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72342 Zip Code (Helena-West Helena, AR) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2019: 4,757
Zip code population in 2010: 5,532
Zip code population in 2000: 7,357

Houses and condos: 2,850
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,188
% of renters here:

64%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 72342: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 89.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 4.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 53 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 72342
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.6% ($665)
Arkansas:

0.6% ($834)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $794 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $413 (0.5%)

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Males: 2,207  (46.4%)
Females: 2,550  (53.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 72342:

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 13.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 72342:

  • Never married: 43.6%
  • Now married: 33.3%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

Zip code 72342 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Races in zip code 72342 (2019)
    • 3,73567.5%Black
    • 1,68130.4%White
    • 671.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 260.5%Two or more races
    • 150.3%Asian
    • 60.1%American Indian
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 10.02%Some other race
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Urban population: 3,479
Rural population: 1,277

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $111,791
72342:

$111,791
Arkansas:

$136,200



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in 72342 zip code as of May 21, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 72342 is 274 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

37.0 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 72342, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $39,659 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$39,659
State:

$52,148

Salary/wage: $31,823 (reported on 83.5% of returns)
Here:

$31,823
State:

$41,669
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 76.7% for AGIs below $25k, 83.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 53.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 51.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,485 (reported on 22.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,485
Arkansas:

$1,648
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $9,505 (reported on 12.5% of returns)
Here:

$9,505
State:

$20,675
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,383 (reported on 6.8% of returns)
Here:

+$4,383
State:

+$15,222
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,077 (reported on 19.9% of returns)
Here:

+$10,077
State:

+$9,665
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,255 (reported on 6.3% of returns)
72342:

$10,255
Arkansas:

$13,644
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 5.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $24,809 (24% of AGI, reported on 18.8% of returns)
Here:

$24,809
State:

$23,276

Here:

23.9% of AGI
State:

19.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.8% for AGIs below $25k, 10.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 15.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $7,108 (reported on 14.2% of returns)
Here:

$7,108
State:

$5,996
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,715 (reported on 18.8% of returns)
72342:

$6,715
State:

$7,941
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $3,022 (reported on 42.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,022
State:

$2,455
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 55.7%
Here:

56%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 50.5% for AGIs below $25k, 53.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 87.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 80.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 72342, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $30,688 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$30,688
State:

$39,270

Salary/wage: $24,661 (reported on 86.3% of returns)
Here:

$24,661
State:

$34,079
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 96.1% for AGIs below $10k, 84.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 43.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,245 (reported on 27.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,245
Arkansas:

$1,904
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $5,189 (reported on 13.6% of returns)
Here:

$5,189
State:

$5,995
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,324 (reported on 10.8% of returns)
Here:

+$5,324
State:

+$10,430
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $10k, -0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,147 (reported on 15.5% of returns)
Here:

+$12,147
State:

+$7,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.8% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.9% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,904 (reported on 2.5% of returns)
72342:

$3,904
Arkansas:

$3,204
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,918 (24% of AGI, reported on 17.7% of returns)
Here:

$19,918
State:

$18,389

Here:

23.5% of AGI
State:

21.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $6,330 (7% of AGI, reported on 15.8% of returns)
Here:

$6,330
State:

$4,725

Here:

7.1% of AGI
State:

5.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,769 (reported on 52.1% of returns)
72342:

$5,769
State:

$6,047
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,384 (reported on 46.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,384
State:

$1,909

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 76.0%
Here:

76%
State:

67%
(% for various income ranges: 72.4% for AGIs below $10k, 81.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 68.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 87.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$25,785
Arkansas:

$48,952
Helena-West Helena, AR (72342) map Nearest zip codes: 72390, 38631, 72355, 38630, 38617, 72374.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

42.9%
Arkansas:

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

6.0%
Arkansas:

47.5%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 658
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,141


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 45 (0 now married, 44 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,203 (341 now married, 867 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 72342 with a mortgage: 236
Houses without a mortgage: 427

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,116
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $362

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

35.3%
Whole state:

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

16.6%
Whole state:

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

6.3
State:

6.1
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 72342: Helena Country Club (A), Helena Casting Field Landing (B), Houston Landing (C), Phillips County Museum (D), Phillips County Courthouse (E), Helena City Hall (F), Estevan Hall (G), Delta Cultural Center (H), Helena Fire Department (I), Arkansas Street Fire Station (J), Helena Public Library (K), Phillips County Community Center (L), Fern Hill Fire Station (M), Pafford Emergency Medical Services - West Helena (N), Lake View Police Department (O), Helena Police Department (P), Phillips County Sheriff's Office (Q), Lakeview Fire Department (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 72342 include: Bethlehem Church (A), Elaine Mission (B), First Baptist Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), Morning Star Church (E), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (F), Saint Marys Church (G), Silver Cloud Church (H), Springdale Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Mount Pleasant Cemetery (1), Cooper Cemetery (2), New Jerusalem Cemetery (3), Salem Cemetery (4), Stephens Cemetery (5), Bethel Cemetery (6), Magnolia Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Hornor Neck (A), Porter Lake (B), Long Lake (C), Old Town Lake (D), Long Lake (E), Brushy Lake (F), Heritage Hill Pond (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Storm Creek (A), Sandy Branch (B), Westover Bayou (C), Porter Bayou (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 72342 include: Perry Street Historic District (1), Beech Street Historic District (2), Cherry Street Historic District (3), Eliza Miller Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 362014 or later
  • 122010 to 2013
  • 942000 to 2009
  • 2421990 to 1999
  • 1711980 to 1989
  • 9441970 to 1979
  • 3121960 to 1969
  • 4521950 to 1959
  • 1581940 to 1949
  • 3961939 or earlier

Zip code 72342 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Helena-West Helena, AR (72342)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Helena-West Helena, AR (72342)
  • 1no bedroom
  • 231 bedroom
  • 642 bedrooms
  • 4073 bedrooms
  • 1444 bedrooms
  • 185+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Helena-West Helena, AR (72342)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Helena-West Helena, AR (72342)
  • 7no bedroom
  • 1561 bedroom
  • 6212 bedrooms
  • 2913 bedrooms
  • 924 bedrooms
  • 155+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Helena-West Helena, AR (72342) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Helena-West Helena, AR (72342) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 16no vehicle
  • 2071 vehicle
  • 3002 vehicles
  • 983 vehicles
  • 344 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Helena-West Helena, AR (72342) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Helena-West Helena, AR (72342) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 472no vehicle
  • 4291 vehicle
  • 2162 vehicles
  • 723 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 72342 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 72342 household income distribution in 2019
  • 431Less than $10,000
  • 189$10,000 to $14,999
  • 157$15,000 to $19,999
  • 100$20,000 to $24,999
  • 67$25,000 to $29,999
  • 30$30,000 to $34,999
  • 57$35,000 to $39,999
  • 59$40,000 to $44,999
  • 23$45,000 to $49,999
  • 188$50,000 to $59,999
  • 114$60,000 to $74,999
  • 105$75,000 to $99,999
  • 156$100,000 to $124,999
  • 53$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5$150,000 to $199,999
  • 55$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 72342

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 72342
  • 37Less than $10,000
  • 12$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$20,000 to $24,999
  • 15$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2$30,000 to $34,999
  • 14$35,000 to $39,999
  • 23$40,000 to $49,999
  • 58$50,000 to $59,999
  • 50$60,000 to $69,999
  • 10$70,000 to $79,999
  • 17$80,000 to $89,999
  • 30$90,000 to $99,999
  • 103$100,000 to $124,999
  • 54$125,000 to $149,999
  • 42$150,000 to $174,999
  • 41$175,000 to $199,999
  • 28$200,000 to $249,999
  • 4$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2$400,000 to $499,999
  • 15$500,000 to $749,999
  • 8$750,000 to $999,999
  • 4$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 5$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 72342

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 72342
  • 55Less than $100
  • 51$100 to $149
  • 59$150 to $199
  • 130$200 to $249
  • 73$250 to $299
  • 50$300 to $349
  • 181$350 to $399
  • 81$400 to $449
  • 22$450 to $499
  • 83$500 to $549
  • 43$550 to $599
  • 63$600 to $649
  • 25$700 to $749
  • 10$800 to $899
  • 11$900 to $999
  • 7$1,250 to $1,499
  • 3$1,500 to $1,999
  • 159No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $605.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $179,492
  • Black or African American householders: $86,975
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $426,685
  • Asian householders: $843,251
  • Two or more races householders: $331,277

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $111,791
72342:

$111,791
Arkansas:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,227 - $154,790

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $113,592
Here:

$113,592
State:

$183,629

Mobile homes: $115,021
Here:

$115,021
State:

$68,924
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 72342
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,795
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 442
  • 3 or 4: 176
  • 5 to 9: 102
  • 10 to 19: 77
  • 20 to 49: 79
  • 50 or more: 25
  • Mobile homes: 126
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Unemployment: 13.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 72342

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 72342
  • 77.4%1,217Drove a car alone
  • 15.7%247Carpooled
  • 0.2%3Bicycle
  • 4.2%66Walked
  • 0.5%8Other means
  • 1.3%20Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 72342

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 72342
  • 189Less than 5 minutes
  • 5475 to 9 minutes
  • 24410 to 14 minutes
  • 17315 to 19 minutes
  • 7920 to 24 minutes
  • 1525 to 29 minutes
  • 4530 to 34 minutes
  • 435 to 39 minutes
  • 1040 to 44 minutes
  • 5445 to 59 minutes
  • 18160 to 89 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 79.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,757
  • Male householders: 853 (297 living alone), Female householders: 995 (297 living alone)
  • 581 spouses (570 opposite-sex spouses), 104 unmarried partners, (97 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,192 children (1,135 natural, 0 adopted, 56 stepchildren), 309 grandchildren, 241 brothers or sisters, 80 parents, 0 foster children, 123 other relatives, 80 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 216 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 609 2-persons, 225 3-persons, 158 4-persons, 106 5-persons, 68 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 593 1-person, 75 2-persons, 13 3-persons

268 married couples with children.
491 single-parent households (8 men, 483 women).

98.3% of residents of 72342 zip code speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (94% very well, 6% not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 45 (1.0%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.0%
Whole state:

5.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 65%Honduras
  • 26%Bolivia
  • 9%Cabo Verde
Most common first ancestries reported in 72342
  • 4%Irish
  • 3%American
  • 2%German
  • 1%English
  • 1%African
  • 1%Scandinavian
  • 1%British
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 372000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 3Before 1990

Zip code 72342 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • HELENA, CITY OF (702 CHERRY STREET in HELENA, AR)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-1988-0624, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit - ICIS-06-2004-1802, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    STATE MASTER (PDS) - SOLID WASTE-0069-S, REFUSE DISPOSAL, WATER-AR0021491, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, WATER-AR0033804, WATER-AR0034231, WATER-AR0034240, WATER-AR0043389, NPDES MAJOR, WATER-ARR00C436, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (SDWIS) - SDWIS-AR0000419 1, WATER TREATMENT PLANT
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: HELENA, CITY OF-WWTP, HELENA WATER SEWER
  • CEDAR CHEMICAL (49 PHILLIPS RD. 311 in HELENA, AR)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-1999-0936, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-06-2003-0309,
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    STATE MASTER (PDS) - AIR-0126-AR-4, AIR PROGRAM, AIR-0878-A, AIR-0878-AR-10, AIR MINOR, AIR-0878-AR-11, AIR-0878-AR-12, AIR-0878-AR-13, AIR-0878-AR-2, AIR PROGRAM, AIR-0878-AR-3, AIR-0878-AR-4, AIR-0878-AR-7, AIR-0878-AR-8, AIR-0878-AR-9, AIR-1351-A, WATER-1130-W, NPDES STORMWATER PERMIT, WATER-AR0036412, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, WATER-ARR00B259, NPDES STORMWATER PERMIT
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TSD (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: INDUSTRIAL ORGANIC CHEMICALS; PESTICIDES AND AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS; CHEMICALS AND CHEMICAL PREPARATIONS
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER BASIC INORGANIC CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: CEDAR CHEMICAL/VERTAC
  • BLACKHAWK WAREHOUSING/LEASING (407 PHILLIPS 311 RD in HELENA, AR)
    STATE MASTER (PDS) - WATER-ARR00B680, NPDES STORMWATER PERMIT
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: BLACKHAWK WAREHOUSING & LEASING CO (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BLACKHAWK WHSG & LEASING CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AMERICAN CYANAMID (BLACKHAWK WAREHOUSE), BLACKHAWK WAREHOUSING & LEASING CO, CROMPTON CORPORATION, CYMETECH LLC C/O BLACKHAWK WAREHOUSING
  • ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND COMPANY (HWY 20-SOUTH in HELENA, AR)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS) - ICIS-06-2002-3721, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2002-3721, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    AIR MAJOR ("Best Available" air pollution technologies tracking)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: SOYBEAN OIL MILLS; GRAIN AND FIELD BEANS
    Business NAICS classification: SOYBEAN PROCESSING.
    Alternative names: ADM, QUINCY SOYBEAN COMPANY OF ARKANSAS, QUINCY SOYBEAN CO OF ARKANSAS, QUINCY SOYBEAN CO OF AR LABORATORY
  • BPS INCORPORATED (28 PHILLIPS RD. 324 in HELENA, AR)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-1997-0787, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: PACKING AND CRATING; FARM SUPPLIES; BUSINESS SERVICES
    Alternative names: BPS INC UNIT 1
  • ENTERGY ARK-RITCHIE (598 PHILLIPS 408 ROAD in HELENA, AR)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR PROGRAM (Clean Air Markets Division Business System)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES
    Business NAICS classification: FOSSIL FUEL ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION.
    Organizations: ENTERGY POWER, INC. (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , ENTERGY ARKANSAS, INC. (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , ENTERGY ARKANSAS INC (CONTACT/OWNER) , ENTERGY POWER, INC. (CONTACT/OWNER) , ENTERGY ARKANSAS, INC. (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ENTERGY AR, INC-RITCHIE PLANT, ENTERGY-RITCHIE PLANT, ENTERGY SERVICES, INC., ROBERT E RITCHIE
  • BPS INCORPORATED UNIT 2 (794 PHILLIPS RD 311 in HELENA, AR)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2001-2751, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: PACKAGING PAPER AND PLASTICS FILM, COATED AND LAMINATED
    Organizations: BRS INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: BPS, INC., BPS, INC. UNIT II
  • JOHNNY S SERVICE STATION (COLUMBIA AT RIGHTOR ST in HELENA, AR)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-1998-0681, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    STATE MASTER (PDS) - RST-54000113, FACILITY
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Organizations: PETROLEUM PRODUCTS COMPANY (CONTACT/GENERAL)
    Alternative names: JOHNNY SVC STA
  • AMERIMAX COATED PRODUCTS (215 PHILLIPS 324 ROAD in HELENA, AR)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: ALUMINUM SHEET, PLATE, AND FOIL; COATING, ENGRAVING, AND ALLIED SERVICES
    Business NAICS classification: ALUMINUM SHEET, PLATE, AND FOIL MANUFACTURING.; METAL COATING, ENGRAVING (EXCEPT JEWELRY AND SILVERWARE), AND ALLIED SERVICES TO MANUFACTURERS.
    Organizations: AMERIMAX COATED PRODUCTS INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , EURAMAX INTERNATIONAL (CONTACT/OWNER) , EURAMAX INTERNATIONAL INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BUNGE NORTH AMERICA, INC (103 HANKS LANE in HELENA, AR)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (PDS) - AIR-0856-A, AIR PROGRAM, AIR-0856-AR-1, AIR-0856-AR-2, AIR MINOR, AIR-0856-AR-3, AIR-0856-AR-4, AIR-0856-AR-5,
    Business SIC classification: SOYBEAN OIL MILLS
    Alternative names: BUNGE CORPORATION
  • C.V. WHITE HIGH SCHOOL (14582 HWY 44 in HELENA, AR)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-5405037
    Organizations: LAKE VIEW (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • HELM FERTILIZER HELENA TERM. (SLACK WATER HARBOR in HELENA, AR)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (PDS) - AIR-1765-A, AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: FARM SUPPLIES
  • J.F. WAHL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (125 HICKORY HILL in HELENA, AR)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-5403015
    Organizations: HELENA/ W.HELENA (SCHOOL DISTRICT)

Zip code 72342 marital status for males
Zip code 72342 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 19.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 57.2%Utility gas
  • 37.8%Electricity
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood

Population in 1990: 9,515.

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

  • This state: 3,522
  • Northeast: 46
  • Midwest: 339
  • South: 732
  • West: 58

56% of the 72342 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Arkansas.

86% of the 72342 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 82% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Helena-West Helena, AR (72342)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
Arkansas:

8.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

1.1%
Arkansas:

7.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12
Here:

6.1%
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 ($)
  • 67,401Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 59,061Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
  • 54,661Business and financial operations occupations
  • 52,678Community and social service occupations
  • 49,286Management occupations
  • 39,217Transportation occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • HILL AND HILL CONSTRUCTION CO (2267 HWY 242 S STE A in HELENA, AR; small business) : $1,021,717 in 3 contracts from 2001 to 2006
    $886,717 with Army for Mineral Construction Materials, Bulk. Signed on 2006-06-01. Completion date: 2006-08-31.
    $119,000 with Forest Service (disused code: now 12C2) for Miscellaneous Construction Materials. Signed on 2002-07-15. Completion date: 2002-09-15.
    $16,000 with Forest Service (disused code: now 12C2) for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Highways, Roads, Streets, Bridges, and Railways (includes resurfacing). Signed on 2001-05-15. Completion date: 2001-07-15.

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)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 2, 20-49: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Other Individual and Family Services (100-249: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers (100-249: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (10-19: 3, 5-9: 6, 1-4: 7)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (50-99: 1, 5-9: 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:

  • 105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 65 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 30 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 121 people in nursing homes
  • 69 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 50 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 20 people in other group homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 48. The highest number of reported fires - 108 took place in 2006, and the least - 1 in 2011. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 72342 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (48.3%), and Outside Fires (25.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 72342
    • 39848.3%Structure Fires
    • 20725.1%Outside Fires
    • 17721.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 425.1%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 72342, Arkansas

Most common first names in zip code 72342 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary17479.4 years
Willie12174.6 years
James11672.4 years
John11476.2 years
Robert8273.2 years
William6873.2 years
Henry5876.2 years
Annie5379.5 years
George4975.3 years
Frank4474.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 72342 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10175.0 years
Williams9773.4 years
Smith9175.3 years
Davis6573.8 years
Jones6474.0 years
Brown5676.6 years
Taylor3973.8 years
Jackson3877.0 years
White3873.6 years
Robinson3672.2 years
Businesses in zip code 72342
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1Toyota1
FedEx1U-Haul2
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