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ZIP Code 04973

Primary City:Searsmont, ME (View All Cities)
County: Waldo County
Timezone: Eastern (8:09am)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.4, -69.2
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04973

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04973. 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 04973. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04973, 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:
Searsmont, ME

Stats and Demographics for the 04973 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04973 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 04973 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04973 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,389
Population Density 37 people per sq mi
Housing Units 729
Median Home Value $164,300
Land Area 37.71 sq mi
Water Area 1.40 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 576
Median Household Income $42,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5383371
5-9444892
10-146056116
15-19444185
20-24322052
25-29263965
30-34374683
35-395156107
40-446853121
45-495956115
50-544852100
55-595658114
60-645063113
65-69342559
70-74162238
75-7981523
80-8412921
85 Plus41014

Gender

 Male 687 49%
 Female 702 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,344 96.8%
 Black Or African American 7 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.6%
 Asian 8 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 19 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-244610
25-34502070
35-4410122123
45-5411917136
55-6412012132
65-7459463
75-8431233
85 Plus729

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 287 50%
 Single Guardian 89 15%
 Singles 155 27%
 Singles With Roommate 45 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 392 68%
 Households with Kids 184 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
161218
2448
39716
410414
561218
651015
78917
812719
9131023
10121123
11111122
12161531
13111324
1410616
15101323
16121123
178816
1813518
19145
2011617

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04973 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 04973 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 04973 real estate data, the median home value of $164,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 04973 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 04973 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04973 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,389 100%
 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 314 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 177 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 85 12%
 Households Vacant 153 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 8 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 116 76%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 20 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 11 15%
 2 Bedroom 19 27%
 3+ Bedroom 41 58%
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 $42,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 04973 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 04973 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 434 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 480 38%
 No Earnings 366 29%
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 434 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 480 38%
 No Earnings 366 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 641 91.4%
 Public transportation 3 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2 0.3%
 Worked at Home 51 7.3%
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 45 7.6%
 High School Graduate 381 64.5%
 Associate's degree 32 5.4%
 Bachelor's degree 108 18.3%
 Master's degree 22 3.7%
 Professional school degree 3 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 330 84.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 45 11.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 4.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 04973

ZIP Code 04973 is in the Rsu 20 School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 04973.

Ames Elementary School
165 New England Rd
Searsmont, ME 04973
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rsu 20 School District

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