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ZIP Code 04743

Primary City:Fort Kent, ME (View All Cities)
County: Aroostook County
Timezone: Eastern (7:01pm)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.2, -68.6
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04743

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04743. 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 04743. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04743, 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 Kent, ME
Acceptable:
New Canada, St John Plt

Stats and Demographics for the 04743 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04743 is located in north Maine and covers a slightly higher 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 04743 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04743 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,676
Population Density 34 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,217
Median Home Value $118,000
Land Area 135.93 sq mi
Water Area 2.28 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,982
Median Household Income $37,182

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1131371671551781001111231441932031651509984595430
Female116112134207173104112133153194176164154109114839083
Total229249301362351204223256297387379329304208198142144113

Gender

 Male 2,265 48%
 Female 2,411 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,437 94.9%
 Black Or African American 33 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 43 0.9%
 Asian 31 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 127 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2712123334930418310725
Renter10398568682668656
Total13021928943538624919381

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 998 50%
 Single Guardian 227 11%
 Singles 609 31%
 Singles With Roommate 148 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,463 74%
 Households with Kids 519 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1922322227312523312846283134252825304748
Female2923252225162322262630203325294228555354
Total484557445247484557547648645954705385100102

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04743 has a slightly less than average 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 04743 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 04743 real estate data, the median home value of $118,000 is slightly less than average 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 04743. Rentals in 04743 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04743 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,483 95.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 43 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 146 3.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 827 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 522 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 633 29%
 Households Vacant 235 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 35 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 3%
 For Sale Only 24 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 96 41%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 63 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 241 41%
 2 Bedroom 230 39%
 3+ Bedroom 115 20%
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 $37,182 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 04743 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 04743 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 1,412 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 948 25%
 No Earnings 1,395 37%
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 1,412 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 948 25%
 No Earnings 1,395 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,982 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 59 3%
 Worked at Home 59 3%
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. 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 280 18%
 High School Graduate 872 56%
 Associate's degree 104 7%
 Bachelor's degree 191 12%
 Master's degree 44 3%
 Professional school degree 50 3%
 Doctorate degree 24 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 537 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 88 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 97 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04743

ZIP Code 04743 is in the Msad 27 School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04743.

Valley Rivers Middle School
108 Pleasant St
Fort Kent, ME 04743
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Msad 27 School District
Fort Kent Elementary School
108 Pleasant St
Fort Kent, ME 04743
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Msad 27 School District
Fort Kent Community High School
84 Pleasant St
Fort Kent, ME 04743
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Msad 27 School District

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