Official Zip Code NameWest Fork
Zip Code StateArkansas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code479
Current Population:6121
Racial Majority: 90.54%
Public School Racial Majority:White 92.4%
Unemployment Rate:3.13%
Median Household Income$42588
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44679
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time27.1 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Primary County: Washington
Elevation Range1326 - 1801 ft.
Area114 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.85865021, -94.28122711

Zip Code 72774 Description

Zip Code 72774 is located in the state of Arkansas in the Fort Smith - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 72774 is primarily located in Washington County. The official US Postal Service name for 72774 is WEST FORK, Arkansas. Portions of zip code 72774 are contained within or border the city limits of West Fork, AR, . The area code for zip code 72774 is 479. 72774 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Arkansas.

The current unemployment level in 72774 is 3.13% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 2.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 72774 increased to 6121 from 5339 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 72774 is while the majority ethnicity attending 72774 public schools is White. 59.4% of students in 72774 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 5677 90.54% 5713 -1%
 Black Or African American 303 4.83% 26 +1065%
 Hispanic 103 1.64% 141 -27%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 50 0.8% 75 -33%
 Asian 6 0.1% 28 -79%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 66 1.05% 9 +633%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 129 1.04% 129 -50%

Zip Code 72774 Race/Ethnicity

 White 92.4%
 Black Or African American 1.3%
 Hispanic 2.5%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.5%
 Two or More Races 1.8%

Zip Code 72774 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population61215339
Male Population49.90%
Female Population50.10%
Total Households2320
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$42588
Income Under $50K Per Year58.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.40%
114 US Congressional DistrictArkansas 3
RepresentativeSteve Womack
Average Real Estate Asking Price$212491
Average Real Estate Sale Price$134040
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)3.13%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.21%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.57%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 38b - Lower Boston Mountains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 72774 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)23273545536267645745352745
Avg Max Temp (°F)44515969758388888070574868
Avg Precip (In.)2.592.834.734.625.95.023.333.335.064.455.123.5550.54
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO
CBSA Type72774
CBSA Population461723
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours