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04912 Zip Code (ME) Detailed Profile



Estimated zip code population in 2013: 1,112
Zip code population in 2010: 1,048
Zip code population in 2000: 924

Houses and condos: 537
Renter-occupied apartments: 68
% of renters here:

17%
State:

30%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 04912: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 59.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 19 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

1.1% ($931)
Maine:

1.3% ($2,206)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $944 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $911 (1.2%)

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Males: 483  (43.4%)
Females: 629  (56.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 04912:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 04912:

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

Zip code 04912 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 04912

  • Zip code 04912 races chart
    • 1,017White population
    • 2Black population
    • 9American Indian population
    • 1Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 1Some other race population
    • 12Two or more races population
    • 6Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $88,400
04912:

$88,400
Maine:

$172,800
Median resident age:
This zip code:

41.3 years
Maine median age:

44.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Maine:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 04912, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $35,178 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,178
State:

$52,375

Salary/wage: $31,263 (reported on 88.9% of returns)
Here:

$31,263
State:

$43,415
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 76.7% for AGIs below $25k, 76.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 90.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $470 (reported on 27.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$470
Maine:

$1,221
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Ordinary dividends: $900 (reported on 8.3% of returns)
Here:

$900
State:

$5,812

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,833 (reported on 8.3% of returns)
Here:

+$3,833
State:

+$11,897

Profit/loss from business: +$3,800 (reported on 22.2% of returns)
Here:

+$3,800
State:

+$12,144

Total itemized deductions: $15,840 (23% of AGI, reported on 13.9% of returns)
Here:

$15,840
State:

$21,859

Here:

23.5% of AGI
State:

20.9% of AGI

Charity contributions: $567 (reported on 8.3% of returns)
Here:

$567
State:

$2,741

Taxes paid: $6,240 (reported on 13.9% of returns)
04912:

$6,240
State:

$9,996

Earned income credit: $2,445 (reported on 30.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,445
State:

$1,959
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 50.0%
Here:

50%
State:

48%
(% for various income ranges: 43.8% for AGIs below $25k, 50.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 04912, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $28,178 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$28,178
State:

$42,606

Salary/wage: $25,884 (reported on 87.7% of returns)
Here:

$25,884
State:

$36,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 93.5% for AGIs below $10k, 79.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 82.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 89.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 58.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,681 (reported on 36.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,681
Maine:

$1,367
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,886 (reported on 9.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,886
State:

$3,533

Net capital gain/loss: +$816 (reported on 9.9% of returns)
Here:

+$816
State:

+$11,433

Profit/loss from business: +$2,295 (reported on 15.9% of returns)
Here:

+$2,295
State:

+$10,755

Total itemized deductions: $14,000 (20% of AGI, reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

$14,000
State:

$18,231

Here:

20.2% of AGI
State:

21.7% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $917 (1% of AGI, reported on 9.4% of returns)
Here:

$917
State:

$2,466

Here:

1.3% of AGI
State:

2.8% of AGI

Total tax: $3,316 (reported on 66.1% of returns)
04912:

$3,316
State:

$6,047
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,770 (reported on 26.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,770
State:

$1,520

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 50.4%
Here:

50%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 29.3% for AGIs below $10k, 56.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 53.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 48.9% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$34,896
Maine:

$46,974
04912 map Nearest zip codes: 04979, 04942, 04950, 04976, 04943, 04920.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

59.9%
Maine:

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

13.4%
Maine:

8.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 93
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 318


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 19 (2 now married, 17 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 303 (120 now married, 183 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 04912 with a mortgage: 179 (17 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 164

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $928
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S304

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

29.3%
Whole state:

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

25.5%
Whole state:

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

5.6
State:

6.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 04912: Athens Volunteer Fire Department (A), Somerset Academy Community Center (B), Athens Historical Society Museum (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Lords Hill Cemetery (1), Dore Hill Cemetery (2), Athens Cemetery (3), Mount Rest Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes: Wyman Pond (A), Prentiss Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tuttle Brook (A), West Branch Wesserunsett Stream (B), East Branch Wesserunsett Stream (C), Corson Brook (D), Bog Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 102010 or later
  • 442000 to 2009
  • 1271990 to 1999
  • 911980 to 1989
  • 811970 to 1979
  • 211960 to 1969
  • 151950 to 1959
  • 41940 to 1949
  • 1441939 or earlier

Zip code 04912 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 04912

  • 0no bedroom
  • 301 bedroom
  • 1092 bedrooms
  • 1433 bedrooms
  • 364 bedrooms
  • 255+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 04912

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 332 bedrooms
  • 323 bedrooms
  • 34 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in 04912 in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 3no vehicle
  • 921 vehicle
  • 1662 vehicles
  • 783 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in 04912 in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 501 vehicle
  • 182 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 04912 household income distribution in 2013

  • Zip code 04912 household income distribution in 2013
  • 30Less than $10,000
  • 30$10,000 to $14,999
  • 34$15,000 to $19,999
  • 38$20,000 to $24,999
  • 51$25,000 to $29,999
  • 23$30,000 to $34,999
  • 28$35,000 to $39,999
  • 17$40,000 to $44,999
  • 17$45,000 to $49,999
  • 32$50,000 to $59,999
  • 28$60,000 to $74,999
  • 48$75,000 to $99,999
  • 28$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7$125,000 to $149,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2013 in zip code 04912

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2013 in zip code 04912
  • 11Less than $10,000
  • 4$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2$20,000 to $24,999
  • 9$25,000 to $29,999
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 29$40,000 to $49,999
  • 14$50,000 to $59,999
  • 34$60,000 to $69,999
  • 38$70,000 to $79,999
  • 29$80,000 to $89,999
  • 3$90,000 to $99,999
  • 64$100,000 to $124,999
  • 20$125,000 to $149,999
  • 20$150,000 to $174,999
  • 7$175,000 to $199,999
  • 11$200,000 to $249,999
  • 38$250,000 to $299,999
  • 4$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in zip code 04912

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in zip code 04912
  • 8$250 to $299
  • 4$300 to $349
  • 12$400 to $449
  • 5$450 to $499
  • 4$600 to $649
  • 3$800 to $899
  • 12$900 to $999
  • 20No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2013: $630.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $76,937
  • Two or more races householders: $73,811

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $88,400
04912:

$88,400
Maine:

$172,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,200 - $142,800

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $117,849
Here:

$117,849
State:

$224,586

Mobile homes: $43,682
Here:

$43,682
State:

$60,044

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 437
  • Two: 12
  • Mobile homes: 88

Unemployment: 5.6%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 04912

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 04912
  • 81.1%378Drove a car alone
  • 10.3%48Carpooled
  • 4.3%20Walked
  • 4.3%20Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 04912

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 04912
  • 31Less than 5 minutes
  • 525 to 9 minutes
  • 2810 to 14 minutes
  • 2915 to 19 minutes
  • 4720 to 24 minutes
  • 5425 to 29 minutes
  • 6830 to 34 minutes
  • 335 to 39 minutes
  • 640 to 44 minutes
  • 5245 to 59 minutes
  • 6360 to 89 minutes
  • 1390 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 75.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,094
  • In family households: 965 (132 male householders, 174 female householders)
    191 spouses, 338 children (308 natural, 6 adopted, 26 stepchildren), 45 grandchildren, 23 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 9 other relatives, 39 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 129 (36 male householders (33 living alone)), 69 female householders (50 living alone)), 24 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 18 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 136 2-persons, 63 3-persons, 69 4-persons, 17 5-persons, 18 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 83 1-person, 22 2-persons

130 married couples with children.
120 single-parent households (22 men, 98 women).

97.9% of residents of 04912 zip code speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 14 (1.3%)
(71.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.3%
Whole state:

3.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 71%Germany
  • 29%Canada

Most common first ancestries reported in 04912 (%)

  • 18%Other groups
  • 14%French (except Basque)
  • 12%English
  • 11%German
  • 9%American
  • 6%Irish
  • 5%Scottish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 112000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 22Before 1990

Zip code 04912 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ATHENS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (MAIN ST PO BOX 167 in ATHENS, ME)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-01804
    Organizations: MSAD 59 MADISON (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • A T & T ATHENS REPEATER STA (OFF RTE 150 ON STICKNEY HILL in ATHENS, ME)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OWNERNAME (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CORNVILLE CONSTRUCTION, INC. (HALL FARM ROAD in ATHENS, ME)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: CRUSHED AND BROKEN STONE
  • BORALEX ATHENS ENERGY (164 HARMONY ROAD in ATHENS, ME)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES
    Business NAICS classification: HYDROELECTRIC POWER GENERATION.
    Alternative names: BORALEX - ATHENS, BORALEX ENERGY, GORBELL-THERMO ELECTRON POWER

Zip code 04912 marital status for males
Zip code 04912 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 18.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 14.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 48%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 43%Wood
  • 9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 897. Population change in the 1990s: +27 (+3.0%).

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

  • This state: 779
  • Northeast: 276
  • Midwest: 12
  • South: 12

66% of the 04912 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Maine.

93% of the 04912 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% moved from different county within same 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: 16
Here:

43.2%
Maine:

26.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 62,625Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 53,333Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 45,000Transportation occupations
  • 40,938Education, training, and library occupations
  • 38,750Business and financial operations occupations
  • 35,000Healthcare support occupations

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Homes for the Elderly (20-49 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Site Preparation Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction (1-4: 1)

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:

  • 17 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in other group homes
Most common first names in zip code 04912 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William870.2 years
Ray580.6 years
Donald473.3 years
Carl465.7 years
Shirley471.8 years
Andrew379.4 years
George377.0 years
Daniel376.3 years
Geraldine371.0 years
Barbara374.6 years
Most common last names in zip code 04912 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Corson1569.1 years
Brown978.4 years
Avery871.1 years
Tuttle778.3 years
Jones678.8 years
Foss578.6 years
Bowman569.0 years
Gallant480.2 years
Rowell484.7 years
Whitman480.5 years
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