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ZIP Code 04937

Primary City:Fairfield, ME (View All Cities)
County: Somerset County
Timezone: Eastern (11:01pm)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.6, -69.7
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04937

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04937. 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 04937. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04937, 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:
Fairfield, ME

Stats and Demographics for the 04937 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04937 is located in central 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 04937 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04937 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,645
Population Density 128 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,968
Median Home Value $125,500
Land Area 52.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.79 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,749
Median Household Income $46,603

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male20921021723116515516623225729029223621414996894335
Female185196215212183176187224270288295239204153106917362
Total39440643244334833135345652757858747541830220218011697

Gender

 Male 3,286 49%
 Female 3,359 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,469 97.4%
 Black Or African American 30 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.4%
 Asian 32 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 78 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2217138252544225916154
Renter7914915014696564116
Total10132053267153831520270

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,353 49%
 Single Guardian 472 17%
 Singles 708 26%
 Singles With Roommate 216 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,900 69%
 Households with Kids 849 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4046374052314045424040484643564340484437
Female3133383844364041354239285551534236443739
Total717975789667808677827976101941098576928176

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04937 has a small 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 04937 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 04937 real estate data, the median home value of $125,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 04937. Rentals in 04937 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04937 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,616 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 7 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 16 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,417 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 599 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 733 25%
 Households Vacant 219 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 67 30.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.9%
 For Sale Only 36 16.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 5.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 30 13.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 71 32.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 100 15%
 1 Bedroom 187 28%
 2 Bedroom 116 18%
 3+ Bedroom 257 39%
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 $46,603 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 04937 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 04937 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,268 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,312 26%
 No Earnings 1,499 30%
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 2,268 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,312 26%
 No Earnings 1,499 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,684 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 69 2%
 Worked at Home 246 8%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 251 11.2%
 High School Graduate 1,552 69.4%
 Associate's degree 188 8.4%
 Bachelor's degree 165 7.4%
 Master's degree 19 0.8%
 Professional school degree 52 2.3%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,033 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 75 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 173 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04937

ZIP Code 04937 is in the Rsu 49/Msad 49 School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04937.

Fairfield Primary School
63 High St
Fairfield, ME 04937
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rsu 49/Msad 49 School District
Lawrence High School
9 School St
Fairfield, ME 04937
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rsu 49/Msad 49 School District
Lawrence Jr High School
7 School St
Fairfield, ME 04937
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Rsu 49/Msad 49 School District
Kennebec Montessori School
38 Sheridan Rd
Fairfield, ME 04937
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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