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ZIP Code 04970

Primary City:Rangeley, ME (View All Cities)
County: Franklin County
Timezone: Eastern (7:34am)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.9, -70.7
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04970

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04970. 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 04970. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04970, 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:
Rangeley, ME
Acceptable:
Coplin Plt, Dallas Plt, Lang Twp, Sandy River Plt, Sandy Rvr Plt

Stats and Demographics for the 04970 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04970 is located in west Maine and covers a large 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 04970 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 single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04970 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,620
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,728
Median Home Value $210,900
Land Area 230.56 sq mi
Water Area 16.54 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 796
Median Household Income $43,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male264246461722334833779766727346422217
Female254134431925253746827579616348363620
Total51838089364758857915917214513313694785837

Gender

 Male 825 51%
 Female 795 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,589 98.1%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.3%
 Asian 8 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 11 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner322601581551247919
Renter1130324313181811
Total1452922011681429730

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 391 49%
 Single Guardian 87 11%
 Singles 272 34%
 Singles With Roommate 46 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 633 80%
 Households with Kids 163 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male28796108108118118831314971
Female35735128610885587136894
Total51314121122161618191616131610262017165

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04970 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 04970 were primarily built in the 2000s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 04970 real estate data, the median home value of $210,900 is slightly higher than average 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 04970. Rentals in 04970 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04970 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,620 100%
 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 371 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 249 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 176 6%
 Households Vacant 1,932 71%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 126 6.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 0.4%
 For Sale Only 65 3.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 0.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,677 86.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 38 2.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 5%
 1 Bedroom 19 17%
 2 Bedroom 49 44%
 3+ Bedroom 37 33%
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 $43,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 04970 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. A higher percentage of people in 04970 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 04970 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 548 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 373 28%
 No Earnings 412 31%
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 548 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 373 28%
 No Earnings 412 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 601 73.8%
 Public transportation 1 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 61 7.5%
 Worked at Home 151 18.6%
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 52 8.5%
 High School Graduate 339 55.4%
 Associate's degree 49 8.0%
 Bachelor's degree 114 18.6%
 Master's degree 47 7.7%
 Professional school degree 4 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 7 1.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 207 81.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 47 18.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04970

ZIP Code 04970 is in the Rsu 78 School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04970.

Rangeley Lakes Regional School
43 Merdolia Rd 97
Rangeley, ME 04970
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Rsu 78 School District

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