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ZIP Code 04859

Primary City:Spruce Head, ME (View All Cities)
County: Knox County
Timezone: Eastern (5:08pm)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.00, -69.16
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04859

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04859. 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 04859. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04859, 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:
Spruce Head, ME
Acceptable:
Tenants Harbor, Tenants Hbr

Stats and Demographics for the 04859 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04859 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 04859 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely 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 04859 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 724
Population Density 109 people per sq mi
Housing Units 612
Median Home Value $235,500
Land Area 6.63 sq mi
Water Area 8.86 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 331
Median Household Income $45,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1521142413102114262335263734178157
Female10172315817171417373034372821151212
Total253837392127382843606560746238232719

Gender

 Male 360 50%
 Female 364 50%
Gender

Race

 White 711 98.2%
 Black Or African American 3 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 3 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 7 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner623286266603413
Renter36987213
Total929377073623516

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 183 55%
 Single Guardian 37 11%
 Singles 91 27%
 Singles With Roommate 20 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 266 80%
 Households with Kids 65 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male33326532526303635371
Female02235224472437323251
Total35551175699873109585122

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04859 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 04859 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 04859 real estate data, the median home value of $235,500 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 04859. Rentals in 04859 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04859 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 724 100%
 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 171 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 121 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 39 6%
 Households Vacant 281 46%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 2.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 4 1.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 256 91.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 10 3.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 9 47%
 3+ Bedroom 10 53%
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 $45,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 04859 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 04859 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 04859 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 71 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 97 30%
 No Earnings 152 48%
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 71 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 97 30%
 No Earnings 152 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 94 76%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 11 9%
 Worked at Home 18 15%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 9 6%
 High School Graduate 84 55%
 Associate's degree 24 16%
 Bachelor's degree 37 24%
 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 3 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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