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ZIP Code 04730

Primary City:Houlton, ME (View All Cities)
County: Aroostook County
Timezone: Eastern (3:18pm)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.1, -67.9
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04730

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04730. 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 04730. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04730, 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:
Houlton, ME
Acceptable:
Hammond, Hodgdon, Linneus, Littleton, Ludlow

Stats and Demographics for the 04730 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04730 is located in northeast Maine and covers a large 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 04730 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 04730 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,992
Population Density 43 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,728
Median Home Value $86,600
Land Area 234.71 sq mi
Water Area 1.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,086
Median Household Income $37,729

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male30131235434124726624725732039038935232721815215011282
Female293276302317228273276284353399392402284249216206175250
Total594588656658475539523541673789781754611467368356287332

Gender

 Male 4,817 48%
 Female 5,175 52%
Gender

Race

 White 9,223 92.3%
 Black Or African American 57 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 477 4.8%
 Asian 44 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 23 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 167 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3426046066762339027176
Renter114236178223168131155100
Total148496638890791521426176

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,979 48%
 Single Guardian 661 16%
 Singles 1,217 30%
 Singles With Roommate 229 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,850 70%
 Households with Kids 1,236 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6763476559606669588579635770727478585944
Female6363515254515952605857576664696575505844
Total1301269811711311112512111814313612012313414113915310811788

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04730 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 04730 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 04730 real estate data, the median home value of $86,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 04730 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 04730 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04730 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,662 96.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 58 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 229 2.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 37 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,625 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,156 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,305 28%
 Households Vacant 642 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 80 12.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 58 9.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 3.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 315 49.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 167 26.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 138 9%
 1 Bedroom 428 29%
 2 Bedroom 459 31%
 3+ Bedroom 457 31%
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 $37,729 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 04730 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. The commute in 04730 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 2,696 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,174 26%
 No Earnings 3,418 41%
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 2,696 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,174 26%
 No Earnings 3,418 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,833 93.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 16 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 97 2.4%
 Worked at Home 173 4.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 521 15.7%
 High School Graduate 2,010 60.5%
 Associate's degree 337 10.1%
 Bachelor's degree 378 11.4%
 Master's degree 43 1.3%
 Professional school degree 17 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 18 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,442 82.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 169 9.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 129 7.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04730

ZIP Code 04730 is in the Rsu 29/Msad 29 School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04730.

Houlton Southside School
65 South St
Houlton, ME 04730
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rsu 29/Msad 29 School District
Houlton Elementary School
60 South St
Houlton, ME 04730
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rsu 29/Msad 29 School District
Mill Pond School
175 Hodgdon Mills Rd
Hodgdon, ME 04730
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rsu 70/Msad 70 School District
Houlton Junior High School
7 Bird St
Houlton, ME 04730
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Rsu 29/Msad 29 School District
Houlton High School
7 Bird St
Houlton, ME 04730
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rsu 29/Msad 29 School District
Region Two School of Applied Tech
5 Bird St 307
Houlton, ME 04730
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Houlton-Region 2 School District
Sad 70 Hodgdon High School
175 Hodgdon Mills Rd
Hodgdon, ME 04730
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rsu 70/Msad 70 School District
Carleton Project
18 Military St
Houlton, ME 04730
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Greater Houlton Christian Academy
27 School St
Houlton, ME 04730
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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