Zip Code 72372 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePalestine
Zip Code StateArkansas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Saint Francis
Area Code327 / 870
Current Population:1945
Racial Majority: 71%
Public School Racial Majority:White 80%
Unemployment Rate:8.1%
Median Household Income$33329
Average Adjusted Gross Income$42580
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time22.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range187 - 213 ft.
Area100 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.98212100, -90.94422600

Zip Code 72372 Description

Zip Code 72372 is located in the state of Arkansas in the Memphis metro area. Zip code 72372 is primarily located in Saint Francis County. The official US Postal Service name for 72372 is PALESTINE, Arkansas. Portions of zip code 72372 are contained within or border the city limits of Palestine, AR, . The area code for zip code 72372 is 870. 72372 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Arkansas.

The current unemployment level in 72372 is 8.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.0% 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 72372 decreased to 1945 from 2393 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 72372 is while the majority ethnicity attending 72372 public schools is White. 98.9% of students in 72372 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1655 71% 1334 +24%
 Black Or African American 598 25.65% 571 +5%
 Hispanic 50 2.15% 10 +400%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.73% 8 +113%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 21 0.47% 21 -48%

Zip Code 72372 Race/Ethnicity

 White 80%
 Black Or African American 17.3%
 Hispanic 1.9%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.6%

Zip Code 72372 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population19452393
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households804
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$33329
Income Under $50K Per Year69.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.20%
72372 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Arkansas District 1Rick CrawfordRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$127280
Average Real Estate Sale Price$46587
Current Unemployment Level 8.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.7%
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 72372 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)29334250606871696250413350
Avg Max Temp (°F)47536272808891908475615171
Avg Precip (In.)3.833.845.125.375.384.013.432.853.193.635.175.0550.86
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Forrest City, AR
CBSA Type72372
CBSA Population28744
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours