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71953 Zip Code (Mena, AR) Detailed Profile




City: Mena, AR (1.05%)
Counties: Polk County, AR (78.60%), Scott County, AR (21.40%)
Estimated zip code population in 2021: 13,184
Zip code population in 2010: 14,882
Zip code population in 2000: 14,295

Houses and condos: 6,919
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,152
% of renters here:

21%
State:

33%
March 2022 cost of living index in zip code 71953: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 639.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 3.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 21 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2021:
This zip code:

0.4% ($564)
Arkansas:

0.6% ($928)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $568 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $571 (0.4%)

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Males: 6,370  (48.3%)
Females: 6,813  (51.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 71953:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 71953:

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

Zip code 71953 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 71953 (2021)
    • 12,01391.1%White
    • 4213.2%Two or more races
    • 4263.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1751.3%American Indian
    • 650.5%Black
    • 560.4%Asian
    • 250.2%Some other race
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Urban population: 4,820
Rural population: 8,363

Estimated median house/condo value in 2021: $145,583
71953:

$145,583
Arkansas:

$162,300



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 45 registered sex offenders living in 71953 zip code as of February 20, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 71953 is 328 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

47.5 years
Arkansas median age:

38.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2020 tax year for zip code 71953, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2020: $45,988 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$45,988
State:

$64,872

Salary/wage: $39,994 (reported on 74.9% of returns)
Here:

$39,994
State:

$50,644
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1090.1% for AGIs below $25k, 3294.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5982.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9210.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15491.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 58370.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,517 (reported on 28.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,517
Arkansas:

$1,857
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 18.7% for AGIs below $25k, 44.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 125.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 215.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1033.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,032 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

$4,032
State:

$21,681
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.6% for AGIs below $25k, 26.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 110.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 378.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1850.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$11,200 (reported on 12.9% of returns)
Here:

+$11,200
State:

+$22,815
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.9% for AGIs below $25k, 58.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 328.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 732.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13830.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,884 (reported on 19.5% of returns)
Here:

+$7,884
State:

+$9,743
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 150.3% for AGIs below $25k, 173.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 255.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 206.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 737.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1086.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $17,843 (reported on 8.0% of returns)
71953:

$17,843
Arkansas:

$18,502
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 49.0% for AGIs below $25k, 88.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 301.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 330.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1540.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $35,886 (reported on 3.8% of returns)
Here:

$35,886
State:

$52,840
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 100.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 247.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1101.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9120.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $13,429 (reported on 3.0% of returns)
Here:

$13,429
State:

$35,735
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 393.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2703.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $5,786 (reported on 3.8% of returns)
71953:

$5,786
State:

$7,196
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 30.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 228.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1513.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,449 (reported on 24.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,449
State:

$2,546
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 121.2% for AGIs below $25k, 104.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2020 taxes: 95.1%
Here:

95%
State:

94%
(% for various income ranges: 94.8% for AGIs below $25k, 95.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 96.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 95.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 93.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 100.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 71953, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $39,406 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$39,406
State:

$52,148

Salary/wage: $33,364 (reported on 76.9% of returns)
Here:

$33,364
State:

$41,669
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 68.7% for AGIs below $25k, 70.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 38.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,440 (reported on 29.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,440
Arkansas:

$1,648
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,843 (reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,843
State:

$20,675
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$6,542 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

+$6,542
State:

+$15,222
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,902 (reported on 20.0% of returns)
Here:

+$8,902
State:

+$9,665
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.9% for AGIs below $25k, 3.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,573 (reported on 9.9% of returns)
71953:

$11,573
Arkansas:

$13,644
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $25k, 3.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $21,281 (24% of AGI, reported on 18.4% of returns)
Here:

$21,281
State:

$23,276

Here:

23.8% of AGI
State:

19.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.1% for AGIs below $25k, 7.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 14.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $5,663 (reported on 13.7% of returns)
Here:

$5,663
State:

$5,996
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $5,922 (reported on 18.2% of returns)
71953:

$5,922
State:

$7,941
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,344 (reported on 27.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,344
State:

$2,455
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 74.7%
Here:

75%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 70.3% for AGIs below $25k, 76.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 85.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 87.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 71953, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $29,504 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$29,504
State:

$39,270

Salary/wage: $25,924 (reported on 76.5% of returns)
Here:

$25,924
State:

$34,079
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 122.5% for AGIs below $10k, 68.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 75.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 70.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 41.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,928 (reported on 40.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,928
Arkansas:

$1,904
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,569 (reported on 18.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,569
State:

$5,995
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$6,443 (reported on 17.8% of returns)
Here:

+$6,443
State:

+$10,430
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,593 (reported on 23.1% of returns)
Here:

+$6,593
State:

+$7,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 20.6% for AGIs below $10k, 9.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,374 (reported on 3.5% of returns)
71953:

$3,374
Arkansas:

$3,204
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,825 (24% of AGI, reported on 17.0% of returns)
Here:

$16,825
State:

$18,389

Here:

24.3% of AGI
State:

21.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.6% for AGIs below $10k, 5.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,637 (6% of AGI, reported on 13.4% of returns)
Here:

$4,637
State:

$4,725

Here:

6.3% of AGI
State:

5.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,020 (reported on 66.2% of returns)
71953:

$4,020
State:

$6,047
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,874 (reported on 28.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,874
State:

$1,909

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 75.3%
Here:

75%
State:

67%
(% for various income ranges: 69.9% for AGIs below $10k, 76.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 75.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 90.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2021:
This zip code:

$46,233
Arkansas:

$52,528
Mena, AR (71953) map Nearest zip codes: 71945, 72926, 71972, 71937, 72958, 71973.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

39.2%
Arkansas:

47.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.6%
Arkansas:

47.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 829
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,713


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 238 (208 now married, 30 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,108 (1,039 now married, 1,065 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 71953 with a mortgage: 1,888 (167 second mortgage, 157 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,009
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $353

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

17.8%
Whole state:

16.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

15.0%
Whole state:

9.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 71953: Rich Mountain Tower Recreation Area (A), High Point Camp (B), Eagle Gap Ranger Station (C), Lionsk Club Golf Course (D), Ouachita Country Club (E), Polk County Fairgrounds (F), Mena Ranger Station (G), Mena Work Center (H), Menna Visitor Information Station (I), Polk County Fairgrounds (J), Shady Grove Fire and Rescue (K), Shady Station Fire District 10 (L), Polk County Sheriff's Office (M), 18th West Judicial District Drug Task Force (N), Mena Police Department (O), Polk County Courthouse (P), Nella Volunteer Fire Department (Q), Acorn Fire Station District 6 (R), Big Fork Fire Department District 9 (S), Board Camp Station Fire District 8 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Northside Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 71953 include: Pleasant Grove Church (A), Piney Church (B), Alder Springs Church (C), Holly Springs Church (D), Board Camp Baptist Church (E), Board Camp Primitive Baptist Church (F), Haws Creek Church (G), Concord Baptist Church (H), Old Dallas Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Oak Grove Cemetery (1), Mount Gillian Cemetery (2), Mount Calvary Cemetery (3), McKinney Cemetery (4), Lower Big Fork Cemetery (5), Liberty Cemetery (6), Board Camp Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Faulkner Lake (A), Multipurpose Site One Reservoir (B), Ward Lake (C), Hillcrest Lake (D), Dairy Lake (E), Cox Lake (F), Powell Lake (G), Ivey Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Terrapin Creek (A), Dry Branch (B), Dallas Creek (C), Collins Creek (D), Chances Creek (E), Carter Creek (F), Caney Creek (G), Calvin Branch (H), Bufram Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 71953 include: Lee McMillian Memorial Park (1), Queen Wilhelmina State Park (2), Janssen Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02020 or later
  • 4922010 to 2019
  • 1,0952000 to 2009
  • 1,0631990 to 1999
  • 9721980 to 1989
  • 8421970 to 1979
  • 1,0121960 to 1969
  • 4441950 to 1959
  • 3881940 to 1949
  • 5191939 or earlier

Zip code 71953 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Mena, AR (71953)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Mena, AR (71953)
  • 59no bedroom
  • 1451 bedroom
  • 7832 bedrooms
  • 2,7003 bedrooms
  • 6854 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mena, AR (71953)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mena, AR (71953)
  • 31no bedroom
  • 2441 bedroom
  • 5042 bedrooms
  • 3583 bedrooms
  • 124 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Mena, AR (71953) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mena, AR (71953) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 140no vehicle
  • 1,0471 vehicle
  • 2,0462 vehicles
  • 7193 vehicles
  • 2734 vehicles
  • 1805+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Mena, AR (71953) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mena, AR (71953) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 133no vehicle
  • 4571 vehicle
  • 4532 vehicles
  • 753 vehicles
  • 354 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 71953 household income distribution in 2021

  • Zip code 71953 household income distribution in 2021
  • 299Less than $10,000
  • 494$10,000 to $14,999
  • 335$15,000 to $19,999
  • 319$20,000 to $24,999
  • 285$25,000 to $29,999
  • 209$30,000 to $34,999
  • 437$35,000 to $39,999
  • 303$40,000 to $44,999
  • 272$45,000 to $49,999
  • 509$50,000 to $59,999
  • 441$60,000 to $74,999
  • 790$75,000 to $99,999
  • 304$100,000 to $124,999
  • 73$125,000 to $149,999
  • 202$150,000 to $199,999
  • 209$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 71953

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 71953
  • 69Less than $10,000
  • 77$10,000 to $14,999
  • 114$15,000 to $19,999
  • 64$20,000 to $24,999
  • 18$25,000 to $29,999
  • 60$30,000 to $34,999
  • 48$35,000 to $39,999
  • 106$40,000 to $49,999
  • 339$50,000 to $59,999
  • 79$60,000 to $69,999
  • 143$70,000 to $79,999
  • 345$80,000 to $89,999
  • 77$90,000 to $99,999
  • 302$100,000 to $124,999
  • 273$125,000 to $149,999
  • 331$150,000 to $174,999
  • 234$175,000 to $199,999
  • 465$200,000 to $249,999
  • 350$250,000 to $299,999
  • 185$300,000 to $399,999
  • 82$400,000 to $499,999
  • 127$500,000 to $749,999
  • 19$750,000 to $999,999
  • 7$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 71953

  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 71953
  • 2$100 to $149
  • 84$150 to $199
  • 28$200 to $249
  • 11$250 to $299
  • 30$300 to $349
  • 79$350 to $399
  • 133$400 to $449
  • 162$450 to $499
  • 38$500 to $549
  • 71$550 to $599
  • 50$600 to $649
  • 29$650 to $699
  • 60$700 to $749
  • 8$750 to $799
  • 10$900 to $999
  • 126$1,000 to $1,249
  • 150No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2021: $711.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2021: $616,415.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2021 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $144,876
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $64,782
  • Asian householders: $64,782
  • Some other race householders: $204,240
  • Two or more races householders: $102,002
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $253,239

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $145,583
71953:

$145,583
Arkansas:

$162,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $80,772 - $240,032
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 71953
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,396
  • One, attached: 99
  • Two: 35
  • 3 or 4: 110
  • 5 to 9: 40
  • 10 to 19: 190
  • 20 to 49: 11
  • Mobile homes: 959
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 50

Unemployment: 11.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 71953

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 71953
  • 72.2%3,590Drove a car alone
  • 14.0%695Carpooled
  • 0.2%9Bus or trolley bus
  • 1.5%76Walked
  • 0.2%12Other means
  • 8.0%400Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 71953

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 71953
  • 346Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,1245 to 9 minutes
  • 86010 to 14 minutes
  • 71515 to 19 minutes
  • 47820 to 24 minutes
  • 5825 to 29 minutes
  • 21130 to 34 minutes
  • 5035 to 39 minutes
  • 2540 to 44 minutes
  • 33545 to 59 minutes
  • 2060 to 89 minutes
  • 9890 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 94.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,184
  • Male householders: 2,574 (660 living alone), Female householders: 2,961 (1,052 living alone)
  • 2,981 spouses (2,963 opposite-sex spouses), 294 unmarried partners, (294 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,245 children (2,958 natural, 223 adopted, 64 stepchildren), 89 grandchildren, 63 brothers or sisters, 142 parents, 0 foster children, 359 other relatives, 396 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 111 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,336 2-persons, 399 3-persons, 378 4-persons, 353 5-persons, 81 6-persons, 69 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,712 1-person, 161 2-persons, 7 3-persons, 35 4-persons

1,870 married couples with children.
431 single-parent households (151 men, 280 women).

97.1% of residents of 71953 zip code speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% very well, 23% well, 8% not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (49% very well, 38% well, 14% not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 377 (2.9%)
(51.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.9%
Whole state:

4.7%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 42%Honduras
  • 9%Chile
  • 7%Bolivia
  • 7%Bangladesh
  • 4%Belgium
  • 4%Guatemala
  • 3%Thailand
Most common first ancestries reported in 71953
  • 20%American
  • 15%English
  • 14%Irish
  • 9%German
  • 3%European
  • 2%Scotch-Irish
  • 1%Scottish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 672010 or later
  • 952000 to 2009
  • 911990 to 1999
  • 163Before 1990

Zip code 71953 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • GOODNER-CRIDER AIRCRAFT PAINT (104 AIRPORT LANE in MENA, AR)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (PDS) - AIR-0005-AP3-R0, AIR MINOR, AIR-1853-A, AIR-1853-AR-1, WATER-ARR00A973, NPDES STORMWATER PERMIT, WATER-ARR00B772,
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: AIRPORTS, FLYING FIELDS, AND AIRPORT TERMINAL SERVICES
    Organizations: RODGER L CRIDER (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , CURRY JIM (CONTACT/OWNER) , GOODNER JASON (CONTACT/OWNER) , ROGER L CRIDER (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: GOODNER AIRCRAFT PAINTING INC, GOODNER AIRCRAFT PAINTING INC, GOODNER-CRIDER AIRCRAFT PAINTING INC, GOODNER-CRIDER AIRCRAFT PAINTING INC
  • SOUTHWESTERN BELL (601 PORT AUTHOR AVENUE in MENA, AR)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-HQ-1999-6001, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-HQ-1999-6001, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS, EXCEPT RADIOTELEPHONE
  • BRODIX INC (301 MAPLE ST. in MENA, AR)
    STATE MASTER (PDS) - WATER-ARR00A142, NPDES STORMWATER PERMIT
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: GREG BROTHERTON (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , JV & PAULA BROTHERTON (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • EHLCO LIQUIDATING TRUST (HWY 71S 3 BLOCKS S REINE ST in MENA, AR)
    STATE MASTER (PDS) - WATER-1204-W, NPDES STORMWATER PERMIT, WATER-2021-W,
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: MID-SOUTH WOOD PRODUCTS INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ACORN HIGH SCHOOL (143 POLK 96 in MENA,, AR)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-5701002
    Alternative names: ACORN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  • F M DIX COMPANY (3RD @ JANSSEN AVE in MENA, AR)
    STATE MASTER (PDS) - WATER-ARR00A361, NPDES STORMWATER PERMIT
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: DIX FRANCIS AND DOROTHY (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • HOLLY HARSHMAN ELEM. SCHOOL (1000 GEYER DRIVE in MENA, AR)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-5703010
    Organizations: MENA (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • LOUISE DURHAM ELEM. SCHOOL (106 NORTH REINE STREET in MENA, AR)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-5703009
    Organizations: MENA (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BOB CARVER`S CARS & TRUCKS,INC. (1000 HWY 71 N in MENA, AR)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.; AUTOMOTIVE BODY, PAINT, AND INTERIOR REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
    Organizations: ROBERT A CARVER (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , ROBERT CARVER (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BOB CARVERS CARS & TRUCKS INC
  • AHTD-JOB #040353 (HWY. 272 & HWY. 71 in ACORN/RICH MOUNTAIN, AR)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: MANAGEMENT SERVICES
    Alternative names: AHTD-JOB #040353-HWY. 272/71
  • CERTIFIED RECYCLING (772 POLK 194 in MENA, AR)
    TRANSPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: TIM KELTON (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • CHURCH OF NAZARENE (928 POLK CO RD 61 in MENA, AR)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS
    Alternative names: CHURCH OF NAZARENE-HEATH VALLE
  • EQUITY AU INC (POLK ROAD 416 in MENA, AR)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))

Zip code 71953 marital status for males
Zip code 71953 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 55.3%Electricity
  • 17.3%Utility gas
  • 13.6%Wood
  • 11.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 12,505. Population change in the 1990s: +1,790 (+14.3%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 6,991
  • Northeast: 202
  • Midwest: 1,051
  • South: 2,927
  • West: 1,597

56% of the 71953 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Arkansas.

88% of the 71953 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Mena, AR (71953)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 171
Here:

15.2%
Arkansas:

10.6%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 95
Here:

16.9%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12
Here:

15.9%
Arkansas:

18.4%
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Class of Workers in 2021
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 83,191Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 72,187Business and financial operations occupations
  • 64,307Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 52,327Management occupations
  • 52,071Community and social service occupations
  • 39,044Production occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (MENA, AR):

  • THOMPSON, RICHARD J (110 DOGWOOD DR; small business)
    $11,168 with Army for Building Components, Prefabricated. Signed on 2005-09-20. Completion date: 2005-09-01.
  • LIMETREE INN (804 US HWY 71 N; small business)
    $8,038 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2003-11-07. Completion date: 2003-11-07.
  • PINE RIDGE MACHINE INC (133 DOUBLE C LN; small business)
    $2,588 with Defense Logistics Agency for Bolts. Signed on 2004-10-26. Completion date: 2004-11-26.
  • POLK COUNTY (507 CHURCH STREET) : $981 in 6 contracts in 2002
    Contracts for Other Professional Services by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $981; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $450 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2002-12-03. Completion date: 2003-02-28.
    $351, same as above. Signed on 2002-11-04. Completion date: 2003-02-28.
    $72, same as above. Signed on 2002-10-10. Completion date: 2003-02-28.
    $72, same as above. Signed on 2002-10-16. Completion date: 2003-02-28.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (250-499 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 4, 10-19: 4, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (50-99: 2)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49: 3, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 3)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Ambulance Services (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 125 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 21 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 158 people in nursing homes
  • 18 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 7 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 75. The highest number of fires - 129 took place in 2011, and the least - 46 in 2005. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 71953 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (48.5%), and Structure Fires (33.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 71953
    • 62148.5%Outside Fires
    • 43433.9%Structure Fires
    • 14010.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 856.6%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 71953, Arkansas

Most common first names in zip code 71953 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William15478.8 years
John15276.9 years
James14874.2 years
Mary12180.2 years
Charles8174.7 years
Robert8074.1 years
George6375.0 years
Henry4179.5 years
Joseph4078.9 years
Ruby3879.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 71953 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis6976.4 years
Smith6875.7 years
Johnson4776.7 years
Miller3777.5 years
Jones3777.4 years
Williams3573.7 years
Standridge3377.5 years
Bates3375.4 years
Brown3173.5 years
Lewis3079.7 years
Businesses in zip code 71953
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Nike1
Baskin-Robbins1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Sears1
H&R Block1Subway2
Jones New York1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS6
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
New Balance1
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