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ZIP Code 04861

Primary City:Thomaston, ME (View All Cities)
County: Knox County
Timezone: Eastern (3:04am)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.10, -69.17
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04861

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04861. 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 04861. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04861, 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:
Thomaston, ME

Stats and Demographics for the 04861 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04861 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 04861 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 families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04861 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,781
Population Density 254 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,385
Median Home Value $168,700
Land Area 10.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.54 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,219
Median Household Income $47,601

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male99936886547566768589110108905451403227
Female69808170738172871061091261191068375484647
Total168173149156127156138163191198236227196137126887874

Gender

 Male 1,303 47%
 Female 1,478 53%
Gender

Race

 White 2,697 97.0%
 Black Or African American 8 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.5%
 Asian 23 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 38 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner7711231812261247442
Renter3667755937443815
Total4313819824026316811257

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 556 46%
 Single Guardian 211 17%
 Singles 371 30%
 Singles With Roommate 81 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 870 71%
 Households with Kids 349 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male191921242118191520111415199201718201110
Female211116914231116162019111516151711121515
Total4030373335413031363133263425353429322625

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04861 has a slightly less 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 04861 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 04861 real estate data, the median home value of $168,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 04861 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 04861 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04861 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,741 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 17 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 583 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 265 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 371 27%
 Households Vacant 166 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 33 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 21 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 30%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 51 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 19 5%
 1 Bedroom 127 36%
 2 Bedroom 117 33%
 3+ Bedroom 93 26%
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 $47,601 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 04861 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. The commute in 04861 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 880 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 796 35%
 No Earnings 607 27%
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 880 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 796 35%
 No Earnings 607 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,210 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 15 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 59 4%
 Worked at Home 56 4%
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 61 6%
 High School Graduate 505 50%
 Associate's degree 92 9%
 Bachelor's degree 204 20%
 Master's degree 66 7%
 Professional school degree 85 8%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 441 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 81 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 10 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04861

ZIP Code 04861 is in the Rsu 13 School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04861.

Lura Libby School
13 Valley St
Thomaston, ME 04861
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rsu 13 School District
Thomaston Grammar School
65 Watts Ln
Thomaston, ME 04861
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rsu 13 School District
Oceanside High School West
47 Valley St
Thomaston, ME 04861
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Rsu 13 School District

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