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ZIP Code 04785

Primary City:Van Buren, ME (View All Cities)
County: Aroostook County
Timezone: Eastern (11:35pm)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.2, -67.9
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04785

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04785. 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 04785. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04785, 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:
Van Buren, ME
Acceptable:
Cyr Plt, Hamlin

Stats and Demographics for the 04785 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04785 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 04785 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 single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04785 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,504
Population Density 25 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,449
Median Home Value $75,100
Land Area 101.95 sq mi
Water Area 1.79 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,171
Median Household Income $26,912

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 51Female Median Age: 53

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male516055794756344778891251111248172514222
Female514642764541477270831091291179876805246
Total102106971559297811191481722342402411791481319468

Gender

 Male 1,224 49%
 Female 1,280 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,422 96.7%
 Black Or African American 7 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.4%
 Asian 9 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 51 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner73010315219814110417
Renter4250436676705220
Total498014621827421115637

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 529 45%
 Single Guardian 173 15%
 Singles 413 35%
 Singles With Roommate 56 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 935 80%
 Households with Kids 236 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10101210131711127141689816211022107
Female15961010712710587111111211413179
Total2519182023242319171924152019274224352716

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04785 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 04785 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 04785 real estate data, the median home value of $75,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 04785 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 04785 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04785 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,435 97.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 62 2.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 358 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 394 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 419 29%
 Households Vacant 278 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 34 12.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.7%
 For Sale Only 26 9.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 140 50.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 69 24.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 1%
 1 Bedroom 145 29%
 2 Bedroom 179 36%
 3+ Bedroom 168 34%
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 $26,912 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 04785 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 04785 can expect to fall in that range. 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 638 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 476 20%
 No Earnings 1,312 54%
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 638 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 476 20%
 No Earnings 1,312 54%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 826 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 59 6%
 Worked at Home 62 7%
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 241 23.2%
 High School Graduate 644 61.9%
 Associate's degree 60 5.8%
 Bachelor's degree 76 7.3%
 Master's degree 13 1.3%
 Professional school degree 6 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 354 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 45 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04785

ZIP Code 04785 is in the Rsu 88/Msad 24 School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04785.

Van Buren Elementary School
169 Main St St 101
Van Buren, ME 04785
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rsu 88/Msad 24 School District
Van Buren Regional Technology Center
169 Main St
Van Buren, ME 04785
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rsu 88/Msad 24 School District
Van Buren District Secondary School
169 Main St
Van Buren, ME 04785
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rsu 88/Msad 24 School District

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