04743 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Fort Kent, ME (4.05%)
County: Aroostook County, ME
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 4,580
Zip code population in 2010: 4,676
Zip code population in 2000: 4,902

Houses and condos: 2,332
Renter-occupied apartments: 586
% of renters here:

29%
State:

30%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 04743: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 135.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 34 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

1.2% ($1,393)
Maine:

1.3% ($2,206)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,515 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,214 (1.3%)

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Males: 2,237  (48.8%)
Females: 2,343  (51.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 04743:

For population 15 years and over in 04743:

Zip code 04743 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 04743

  • Zip code 04743 races chart
    • 4,422White population
    • 31Black population
    • 43American Indian population
    • 30Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 115Two or more races population
    • 35Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $118,000
04743:

$118,000
Maine:

$172,800



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in 04743 zip code as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 04743 to the number of sex offenders is 817 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.6 years
Maine median age:

44.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
Maine:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 04743, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $46,849 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$46,849
State:

$52,375

Salary/wage: $37,130 (reported on 85.7% of returns)
Here:

$37,130
State:

$43,415
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 72.0% for AGIs below $25k, 76.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 31.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $932 (reported on 44.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$932
Maine:

$1,221
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,356 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,356
State:

$5,812
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$7,280 (reported on 10.2% of returns)
Here:

+$7,280
State:

+$11,897
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,875 (reported on 18.4% of returns)
Here:

+$9,875
State:

+$12,144
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.5% for AGIs below $25k, 4.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,288 (reported on 8.2% of returns)
04743:

$11,288
Maine:

$13,385
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,038 (18% of AGI, reported on 19.9% of returns)
Here:

$19,038
State:

$21,859

Here:

17.9% of AGI
State:

20.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.1% for AGIs below $25k, 5.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,435 (reported on 13.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,435
State:

$2,741
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $9,785 (reported on 19.9% of returns)
04743:

$9,785
State:

$9,996
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,903 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,903
State:

$1,959
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 04743, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $36,170 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,170
State:

$42,606

Salary/wage: $30,441 (reported on 85.4% of returns)
Here:

$30,441
State:

$36,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 110.5% for AGIs below $10k, 76.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 51.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,269 (reported on 53.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,269
Maine:

$1,367
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,318 (reported on 18.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,318
State:

$3,533
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$6,903 (reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

+$6,903
State:

+$11,433
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,577 (reported on 18.9% of returns)
Here:

+$7,577
State:

+$10,755
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.9% for AGIs below $10k, 6.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$152 (reported on 1.7% of returns)
Here +$152
State -$2,763

IRA payment deduction: $3,240 (reported on 5.0% of returns)
04743:

$3,240
Maine:

$3,014
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Self-employed pension: $11,600 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
Here:

$11,600
Maine:

$12,886

Total itemized deductions: $15,964 (18% of AGI, reported on 18.3% of returns)
Here:

$15,964
State:

$18,231

Here:

18.2% of AGI
State:

21.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,724 (3% of AGI, reported on 14.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,724
State:

$2,466

Here:

2.8% of AGI
State:

2.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,852 (reported on 75.6% of returns)
04743:

$4,852
State:

$6,047
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $10k, 4.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,528 (reported on 16.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,528
State:

$1,520

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 73.6%
Here:

74%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 62.8% for AGIs below $10k, 71.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 89.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$37,182
Maine:

$46,974
Fort Kent, ME (04743) map Nearest zip codes: 04781, 04739, 04745, 04779, 04772, 04756.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

47.2%
Maine:

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

6.9%
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: 305
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,700


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 57 (48 now married, 9 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,045 (446 now married, 599 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 04743 with a mortgage: 869 (1 second mortgage, 82 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 550

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,053
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S384

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

15.0%
Whole state:

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

6.4%
Whole state:

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

6.0
State:

6.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.5
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 04743: Ledges (A), Carter Brook Camp (B), Sugar Camp (C), Labbe Camp (D), Saucier Camp (E), Wheelock Siding (F), Fort Kent Fire Department (G), Ambulance Service Incorporated (H), Acadian Archives (I), Guerrette Volunteer Fire Department (J), Fort Kent Blockhouse (K), Fort Kent Historical Society Museum (L), Fort Kent Public Library (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Fort Kent Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 04743 include: Saint Louis Parish Church (A), Saint John Church (B), Christ Congregational Church (C), Assembly of God Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Saint John Baptist Church Cemetery (1), Saint John Catholic Cemetery (2), Congregational Cemetery (3), Saint Louis Cemetery (4), Old Saint Louis Cemetery (5), Holy Family Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Wallagrass Lakes (A), Wheelock Lake (B), Black Lake (C), Black Pond (D), Deer Pond (E), Dry Pond (F), Gilbert Ponds (G), Marcum Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Audibert Brook (A), Sinclair Brook (B), Wheelock Brook (C), Fish River (D), Factory Brook (E), Godfrey Brook (F), Kelly Brook (G), Gilbert Brook (H), Perley Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 04743: Fort Kent Historical Society Gardens (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built

  • 32010 or later
  • 2952000 to 2009
  • 3131990 to 1999
  • 3601980 to 1989
  • 3481970 to 1979
  • 1961960 to 1969
  • 1031950 to 1959
  • 1941940 to 1949
  • 5201939 or earlier

Zip code 04743 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fort Kent, ME (04743)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 461 bedroom
  • 2882 bedrooms
  • 8253 bedrooms
  • 1764 bedrooms
  • 845+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fort Kent, ME (04743)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 2411 bedroom
  • 2302 bedrooms
  • 873 bedrooms
  • 114 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Fort Kent, ME (04743) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 2no vehicle
  • 3161 vehicle
  • 8692 vehicles
  • 2083 vehicles
  • 184 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Fort Kent, ME (04743) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 72no vehicle
  • 4231 vehicle
  • 792 vehicles
  • 123 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $548.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $108,953.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $118,000
04743:

$118,000
Maine:

$172,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $80,500 - $186,400

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $143,640
Here:

$143,640
State:

$224,586

In 2-unit structures: $122,237
Here:

$122,237
State:

$219,007

Mobile homes: $46,730
Here:

$46,730
State:

$60,044

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 6.3%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 96.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,414

Size of family households: 643 2-persons, 206 3-persons, 268 4-persons, 89 5-persons, 17 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 660 1-person, 111 2-persons, 9 3-persons

673 married couples with children.
196 single-parent households (2 men, 194 women).

44.4% of residents of 04743 zip code speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% very well, 11% well, 4% not well).
53.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% very well, 13% well, 3% not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (27% very well, 59% well, 14% not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 297 (6.5%)
(59.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

6.5%
Whole state:

3.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 61%Canada
  • 10%Kuwait
  • 9%India
  • 5%Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia)
  • 4%Japan
  • 4%Spain
  • 3%Germany

Most common first ancestries reported in 04743 (%)

  • 35%French (except Basque)
  • 21%French Canadian
  • 9%Other groups
  • 8%American
  • 4%Irish
  • 2%German
  • 2%English

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 122010 or later
  • 232000 to 2009
  • 801990 to 1999
  • 235Before 1990

Zip code 04743 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 04743 marital status for males
Zip code 04743 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 68%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19%Wood
  • 5%Coal or coke
  • 4%Electricity
  • 2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 6,076. Population change in the 1990s: -1,174 (-19.3%).

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


64% of the 04743 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Maine.

92% of the 04743 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 77% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 0% 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): 65
Here:

19.2%
Maine:

8.1%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 11
Here:

6.7%
Maine:

11.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 43
Here:

10.5%
Maine:

26.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 54,125Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 51,818Business and financial operations occupations
  • 46,167Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 46,042Management occupations
  • 41,818Education, training, and library occupations
  • 40,750Construction and extraction occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

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:

  • 146 people in college/university student housing
  • 43 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 109 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 45 people in nursing homes
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 4 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
Most common first names in zip code 04743 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph2878.6 years
Marie2179.5 years
Mary1977.3 years
Albert1880.7 years
Paul1668.0 years
Patrick1670.4 years
Louis1570.8 years
George1477.5 years
John1470.0 years
Irene1384.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 04743 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Pelletier8178.0 years
Daigle6373.6 years
Ouellette5076.8 years
Michaud4575.3 years
Theriault3980.3 years
Plourde3268.0 years
Roy3277.3 years
Charette2879.9 years
Gagnon2875.5 years
Nadeau2775.3 years
Businesses in zip code 04743
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1New Balance1
Circle K1RadioShack1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
Ford1Sears1
La-Z-Boy1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets7U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS2

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