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ZIP Code 04038

Primary City:Gorham, ME (View All Cities)
County: Cumberland County
Timezone: Eastern (3:03am)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.7, -70.5
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04038

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04038. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 04038. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04038, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Gorham, ME

Stats and Demographics for the 04038 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04038 is located in southwest Maine and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 04038 are primarily white. The number of young adults is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04038 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,381
Population Density 324 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,972
Median Home Value $242,700
Land Area 50.62 sq mi
Water Area 0.67 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,719
Median Household Income $75,833

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male396545580858717350377524551633622530428273185113122115
Female372529585921637356394561626706609566454273207188215263
Total7681,0741,1651,7791,3547067711,0851,1771,3391,2311,096882546392301337378

Gender

 Male 7,919 48%
 Female 8,462 52%
Gender

Race

 White 15,806 96.5%
 Black Or African American 110 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 56 0.3%
 Asian 155 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 30 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 222 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner333931,0061,2801,019510283114
Renter11124016217511372100108
Total1446331,1681,4551,132582383222

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,265 57%
 Single Guardian 799 14%
 Singles 1,244 22%
 Singles With Roommate 411 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,663 64%
 Households with Kids 2,056 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7489928710810510411211698116109125132114125123187309220
Female68738784971061198612110714010413698106108119244344240
Total142162179171205211223198237205256213261230220233242431653460

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04038 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 04038 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 04038 real estate data, the median home value of $242,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 04038. Rentals in 04038 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04038 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,808 90.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 167 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,384 8.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 18 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,574 60%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,064 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,081 18%
 Households Vacant 253 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 59 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 5%
 For Sale Only 69 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 69 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 54 6%
 1 Bedroom 227 23%
 2 Bedroom 362 37%
 3+ Bedroom 332 34%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $75,833 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 04038 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 04038 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,909 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,725 35%
 No Earnings 2,813 21%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,909 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,725 35%
 No Earnings 2,813 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,287 90.3%
 Public transportation 42 0.5%
 Taxicab 3 0.0%
 Motorcycle 23 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 462 5.0%
 Worked at Home 363 4.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 265 5%
 High School Graduate 2,233 44%
 Associate's degree 422 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,427 28%
 Master's degree 422 8%
 Professional school degree 145 3%
 Doctorate degree 165 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,592 85.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 259 8.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 188 6.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04038

ZIP Code 04038 is in the Gorham School Department School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04038.

Village Elementary School-Gorham
12 Robie St
Gorham, ME 04038
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gorham School Department School District
Gorham Middle School
106 Weeks Rd
Gorham, ME 04038
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Gorham School Department School District
Narragansett Elementary School
284 Main St
Gorham, ME 04038
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gorham School Department School District
Great Falls Elementary School
73 Justice Way
Gorham, ME 04038
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gorham School Department School District
Gorham High School
41 Morrill Ave
Gorham, ME 04038
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Gorham School Department School District

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