04257 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Mexico, ME (4.26%)
County: Oxford County, ME
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 2,667
Zip code population in 2010: 2,681
Zip code population in 2000: 2,874

Houses and condos: 1,464
Renter-occupied apartments: 323
% of renters here:

27%
State:

30%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 04257: 91.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 23.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 114 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 04257
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.4% ($1,290)
Maine:

1.3% ($2,206)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,560 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,146 (1.6%)

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Males: 1,326  (49.7%)
Females: 1,341  (50.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 04257:

For population 15 years and over in 04257:

Zip code 04257 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 04257

  • Zip code 04257 races chart
    • 2,575White population
    • 9Black population
    • 9American Indian population
    • 24Asian population
    • 1Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 3Some other race population
    • 36Two or more races population
    • 24Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 1,756
Rural population: 910

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $90,600
04257:

$90,600
Maine:

$172,800



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in 04257 zip code as of February 10, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 04257 to the number of sex offenders is 165 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

47.5 years
Maine median age:

44.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Maine:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 04257, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $34,352 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,352
State:

$52,375

Salary/wage: $32,603 (reported on 86.5% of returns)
Here:

$32,603
State:

$43,415
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.9% for AGIs below $25k, 77.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 89.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 83.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $463 (reported on 23.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$463
Maine:

$1,221
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Ordinary dividends: $778 (reported on 8.7% of returns)
Here:

$778
State:

$5,812
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,875 (reported on 3.8% of returns)
Here:

+$1,875
State:

+$11,897

Profit/loss from business: +$5,092 (reported on 11.5% of returns)
Here:

+$5,092
State:

+$12,144
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $6,356 (reported on 8.7% of returns)
04257:

$6,356
Maine:

$13,385
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $15,231 (23% of AGI, reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

$15,231
State:

$21,859

Here:

23.5% of AGI
State:

20.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $1,550 (reported on 7.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,550
State:

$2,741
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxes paid: $6,144 (reported on 15.4% of returns)
04257:

$6,144
State:

$9,996
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $1,982 (reported on 26.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,982
State:

$1,959
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 58.7%
Here:

59%
State:

48%
(% for various income ranges: 53.7% for AGIs below $25k, 58.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 04257, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $28,224 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$28,224
State:

$42,606

Salary/wage: $27,432 (reported on 84.5% of returns)
Here:

$27,432
State:

$36,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 80.2% for AGIs below $10k, 71.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 82.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 90.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 63.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $729 (reported on 33.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$729
Maine:

$1,367
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $559 (reported on 11.5% of returns)
Here:

$559
State:

$3,533
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$2,041 (reported on 8.3% of returns)
Here:

+$2,041
State:

+$11,433
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$3,651 (reported on 9.2% of returns)
Here:

+$3,651
State:

+$10,755
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -4.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,458 (reported on 2.0% of returns)
04257:

$2,458
Maine:

$3,014

Total itemized deductions: $12,902 (22% of AGI, reported on 13.8% of returns)
Here:

$12,902
State:

$18,231

Here:

21.5% of AGI
State:

21.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,360 (2% of AGI, reported on 11.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,360
State:

$2,466

Here:

2.3% of AGI
State:

2.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,125 (reported on 67.4% of returns)
04257:

$3,125
State:

$6,047
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,658 (reported on 22.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,658
State:

$1,520

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 61.4%
Here:

61%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 53.5% for AGIs below $10k, 59.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 65.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 96.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$26,477
Maine:

$46,974
Mexico, ME (04257) map Nearest zip codes: 04224, 04290, 04276, 04285, 04219, 04292.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

42.7%
Maine:

45.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.5%
Maine:

8.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 393
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 786


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 7 (0 now married, 7 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 445 (205 now married, 240 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 04257 with a mortgage: 415 (59 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 441

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $897
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S325

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

28.8%
Whole state:

14.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

20.6%
Whole state:

8.9%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.2
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 04257: Oakdale Country Club (A), Med - Care Ambulance Service (B), Mexico Free Public Library (C), Mexico Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 04257 include: Saint Theresas Church (A), Mexico Congregational Church (B), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (C), First Baptist Church (D), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Mexico Corner Cemetery (1), Farrington-Morton Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoir: Swift River Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Goff Brook (A), Staples Brook (B), Walton Brook (C), Webb River (D), Edmunds Bog Brook (E), Moore Brook (F), Swift River (G), Chase Brook (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 252000 to 2009
  • 401990 to 1999
  • 951980 to 1989
  • 1571970 to 1979
  • 1731960 to 1969
  • 2901950 to 1959
  • 951940 to 1949
  • 5891939 or earlier

Zip code 04257 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Mexico, ME (04257)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 801 bedroom
  • 2712 bedrooms
  • 3823 bedrooms
  • 1144 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mexico, ME (04257)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 591 bedroom
  • 992 bedrooms
  • 1353 bedrooms
  • 244 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Mexico, ME (04257) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 34no vehicle
  • 3611 vehicle
  • 3622 vehicles
  • 813 vehicles
  • 184 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Mexico, ME (04257) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 41no vehicle
  • 2331 vehicle
  • 222 vehicles
  • 33 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 245+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $613.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $90,600
04257:

$90,600
Maine:

$172,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,800 - $133,500

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $93,212
Here:

$93,212
State:

$224,586

In 2-unit structures: $91,837
Here:

$91,837
State:

$219,007

Mobile homes: $24,719
Here:

$24,719
State:

$60,044

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 9.7%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 86.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,658

Size of family households: 412 2-persons, 133 3-persons, 66 4-persons, 58 5-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 434 1-person, 62 2-persons, 6 4-persons

173 married couples with children.
280 single-parent households (49 men, 231 women).

93.1% of residents of 04257 zip code speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% very well, 29% well).
5.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% very well, 19% well, 19% not well).

Foreign born population: 139 (5.2%)
(64.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

5.2%
Whole state:

3.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 39%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 27%Korea
  • 14%Cambodia
  • 13%Canada
  • 7%Germany

Most common first ancestries reported in 04257 (%)

  • 27%French (except Basque)
  • 15%French Canadian
  • 11%Other groups
  • 6%English
  • 6%American
  • 5%Irish
  • 3%Italian

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 502010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 71990 to 1999
  • 82Before 1990

Zip code 04257 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 04257 marital status for males
Zip code 04257 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 7.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 7.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 83%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11%Wood
  • 3%Electricity
  • 2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 3,316. Population change in the 1990s: -442 (-13.3%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


70% of the 04257 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 77% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Maine.

86% of the 04257 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 83% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school):
Here:

0.0%
Maine:

8.1%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Maine:

11.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 17
Here:

16.0%
Maine:

26.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 66,250Management occupations
  • 59,350Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 53,036Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 32,438Construction and extraction occupations
  • 30,458Sales and related occupations
  • 29,808Office and administrative support occupations

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
Most common first names in zip code 04257 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3373.9 years
Joseph3276.3 years
William2774.8 years
James2169.6 years
Mary1975.4 years
Charles1776.0 years
Dorothy1570.1 years
Frank1577.9 years
George1475.8 years
Margaret1278.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 04257 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Arsenault4375.3 years
Gallant2174.0 years
Brown1777.7 years
Richard1676.4 years
Perry1373.7 years
Bernard979.2 years
Blanchard982.3 years
Martin972.8 years
Thibodeau970.4 years
Eastman881.8 years
Businesses in zip code 04257
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1U.S. Cellular1
RadioShack1Walmart1
Subway1

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