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ZIP Code 04974

Primary City:Searsport, ME (View All Cities)
County: Waldo County
Timezone: Eastern (5:00am)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.50, -68.92
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04974

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04974. 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 04974. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04974, 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:
Searsport, ME

Stats and Demographics for the 04974 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04974 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 04974 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is 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 04974 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,611
Population Density 91 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,508
Median Home Value $144,900
Land Area 28.59 sq mi
Water Area 13.88 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,185
Median Household Income $32,050

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male54697473546779688085971291066658412717
Female6570617663597480731001111321158070563349
Total119139135149117126153148153185208261221146128976066

Gender

 Male 1,244 48%
 Female 1,367 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,540 97.3%
 Black Or African American 12 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.8%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.2%
 Other Race 1 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 31 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6821171752351498033
Renter2259374751383519
Total2814115422228618711552

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 517 44%
 Single Guardian 198 17%
 Singles 382 32%
 Singles With Roommate 88 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 897 76%
 Households with Kids 288 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male121213817136141924141391417161515107
Female1581914122091217157121215101526141116
Total2720322229331526363921252129273141292123

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04974 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 04974 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 04974 real estate data, the median home value of $144,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 04974 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 04974 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally < $200/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04974 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,611 100%
 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 477 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 400 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 308 20%
 Households Vacant 323 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 41 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Sale Only 21 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 213 66%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 35 11%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 125 33%
 2 Bedroom 172 46%
 3+ Bedroom 80 21%
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 $32,050 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 04974 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. More commuters in 04974 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 877 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 427 20%
 No Earnings 876 40%
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 877 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 427 20%
 No Earnings 876 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 953 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 12 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 44 4%
 Worked at Home 86 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 130 15%
 High School Graduate 533 60%
 Associate's degree 45 5%
 Bachelor's degree 145 16%
 Master's degree 23 3%
 Professional school degree 9 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 407 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 16 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04974

ZIP Code 04974 is in the Rsu 20 School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04974.

Searsport Elementary
30 Mortland Rd
Searsport, ME 04974
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rsu 20 School District
Searsport District Middle School
26 Mortland Rd
Searsport, ME 04974
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rsu 20 School District
Searsport District High School
24 Mortland Rd
Searsport, ME 04974
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rsu 20 School District
Pen Bay Christian School
1 Waldo Ave
Rockland, ME 04974
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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