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ZIP Code 04473

Primary City:Orono, ME (View All Cities)
County: Penobscot County
Timezone: Eastern (4:38am)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.88, -68.72
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04473

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04473. 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 04473. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04473, 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:
Orono, ME

Stats and Demographics for the 04473 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04473 is located in central 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 04473 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04473 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,660
Population Density 427 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,087
Median Home Value $204,500
Land Area 17.95 sq mi
Water Area 1.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,829
Median Household Income $37,528

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 24Male Median Age: 23Female Median Age: 26

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1171291293171,48726613912312115816617214010174826391
Female1001151283751,129199107125133177186195152112106120133193
Total2172442576922,616465246248254335352367292213180202196284

Gender

 Male 3,875 51%
 Female 3,785 49%
Gender

Race

 White 7,150 93.3%
 Black Or African American 85 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 73 1.0%
 Asian 173 2.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 30 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 147 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner269516630628418313449
Renter7232831039510754115106
Total749378269401391237249155

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 932 33%
 Single Guardian 296 10%
 Singles 864 31%
 Singles With Roommate 737 26%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,324 82%
 Households with Kids 505 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male161624242527172634253018282833242126213403
Female171917261426242427332231222023213942250396
Total333541503953415061585249504856456068463799

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04473 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 04473 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 04473 real estate data, the median home value of $204,500 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 04473. Rentals in 04473 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04473 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,485 84.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 177 2.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 990 12.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 747 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 496 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,586 51%
 Households Vacant 258 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 83 32.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1.6%
 For Sale Only 20 7.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 96 37.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 53 20.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 133 8%
 1 Bedroom 420 25%
 2 Bedroom 529 32%
 3+ Bedroom 574 35%
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 $37,528 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 04473 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 04473 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 04473 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,707 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,540 51%
 No Earnings 1,754 25%
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 1,707 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,540 51%
 No Earnings 1,754 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,873 79%
 Public transportation 59 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 574 16%
 Worked at Home 110 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 04473 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 74 4%
 High School Graduate 631 34%
 Associate's degree 106 6%
 Bachelor's degree 529 29%
 Master's degree 143 8%
 Professional school degree 120 7%
 Doctorate degree 229 13%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 639 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 110 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 87 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04473

ZIP Code 04473 is in the Rsu 26 School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04473.

Asa C Adams School
10 Goodridge Dr
Orono, ME 04473
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rsu 26 School District
Orono Middle School
14 Goodridge Dr
Orono, ME 04473
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rsu 26 School District
Orono High School
14 Goodridge Dr
Orono, ME 04473
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rsu 26 School District

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