Zip Code 72036 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCotton Plant
Zip Code StateArkansas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Woodruff
Area Code327 / 870
Current Population:817
Racial Majority: 40.4%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 76.1%
Unemployment Rate:6.0%
Median Household Income$18797
Average Adjusted Gross Income$31210
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time18.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range171 - 207 ft.
Area141 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.02457500, -91.22981500

Zip Code 72036 Description

Zip Code 72036 is located in the state of Arkansas in the Little Rock metro area. Zip code 72036 is primarily located in Woodruff County. The official US Postal Service name for 72036 is COTTON PLANT, Arkansas. Portions of zip code 72036 are contained within or border the city limits of Cotton Plant, AR, Hunter, AR, . The area code for zip code 72036 is 870. 72036 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Arkansas.

The current unemployment level in 72036 is 6.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.2% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.6% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 72036 decreased to 817 from 1223 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 72036 is while the majority ethnicity attending 72036 public schools is Black. 93.5% of students in 72036 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 303 40.4% 256 +18%
 Black Or African American 440 58.67% 541 -19%
 Hispanic 0 0% 4 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 3 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 2 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.93% 6 +17%

Zip Code 72036 Race/Ethnicity

 White 15.2%
 Black Or African American 76.1%
 Hispanic 2.2%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 6.5%

Zip Code 72036 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population8171223
Male Population45.40%
Female Population54.60%
Total Households391
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$18797
Income Under $50K Per Year85.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year12.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year2.40%
72036 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Arkansas District 1Rick CrawfordRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$40000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$60583
Current Unemployment Level 6.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 73g - Western Lowlands Pleistocene Valley Trains
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 72036 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)29334250596871696250413350
Avg Max Temp (°F)47536271808892908475615171
Avg Precip (In.)3.753.795.015.375.314.013.292.673.263.675.134.7950.02
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours