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ZIP Code 04988

Primary City:Unity, ME (View All Cities)
County: Waldo County
Timezone: Eastern (11:08am)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.60, -69.35
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04988

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04988. 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 04988. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04988, 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:
Unity, ME

Stats and Demographics for the 04988 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04988 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 04988 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is slightly less than average. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04988 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,134
Population Density 43 people per sq mi
Housing Units 955
Median Home Value $145,000
Land Area 49.78 sq mi
Water Area 1.98 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 765
Median Household Income $38,333

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5551551251795250554554507460494125715
Female51455315716155573655547281703832312222
Total10696108282340107107911001081221551308773562937

Gender

 Male 1,042 49%
 Female 1,092 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,068 96.9%
 Black Or African American 9 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.3%
 Asian 6 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 39 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner94763100134914118
Renter584337344320216
Total67901001341771116224

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 315 41%
 Single Guardian 123 16%
 Singles 224 29%
 Singles With Roommate 103 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 567 74%
 Households with Kids 198 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male101012161011128101688149111016365257
Female1571311412612111191113911137576967
Total251725271423182021271719271822232393121124

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04988 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 04988 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 04988 real estate data, the median home value of $145,000 is slightly less 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 04988. Rentals in 04988 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04988 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,793 84%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 341 16%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 287 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 216 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 262 27%
 Households Vacant 190 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 16 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 106 56%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 40 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 2%
 1 Bedroom 78 30%
 2 Bedroom 113 43%
 3+ Bedroom 67 26%
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 $38,333 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 04988 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. 04988 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 04988 can expect to fall in that range. 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 572 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 808 40%
 No Earnings 623 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 572 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 808 40%
 No Earnings 623 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 703 72.3%
 Public transportation 7 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 194 20.0%
 Worked at Home 68 7.0%
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 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 86 14%
 High School Graduate 357 59%
 Associate's degree 36 6%
 Bachelor's degree 59 10%
 Master's degree 40 7%
 Professional school degree 8 1%
 Doctorate degree 16 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 236 64.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 75 20.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 54 14.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04988

ZIP Code 04988 is in the Rsu 03/Msad 03 School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04988.

Unity Elementary School
84 School St
Unity, ME 04988
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rsu 03/Msad 03 School District

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