Zip Code 72335 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameForrest City
Zip Code StateArkansas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Saint Francis
Secondary County: Lee
Area Code327 / 870
Current Population:20121
Racial Majority: 36.5%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 83.3%
Unemployment Rate:5.7%
Median Household Income$31824
Average Adjusted Gross Income$36080
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time21.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range180 - 374 ft.
Area155 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.99594100, -90.75840700

Zip Code 72335 Description

Zip Code 72335 is located in the state of Arkansas in the Memphis metro area. Zip code 72335 is primarily located in Saint Francis County. Portions of 72335 are also located in Lee County. The official US Postal Service name for 72335 is FORREST CITY, Arkansas. Portions of zip code 72335 are contained within or border the city limits of Forrest City, AR, Madison, AR, and Caldwell, AR. The area code for zip code 72335 is 870. 72335 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Arkansas.

The current unemployment level in 72335 is 5.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.0% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 72335 increased to 20121 from 19546 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 72335 is while the majority ethnicity attending 72335 public schools is Black. 99.5% of students in 72335 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 7158 36.5% 7485 -4%
 Black Or African American 10917 55.66% 11172 -2%
 Hispanic 866 4.42% 1014 -15%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 66 0.34% 97 -32%
 Asian 52 0.27% 114 -54%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.07% 7 +100%
 Other Race 8 0.31% 8 +663%
 Two Or More Races 224 2.44% 224 +114%

Zip Code 72335 Race/Ethnicity

 White 14.1%
 Black Or African American 83.3%
 Hispanic 1.2%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 0.7%

Zip Code 72335 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2012119546
Male Population56.90%
Female Population43.10%
Total Households6278
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
99.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$31824
Income Under $50K Per Year69.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year24.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.50%
72335 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Arkansas District 1Rick CrawfordRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Arkansas Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$104917
Average Real Estate Sale Price$54750
Current Unemployment Level 5.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
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 72335 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)29334251606771686250413351
Avg Max Temp (°F)47536272808891908475615171
Avg Precip (In.)3.863.95.135.45.453.873.483.113.063.595.25.1851.23
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Forrest City, AR
CBSA Type72335
CBSA Population28744
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours