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ZIP Code 04856

Primary City:Rockport, ME (View All Cities)
County: Knox County
Timezone: Eastern (2:27pm)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.17, -69.12
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04856

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04856. 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 04856. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04856, 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:
Rockport, ME

Stats and Demographics for the 04856 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04856 is located in south 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 04856 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04856 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,330
Population Density 154 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,956
Median Home Value $278,100
Land Area 21.64 sq mi
Water Area 2.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,422
Median Household Income $60,556

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 50


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57576151
5-98489173
10-14135129264
15-1911186197
20-24514899
25-295149100
30-344755102
35-397683159
40-44104125229
45-49127134261
50-54138187325
55-59142155297
60-64155156311
65-69115108223
70-745890148
75-796956125
80-84334679
85 Plus335487

Gender

 Male 1,604 48%
 Female 1,726 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,249 97.6%
 Black Or African American 9 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.5%
 Asian 14 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 40 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2422123
25-34385593
35-4414243185
45-5428171352
55-6429943342
65-7421318231
75-8412114135
85 Plus53861

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 798 56%
 Single Guardian 169 12%
 Singles 364 26%
 Singles With Roommate 91 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,028 72%
 Households with Kids 394 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1151429
2101424
3171734
4191332
5102636
6171330
7231942
8151126
9192039
10291948
11242347
12312859
13242953
14273057
15282048
16252247
17302050
18201636
198816
2010818

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04856 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 04856 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 04856 real estate data, the median home value of $278,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 04856. Rentals in 04856 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04856 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,323 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 2 0.1%
 College Student Housing 5 0.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 728 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 421 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 273 14%
 Households Vacant 534 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 46 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 58 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 352 66%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 65 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 43 22%
 1 Bedroom 27 14%
 2 Bedroom 81 42%
 3+ Bedroom 42 22%
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 $60,556 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 04856 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. More commuters in 04856 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 1,020 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 803 31%
 No Earnings 787 30%
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 1,020 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 803 31%
 No Earnings 787 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,397 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 19 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 27 2%
 Worked at Home 120 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 79 8%
 High School Graduate 472 46%
 Associate's degree 68 7%
 Bachelor's degree 233 23%
 Master's degree 110 11%
 Professional school degree 47 5%
 Doctorate degree 13 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 611 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 180 23%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04856

ZIP Code 04856 is in the Rsu 28/Msad 28 School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04856.

Camden-Rockport Elementary School
11 Children's Way
Rockport, ME 04856
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rsu 28/Msad 28 School District
Camden Hills Regional High School
25 Keelson Dr
Rockport, ME 04856
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Five Town Csd School District
Ashwood Waldorf School
180 Park St
Rockport, ME 04856
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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