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ZIP Code 04985

Primary City:West Forks, ME (View All Cities)
County: Somerset County
Timezone: Eastern (7:11am)
Area code: 207 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.3, -70.2
ZIP (~22 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 04985

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 04985. 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 04985. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 04985, 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:
West Forks, ME
E Moxie Twp, East Moxie Twp, Indian Stream, Indian Stream Twp, Moxie Gore, Moxie Gore Twp, The Forks Plt

Stats and Demographics for the 04985 ZIP Code

ZIP code 04985 is located in west Maine and covers a slightly higher 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 04985 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 04985 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 114
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 541
Median Home Value $193,800
Land Area 200.46 sq mi
Water Area 5.75 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 66
Median Household Income $59,583

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 58Male Median Age: 60Female Median Age: 58

Under 5000
85 Plus011


 Male 65 57%
 Female 49 43%


 White 112 98%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 2 2%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus011

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 33 50%
 Single Guardian 3 5%
 Singles 26 39%
 Singles With Roommate 4 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 61 92%
 Households with Kids 5 8%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 04985 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 04985 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 04985 real estate data, the median home value of $193,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 04985. Rentals in 04985 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 04985 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 114 100%
 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 30 6%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 27 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 9 2%
 Households Vacant 475 88%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 2.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 3 0.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 457 96.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 0.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 3 30%
 3+ Bedroom 7 70%
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 $59,583 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 04985 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 04985 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 04985 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 15 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 24 36%
 No Earnings 27 41%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 15 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 24 36%
 No Earnings 27 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 21 75%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 7 25%
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 2 7%
 High School Graduate 13 43%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 13 43%
 Master's degree 2 7%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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