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72934 Zip Code (Chester, AR) Detailed Profile




City: Chester, AR (0.70%)
County: Crawford County, AR
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 685
Zip code population in 2010: 1,047
Zip code population in 2000: 909

Houses and condos: 462
Renter-occupied apartments: 10
% of renters here:

3%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 72934: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 68.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 10 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 72934
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.4% ($381)
Arkansas:

0.6% ($834)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $334 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $419 (0.4%)

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Males: 412  (60.2%)
Females: 273  (39.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 72934:

  • High school or higher: 66.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 72934:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 16.4%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

Zip code 72934 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 72934 (2019)
    • 96392.0%White
    • 383.6%Two or more races
    • 252.4%American Indian
    • 131.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 50.5%Asian
    • 20.2%Some other race
    • 10.10%Black
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $89,344
72934:

$89,344
Arkansas:

$136,200



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in 72934 zip code as of April 14, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 72934 is 115 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

52.5 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 72934, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $30,303 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$30,303
State:

$52,148

Salary/wage: $32,495 (reported on 75.9% of returns)
Here:

$32,495
State:

$41,669
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.3% for AGIs below $25k, 83.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $350 (reported on 13.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$350
Arkansas:

$1,648

Ordinary dividends: $367 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

$367
State:

$20,675

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,200 (reported on 6.9% of returns)
Here:

+$1,200
State:

+$15,222

Profit/loss from business: +$6,600 (reported on 20.7% of returns)
Here:

+$6,600
State:

+$9,665

Total itemized deductions: $18,300 (25% of AGI, reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

$18,300
State:

$23,276

Here:

25.1% of AGI
State:

19.1% of AGI

Taxes paid: $4,867 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
72934:

$4,867
State:

$7,941

Earned income credit: $2,811 (reported on 31.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,811
State:

$2,455
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 65.5%
Here:

66%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 62.5% for AGIs below $25k, 57.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 125.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 72934, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $26,653 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$26,653
State:

$39,270

Salary/wage: $27,122 (reported on 86.5% of returns)
Here:

$27,122
State:

$34,079
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 72.2% for AGIs below $10k, 83.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 92.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 97.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 71.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $979 (reported on 15.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$979
Arkansas:

$1,904

Taxable dividends: $48 (reported on 6.9% of returns)
Here:

$48
State:

$5,995

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,263 (reported on 6.3% of returns)
Here:

+$1,263
State:

+$10,430

Profit/loss from business: +$5,774 (reported on 17.5% of returns)
Here:

+$5,774
State:

+$7,823

Total itemized deductions: $14,000 (29% of AGI, reported on 8.6% of returns)
Here:

$14,000
State:

$18,389

Here:

29.0% of AGI
State:

21.0% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $1,143 (2% of AGI, reported on 4.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,143
State:

$4,725

Here:

2.1% of AGI
State:

5.1% of AGI

Total tax: $2,750 (reported on 64.7% of returns)
72934:

$2,750
State:

$6,047
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,960 (reported on 32.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,960
State:

$1,909

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 71.6%
Here:

72%
State:

67%
(% for various income ranges: 68.9% for AGIs below $10k, 72.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 75.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 93.1% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$27,027
Arkansas:

$48,952
Chester, AR (72934) map Nearest zip codes: 72948, 72952, 72932, 72946, 72955, 72729.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

21.0%
Arkansas:

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

16.0%
Arkansas:

47.5%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 41
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 303


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 2 (0 now married, 2 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 75 (26 now married, 48 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 72934 with a mortgage: 62
Houses without a mortgage: 279

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $938
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $259

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

18.7%
Whole state:

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

9.4%
Whole state:

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

4.7
State:

6.1
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5
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  • Notable locations in zip code 72934: Rural District 3 Chester (A), Rural District 4 Cove City (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 72934 include: Freedom Church (A), Eightyeight Church (B), Number 12 Church (C), Shamrock Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Oak Grove Cemetery (1), Kimes Cemetery (2), Kimbler Cemetery (3), Bryant Cemetery (4), Chester Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoir: Swearinger Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Elmo Creek (A), Ben Doodle Branch (B), Blackburn Creek (C), Mill Branch (D), McCaslin Branch (E), Locust Creek (F), Wilson Branch (G), Hart Creek (H), Farm Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 352010 to 2013
  • 522000 to 2009
  • 471990 to 1999
  • 2281980 to 1989
  • 451970 to 1979
  • 341960 to 1969
  • 11950 to 1959
  • 31940 to 1949
  • 91939 or earlier

Zip code 72934 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Chester, AR (72934)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Chester, AR (72934)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 261 bedroom
  • 872 bedrooms
  • 933 bedrooms
  • 194 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chester, AR (72934)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chester, AR (72934)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 321 bedroom
  • 52 bedrooms
  • 533 bedrooms
  • 24 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Chester, AR (72934) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chester, AR (72934) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 23no vehicle
  • 1761 vehicle
  • 862 vehicles
  • 303 vehicles
  • 194 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Chester, AR (72934) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chester, AR (72934) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1no vehicle
  • 71 vehicle
  • 22 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 72934 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 72934 household income distribution in 2019
  • 63Less than $10,000
  • 3$10,000 to $14,999
  • 52$15,000 to $19,999
  • 22$20,000 to $24,999
  • 58$25,000 to $29,999
  • 26$30,000 to $34,999
  • 3$35,000 to $39,999
  • 8$40,000 to $44,999
  • 24$45,000 to $49,999
  • 8$60,000 to $74,999
  • 57$75,000 to $99,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 72934

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 72934
  • 21Less than $10,000
  • 13$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2$25,000 to $29,999
  • 18$30,000 to $34,999
  • 12$35,000 to $39,999
  • 53$40,000 to $49,999
  • 20$70,000 to $79,999
  • 41$80,000 to $89,999
  • 3$100,000 to $124,999
  • 21$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1$150,000 to $174,999
  • 47$175,000 to $199,999
  • 47$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 72934

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 72934
  • 6$400 to $449
  • 1$450 to $499

Median gross rent in 2019: $640.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $84,308

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $89,344
72934:

$89,344
Arkansas:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $46,193 - $190,979
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 72934

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 367
  • 10 to 19: 4
  • Mobile homes: 86
  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 72934

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 72934
  • 98.6%238Drove a car alone
  • 0.8%2Walked
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 72934

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 72934
  • 2Less than 5 minutes
  • 1710 to 14 minutes
  • 315 to 19 minutes
  • 5320 to 24 minutes
  • 225 to 29 minutes
  • 3430 to 34 minutes
  • 2335 to 39 minutes
  • 540 to 44 minutes
  • 9945 to 59 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 56.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 685
  • Male householders: 275 (135 living alone), Female householders: 71 (18 living alone)
  • 147 spouses (147 opposite-sex spouses), 6 unmarried partners, (6 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 57 children (57 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 72 grandchildren, 6 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 55 other relatives, 0 non-relatives

Size of family households: 80 2-persons, 93 3-persons, 12 4-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 152 1-person, 6 2-persons

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

100.5% of residents of 72934 zip code speak English at home.

Foreign born population: 13 (2.0%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
:

2.0%
Whole state:

5.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 100%Malaysia
Most common first ancestries reported in 72934
  • 65%American
  • 10%European
  • 3%English
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 28Before 1990

Zip code 72934 topographic map


Zip code 72934 marital status for males
Zip code 72934 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 16.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 49.1%Wood
  • 28.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 23.4%Electricity

Population in 1990: 1,004.

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

  • This state: 484
  • Midwest: 5
  • South: 137
  • West: 27

68% of the 72934 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Arkansas.

100% of the 72934 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 300% moved from this county.

Year householders moved into unit in Chester, AR (72934)

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):
Here:

0.0%
Arkansas:

7.1%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019

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

  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events without Facilities (1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Information: Internet Service Providers (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Other Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Framing Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Residential Remodelers (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 2011:

  • 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
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$109,87018$63,42959$102,09610$31,66810$56,96614$36,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$138,8001$146,9601$5,6800$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$102,87011$59,40618$119,2187$19,6371$30,2708$52,940
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$50,5702$51,81011$124,4631$74,8201$41,0300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$75,2451$66,3702$101,4500$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$175,6702$133,385
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$63,4701$57,790
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 72934
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 72934 - Value

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 9. The highest number of fire incidents - 19 took place in 2012, and the least - 4 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 72934 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (55.7%), and Structure Fires (29.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 72934
    • 8855.7%Outside Fires
    • 4629.1%Structure Fires
    • 2012.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 42.5%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 72934, Arkansas

Most common first names in zip code 72934 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William681.7 years
James470.3 years
John469.3 years
Alvin365.6 years
Edward374.7 years
Flora286.0 years
Bertha288.0 years
Earl282.5 years
Betty273.5 years
Emmett278.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 72934 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Friddle875.6 years
Davis477.5 years
Jones477.5 years
Seratt481.7 years
Taylor482.7 years
Kimes388.0 years
Coombes372.9 years
Marion349.7 years
Dutton380.3 years
Cluck378.7 years
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