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ZIP Code 04843

Primary City:Camden, ME (View All Cities)
County: Knox County
Timezone: Eastern (3:10pm)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.23, -69.10
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04843

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04843. 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 04843. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04843, 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:
Camden, ME

Stats and Demographics for the 04843 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04843 is located in south 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 04843 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 04843 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,851
Population Density 262 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,168
Median Home Value $283,500
Land Area 18.49 sq mi
Water Area 5.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,383
Median Household Income $55,452

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 53Male Median Age: 51Female Median Age: 55

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male85123143143777675951241401652082101651038111190
Female77115134122778577112142179214279230193154118145184
Total162238277265154161152207266319379487440358257199256274

Gender

 Male 2,214 46%
 Female 2,637 54%
Gender

Race

 White 4,734 97.6%
 Black Or African American 13 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.1%
 Asian 35 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 12 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 50 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner63615629347030719292
Renter4611711710210898132111
Total52153273395578405324203

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,040 44%
 Single Guardian 273 11%
 Singles 935 39%
 Singles With Roommate 135 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,874 79%
 Households with Kids 509 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1226161521251824353131242532293540211819
Female1515171422121431361728312929282631231417
Total2741332943373255714859555461576171443236

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04843 has a large 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 04843 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 04843 real estate data, the median home value of $283,500 is high 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 04843. Rentals in 04843 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04843 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,791 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 60 1%
 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 958 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 594 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 831 26%
 Households Vacant 785 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 92 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Sale Only 71 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 543 69%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 60 8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 47 8%
 1 Bedroom 180 32%
 2 Bedroom 264 47%
 3+ Bedroom 67 12%
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 $55,452 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 04843 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 04843 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 04843 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 1,275 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,395 33%
 No Earnings 1,610 38%
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 1,275 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,395 33%
 No Earnings 1,610 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,687 74.7%
 Public transportation 14 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 35 1.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 196 8.7%
 Worked at Home 327 14.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 04843 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 51 3%
 High School Graduate 579 33%
 Associate's degree 116 7%
 Bachelor's degree 608 34%
 Master's degree 285 16%
 Professional school degree 70 4%
 Doctorate degree 54 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 433 80.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 71 13.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 37 6.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04843

ZIP Code 04843 is in the Rsu 28/Msad 28 School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04843.

Camden-Rockport Middle School
34 Knowlton St
Camden, ME 04843
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rsu 28/Msad 28 School District
Children'S House Montessori School
58 Elm St
Camden, ME 04843
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Community Schools at Opportunity Farm/ Camden
79 Washington St
Camden, ME 04843
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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