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ZIP Code 04543

Primary City:Damariscotta, ME (View All Cities)
County: Lincoln County
Timezone: Eastern (7:03pm)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.04, -69.49
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04543

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04543. 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 04543. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04543, 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:
Damariscotta, ME

Stats and Demographics for the 04543 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04543 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 04543 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04543 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,218
Population Density 179 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,359
Median Home Value $224,600
Land Area 12.42 sq mi
Water Area 2.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,051
Median Household Income $43,341

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 54

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male464270764941505347676174686139562654
Female5249644556474656528478879681595783146
Total989113412110588961099915113916116414298113109200

Gender

 Male 980 44%
 Female 1,238 56%
Gender

Race

 White 2,152 97.0%
 Black Or African American 8 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.0%
 Asian 18 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 32 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3366412115213211083
Renter4568515145303129
Total48104115172197162141112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 439 42%
 Single Guardian 139 13%
 Singles 417 40%
 Singles With Roommate 56 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 813 77%
 Households with Kids 238 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9781179671371721101515191610169
Female99131049149139156151910101010510
Total1816212111182016261632272534252926202119

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04543 has a slightly higher 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 04543 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 04543 real estate data, the median home value of $224,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 04543 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 04543 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04543 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,134 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 84 4%
 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 405 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 296 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 350 26%
 Households Vacant 308 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 54 17.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1.3%
 For Sale Only 15 4.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 186 60.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 47 15.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 2%
 1 Bedroom 122 48%
 2 Bedroom 47 19%
 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 $43,341 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 04543 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 04543 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 04543 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 515 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 364 22%
 No Earnings 794 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 515 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 364 22%
 No Earnings 794 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 639 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 36 5%
 Worked at Home 71 10%
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 42 7%
 High School Graduate 338 54%
 Associate's degree 26 4%
 Bachelor's degree 101 16%
 Master's degree 75 12%
 Professional school degree 24 4%
 Doctorate degree 18 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 221 64%
 Enrolled in Private School 102 30%
 Not Enrolled in School 20 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04543

ZIP Code 04543 is in the Great Salt Bay Csd School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04543.

Great Salt Bay Community School
559 Main St
Damariscotta, ME 04543
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Great Salt Bay Csd School District

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