04742 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2013: 3,463
Zip code population in 2010: 3,496
Zip code population in 2000: 3,579

Houses and condos: 1,738
Renter-occupied apartments: 459
% of renters here:

31%
State:

30%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 04742: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 76.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.7 sq. mi.
Population density: 45 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.5% ($1,133)
Maine:

1.3% ($2,206)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,182 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,052 (1.5%)

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Males: 1,705  (49.2%)
Females: 1,758  (50.8%)

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For population 15 years and over in 04742:

Zip code 04742 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 04742

  • Zip code 04742 races chart
    • 3,349White population
    • 28Black population
    • 17American Indian population
    • 8Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 50Two or more races population
    • 44Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $77,500
04742:

$77,500
Maine:

$172,800



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in 04742 zip code as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 04742 to the number of sex offenders is 388 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

44.3 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 04742, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $39,297 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$39,297
State:

$52,375

Salary/wage: $33,465 (reported on 84.7% of returns)
Here:

$33,465
State:

$43,415
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.8% for AGIs below $25k, 78.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 70.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $732 (reported on 27.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$732
Maine:

$1,221
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,243 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,243
State:

$5,812
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,867 (reported on 8.0% of returns)
Here:

+$1,867
State:

+$11,897
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,121 (reported on 12.7% of returns)
Here:

+$8,121
State:

+$12,144
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,429 (reported on 11.3% of returns)
04742:

$10,429
Maine:

$13,385
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,470 (19% of AGI, reported on 15.3% of returns)
Here:

$16,470
State:

$21,859

Here:

18.9% of AGI
State:

20.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $3,588 (reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,588
State:

$2,741
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $7,709 (reported on 15.3% of returns)
04742:

$7,709
State:

$9,996
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $1,997 (reported on 22.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,997
State:

$1,959
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 04742, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $31,722 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$31,722
State:

$42,606

Salary/wage: $29,064 (reported on 87.8% of returns)
Here:

$29,064
State:

$36,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 136.3% for AGIs below $10k, 82.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 81.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,032 (reported on 37.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,032
Maine:

$1,367
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,231 (reported on 17.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,231
State:

$3,533
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,510 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
Here:

+$4,510
State:

+$11,433
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,037 (reported on 12.4% of returns)
Here:

+$5,037
State:

+$10,755
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,471 (reported on 3.3% of returns)
04742:

$2,471
Maine:

$3,014

Total itemized deductions: $13,942 (19% of AGI, reported on 13.4% of returns)
Here:

$13,942
State:

$18,231

Here:

19.2% of AGI
State:

21.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,402 (3% of AGI, reported on 12.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,402
State:

$2,466

Here:

3.2% of AGI
State:

2.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,714 (reported on 71.1% of returns)
04742:

$3,714
State:

$6,047
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,684 (reported on 18.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,684
State:

$1,520

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 49.7%
Here:

50%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 36.7% for AGIs below $10k, 52.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 53.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 53.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 53.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$32,225
Maine:

$46,974
Fort Fairfield, ME (04742) map Nearest zip codes: 04740, 04769, 04750, 04758, 04736, 04787.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

48.2%
Maine:

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

11.1%
Maine:

8.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 459
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,042


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: 912 (288 now married, 624 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 04742 with a mortgage: 662 (14 second mortgage, 47 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 380

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $826
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S374

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

21.7%
Whole state:

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

11.2%
Whole state:

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

6.6
State:

6.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2
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  • Notable locations in zip code 04742: Murphy Road (A), Morrow Road (B), East Road (C), Fort Fairfield Fire Department (D), Fort Fairfield Municipal Building (E), Fort Fairfield Public Library (F), Frontier Heritage History Museum (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Village Square Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 04742 include: Bethel Baptist Church (A), Saint Paul Church (B), Wesleyan Church (C), Saint Denis Church (D), United Pentecostal Church (E), Emmanuel Church (F), United Parish Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Old Catholic Cemetery (1), Mayflower Cemetery (2), Knight Cemetery (3), Houghton Burial Ground (4), First Saint Denis Cemetery (5), Harvey Hill Cemetery (6), Riverside Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Tuttle Pond (A), Bishop Pond (B), Fischer Lake (C), Fisher Lake (D), Nadeau Pond (E), Page Pond (F), Monson Pond (G), Libby Brook Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Noyes Brook (A), Amsden Brook (B), Hacker Brook (C), Goodrich Brook (D), Hockenhull Brook (E), Webster Brook (F), Pattee Brook (G), Everett Brook (H), Libby Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 1812000 to 2009
  • 521990 to 1999
  • 4291980 to 1989
  • 1381970 to 1979
  • 1601960 to 1969
  • 1701950 to 1959
  • 851940 to 1949
  • 5231939 or earlier

Zip code 04742 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fort Fairfield, ME (04742)

  • 13no bedroom
  • 191 bedroom
  • 2182 bedrooms
  • 4303 bedrooms
  • 3054 bedrooms
  • 575+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fort Fairfield, ME (04742)

  • 31no bedroom
  • 1101 bedroom
  • 1222 bedrooms
  • 1293 bedrooms
  • 524 bedrooms
  • 155+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Fort Fairfield, ME (04742) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 127no vehicle
  • 2631 vehicle
  • 3772 vehicles
  • 1453 vehicles
  • 1134 vehicles
  • 175+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Fort Fairfield, ME (04742) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 27no vehicle
  • 3411 vehicle
  • 762 vehicles
  • 153 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $564.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $77,500
04742:

$77,500
Maine:

$172,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,300 - $121,100

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 10.2%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 100.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,461

Size of family households: 387 2-persons, 260 3-persons, 102 4-persons, 132 5-persons, 8 6-persons, 15 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 496 1-person, 101 2-persons

464 married couples with children.
284 single-parent households (37 men, 247 women).

95.3% of residents of 04742 zip code speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
3.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 213 (6.2%)
(50.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

6.2%
Whole state:

3.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 77%Canada
  • 8%Guatemala
  • 6%Vietnam
  • 5%Honduras
  • 4%Jamaica

Most common first ancestries reported in 04742 (%)

  • 14%English
  • 14%French (except Basque)
  • 13%Other groups
  • 12%Irish
  • 10%American
  • 6%Swedish
  • 4%Scottish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 282000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 234Before 1990

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 04742 marital status for males
Zip code 04742 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 74%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10%Wood
  • 8%Electricity
  • 3%Other fuel
  • 2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%No fuel used
  • 1%Utility gas
  • 1%Coal or coke

Population in 1990: 4,474. Population change in the 1990s: -895 (-20.0%).

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


67% of the 04742 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 71% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Maine.

89% of the 04742 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from abroad.

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: 19
Here:

34.5%
Maine:

26.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 101,667Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 58,954Business and financial operations occupations
  • 41,226Management occupations
  • 30,927Production occupations
  • 28,036Personal care and service occupations
  • 26,571Construction and extraction 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 2000:

  • 7 people in other group homes
Most common first names in zip code 04742 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3676.9 years
George2473.4 years
Mary2480.1 years
Charles1973.4 years
Joseph1973.7 years
Philip1874.2 years
Donald1770.7 years
Helen1483.5 years
Margaret1373.3 years
Richard1365.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 04742 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Clark1877.2 years
Barnes1474.6 years
Cyr1374.5 years
Johnston1383.8 years
Burtchell1278.2 years
Shaw1273.8 years
Russell1275.1 years
Giggey1273.3 years
Butler1276.2 years
Chambers1174.0 years

Businesses in zip code 04742



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