Zip Code 72348 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHughes
Zip Code StateArkansas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Crittenden
Secondary County: Saint Francis
Area Code327 / 870
Current Population:2594
Racial Majority: 38.32%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 85%
Unemployment Rate:8.1%
Median Household Income$28411
Average Adjusted Gross Income$41470
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time29.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range174 - 200 ft.
Area156 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.93288200, -90.42546900

Zip Code 72348 Description

Zip Code 72348 is located in the state of Arkansas in the Memphis metro area. Zip code 72348 is primarily located in Crittenden County. Portions of 72348 are also located in Saint Francis County. The official US Postal Service name for 72348 is HUGHES, Arkansas. Portions of zip code 72348 are contained within or border the city limits of Hughes, AR, Horseshoe Lake, AR, . Zip code 72348 is within area code 870 and area code 662. 72348 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Arkansas.

The current unemployment level in 72348 is 8.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.4% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 72348 decreased to 2594 from 3279 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 72348 is while the majority ethnicity attending 72348 public schools is Black. 98.3% of students in 72348 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1196 38.32% 1213 -1%
 Black Or African American 1608 51.52% 1280 +26%
 Hispanic 293 9.39% 45 +551%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.29% 16 -44%
 Asian 0 0% 13 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 1 0.06% 1 +100%
 Two Or More Races 25 0.42% 25 -48%

Zip Code 72348 Race/Ethnicity

 White 13.3%
 Black Or African American 85%
 Hispanic 1.7%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 72348 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population25943279
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households1097
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$28411
Income Under $50K Per Year73.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year20.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.90%
72348 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Arkansas District 1Rick CrawfordRepublican
Arkansas District 1Rick CrawfordRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Arkansas Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$95875
Average Real Estate Sale Price$208667
Current Unemployment Level 8.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.7%
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 72348 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)29334250606871696250413351
Avg Max Temp (°F)47536272808892908475615171
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Forrest City, AR
CBSA Type72348
CBSA Population28744
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours