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ZIP Code 04281

Primary City:South Paris, ME (View All Cities)
County: Oxford County
Timezone: Eastern (9:12am)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.24, -70.49
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04281

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04281. 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 04281. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04281, 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:
South Paris, ME

Stats and Demographics for the 04281 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04281 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 04281 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged 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 04281 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,116
Population Density 126 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,376
Median Home Value $132,100
Land Area 40.59 sq mi
Water Area 0.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,156
Median Household Income $31,812

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male137143180152121129145150166186185186173109100796383
Female14215812613314014214014916720120217318513710111195127
Total279301306285261271285299333387387359358246201190158210

Gender

 Male 2,487 49%
 Female 2,629 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,908 95.9%
 Black Or African American 26 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.5%
 Asian 39 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 19 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 100 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1911822733932020812347
Renter73148104112112778643
Total9226633145143228520990

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 930 43%
 Single Guardian 382 18%
 Singles 658 31%
 Singles With Roommate 186 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,535 71%
 Households with Kids 621 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3224233524323025324327413435402923362433
Female2923273632384220261724283324273231291426
Total6147507156707245586051696759676154653859

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04281 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 04281 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 04281 real estate data, the median home value of $132,100 is slightly less than average 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 04281. Rentals in 04281 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04281 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,923 96.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 178 3.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 942 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 459 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 755 32%
 Households Vacant 220 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 45 20.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 27 12.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 78 35.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 65 29.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 469 51%
 2 Bedroom 233 25%
 3+ Bedroom 216 24%
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 $31,812 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 04281 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. However, that is not the case in 04281. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 1,377 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 943 22%
 No Earnings 2,065 47%
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 1,377 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 943 22%
 No Earnings 2,065 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,790 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 158 8%
 Worked at Home 94 5%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 253 13.2%
 High School Graduate 1,405 73.5%
 Associate's degree 36 1.9%
 Bachelor's degree 136 7.1%
 Master's degree 44 2.3%
 Professional school degree 26 1.4%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 608 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 130 18%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04281

ZIP Code 04281 is in the Rsu 17/Msad 17 School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04281.

Paris Elementary School
4 Hathaway Rd
South Paris, ME 04281
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rsu 17/Msad 17 School District
Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School
256 Main St
South Paris, ME 04281
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rsu 17/Msad 17 School District
Oxford Hills Middle School
100 Pine St
South Paris, ME 04281
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Rsu 17/Msad 17 School District
Oxford Hills Christian Academy
10 E Main St
South Paris, ME 04281
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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