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ZIP Code 04986

Primary City:Thorndike, ME (View All Cities)
County: Waldo County
Timezone: Eastern (12:29pm)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.6, -69.2
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04986

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04986. 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 04986. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04986, 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:
Thorndike, ME
Acceptable:
Knox

Stats and Demographics for the 04986 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04986 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 04986 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04986 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,721
Population Density 31 people per sq mi
Housing Units 791
Median Home Value $125,600
Land Area 55.35 sq mi
Water Area 0.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 654
Median Household Income $39,612

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male655763655239566861467859593426121311
Female675547544961415767725456613121182620
Total132112110119101100971251281181321151206547303931

Gender

 Male 864 50%
 Female 857 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,671 97.1%
 Black Or African American 2 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 13 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 11 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 21 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner864104121118754116
Renter192226217624
Total2786130142125814320

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 365 56%
 Single Guardian 96 15%
 Singles 136 21%
 Singles With Roommate 57 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 420 64%
 Households with Kids 234 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male18111612138817112013811119201415710
Female121216171410991371091299161113514
Total3023322927181726242723172320183625281224

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04986 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 04986 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 04986 real estate data, the median home value of $125,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 04986 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 04986 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04986 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,721 100%
 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 321 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 226 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 107 14%
 Households Vacant 137 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 4.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 7 5.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 75 54.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 47 34.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 4%
 1 Bedroom 21 19%
 2 Bedroom 39 36%
 3+ Bedroom 44 41%
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 $39,612 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 04986 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. However, that is not the case in 04986. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 508 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 371 27%
 No Earnings 479 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 508 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 371 27%
 No Earnings 479 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 686 91.1%
 Public transportation 3 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 31 4.1%
 Worked at Home 33 4.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 58 10%
 High School Graduate 414 70%
 Associate's degree 36 6%
 Bachelor's degree 67 11%
 Master's degree 14 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 6 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 264 86.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 23 7.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 5.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04986

ZIP Code 04986 is in the Rsu 03/Msad 03 School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04986.

Mt View Middle School
575 Mount View Rd
Thorndike, ME 04986
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rsu 03/Msad 03 School District
Mt View Elementary School
573 Mount View Rd
Thorndike, ME 04986
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rsu 03/Msad 03 School District
Mt View High School
577 Mount View Rd
Thorndike, ME 04986
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rsu 03/Msad 03 School District

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