Zip Code 72331 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameEarle
Zip Code StateArkansas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Crittenden
Secondary County: Cross
Area Code327 / 870
Current Population:3184
Racial Majority: 25.49%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 97%
Unemployment Rate:6.3%
Median Household Income$25958
Average Adjusted Gross Income$31140
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time26.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range197 - 213 ft.
Area139 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.28877000, -90.46548100

Zip Code 72331 Description

Zip Code 72331 is located in the state of Arkansas in the Memphis metro area. Zip code 72331 is primarily located in Crittenden County. Portions of 72331 are also located in Cross County. The official US Postal Service name for 72331 is EARLE, Arkansas. Portions of zip code 72331 are contained within or border the city limits of Earle, AR, Jennette, AR, . The area code for zip code 72331 is 870. 72331 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Arkansas.

The current unemployment level in 72331 is 6.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.4% 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 72331 decreased to 3184 from 4052 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 72331 is while the majority ethnicity attending 72331 public schools is Black. 99.1% of students in 72331 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 909 25.49% 876 +4%
 Black Or African American 2634 73.86% 2234 +18%
 Hispanic 0 0% 32 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 9 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 11 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 22 0.64% 22 +5%

Zip Code 72331 Race/Ethnicity

 White 2.7%
 Black Or African American 97%
 Hispanic 0.2%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 72331 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population31844052
Male Population47.80%
Female Population52.20%
Total Households1158
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
99.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$25958
Income Under $50K Per Year77.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year16.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.60%
72331 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Arkansas District 1Rick CrawfordRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$51600
Average Real Estate Sale Price$116333
Current Unemployment Level 6.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 73a - Northern Holocene Meander Belts
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 72331 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)28324150596871696150403250
Avg Max Temp (°F)46526171808891908374605071
Avg Precip (In.)3.853.845.075.395.134.083.312.823.323.485.235.250.72
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Memphis, TN-MS-AR
CBSA Type72331
CBSA Population1325833
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours