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71959 Zip Code (AR) Detailed Profile




Counties: Howard County, AR (55.72%), Pike County, AR (44.28%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 779
Zip code population in 2010: 754
Zip code population in 2000: 840

Houses and condos: 425
Renter-occupied apartments: 29
% of renters here:

10%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 71959: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 61.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 13 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 71959
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.6% ($641)
Arkansas:

0.6% ($834)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $512 (1.0%)

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Males: 338  (43.4%)
Females: 440  (56.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 71959:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 71959:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 60.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

Zip code 71959 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Races in zip code 71959 (2019)
    • 71494.7%White
    • 263.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 50.7%Black
    • 50.7%American Indian
    • 30.4%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $102,337
71959:

$102,337
Arkansas:

$136,200
Median resident age:
This zip code:

44.9 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 71959, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $34,742 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,742
State:

$52,148

Salary/wage: $30,836 (reported on 84.6% of returns)
Here:

$30,836
State:

$41,669
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 74.5% for AGIs below $25k, 73.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $400 (reported on 26.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$400
Arkansas:

$1,648

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,000 (reported on 7.7% of returns)
Here:

+$1,000
State:

+$15,222

Profit/loss from business: +$7,950 (reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

+$7,950
State:

+$9,665

Total itemized deductions: $15,133 (21% of AGI, reported on 11.5% of returns)
Here:

$15,133
State:

$23,276

Here:

21.0% of AGI
State:

19.1% of AGI

Taxes paid: $4,100 (reported on 11.5% of returns)
71959:

$4,100
State:

$7,941

Earned income credit: $2,414 (reported on 26.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,414
State:

$2,455
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 65.4%
Here:

65%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 63.6% for AGIs below $25k, 62.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 71959, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $26,529 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$26,529
State:

$39,270

Salary/wage: $27,457 (reported on 76.2% of returns)
Here:

$27,457
State:

$34,079
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 64.3% for AGIs below $10k, 62.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 86.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.8% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,033 (reported on 34.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,033
Arkansas:

$1,904
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable dividends: $600 (reported on 9.6% of returns)
Here:

$600
State:

$5,995

Net capital gain/loss: +$481 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

+$481
State:

+$10,430

Profit/loss from business: +$5,560 (reported on 19.2% of returns)
Here:

+$5,560
State:

+$7,823

Total itemized deductions: $14,667 (27% of AGI, reported on 9.2% of returns)
Here:

$14,667
State:

$18,389

Here:

27.0% of AGI
State:

21.0% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $1,813 (4% of AGI, reported on 6.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,813
State:

$4,725

Here:

3.8% of AGI
State:

5.1% of AGI

Total tax: $2,637 (reported on 68.6% of returns)
71959:

$2,637
State:

$6,047
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Earned income credit: $1,792 (reported on 27.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,792
State:

$1,909

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 77.8%
Here:

78%
State:

67%
(% for various income ranges: 70.8% for AGIs below $10k, 79.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.1% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$39,156
Arkansas:

$48,952
71959 map Nearest zip codes: 71952, 71971, 71833, 71950, 71935, 71852.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

40.4%
Arkansas:

46.5%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

1.4%
Arkansas:

47.5%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 79
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 211


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 219 (98 now married, 120 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 71959 with a mortgage: 81
Houses without a mortgage: 188

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $843
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $264

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

8.6%
Whole state:

16.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

8.6%
Whole state:

10.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

6.1
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.1
State:

4.5
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable location: New Hope Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 71959 include: Misels Chapel (A), Eden Landmark Church (B), Pleasant Grove Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Antioch Cemetery (1), Liberty Cemetery (2), Shiloh Cemetery (3), Harmony Cemetery (4), Brushy Cemetery (5), Athens Cemetery (6), Brushy Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Long Creek (A), Bethel Branch (B), Sugar Creek (C), Amos Branch (D), White Oak Creek (E), Indian Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 71959 include: Highway 70 Landing Public Use Area (1), Star of the West Public Use Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 862000 to 2009
  • 701990 to 1999
  • 701980 to 1989
  • 1291970 to 1979
  • 211960 to 1969
  • 01950 to 1959
  • 321940 to 1949
  • 71939 or earlier

Zip code 71959 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 71959
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 71959
  • 0no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 732 bedrooms
  • 1273 bedrooms
  • 614 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 71959
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 71959
  • 0no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 132 bedrooms
  • 33 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 71959 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 71959 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 22no vehicle
  • 111 vehicle
  • 1532 vehicles
  • 393 vehicles
  • 194 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 71959 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 71959 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 261 vehicle
  • 02 vehicles
  • 33 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 71959 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 71959 household income distribution in 2019
  • 21Less than $10,000
  • 12$10,000 to $14,999
  • 57$15,000 to $19,999
  • 12$20,000 to $24,999
  • 11$25,000 to $29,999
  • 29$35,000 to $39,999
  • 16$40,000 to $44,999
  • 25$50,000 to $59,999
  • 18$60,000 to $74,999
  • 24$75,000 to $99,999
  • 39$100,000 to $124,999
  • 19$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 71959

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 71959
  • 20$10,000 to $14,999
  • 15$20,000 to $24,999
  • 15$40,000 to $49,999
  • 5$50,000 to $59,999
  • 13$60,000 to $69,999
  • 19$70,000 to $79,999
  • 11$80,000 to $89,999
  • 30$100,000 to $124,999
  • 52$200,000 to $249,999
  • 23$250,000 to $299,999
  • 6$300,000 to $399,999
  • 43$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 71959

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 71959
  • 12$200 to $249
  • 2$750 to $799
  • 12No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $555.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $96,805
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $103,720

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $102,337
71959:

$102,337
Arkansas:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $69,851 - $266,346

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $301,040
Here:

$301,040
State:

$183,629

Mobile homes: $54,171
Here:

$54,171
State:

$68,924
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 71959
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 295
  • Mobile homes: 126
  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 71959

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 71959
  • 81.6%337Drove a car alone
  • 8.2%34Carpooled
  • 4.1%17Walked
  • 3.9%16Other means
  • 1.5%6Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 71959

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 71959
  • 325 to 9 minutes
  • 3310 to 14 minutes
  • 2915 to 19 minutes
  • 5920 to 24 minutes
  • 6025 to 29 minutes
  • 1430 to 34 minutes
  • 1135 to 39 minutes
  • 1840 to 44 minutes
  • 10445 to 59 minutes
  • 2860 to 89 minutes
  • 1290 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 42.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 779
  • Male householders: 179 (15 living alone), Female householders: 117 (55 living alone)
  • 202 spouses (202 opposite-sex spouses), 5 unmarried partners, (5 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 185 children (169 natural, 6 adopted, 10 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 14 other relatives, 75 non-relatives

Size of family households: 119 2-persons, 36 3-persons, 16 4-persons, 25 5-persons, 21 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 70 1-person, 5 2-persons

104 married couples with children.
0 single-parent households ().

All residents speak English at home

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

5.1%
Most common first ancestries reported in 71959
  • 20%American
  • 8%English
  • 6%German
  • 5%Irish
  • 2%Scotch-Irish

Zip code 71959 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AHTD-BRDG 2488 HWY 70 & LITTLE MO (HWY 70 & LITTLE MISSOURI RIVER in NEWHOPE, AR) . Federal Facility. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: ARK HWY & TRANS DEPT (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AHTD-HWY 70 & LITTLE MO BRDG 2488

Zip code 71959 marital status for males
Zip code 71959 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 14.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 7.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 49.0%Electricity
  • 29.6%Wood
  • 21.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 400. Population change in the 1990s: +440 (+110.0%).

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

  • This state: 605
  • Midwest: 21
  • South: 93
  • West: 58

67% of the 71959 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Arkansas.

96% of the 71959 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 111% moved from different county within same state.

Year householders moved into unit in 71959

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 14
Here:

26.0%
Arkansas:

8.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13
Here:

23.1%
Arkansas:

7.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Arkansas:

17.4%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 46,082Transportation occupations
  • 42,390Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 37,466Education, training, and library occupations
  • 24,603Management occupations
  • 18,931Food preparation and serving related occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • BILLY E MUSE (6087 HWY 70 WEST in NEWHOPE, AR; small business) : $162,083 in 2 contracts in 2001
    $119,515 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services. Signed on 2001-02-12. Completion date: 2001-03-01.
    $42,568, same as above. Signed on 2001-03-16. Completion date: 2001-04-17.
  • KAREN A GARNER (5458 HWY 70W in NEWHOPE, AR; small business) : $1,911 in 5 contracts from 2002 to 2003
    Contracts for Custodial Janitorial Services by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $1,813; 2003: $98; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $1,225 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2002-11-20. Completion date: 2002-12-31.
    $588, same as above. Signed on 2002-11-01. Completion date: 2002-12-31.
    $245, same as above. Signed on 2003-03-13. Completion date: 2002-12-31.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2002-11-01. Completion date: 2002-12-31.

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

  • Finance and Insurance: Insurance Agencies and Brokerages (1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Wholesale Trade: Other Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Industrial Building Construction (1-4: 1)

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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
Most common first names in zip code 71959 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1076.0 years
John973.6 years
Mary779.1 years
James775.3 years
Elmer465.7 years
Thomas473.3 years
Raymond457.0 years
Donald372.3 years
Betty358.3 years
Jimmy360.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 71959 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Pinkerton1376.4 years
Young966.3 years
Whisenhunt974.0 years
Moore875.3 years
House772.0 years
Bissell776.6 years
Coffman782.3 years
Reid780.4 years
Smith777.7 years
Davis674.8 years
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