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ZIP Code 04742

Primary City:Fort Fairfield, ME (View All Cities)
County: Aroostook County
Timezone: Eastern (7:41am)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.8, -67.9
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04742

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04742. 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 04742. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04742, 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:
Fort Fairfield, ME
Acceptable:
Ft Fairfield

Stats and Demographics for the 04742 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04742 is located in northeast 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 04742 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 less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04742 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,496
Population Density 46 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,674
Median Home Value $77,500
Land Area 76.67 sq mi
Water Area 1.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,494
Median Household Income $32,225

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9410712011686747699142132137138120846160387
Female908512811875989310311413513615012811180665243
Total1841922482341611721692022562672732882481951411269050

Gender

 Male 1,691 48%
 Female 1,805 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,374 96.5%
 Black Or African American 30 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.5%
 Asian 8 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 11 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 54 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner107916823626317012018
Renter3179586777524422
Total4115822630334022216440

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 703 47%
 Single Guardian 249 17%
 Singles 463 31%
 Singles With Roommate 79 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,075 72%
 Households with Kids 419 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2121201716122124342520312024253127201324
Female1721191522171614162926242227223719202017
Total3842393238293738505446554251476846403341

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04742 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 04742 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 04742 real estate data, the median home value of $77,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 04742 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 04742 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04742 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,496 100%
 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 620 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 444 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 430 26%
 Households Vacant 180 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 28 15.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1.1%
 For Sale Only 32 17.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 40 22.2%
 For Migrant Workers 12 6.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 65 36.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 31 7%
 1 Bedroom 110 24%
 2 Bedroom 122 27%
 3+ Bedroom 196 43%
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 $32,225 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 04742 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 04742 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 04742 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 887 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 735 26%
 No Earnings 1,199 43%
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 887 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 735 26%
 No Earnings 1,199 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,244 95.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 57 4.4%
 Worked at Home 8 0.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 218 19.0%
 High School Graduate 762 66.6%
 Associate's degree 50 4.4%
 Bachelor's degree 69 6.0%
 Master's degree 40 3.5%
 Professional school degree 6 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 677 90.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 1.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 56 7.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04742

ZIP Code 04742 is in the Rsu 86/Msad 20 School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04742.

Fort Fairfield Middle/High School
28 High School Dr
Fort Fairfield, ME 04742
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Rsu 86/Msad 20 School District
Fort Fairfield Elementary School
76 Brunswick Ave
Fort Fairfield, ME 04742
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rsu 86/Msad 20 School District

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