04937 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Fairfield, ME (3.46%)
County: Somerset County, ME
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 6,502
Zip code population in 2010: 6,645
Zip code population in 2000: 6,539

Houses and condos: 3,102
Renter-occupied apartments: 660
% of renters here:

23%
State:

30%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 04937: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 52.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 125 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

1.6% ($2,064)
Maine:

1.3% ($2,206)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,100 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,973 (1.7%)

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Males: 3,261  (50.2%)
Females: 3,241  (49.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 04937:

For population 15 years and over in 04937:

Zip code 04937 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 04937

  • Zip code 04937 races chart
    • 6,440White population
    • 30Black population
    • 28American Indian population
    • 32Asian population
    • 2Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 3Some other race population
    • 78Two or more races population
    • 32Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 3,016
Rural population: 3,485

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $125,500
04937:

$125,500
Maine:

$172,800



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in 04937 zip code as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 04937 to the number of sex offenders is 317 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

41.4 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 04937, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $43,006 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$43,006
State:

$52,375

Salary/wage: $39,932 (reported on 87.8% of returns)
Here:

$39,932
State:

$43,415
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.6% for AGIs below $25k, 82.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 84.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 56.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $890 (reported on 27.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$890
Maine:

$1,221
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,480 (reported on 13.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,480
State:

$5,812
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,676 (reported on 8.7% of returns)
Here:

+$4,676
State:

+$11,897
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,484 (reported on 13.2% of returns)
Here:

+$8,484
State:

+$12,144
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,348 (reported on 8.7% of returns)
04937:

$9,348
Maine:

$13,385
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $18,526 (22% of AGI, reported on 23.7% of returns)
Here:

$18,526
State:

$21,859

Here:

22.5% of AGI
State:

20.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $25k, 7.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 22.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,048 (reported on 17.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,048
State:

$2,741
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,207 (reported on 23.3% of returns)
04937:

$8,207
State:

$9,996
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,014 (reported on 20.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,014
State:

$1,959
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 04937, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $34,959 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,959
State:

$42,606

Salary/wage: $32,293 (reported on 89.5% of returns)
Here:

$32,293
State:

$36,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 100.7% for AGIs below $10k, 80.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 87.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 85.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $823 (reported on 41.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$823
Maine:

$1,367
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,142 (reported on 16.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,142
State:

$3,533
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,575 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

+$4,575
State:

+$11,433
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,539 (reported on 15.6% of returns)
Here:

+$8,539
State:

+$10,755
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.1% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,874 (reported on 3.0% of returns)
04937:

$2,874
Maine:

$3,014

Total itemized deductions: $14,275 (21% of AGI, reported on 24.7% of returns)
Here:

$14,275
State:

$18,231

Here:

21.0% of AGI
State:

21.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,661 (2% of AGI, reported on 20.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,661
State:

$2,466

Here:

2.3% of AGI
State:

2.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,205 (reported on 75.4% of returns)
04937:

$4,205
State:

$6,047
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,556 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,556
State:

$1,520

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 51.9%
Here:

52%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 43.5% for AGIs below $10k, 47.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 56.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 55.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$46,603
Maine:

$46,974
Fairfield, ME (04937) map Nearest zip codes: 04944, 04975, 04927, 04976, 04978, 04901.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

50.6%
Maine:

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

10.3%
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: 579
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,282


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 33 (17 now married, 16 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,437 (742 now married, 695 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 04937 with a mortgage: 1,438 (57 second mortgage, 181 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 763

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,175
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S456

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

15.2%
Whole state:

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

9.9%
Whole state:

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

5.7
State:

6.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 04937: Good Will Homes (A), Lawrence Public Library (B), L C Bates Museum (C), Kennebec Valley Technical College Media Center (D), History House (E), Fairfield Municipal Building (F), Fairfield Historical Society (G), Fairfield Fire Department Station 1 (H), Fairfield Fire Department Station 2 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 04937 include: Ten Lots Chapel (A), Fairfield United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Covell Cemetery (1), Maplewood Cemetery (2), Nyes Corner Cemetery (3), Emery Hill Cemetery (4), Tozier Cemetery (5), Friend Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lost Brook (A), Fish Brook (B), Martin Stream (C), Emery Brook (D), Craigin Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 04937: Monument Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 3052000 to 2009
  • 2851990 to 1999
  • 3791980 to 1989
  • 5811970 to 1979
  • 1481960 to 1969
  • 3191950 to 1959
  • 1611940 to 1949
  • 9241939 or earlier

Zip code 04937 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fairfield, ME (04937)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1081 bedroom
  • 6332 bedrooms
  • 8563 bedrooms
  • 5414 bedrooms
  • 635+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairfield, ME (04937)

  • 100no bedroom
  • 1871 bedroom
  • 1162 bedrooms
  • 1613 bedrooms
  • 804 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Fairfield, ME (04937) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 47no vehicle
  • 7251 vehicle
  • 1,0582 vehicles
  • 3143 vehicles
  • 574 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Fairfield, ME (04937) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 141no vehicle
  • 3291 vehicle
  • 1162 vehicles
  • 553 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 195+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $704.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $125,500
04937:

$125,500
Maine:

$172,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,600 - $164,600

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $134,936
Here:

$134,936
State:

$224,586

In 2-unit structures: $134,627
Here:

$134,627
State:

$219,007

Mobile homes: $67,553
Here:

$67,553
State:

$60,044

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 12.9%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 36.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,447

Size of family households: 1,030 2-persons, 387 3-persons, 303 4-persons, 114 5-persons, 51 6-persons, 42 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 781 1-person, 153 2-persons

606 married couples with children.
745 single-parent households (71 men, 674 women).

94.1% of residents of 04937 zip code speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
3.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% very well, 7% well, 10% not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 184 (2.8%)
(54.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.8%
Whole state:

3.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 50%Canada
  • 20%Russia
  • 15%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 15%Taiwan

Most common first ancestries reported in 04937 (%)

  • 17%English
  • 17%French (except Basque)
  • 12%Other groups
  • 10%French Canadian
  • 9%American
  • 6%Irish
  • 2%German

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 182010 or later
  • 362000 to 2009
  • 551990 to 1999
  • 138Before 1990

Zip code 04937 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 04937 marital status for males
Zip code 04937 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 74%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11%Wood
  • 6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5%Electricity
  • 3%Other fuel
  • 1%Coal or coke
  • 1%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 6,718. Population change in the 1990s: -179 (-2.7%).

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


67% of the 04937 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Maine.

91% of the 04937 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 75% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% 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): 42
Here:

5.8%
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: 95
Here:

27.5%
Maine:

26.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 72,750Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 47,328Production occupations
  • 39,000Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 37,684Construction and extraction occupations
  • 35,542Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations
  • 35,469Health technologists and technicians

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:

  • 16 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 113 people in other group homes
  • 56 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 04937 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3479.6 years
Robert3470.1 years
John3174.5 years
George3076.8 years
Charles2874.2 years
James2771.6 years
Joseph2673.5 years
William2275.0 years
Alice2082.4 years
Dorothy2074.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 04937 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1975.5 years
Poulin1572.8 years
King1478.0 years
Pooler1471.8 years
Gilbert1377.4 years
Bickford1377.8 years
Perry1370.7 years
Brown1375.2 years
Taylor1279.3 years
Davis1170.8 years
Businesses in zip code 04937
NameCountNameCount
Circle K2Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway1
GNC1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets4UPS1

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