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ZIP Code 04979

Primary City:Solon, ME (View All Cities)
County: Somerset County
Timezone: Eastern (3:44pm)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.94, -69.79
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04979

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04979. 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 04979. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04979, 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:
Solon, ME

Stats and Demographics for the 04979 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04979 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 04979 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 large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04979 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,064
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 673
Median Home Value $100,600
Land Area 43.85 sq mi
Water Area 1.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 464
Median Household Income $39,130

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male243140331727243146474652593228949
Female20352729112936323339436232281711912
Total4466676228566063798689114916045201321

Gender

 Male 559 53%
 Female 505 47%
Gender

Race

 White 1,042 97.9%
 Black Or African American 2 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.4%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 15 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3255480112591515
Renter526232213741
Total85177102125661916

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 243 52%
 Single Guardian 52 11%
 Singles 126 27%
 Singles With Roommate 43 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 342 74%
 Households with Kids 122 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male35410578479861165671053
Female6246510848653761352452
Total978161017168151513918121811914105

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04979 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 04979 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 04979 real estate data, the median home value of $100,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 04979 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 04979 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04979 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,061 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 202 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 161 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 101 15%
 Households Vacant 209 31%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 14 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 156 75%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 36 50%
 2 Bedroom 19 26%
 3+ Bedroom 17 24%
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 $39,130 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 04979 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 04979 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 361 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 229 25%
 No Earnings 319 35%
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 361 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 229 25%
 No Earnings 319 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 409 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 24 5%
 Worked at Home 24 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 30 8%
 High School Graduate 304 76%
 Associate's degree 30 8%
 Bachelor's degree 22 6%
 Master's degree 8 2%
 Professional school degree 4 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 145 63%
 Enrolled in Private School 8 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 76 33%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04979

ZIP Code 04979 is in the Rsu 74/Msad 74 School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04979.

Solon Elementary School
76 South Main St 146
Solon, ME 04979
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rsu 74/Msad 74 School District

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