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ZIP Code 04578

Primary City:Wiscasset, ME (View All Cities)
County: Lincoln County
Timezone: Eastern (4:45am)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.0, -69.7
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04578

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04578. 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 04578. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04578, 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:
Wiscasset, ME
Acceptable:
Westport Is, Westport Island

Stats and Demographics for the 04578 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04578 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 04578 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04578 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,450
Population Density 133 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,317
Median Home Value $207,600
Land Area 33.44 sq mi
Water Area 8.46 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,849
Median Household Income $46,506

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male10613313414014913211412615518718516814615191605019
Female11210510710710411511613914718219717418714499645352
Total21823824124725324723026530236938234233329519012410371

Gender

 Male 2,246 50%
 Female 2,204 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,314 96.9%
 Black Or African American 19 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 0.4%
 Asian 34 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 62 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner169819633534427313337
Renter3695776765303017
Total5219327340240930316354

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 936 51%
 Single Guardian 284 15%
 Singles 503 27%
 Singles With Roommate 126 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,357 73%
 Households with Kids 492 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2022251622312822302434183226253026293027
Female2125252418202325191821232520151833182318
Total4147504040515147494255415746404859475345

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04578 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 04578 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 04578 real estate data, the median home value of $207,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 04578 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 04578 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04578 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,238 95%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 159 4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 53 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 949 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 483 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 417 18%
 Households Vacant 468 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 71 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 51 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 281 60%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 56 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 20 5%
 1 Bedroom 143 35%
 2 Bedroom 128 31%
 3+ Bedroom 118 29%
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 $46,506 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 04578 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. Most commuters in 04578 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,552 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,197 31%
 No Earnings 1,073 28%
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 1,552 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,197 31%
 No Earnings 1,073 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,226 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 78 3%
 Worked at Home 87 4%
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 178 10%
 High School Graduate 1,005 59%
 Associate's degree 61 4%
 Bachelor's degree 314 18%
 Master's degree 56 3%
 Professional school degree 45 3%
 Doctorate degree 41 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 603 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 79 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 51 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04578

ZIP Code 04578 is in the Rsu 12 School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04578.

Wiscasset Middle School
83 Federal St
Wiscasset, ME 04578
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rsu 12 School District
Wiscasset Primary School
146 Gardiner Rd
Wiscasset, ME 04578
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rsu 12 School District
Wiscasset High School
272 Gardiner Rd
Wiscasset, ME 04578
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rsu 12 School District
Wiscasset Christian Academy
143 Beechnut Hill Rd
Wiscasset, ME 04578
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Chewonki Semester School (ntlp)
485 Chewonki Neck Rd
Wiscasset, ME 04578
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Private
Sheepscot Valley Children'S House
127 Federal St
Wiscasset, ME 04578
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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