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ZIP Code 04747

Primary City:Island Falls, ME (View All Cities)
County: Aroostook County
Timezone: Eastern (2:40pm)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.0, -68.2
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04747

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04747. 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 04747. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04747, 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:
Island Falls, ME
Acceptable:
Crystal, Dyer Brook

Stats and Demographics for the 04747 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04747 is located in northeast 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 04747 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04747 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,337
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 991
Median Home Value $102,600
Land Area 162.84 sq mi
Water Area 9.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 570
Median Household Income $39,048

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male324239382723423244465564554329221015
Female254640381921414137445969554530251826
Total578879764644837381901141331108859472841

Gender

 Male 658 49%
 Female 679 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,308 97.8%
 Black Or African American 4 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.8%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 11 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1367197123874024
Renter51313121513119
Total649841091381005133

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 320 56%
 Single Guardian 66 12%
 Singles 161 28%
 Singles With Roommate 23 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 425 75%
 Households with Kids 145 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male610668157758911110869876
Female66361310779769117688975
Total121691221251414141515201217141417171411

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04747 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 04747 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 04747 real estate data, the median home value of $102,600 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 04747. Rentals in 04747 are most commonly studio apartments. The rent for studio apartments is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04747 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,326 99%
 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 11 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 229 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 250 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 91 9%
 Households Vacant 421 42%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 2%
 For Sale Only 20 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 333 79%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 42 10%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 32 37%
 1 Bedroom 15 17%
 2 Bedroom 19 22%
 3+ Bedroom 20 23%
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 $39,048 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 04747 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 04747 can expect to fall in that range. 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 355 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 331 27%
 No Earnings 556 45%
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 355 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 331 27%
 No Earnings 556 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 517 90.7%
 Public transportation 2 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 29 5.1%
 Worked at Home 22 3.9%
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 73 12.9%
 High School Graduate 374 66.0%
 Associate's degree 37 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 65 11.5%
 Master's degree 4 0.7%
 Professional school degree 12 2.1%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 271 96.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 1.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 8 2.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04747

ZIP Code 04747 is in the Rsu 50 School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04747.

So Aroostook School
922 Dyer Brook Rd
Dyer Brook, ME 04747
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Rsu 50 School District

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