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ZIP Code 04978

Primary City:Smithfield, ME (View All Cities)
County: Somerset County
Timezone: Eastern (5:10pm)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.63, -69.81
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04978

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04978. 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 04978. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04978, 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:
Smithfield, ME

Stats and Demographics for the 04978 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04978 is located in west 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 04978 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04978 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 799
Population Density 53 people per sq mi
Housing Units 605
Median Home Value $146,600
Land Area 15.11 sq mi
Water Area 4.85 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 349
Median Household Income $54,231

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male121230151016122433323753432711949
Female12172428141114233431425729281414711
Total2429544324272647676379110725525231120

Gender

 Male 389 49%
 Female 410 51%
Gender

Race

 White 777 97.2%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.3%
 Asian 4 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 14 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner210517196431911
Renter1911712240
Total3196278108452311

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 199 57%
 Single Guardian 48 14%
 Singles 82 23%
 Singles With Roommate 20 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 266 76%
 Households with Kids 83 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male41412033437767373204
Female037242425735634128224
Total4411362759101012121071911428

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04978 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 04978 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 04978 real estate data, the median home value of $146,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 04978 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 04978 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04978 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 799 100%
 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 184 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 119 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 46 8%
 Households Vacant 256 42%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 1.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 6 2.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 230 89.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 4.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 17 71%
 3+ Bedroom 7 29%
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 $54,231 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 04978 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. Most commuters in 04978 can expect to fall in that range. 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 275 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 195 27%
 No Earnings 241 34%
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 275 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 195 27%
 No Earnings 241 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 370 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5 1%
 Worked at Home 25 6%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 32 12%
 High School Graduate 185 70%
 Associate's degree 7 3%
 Bachelor's degree 35 13%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 4 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 135 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 8 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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