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ZIP Code 04961

Primary City:New Portland, ME (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: New Portland
County: Somerset County
Timezone: Eastern (10:20am)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.0, -70.1
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04961

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04961. 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 04961. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04961, 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:
New Portland, ME
Acceptable:
Carrying Place Town Twp, Caryng Pl Twp, Dead River Twp, Dead Rvr Twp, Highland Plt, Lexington Twp, N New Portland, N New Portlnd, North New Portland, Pierce Pond, Pierce Pond Twp

Stats and Demographics for the 04961 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04961 is located in west Maine and covers a large 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 04961 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04961 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 972
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,107
Median Home Value $100,900
Land Area 292.50 sq mi
Water Area 32.51 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 459
Median Household Income $35,474

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5212142
5-9121830
10-14293362
15-19281644
20-24191332
25-29222648
30-34272148
35-39242549
40-44292049
45-49385088
50-545749106
55-59504393
60-64503484
65-69393978
70-74311546
75-79101828
80-84102131
85 Plus8614

Gender

 Male 504 52%
 Female 468 48%
Gender

Race

 White 953 98.0%
 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 3 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 9 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24448
25-3441748
35-44391150
45-541069115
55-641095114
65-7476278
75-8436036
85 Plus10010

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 233 51%
 Single Guardian 43 9%
 Singles 138 30%
 Singles With Roommate 45 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 369 80%
 Households with Kids 90 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1437
2437
37613
4448
5145
6347
7112
8538
9268
106612
114610
129615
135712
145813
15538
16369
178311
187310
19516
20437

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04961 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 04961 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 04961 real estate data, the median home value of $100,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 04961 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 04961 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04961 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 972 100%
 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 205 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 216 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 38 3%
 Households Vacant 648 59%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 0.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 10 1.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 586 90.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 45 6.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 9 18%
 2 Bedroom 14 27%
 3+ Bedroom 28 55%
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 $35,474 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 04961 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 04961. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 264 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 183 22%
 No Earnings 392 47%
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 264 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 183 22%
 No Earnings 392 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 338 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 7%
 Worked at Home 21 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 29 7.3%
 High School Graduate 301 75.4%
 Associate's degree 22 5.5%
 Bachelor's degree 29 7.3%
 Master's degree 15 3.8%
 Professional school degree 3 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 97 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 17 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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