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ZIP Code 04240

Primary City:Lewiston, ME (View All Cities)
County: Androscoggin County
Timezone: Eastern (2:00am)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.1, -70.2
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04240

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04240. 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 04240. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04240, 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:
Lewiston, ME

Stats and Demographics for the 04240 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04240 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 04240 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04240 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 36,592
Population Density 1,072 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,731
Median Home Value $151,800
Land Area 34.15 sq mi
Water Area 1.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,267
Median Household Income $36,035

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2901,1041,0221,3601,5291,1601,0121,0851,1261,2891,2161,073980699560457340288
Female1,3551,0999541,3101,7841,2601,1169761,1211,2961,2061,1021,094794644699566626
Total2,6452,2031,9762,6703,3132,4202,1282,0612,2472,5852,4222,1752,0741,4931,2041,156906914

Gender

 Male 17,590 48%
 Female 19,002 52%
Gender

Race

 White 31,694 86.6%
 Black Or African American 3,174 8.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 156 0.4%
 Asian 384 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.0%
 Other Race 219 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 951 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner767421,1411,5941,5561,107806280
Renter9051,6281,3411,4791,083644583302
Total9812,3702,4823,0732,6391,7511,389582

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,727 38%
 Single Guardian 2,895 19%
 Singles 5,259 34%
 Singles With Roommate 1,386 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,073 73%
 Households with Kids 4,194 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male259268257249241218198235212219232182204185211247215290397369
Female295286274243242241215206195212196169189188187200209300414438
Total554554531492483459413441407431428351393373398447424590811807

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04240 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 04240 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 04240 real estate data, the median home value of $151,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 04240 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 04240 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04240 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 34,475 94.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 21 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 344 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,533 4.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 219 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,956 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,346 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,965 48%
 Households Vacant 1,464 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 819 56%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 1%
 For Sale Only 163 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 96 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 336 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 526 7%
 1 Bedroom 2,378 30%
 2 Bedroom 3,205 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,842 23%
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 $36,035 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 04240 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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. More commuters in 04240 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 10,386 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,894 30%
 No Earnings 10,316 35%
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 10,386 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,894 30%
 No Earnings 10,316 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,618 86.1%
 Public transportation 102 0.6%
 Taxicab 163 1.0%
 Motorcycle 33 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,457 9.2%
 Worked at Home 438 2.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,655 14.9%
 High School Graduate 6,970 62.7%
 Associate's degree 874 7.9%
 Bachelor's degree 965 8.7%
 Master's degree 453 4.1%
 Professional school degree 137 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 68 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,012 81.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 627 10.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 517 8.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04240

ZIP Code 04240 is in the Lewiston School Department School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04240.

Farwell Elementary School
84110 Farwell St
Lewiston, ME 04240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lewiston School Department School District
Martel School
880 Lisbon St
Lewiston, ME 04240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lewiston School Department School District
Montello School
407 East Ave
Lewiston, ME 04240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lewiston School Department School District
Governor James B Longley Elementary School
145 Birch St
Lewiston, ME 04240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lewiston School Department School District
Thomas J Mcmahon Elementary School
151 North Temple St
Lewiston, ME 04240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lewiston School Department School District
Raymond A. Geiger Elementary School
601 College St
Lewiston, ME 04240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lewiston School Department School District
Lewiston Regional Technology Center
156 East Ave
Lewiston, ME 04240
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lewiston School Department School District
Lewiston High School
156 East Ave
Lewiston, ME 04240
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lewiston School Department School District
Lewiston Middle School
75 Central Ave
Lewiston, ME 04240
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Lewiston School Department School District
St Dominic Academy
17 Baird Ave
Lewiston, ME 04240
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Margaret Murphy Center for Children-Main
655 Main St
Lewiston, ME 04240
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Central Maine Christian Academy
390 Main St
Lewiston, ME 04240
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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