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Estimated zip code population in 2019: 1,401
Zip code population in 2010: 1,541
Zip code population in 2000: 1,321

Houses and condos: 922
Renter-occupied apartments: 55
% of renters here:

10%
State:

28%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 04290: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 46.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 30 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.4% ($1,847)
Maine:

1.3% ($2,597)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,065 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,613 (1.2%)

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Males: 705  (50.3%)
Females: 695  (49.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 04290:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 04290:

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

Zip code 04290 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 04290 (2019)
    • 1,50297.5%White
    • 171.1%Two or more races
    • 100.6%American Indian
    • 50.3%Asian
    • 50.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 20.1%Some other race
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $130,589
04290:

$130,589
Maine:

$200,500



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in 04290 zip code as of January 31, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 04290 is 250 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

51.5 years
Maine median age:

45.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 04290, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $42,669 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,669
State:

$52,375

Salary/wage: $40,498 (reported on 87.1% of returns)
Here:

$40,498
State:

$43,415
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 79.3% for AGIs below $25k, 79.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 86.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $405 (reported on 28.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$405
Maine:

$1,221
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Ordinary dividends: $543 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
Here:

$543
State:

$5,812

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$243 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
Here:

+$243
State:

+$11,897
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,540 (reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

+$7,540
State:

+$12,144
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $8,760 (reported on 7.1% of returns)
04290:

$8,760
Maine:

$13,385

Total itemized deductions: $16,611 (23% of AGI, reported on 25.7% of returns)
Here:

$16,611
State:

$21,859

Here:

22.7% of AGI
State:

20.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $2,411 (reported on 12.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,411
State:

$2,741
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $6,672 (reported on 25.7% of returns)
04290:

$6,672
State:

$9,996
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $1,823 (reported on 18.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,823
State:

$1,959
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 58.6%
Here:

59%
State:

48%
(% for various income ranges: 51.9% for AGIs below $25k, 60.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 04290, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $33,808 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,808
State:

$42,606

Salary/wage: $33,018 (reported on 87.7% of returns)
Here:

$33,018
State:

$36,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 86.9% for AGIs below $10k, 74.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 83.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 90.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 90.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $502 (reported on 44.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$502
Maine:

$1,367
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $460 (reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

$460
State:

$3,533
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,281 (reported on 9.4% of returns)
Here:

+$1,281
State:

+$11,433
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$3,180 (reported on 16.2% of returns)
Here:

+$3,180
State:

+$10,755
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,353 (reported on 2.5% of returns)
04290:

$3,353
Maine:

$3,014

Total itemized deductions: $13,591 (22% of AGI, reported on 21.8% of returns)
Here:

$13,591
State:

$18,231

Here:

21.6% of AGI
State:

21.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,699 (3% of AGI, reported on 16.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,699
State:

$2,466

Here:

2.5% of AGI
State:

2.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,597 (reported on 73.2% of returns)
04290:

$3,597
State:

$6,047
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,410 (reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,410
State:

$1,520

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 61.0%
Here:

61%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 55.9% for AGIs below $10k, 59.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 61.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 55.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$60,452
Maine:

$58,924
04290 map Nearest zip codes: 04224, 04292, 04257, 04219, 04221, 04220.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

44.8%
Maine:

40.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

9.5%
Maine:

46.8%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 35
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 536


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 12 (12 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 312 (167 now married, 143 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 04290 with a mortgage: 234 (29 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 282

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,051
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $436

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

4.7%
Whole state:

10.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

2.3%
Whole state:

6.9%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 04290: Peru Fire Department Substation (A), Peru Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Piper Cemetery (1), Deshon Cemetery (2), Child Cemetery (3), Byron Cemetery (4), Knight Cemetery (5), Demerritt Cemetery (6), East Peru Cemeteries (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Mud Pond (A), Worthley Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Thomas Brook (A), Upper Stony Brook (B), Worthley Brook (C), Spears Stream (D), Lower Stony Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 562014 or later
  • 82010 to 2013
  • 752000 to 2009
  • 931990 to 1999
  • 1481980 to 1989
  • 1101970 to 1979
  • 561960 to 1969
  • 821950 to 1959
  • 891940 to 1949
  • 2121939 or earlier

Zip code 04290 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 04290
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 04290
  • 5no bedroom
  • 171 bedroom
  • 1322 bedrooms
  • 2423 bedrooms
  • 894 bedrooms
  • 295+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 04290
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 04290
  • 0no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 202 bedrooms
  • 153 bedrooms
  • 84 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 04290 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 04290 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 8no vehicle
  • 1281 vehicle
  • 2122 vehicles
  • 1123 vehicles
  • 414 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 04290 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 04290 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3no vehicle
  • 311 vehicle
  • 182 vehicles
  • 33 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 04290 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 04290 household income distribution in 2019
  • 18Less than $10,000
  • 13$10,000 to $14,999
  • 25$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11$20,000 to $24,999
  • 43$25,000 to $29,999
  • 21$30,000 to $34,999
  • 30$35,000 to $39,999
  • 39$40,000 to $44,999
  • 24$45,000 to $49,999
  • 50$50,000 to $59,999
  • 69$60,000 to $74,999
  • 95$75,000 to $99,999
  • 44$100,000 to $124,999
  • 32$125,000 to $149,999
  • 30$150,000 to $199,999
  • 14$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 04290

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 04290
  • 2$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3$15,000 to $19,999
  • 19$30,000 to $34,999
  • 3$35,000 to $39,999
  • 6$40,000 to $49,999
  • 18$50,000 to $59,999
  • 12$60,000 to $69,999
  • 15$70,000 to $79,999
  • 63$80,000 to $89,999
  • 22$90,000 to $99,999
  • 72$100,000 to $124,999
  • 15$125,000 to $149,999
  • 75$150,000 to $174,999
  • 48$175,000 to $199,999
  • 21$200,000 to $249,999
  • 35$250,000 to $299,999
  • 8$300,000 to $399,999
  • 4$400,000 to $499,999
  • 4$500,000 to $749,999
  • 11$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 3$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 04290

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 04290
  • 5$200 to $249
  • 3$400 to $449
  • 8$450 to $499
  • 3$550 to $599
  • 6$600 to $649
  • 4$750 to $799
  • 3$1,250 to $1,499
  • 16No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $697.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $527,268.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $127,437
  • Two or more races householders: $240,696
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $240,696

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $130,589
04290:

$130,589
Maine:

$200,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,854 - $189,911

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $167,897
Here:

$167,897
State:

$259,950

In 2-unit structures: $297,242
Here:

$297,242
State:

$265,102

Mobile homes: $71,098
Here:

$71,098
State:

$87,621
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 04290
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 802
  • One, attached: 3
  • Two: 8
  • Mobile homes: 102

Unemployment: 3.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 04290

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 04290
  • 85.9%619Drove a car alone
  • 7.1%51Carpooled
  • 0.7%5Walked
  • 2.1%15Other means
  • 3.9%28Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 04290

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 04290
  • 17Less than 5 minutes
  • 375 to 9 minutes
  • 15110 to 14 minutes
  • 10715 to 19 minutes
  • 7820 to 24 minutes
  • 4530 to 34 minutes
  • 4335 to 39 minutes
  • 3740 to 44 minutes
  • 10545 to 59 minutes
  • 6060 to 89 minutes
  • 590 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 72.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,401
  • Male householders: 355 (106 living alone), Female householders: 215 (66 living alone)
  • 324 spouses (320 opposite-sex spouses), 45 unmarried partners, (42 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 347 children (290 natural, 4 adopted, 53 stepchildren), 38 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 55 other relatives, 24 non-relatives

Size of family households: 210 2-persons, 96 3-persons, 36 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 171 1-person, 36 2-persons

116 married couples with children.
26 single-parent households (18 men, 8 women).

98.3% of residents of 04290 zip code speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 12 (0.9%)
(16.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.9%
Whole state:

3.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 85%Malaysia
  • 8%Taiwan
Most common first ancestries reported in 04290
  • 22%English
  • 14%American
  • 12%French Canadian
  • 10%French
  • 5%Scottish
  • 4%Irish
  • 4%German
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 102000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 1Before 1990

Zip code 04290 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • PERU ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (30 MAIN STREET in PERU, ME)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-34301
    Organizations: PERU SCHOOL DEPARTMENT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • A T & T CANTON RADIO STA (COUNTY RD in PERU, ME)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OWNERNAME (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BLAISDELL VARIETY STORE (9 NORTH MAIN STREET in PERU, ME)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
  • PERU SCHOOL DEPARTMENT (MAIN STREET in PERU, ME)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)

Zip code 04290 marital status for males
Zip code 04290 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 56.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.3%Wood
  • 13.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Electricity
  • 1.1%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 1,541.

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

  • This state: 1,160
  • Northeast: 171
  • Midwest: 20
  • South: 17
  • West: 14

77% of the 04290 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Maine.

92% of the 04290 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 79% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in 04290

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3
Here:

7.7%
Maine:

10.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 9
Here:

11.2%
Maine:

13.7%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

8.9%
Maine:

30.2%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 106,279Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 60,117Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 54,246Production occupations
  • 53,647Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 51,898Management occupations
  • 47,612Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations

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

  • Wholesale Trade: Other Grocery and Related Products Merchant Wholesalers (5-9 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Construction: Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction (5-9: 1)
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Residential Property Managers (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Other Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance (1-4: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Residential Remodelers (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 11. The highest number of reported fires - 18 took place in 2005, and the least - 2 in 2007. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 04290 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (70.6%), and Outside Fires (15.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 04290
    • 12770.6%Structure Fires
    • 2715.0%Outside Fires
    • 1810.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 84.4%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 04290, Maine

Most common first names in zip code 04290 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1476.2 years
Joseph1181.1 years
George1072.7 years
Mary1081.0 years
Richard1068.3 years
Marie779.6 years
Robert768.2 years
James680.7 years
Arthur682.7 years
Norman581.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 04290 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Child1485.6 years
Oldham1175.6 years
Vaughn883.7 years
Knox778.2 years
Porter679.3 years
Gallant579.8 years
Brann567.8 years
Donahue580.4 years
Irish473.0 years
Garneau477.8 years
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