Zip Code 72212 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLittle Rock
Zip Code StateArkansas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pulaski
Area Code501
Current Population:12705
Racial Majority: 76.85%
Public School Racial Majority:White 46%
Unemployment Rate:11.8%
Median Household Income$87620
Average Adjusted Gross Income$134130
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time18 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range348 - 463 ft.
Area7 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.79533005, -92.40995026

Zip Code 72212 Description

Zip Code 72212 is located in the state of Arkansas in the Little Rock metro area. Zip code 72212 is primarily located in Pulaski County. The official US Postal Service name for 72212 is LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas. Portions of zip code 72212 are contained within or border the city limits of Little Rock, AR, North Little Rock, AR, . The area code for zip code 72212 is 501. 72212 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Arkansas.

The current unemployment level in 72212 is 11.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 10.3% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 72212 increased to 12705 from 9859 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 72212 is while the majority ethnicity attending 72212 public schools is White. 34.6% of students in 72212 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 10655 76.85% 10516 +1%
 Black Or African American 2112 15.23% 1250 +69%
 Hispanic 402 2.9% 239 +68%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 32 0.23% 20 +60%
 Asian 380 2.74% 515 -26%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.02% 5 -40%
 Other Race 11 0% 11 -100%
 Two Or More Races 149 2.03% 149 +89%

Zip Code 72212 Race/Ethnicity

 White 46%
 Black Or African American 38.8%
 Hispanic 4.3%
 Asian 8.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 2.1%

Zip Code 72212 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population127059859
Male Population48.10%
Female Population51.90%
Total Households5106
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$87620
Income Under $50K Per Year23.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year42.70%
72212 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Arkansas District 2French HillRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Arkansas Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$378649
Average Real Estate Sale Price$282257
Current Unemployment Level 11.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 36d - Fourche Mountains
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 72212 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)30344250596771696251413351
Avg Max Temp (°F)50566573818893928575625273
Avg Precip (In.)3.563.564.985.25.083.823.282.653.714.215.714.7450.49
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR
CBSA Type72212
CBSA Population694164
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours
River Mountain
Rock Creek
Walnut Valley