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ZIP Code 04217

Primary City:Bethel, ME (View All Cities)
County: Oxford County
Timezone: Eastern (7:25pm)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.4, -70.8
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04217

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04217. 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 04217. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04217, 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:
Bethel, ME
Acceptable:
Albany Twp, Gilead, Mason Twp

Stats and Demographics for the 04217 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04217 is located in southwest Maine and covers a slightly higher 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 04217 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04217 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,312
Population Density 18 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,434
Median Home Value $209,200
Land Area 182.76 sq mi
Water Area 2.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,435
Median Household Income $48,828

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9310011191876187921481291341391219358363919
Female8410910695668086981241131571561118263594540
Total177209217186153141173190272242291295232175121958459

Gender

 Male 1,638 49%
 Female 1,674 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,227 97.4%
 Black Or African American 14 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.4%
 Asian 17 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 14 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 28 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner97618925026317510334
Renter2777536547371911
Total3615324231531021212245

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 700 49%
 Single Guardian 206 14%
 Singles 417 29%
 Singles With Roommate 112 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,028 72%
 Households with Kids 407 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2017202015222022212131182021252119151113
Female191413202814262417192719202116223213127
Total3931334043364646384058374042414351282320

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04217 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 04217 were primarily built in the 2000s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 04217 real estate data, the median home value of $209,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 04217. Rentals in 04217 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04217 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,312 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 671 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 428 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 336 14%
 Households Vacant 999 41%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 107 10.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 1.5%
 For Sale Only 48 4.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 775 77.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 50 5.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 2%
 1 Bedroom 66 26%
 2 Bedroom 99 39%
 3+ Bedroom 81 32%
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 $48,828 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 04217 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. Most commuters in 04217 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 838 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 690 30%
 No Earnings 771 34%
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 838 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 690 30%
 No Earnings 771 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,243 92.9%
 Public transportation 8 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 21 1.6%
 Worked at Home 66 4.9%
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 85 8%
 High School Graduate 548 53%
 Associate's degree 37 4%
 Bachelor's degree 257 25%
 Master's degree 67 7%
 Professional school degree 22 2%
 Doctorate degree 14 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 413 67.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 189 30.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 13 2.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04217

ZIP Code 04217 is in the Rsu 44/Msad 44 School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04217.

Crescent Park School
19 Crescent Ln
Bethel, ME 04217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rsu 44/Msad 44 School District
Telstar Middle School
284 Walkers Mills Rd
Bethel, ME 04217
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rsu 44/Msad 44 School District
Telstar High School
284 Walkers Mills Rd
Bethel, ME 04217
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rsu 44/Msad 44 School District
Gould Academy
39 Church St
Bethel, ME 04217
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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