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ZIP Code 04609

Primary City:Bar Harbor, ME (View All Cities)
County: Hancock County
Timezone: Eastern (3:07pm)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.4, -68.3
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04609

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04609. 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 04609. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04609, 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:
Bar Harbor, ME

Stats and Demographics for the 04609 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04609 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 04609 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is 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 04609 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,222
Population Density 124 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,482
Median Home Value $309,000
Land Area 42.24 sq mi
Water Area 19.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,421
Median Household Income $57,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male10212513514215413012513915118321624518213377685654
Female12113513815621613014417417319322822721311610692113130
Total223260273298370260269313324376444472395249183160169184

Gender

 Male 2,417 46%
 Female 2,805 54%
Gender

Race

 White 4,947 94.7%
 Black Or African American 41 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.2%
 Asian 146 2.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 19 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 61 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner57320635142522513242
Renter1121901391421216211185
Total117263345493546287243127

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,034 43%
 Single Guardian 237 10%
 Singles 871 36%
 Singles With Roommate 279 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,889 78%
 Households with Kids 532 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1516232525202331262832322518272225303834
Female242728192825242830937322436222031305354
Total3943514453454759563769644954494256609188

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04609 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 04609 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 04609 real estate data, the median home value of $309,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 04609. Rentals in 04609 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04609 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,033 96.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 31 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 136 2.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 22 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 966 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 493 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 962 28%
 Households Vacant 1,061 30%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 161 15.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 1.4%
 For Sale Only 66 6.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 734 69.2%
 For Migrant Workers 10 0.9%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 71 6.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 17 2%
 1 Bedroom 293 33%
 2 Bedroom 229 26%
 3+ Bedroom 345 39%
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 $57,125 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 04609 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 04609 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 04609 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. The commute in 04609 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 1,928 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,741 38%
 No Earnings 931 20%
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 1,928 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,741 38%
 No Earnings 931 20%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,124 70%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 109 4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 491 16%
 Worked at Home 300 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 82 5%
 High School Graduate 715 41%
 Associate's degree 109 6%
 Bachelor's degree 459 27%
 Master's degree 178 10%
 Professional school degree 47 3%
 Doctorate degree 142 8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 633 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 61 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 27 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04609

ZIP Code 04609 is in the Bar Harbor School Department School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04609.

Conners-Emerson School
11 Eagle Lake Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bar Harbor School Department School District

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