ZIP Code 72956 - Van Buren Arkansas

ZIP Code 72956 is located in Van Buren Arkansas. Portions of 72956 are also in Kibler and Dora and Cedarville and Van Buren Township (Crawford County) and Dora Township and Jasper Township (Crawford County) and Uniontown Township and Alma Township. 72956 is entirely within Crawford County. Regionally, 72956 is located in the Ft. Smith-Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers Area.

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ZIP Code 72956 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameVan Buren
Primary CountyCrawford County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)34,805
Area Code(s)479
Current Time

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72956 Demographics

72956 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Arkansas based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 72956 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 72956 is White. The current unemployment level in 72956 is 3.1%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density316 People per Square Mile
Total Households12,790
Percentage High Income Households1.2%
Median Household Income (2021)$53,352
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$357,860
Current Unemployment Rate (June 2024)3.1%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 85.06%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 67.33%

72956 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American3310.94%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

72956 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American781.52%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander90.18%

72956 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,77610.04%
Bachelor Degree2,02711.45%
High School Diploma5,66131.99%
No High School Diploma3151.78%
GED or Alternate1,4738.32%
1 or More Years of College3,37719.08%
Associates Degree2,05811.63%
Masters Degree7904.46%
Professional Degree1580.89%
Doctorate Degree610.34%

72956 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 72956
RegionFt. Smith-Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaFort Smith, AR-OK
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area110 Square Miles

72956 Politics

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72956 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Average First Frost DateOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateApril 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion37c - Arkansas Valley Hills

72956 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)27324048576670696250393049
Avg Max Temp (°F)48556473808793938575625172
Avg Precip (In.)2.52.674.264.085.464.363.212.813.954.124.953.4845.85

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