000
162
$10,000 to $14,999
178
$15,000 to $24,999
364
$25,000 to $34,999
188
$35,000 to $49,999
177
$50,000 to $74,999
229
$75,000 to $99,999
119
$100,000 to $149,999
34
$150,000 to $199,999
21
$200,000 or more
14
Median household income
$26,806
Mean household income
$39,249
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
23.8%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 72542

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Cherokee Elementary School
Hwy 175
(870) 257-311860435415.1
Highland High School
1 Rebel Circle
(870) 856-327362027011.3
Highland Middle School
Hwy 62/412
(870) 856-328435119311.3

Universities and Colleges around 72542

NameAddressPhone
Foothills Adult Education Center71 Cleburne Park Road
Heber Springs, AR 72543
(501) 362-8517

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 72542

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Baptist Health Medical Center2319 Highway 110 West
Heber Springs, AR 72543
(501) 206-300024
Eastern Ozarks Reg Hlth System122 South Allegheny Drive
Cherokee Village, AR 72529
(870) 257-410140
Fulton County HospitalHighway 9
Salem, AR 72576
(870) 895-269130
Medical Center Of Calico Rock103 Grasse Street
Calico Rock, AR 72519
(870) 297-372625
Stone County Medical CenterHighway 14 East
Mountain View, AR 72560
(870) 269-436125
White River Medical Center
1710 Harrison Street
Batesville, AR 72501
(870) 793-1200175
San Juan Bautista Medical CtrCarretera Caguas 'A' Cidra
Caguas, PR 725
(787) 744-2500256

Hotels, Motels and other accommodations around 72542

Hotel nameAddress# of RoomsLow rateHigh rate
Days Inn Hardy4213 Hwy 63 And 62 412
Hardy, AR 72542
434548
Best Western Village Inn3587 HIGHWAY 64 412 W
Hardy, AR 72542
415566

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 72542

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
KFC
Highway 62
Hardy, AR 72542
Fast Food870-856-3222
Kimloon Chinese RestaurantHighland Shpg Cntr
Hardy, AR 72542
Fast Food870-856-2888
McDonald's
Highway 62 & 63
Hardy, AR 72542
Fast Food, Hamburgers, Sandwiches870-856-3377
Subway Sandwiches & Salads
Highway 167
Hardy, AR 72542
Fast Food, Salads, Sandwiches870-856-3883

Crime rates


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