Searcy, AR Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Demographics

Population: 18,928. Estimated population in July 2020: 20,663 (+9.2% change)
Males: 8,918 (47.1%), Females: 10,010 (52.9%)

White County

Zip codes: 72143.

Median resident age: 30.5 years
Median household income: $32,321
Median house value: $83,400

Races in Searcy:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.4%)
  • Black (6.6%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (14.1%), German (10.2%), English (9.9%), Irish (9.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), Dutch (1.9%).

Elevation: 263 feet

Land area: 14.7 square miles

Map of Searcy, AR

Population

For population 25 years and over in Searcy

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 22.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Searcy city

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

2.1% Foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.2% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,405 (+21.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Searcy:

  • CENTRAL ARKANSAS HOSPITAL (1200 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
  • WHITE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (3214 EAST RACE AVENUE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Searcy:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Searcy:

  • LITTLE ROCK AFB (about 37 miles; JACKSONVILLE, AR; Abbreviation: LRF)
  • ADAMS FIELD (about 50 miles; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Abbreviation: LIT)
  • MEMORIAL FIELD (about 108 miles; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Abbreviation: HOT)

Other public-use airports nearest to Searcy:

  • SEARCY MUNI (about 4 miles; SEARCY, AR; Abbreviation: SRC)
  • BALD KNOB MUNI (about 14 miles; BALD KNOB, AR; Abbreviation: M74)
  • HEBER SPRINGS MUNI (about 26 miles; HEBER SPRINGS, AR; Abbreviation: HBZ)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Searcy:

  • HARDING UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 3,959; Location: 900 E CENTER BOX 12250; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.harding.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • FOOTHILLS TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 241; Location: 1800 EAST MOORE; Public; Website: www.foothills.tec.ar.us)
  • SEARCY BEAUTY COLLEGE INC (Full-time enrollment: 49; Location: 1004 S MAIN; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Searcy:

  • ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-BEEBE BRANCH (about 16 miles; BEEBE, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,840)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS (about 45 miles; CONWAY, AR; Full-time enrollment: 7,693)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK (about 56 miles; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Full-time enrollment: 8,024)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF (about 70 miles; PINE BLUFF, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,801)
  • ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 84 miles; STATE UNIVERSITY, AR; Full-time enrollment: 8,696)
  • ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 98 miles; RUSSELLVILLE, AR; Full-time enrollment: 4,450)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO (about 114 miles; Monticello, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,048)

Schools

Public high schools in Searcy:

  • SEARCY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,049; Location: 301 NORTH ELLA; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • RIVERVIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 361; Location: 810 RAIDER DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in Searcy:

  • HARDING ACADEMY (Students: 438; Location: 1529 E PARK POB 10775 HARDING; Grades: PK – 12)
  • CENTER HILL SCHOOL (Students: 44; Location: 143 BUTLER; Grades: PK – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Searcy:

  • SOUTHWEST MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 589; Location: 1103 WOODRUFF STREET; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • AHLF JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 555; Location: 308 W. VINE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • WESTSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 536; Location: 512 COUNTRY CLUB RD; Grades: KG – 04)
  • MCRAE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 515; Location: 601 MCRAE ST.; Grades: KG – 04)
  • SIDNEY DEENER ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 419; Location: 163 CLOVERDALE BLVD.; Grades: KG – 04)

Private primary/middle school in Searcy:

  • CURTIS KINDERGARTEN (Students: 130; Location: 311 E PARK; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Searcy:

  • WHITE COUNTY REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $750,253; Location: 113 EAST PLEASURE AVENUE; 81,796 books; 1,752 audio materials; 1,140 video materials; 180 serial subscriptions)

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