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ZIP Code 04679

Primary City:Southwest Harbor, ME (View All Cities)
County: Hancock County
Timezone: Eastern (9:18am)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.28, -68.34
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04679

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04679. 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 04679. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04679, 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:
Southwest Harbor, ME
Acceptable:
Southwest Hbr

Stats and Demographics for the 04679 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04679 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 04679 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 04679 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,767
Population Density 129 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,489
Median Home Value $283,700
Land Area 13.72 sq mi
Water Area 5.80 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 836
Median Household Income $34,722

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male392453584947363753745875644044411820
Female444957583735355557747167726854363434
Total83731101168682719211014812914213610898775254

Gender

 Male 830 47%
 Female 937 53%
Gender

Race

 White 1,718 97.2%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.5%
 Asian 5 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 25 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner823601201371056433
Renter2861484734283010
Total36841081671711339443

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 370 44%
 Single Guardian 114 14%
 Singles 292 35%
 Singles With Roommate 60 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 633 76%
 Households with Kids 203 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1061083462912121351114131010117
Female7134999813101114712131013181079
Total1719141712131415192326201724242628201816

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04679 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 04679 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 04679 real estate data, the median home value of $283,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 04679 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 04679 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 $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04679 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,759 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 8 0.5%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 312 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 238 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 286 19%
 Households Vacant 653 44%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 57 8.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.5%
 For Sale Only 34 5.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 528 80.9%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 28 4.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 127 41%
 2 Bedroom 78 25%
 3+ Bedroom 106 34%
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 $34,722 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 04679 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 04679 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. A higher percentage of people in 04679 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 04679 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 586 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 485 31%
 No Earnings 470 30%
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 586 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 485 31%
 No Earnings 470 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 637 70%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 131 14%
 Worked at Home 137 15%
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 27 5%
 High School Graduate 259 49%
 Associate's degree 36 7%
 Bachelor's degree 118 22%
 Master's degree 67 13%
 Professional school degree 10 2%
 Doctorate degree 9 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 289 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 5 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04679

ZIP Code 04679 is in the Southwest Harbor School Department School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04679.

Pemetic Elementary School
No Physical Location Available
Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southwest Harbor School Department School District

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