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ZIP Code 04779

Primary City:Sinclair, ME (View All Cities)
County: Aroostook County
Timezone: Eastern (7:24pm)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.1, -68.3
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04779

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04779. 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 04779. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04779, 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:
Sinclair, ME
Acceptable:
Cross Lake Twp, Cross Lke Twp

Stats and Demographics for the 04779 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04779 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 04779 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04779 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 398
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 629
Median Home Value $126,000
Land Area 95.11 sq mi
Water Area 18.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 188
Median Household Income $52,375

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 56Male Median Age: 58Female Median Age: 55

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male546663859112127212618882
Female638776579182626282311743
Total117141313913121829475349492915125

Gender

 Male 194 49%
 Female 204 51%
Gender

Race

 White 386 97.0%
 Black Or African American 1 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.8%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 7 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1610375440183
Renter22412611
Total3814385646194

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 120 64%
 Single Guardian 19 10%
 Singles 43 23%
 Singles With Roommate 6 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 163 87%
 Households with Kids 25 13%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male30200011220211110220
Female21020100201421223002
Total51220111421632333222

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04779 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 04779 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 04779 real estate data, the median home value of $126,000 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 04779. Rentals in 04779 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04779 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 398 100%
 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 88 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 81 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 19 3%
 Households Vacant 441 70%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 18 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 395 90%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 24 71%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 10 29%
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 $52,375 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 04779 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 04779 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. However, that is not the case in 04779. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 65 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 52 20%
 No Earnings 144 55%
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 65 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 52 20%
 No Earnings 144 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 77 74%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 27 26%
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 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 19 16%
 High School Graduate 65 55%
 Associate's degree 3 3%
 Bachelor's degree 32 27%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 14 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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