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ZIP Code 04953

Post Office City:Newport, ME (View All Cities)
County: Penobscot County
Timezone: Eastern (3:29am)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.86, -69.23
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04953

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 04953. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 04953 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Newport, ME

Stats and Demographics for the 04953 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04953 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 04953 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 large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04953 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see Newport, ME population.

Population 3,228
Population Density 110 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,753
Median Home Value $125,700
Land Area 29.43 sq mi
Water Area 7.47 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,398
Median Household Income $36,175

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5107101208
5-99199190
10-149884182
15-1998101199
20-248090170
25-299098188
30-347588163
35-399396189
40-44107130237
45-49136142278
50-54131117248
55-59115115230
60-6497118215
65-699592187
70-744972121
75-794456100
80-84334073
85 Plus183250

Gender

 Male 1,557 48%
 Female 1,671 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,112 96.4%
 Black Or African American 13 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.2%
 Asian 19 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 69 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24144963
25-349085175
35-4416784251
45-5421881299
55-6421845263
65-7414150191
75-848931120
85 Plus251136

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 645 46%
 Single Guardian 228 16%
 Singles 394 28%
 Singles With Roommate 131 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,006 72%
 Households with Kids 392 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1322153
2202646
3182038
4222042
5251641
6151833
7142438
8171936
9202242
10191837
11111627
12262147
13231942
14191029
15232851
16191231
17182139
18211839
19172239
20171431

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04953 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 04953 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 04953 real estate data, the median home value of $125,700 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 04953. Rentals in 04953 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04953 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,228 100%
 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 607 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 355 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 436 25%
 Households Vacant 355 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 33 9.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 35 9.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 231 65.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 51 14.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 175 41%
 2 Bedroom 215 50%
 3+ Bedroom 42 10%
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 $36,175 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 04953 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. 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 04953. 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 1,041 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 563 21%
 No Earnings 1,105 41%
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 1,041 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 563 21%
 No Earnings 1,105 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,271 90.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 91 6.4%
 Worked at Home 42 3.0%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 317 14%
 High School Graduate 1,396 60%
 Associate's degree 226 10%
 Bachelor's degree 295 13%
 Master's degree 40 2%
 Professional school degree 28 1%
 Doctorate degree 22 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 421 76.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 79 14.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 53 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04953

ZIP Code 04953 is in the Rsu 19 School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04953.

Sebasticook Valley Middle School
337 Williams Road
Newport, ME 04953
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rsu 19 School District
Newport Elementary School
142 Elm Street
Newport, ME 04953
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rsu 19 School District
Nokomis Regional High School
266 Williams Rd
Newport, ME 04953
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rsu 19 School District

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