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ZIP Code 04079

Primary City:Harpswell, ME (View All Cities)
County: Cumberland County
Timezone: Eastern (1:05pm)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.8, -70.0
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04079

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04079. 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 04079. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04079, 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:
Harpswell, ME
Acceptable:
S Harpswell, South Harpswell

Stats and Demographics for the 04079 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04079 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 04079 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04079 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,871
Population Density 182 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,150
Median Home Value $377,400
Land Area 21.23 sq mi
Water Area 37.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,781
Median Household Income $71,615

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6268901037277629286148184177192165130795132
Female7393101766565621051251591891941971831071055844
Total13516119117913714212419721130737337138934823718410976

Gender

 Male 1,870 48%
 Female 2,001 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,773 97.5%
 Black Or African American 3 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.3%
 Asian 23 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 56 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner64115630236331717747
Renter289051766335227
Total3413120737842635219954

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,004 56%
 Single Guardian 184 10%
 Singles 465 26%
 Singles With Roommate 128 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,423 80%
 Households with Kids 358 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10101415620121911171315261932232213138
Female1513171617132217242527132016161417181110
Total2523313123333436354240284635483739312418

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04079 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 04079 were primarily built in the 1980s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 04079 real estate data, the median home value of $377,400 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 04079. Rentals in 04079 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04079 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,859 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 882 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 527 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 372 12%
 Households Vacant 1,369 43%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 43 3.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.2%
 For Sale Only 40 2.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 1.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,198 87.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 71 5.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 48 20%
 2 Bedroom 74 31%
 3+ Bedroom 114 48%
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 $71,615 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 04079 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 04079 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 04079 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,093 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 940 29%
 No Earnings 1,195 37%
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 1,093 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 940 29%
 No Earnings 1,195 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,418 78%
 Public transportation 44 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 95 5%
 Worked at Home 268 15%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 04079 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 24 2%
 High School Graduate 501 37%
 Associate's degree 83 6%
 Bachelor's degree 334 24%
 Master's degree 198 15%
 Professional school degree 127 9%
 Doctorate degree 97 7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 509 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 72 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 43 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04079

ZIP Code 04079 is in the Rsu 75/Msad 75 School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04079.

Harpswell Community School
308 Harpswell Islands Rd
Harpswell, ME 04079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rsu 75/Msad 75 School District

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