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72843 Zip Code (Hector, AR) Detailed Profile




City: Hector, AR (1.10%)
County: Pope County, AR
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 2,665
Zip code population in 2010: 2,274
Zip code population in 2000: 2,176

Houses and condos: 1,286
Renter-occupied apartments: 169
% of renters here:

17%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 72843: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 211.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 13 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 72843
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.6% ($620)
Arkansas:

0.6% ($780)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $742 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $484 (0.7%)

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Males: 1,384  (51.9%)
Females: 1,281  (48.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 72843:

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 72843:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

Zip code 72843 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 72843 (2017)
    • 2,15098.8%White
    • 492.3%Two or more races
    • 472.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 160.7%American Indian
    • 100.5%Asian
    • 20.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $99,298
72843:

$99,298
Arkansas:

$128,500



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in 72843 zip code as of October 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 72843 is 337 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

36.3 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 72843, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $37,651 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$37,651
State:

$52,148

Salary/wage: $36,369 (reported on 83.8% of returns)
Here:

$36,369
State:

$41,669
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 77.4% for AGIs below $25k, 78.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $842 (reported on 23.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$842
Arkansas:

$1,648
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Ordinary dividends: $517 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
Here:

$517
State:

$20,675

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,283 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
Here:

+$1,283
State:

+$15,222

Profit/loss from business: +$7,950 (reported on 20.0% of returns)
Here:

+$7,950
State:

+$9,665
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.0% for AGIs below $25k, 5.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.3% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $5,920 (reported on 6.3% of returns)
72843:

$5,920
Arkansas:

$13,644

Total itemized deductions: $17,957 (24% of AGI, reported on 17.5% of returns)
Here:

$17,957
State:

$23,276

Here:

24.4% of AGI
State:

19.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $3,991 (reported on 13.8% of returns)
Here:

$3,991
State:

$5,996
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $5,286 (reported on 17.5% of returns)
72843:

$5,286
State:

$7,941
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,509 (reported on 28.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,509
State:

$2,455
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.3% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 66.3%
Here:

66%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 60.0% for AGIs below $25k, 68.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 71.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 72843, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $27,121 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$27,121
State:

$39,270

Salary/wage: $28,161 (reported on 81.2% of returns)
Here:

$28,161
State:

$34,079
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 415.2% for AGIs below $10k, 72.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 86.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 87.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,284 (reported on 30.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,284
Arkansas:

$1,904
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 42.8% for AGIs below $10k, 2.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,307 (reported on 10.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,307
State:

$5,995
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,169 (reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

+$1,169
State:

+$10,430
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,495 (reported on 22.5% of returns)
Here:

+$5,495
State:

+$7,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 129.0% for AGIs below $10k, 10.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $13,008 (25% of AGI, reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

$13,008
State:

$18,389

Here:

25.0% of AGI
State:

21.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,292 (6% of AGI, reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,292
State:

$4,725

Here:

6.1% of AGI
State:

5.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total tax: $2,631 (reported on 69.2% of returns)
72843:

$2,631
State:

$6,047
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 30.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,880 (reported on 28.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,880
State:

$1,909

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 70.5%
Here:

71%
State:

67%
(% for various income ranges: 63.2% for AGIs below $10k, 71.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 73.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 70.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$52,157
Arkansas:

$45,869
Hector, AR (72843) map Nearest zip codes: 72679, 72080, 72837, 72686, 72856, 72141.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

52.0%
Arkansas:

47.6%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.5%
Arkansas:

5.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 119
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 877


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 10 (10 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 633 (349 now married, 280 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 72843 with a mortgage: 422 (14 second mortgage, 5 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 408

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $889
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $275

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

18.6%
Whole state:

16.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

13.4%
Whole state:

9.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.1
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5
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  • Notable locations in zip code 72843: Bayou Bluff Camp (A), Bayou Ranger District Office and Work Center (B), Hector Police Department (C), Hector Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 72843 include: Newton Springs Church (A), Nogo Church (B), Smyrna Church (C), Union Hill Church (D), Welcome Home Freewill Baptist Church (E), Walnut Grove Freewill Baptist Church (F), Rock Springs Cumberland Presbyterian Church (G), Cedar Grove Assembly of God Church (H), Tilly Missionary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Old Smyrna Cemetery (1), Langford Cemetery (2), Hughes Cemetery (3), Hill Cemetery (4), Solo Cemetery (5), Smyrna Cemetery (6), Rock Springs Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: West Fork Point Remove Creek Site Nine Reservoir (A), Winrock Farms Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: East Fork Illinois Bayou (A), Dry Creek (B), Dare Creek (C), Burnett Creek (D), Sycamore Creek (E), Bradley Creek (F), Sulphur Creek (G), Anderson Creek (H), Reeves Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 72843: Bayou Bluff Recreation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 402014 or later
  • 1032010 to 2013
  • 1072000 to 2009
  • 3151990 to 1999
  • 2001980 to 1989
  • 2401970 to 1979
  • 1071960 to 1969
  • 601950 to 1959
  • 371940 to 1949
  • 981939 or earlier

Zip code 72843 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Hector, AR (72843)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Hector, AR (72843)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 281 bedroom
  • 1312 bedrooms
  • 4953 bedrooms
  • 1234 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hector, AR (72843)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hector, AR (72843)
  • 16no bedroom
  • 421 bedroom
  • 192 bedrooms
  • 1513 bedrooms
  • 144 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Hector, AR (72843) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hector, AR (72843) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 14no vehicle
  • 1781 vehicle
  • 3562 vehicles
  • 1803 vehicles
  • 524 vehicles
  • 525+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Hector, AR (72843) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hector, AR (72843) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 25no vehicle
  • 981 vehicle
  • 372 vehicles
  • 33 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

  • Zip code 72843 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 72843 household income distribution in 2017
  • 56Less than $10,000
  • 39$10,000 to $14,999
  • 90$15,000 to $19,999
  • 46$20,000 to $24,999
  • 83$25,000 to $29,999
  • 19$30,000 to $34,999
  • 11$35,000 to $39,999
  • 92$40,000 to $44,999
  • 37$45,000 to $49,999
  • 117$50,000 to $59,999
  • 124$60,000 to $74,999
  • 102$75,000 to $99,999
  • 97$100,000 to $124,999
  • 11$125,000 to $149,999
  • 29$150,000 to $199,999
  • 22$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 72843

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 72843
  • 18Less than $10,000
  • 1$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$25,000 to $29,999
  • 14$30,000 to $34,999
  • 15$35,000 to $39,999
  • 38$40,000 to $49,999
  • 77$50,000 to $59,999
  • 104$60,000 to $69,999
  • 19$70,000 to $79,999
  • 57$80,000 to $89,999
  • 4$90,000 to $99,999
  • 45$100,000 to $124,999
  • 87$125,000 to $149,999
  • 122$150,000 to $174,999
  • 13$175,000 to $199,999
  • 17$200,000 to $249,999
  • 68$250,000 to $299,999
  • 28$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 72843

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 72843
  • 7$100 to $149
  • 8$250 to $299
  • 9$300 to $349
  • 25$350 to $399
  • 9$400 to $449
  • 18$450 to $499
  • 3$550 to $599
  • 7$600 to $649
  • 66No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $599.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $164,553.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $102,696
  • Asian householders: $152,077
  • Two or more races householders: $84,984

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $99,298
72843:

$99,298
Arkansas:

$128,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $66,419 - $173,615

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $134,290
Here:

$134,290
State:

$171,570

Mobile homes: $66,506
Here:

$66,506
State:

$74,605
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 72843

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,006
  • 20 to 49: 12
  • Mobile homes: 253
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 11

Unemployment: 3.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 72843

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 72843
  • 82.7%845Drove a car alone
  • 11.2%114Carpooled
  • 0.3%3Walked
  • 0.2%2Other means
  • 5.7%58Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 72843

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 72843
  • 5Less than 5 minutes
  • 665 to 9 minutes
  • 6810 to 14 minutes
  • 9215 to 19 minutes
  • 2920 to 24 minutes
  • 8325 to 29 minutes
  • 26330 to 34 minutes
  • 7935 to 39 minutes
  • 2740 to 44 minutes
  • 15545 to 59 minutes
  • 7760 to 89 minutes
  • 1390 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 76.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,666
  • In family households: 2,290 (393 male householders, 299 female householders)
    563 spouses, 773 children (694 natural, 9 adopted, 72 stepchildren), 95 grandchildren, 39 brothers or sisters, 7 parents, 34 other relatives, 66 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 374 (203 male householders (173 living alone)), 100 female householders (66 living alone)), 70 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 268 2-persons, 228 3-persons, 135 4-persons, 32 5-persons, 9 6-persons, 17 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 239 1-person, 64 2-persons

429 married couples with children.
75 single-parent households (27 men, 48 women).

99.3% of residents of 72843 zip code speak English at home.

Foreign born population: 5 (0.2%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
:

0.2%
Whole state:

4.7%
Most common first ancestries reported in 72843
  • 44%American
  • 11%English
  • 3%Irish
  • 2%German
  • 2%Dutch
  • 1%French
  • 1%Welsh
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 42010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 121990 to 1999
  • 0Before 1990

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • HECTOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (104 SYCAMORE ST. in HECTOR, AR)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-5803009
  • HECTOR HIGH SCHOOL (11601 SR 27 in HECTOR, AR)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-5803010

Zip code 72843 marital status for males
Zip code 72843 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 13.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 17.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 66.2%Electricity
  • 20.7%Utility gas
  • 7.9%Wood
  • 5.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 5,067.

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

  • This state: 1,982
  • Northeast: 5
  • Midwest: 137
  • South: 366
  • West: 146

61% of the 72843 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Arkansas.

94% of the 72843 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 85% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Hector, AR (72843)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4
Here:

1.7%
Arkansas:

7.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Arkansas:

8.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

8.8%
Arkansas:

16.7%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 61,808Management occupations
  • 59,665Production occupations
  • 50,723Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 48,493Material moving occupations
  • 42,869Education, training, and library occupations
  • 42,235Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (5-9 employees: 2 establishments, 1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Wholesale Trade: Other Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers (10-19: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 3)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Photography Studios, Portrait (1-4: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Veterinary Services (1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (1-4: 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

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • 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
Most common first names in zip code 72843 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2479.3 years
James1675.4 years
John1578.6 years
Charles1065.7 years
Mary674.5 years
Carl574.8 years
Martha590.6 years
Earl575.8 years
David557.2 years
Roy581.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 72843 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Coffman1779.3 years
Rackley1071.9 years
Brown773.1 years
Hill771.7 years
Riley775.3 years
Bowden776.7 years
Walker685.0 years
Crouch682.7 years
Churchill681.1 years
Hurley684.0 years
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