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ZIP Code 04579

Primary City:Woolwich, ME (View All Cities)
County: Sagadahoc County
Timezone: Eastern (9:18pm)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.96, -69.77
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04579

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04579. 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 04579. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04579, 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:
Woolwich, ME

Stats and Demographics for the 04579 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04579 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 04579 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 large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04579 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,072
Population Density 88 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,412
Median Home Value $192,600
Land Area 35.07 sq mi
Water Area 6.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,241
Median Household Income $61,658

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8381889154667110313813513012811210059422414
Female791148083577173921371251431391239271322022
Total162195168174111137144195275260273267235192130744436

Gender

 Male 1,519 49%
 Female 1,553 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,973 96.8%
 Black Or African American 8 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.4%
 Asian 20 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 51 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner9741872782621867817
Renter9424326151041
Total181162303042771968218

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 777 63%
 Single Guardian 131 11%
 Singles 236 19%
 Singles With Roommate 97 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 867 70%
 Households with Kids 374 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1515241615191812172222101816181923201111
Female171315201828261923111618181715163013910
Total3228393633474431403338283633333553332021

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04579 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 04579 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 04579 real estate data, the median home value of $192,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 04579 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 04579 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04579 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,072 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 759 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 332 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 150 11%
 Households Vacant 171 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 19 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 21 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 78 46%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 47 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 12%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 28 42%
 3+ Bedroom 30 45%
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 $61,658 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 04579 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 04579 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 1,087 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 573 23%
 No Earnings 819 33%
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 1,087 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 573 23%
 No Earnings 819 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,382 91.6%
 Public transportation 5 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7 0.5%
 Worked at Home 114 7.6%
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 88 8%
 High School Graduate 648 56%
 Associate's degree 87 8%
 Bachelor's degree 218 19%
 Master's degree 54 5%
 Professional school degree 61 5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 478 82.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 41 7.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 59 10.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04579

ZIP Code 04579 is in the Rsu 01 - Lkrsu School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04579.

Woolwich Central School
137 Nequasset Rd
Woolwich, ME 04579
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rsu 01 - Lkrsu School District
Chop Point School
425 Chops Point Rd
Woolwich, ME 04579
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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