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ZIP Code 04538

Primary City:Boothbay Harbor, ME (View All Cities)
County: Lincoln County
Timezone: Eastern (3:29pm)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.85, -69.63
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04538

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04538. 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 04538. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04538, 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:
Boothbay Harbor, ME
Acceptable:
Boothbay Hbr, Capitol Is, Capitol Island

Stats and Demographics for the 04538 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04538 is located in south 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 04538 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04538 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,080
Population Density 426 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,960
Median Home Value $245,000
Land Area 4.88 sq mi
Water Area 1.98 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,043
Median Household Income $45,841

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 55Male Median Age: 53Female Median Age: 57

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male323133354638334256748377849451514336
Female292837483743434449769999106106597463101
Total6159708383817686105150182176190200110125106137

Gender

 Male 939 45%
 Female 1,141 55%
Gender

Race

 White 2,018 97.0%
 Black Or African American 12 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.3%
 Asian 17 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 24 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner7255614118414210538
Renter2241524746484742
Total296610818823019015280

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 415 40%
 Single Guardian 106 10%
 Singles 444 43%
 Singles With Roommate 78 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 886 85%
 Households with Kids 157 15%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male674103136366487841195612
Female101386745678886109127104
Total168718920108121312161514142021121616

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04538 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 04538 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 04538 real estate data, the median home value of $245,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 04538 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 04538 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04538 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,975 95.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 102 4.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 399 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 299 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 345 18%
 Households Vacant 917 47%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 93 10.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 0.9%
 For Sale Only 47 5.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 732 79.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 35 3.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 2%
 1 Bedroom 112 40%
 2 Bedroom 76 27%
 3+ Bedroom 87 31%
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 $45,841 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 04538 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 04538 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 618 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 450 26%
 No Earnings 691 39%
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 618 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 450 26%
 No Earnings 691 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 720 82%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 86 10%
 Worked at Home 69 8%
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 54 7.3%
 High School Graduate 356 47.9%
 Associate's degree 48 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 205 27.6%
 Master's degree 59 7.9%
 Professional school degree 17 2.3%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 177 78%
 Enrolled in Private School 30 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 20 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04538

ZIP Code 04538 is in the Boothbay-Boothbay Hbr Csd School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04538.

Boothbay Region Elementary School
238 Townsend Ave
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Boothbay-Boothbay Hbr Csd School District
Boothbay Region High School
236 Townsend Ave
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Boothbay-Boothbay Hbr Csd School District

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