Zip Code 72701 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameFayetteville
Zip Code StateArkansas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Washington
Secondary County: Madison
Area Code479
Current Population:39782
Racial Majority:White 81.66%
Public School Racial Majority:White 69.8%
Unemployment Rate:5.8%
Median Household Income$40138
Average Adjusted Gross Income$64120
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time18 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1224 - 2100 ft.
Area155 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.98783112, -94.09314728

Zip Code 72701 Description

Zip Code 72701 is located in the state of Arkansas in the Fort Smith - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 72701 is primarily located in Washington County. Portions of 72701 are also located in Madison County. The official US Postal Service name for 72701 is FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas. Portions of zip code 72701 are contained within or border the city limits of Fayetteville, AR, Greenland, AR, Elkins, AR, Goshen, AR, and Farmington, AR. The area code for zip code 72701 is 479. 72701 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Arkansas.

The current unemployment level in 72701 is 5.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 2.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 7.5% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 8.4%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 72701 increased to 39782 from 34118 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 72701 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 72701 public schools is White. 41.6% of students in 72701 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 33544 81.66% 33031 +2%
 Black Or African American 2419 5.89% 1944 +24%
 Hispanic 2455 5.98% 2132 +15%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 481 1.17% 412 +17%
 Asian 867 2.11% 1111 -22%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 106 0.26% 53 +100%
 Other Race 55 0.09% 55 -31%
 Two Or More Races 1044 2.84% 1044 +12%

Zip Code 72701 Race/Ethnicity

 White 69.8%
 Black Or African American 10.5%
 Hispanic 11.3%
 Asian 2.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.7%
 Two or More Races 4.5%

Zip Code 72701 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3978234118
Male Population50.60%
Female Population49.40%
Total Households15320
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$40138
Income Under $50K Per Year59.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year15.10%
72701 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Arkansas District 3Steve WomackRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Arkansas Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$360815
Average Real Estate Sale Price$183625
Current Unemployment Level 5.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 38b - Lower Boston Mountains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 72701 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)24283746546367655846362846
Avg Max Temp (°F)45515970768489898171574868
Avg Precip (In.)2.182.484.24.375.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO
CBSA Type72701
CBSA Population461723
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours