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04742 is the zip code for

Fort Fairfield, ME

Total population
3,496
Housing units
1,674
Land area
(sq. miles)
76.67
Density
(people per sq. mile)
45.60
Water area
(sq. miles)
1.69

Demographic data for zip code 04742

Gender:

Male
1,691
Female
1,805
Median age
Male
42.50
Female
44.90
Gender

Households:

Total households
1,494
Family households
952
Nonfamily households
542
Average household size
2.34
Average family size
2.88
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
1,674
Occupied housing units
1,494
Owner-occupied
1,064
Renter-occupied
430
Vacant housing units
180
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
184
5 to 9 years
192
10 to 14 years
248
15 to 19 years
234
20 to 24 years
161
25 to 34 years
341
35 to 44 years
458
45 to 54 years
540
55 to 59 years
288
60 to 64 years
248
65 to 74 years
336
75 to 84 years
216
85 years and over
50
Median age
43.80
Age

Race:

White
3,349
Hispanic or Latino
44
Black or African American
28
Asian
8
American Indian & Alaska Native
17
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
0
Two or More Races
50
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 04742

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
2,936
Civilian labor force
1,550
Employed
1,402
Unemployed
148
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
1,386
Percent Unemployed
9.5%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
1,382
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
1,232
Carpooled
82
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
55
Other means
2
Worked at home
11
Mean travel time
14.3 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,402
Management / business / science / arts
437
Service
217
Sales / office
283
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
296
Production / transportation / material moving
169
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,402
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
130
Construction
153
Manufacturing
135
Wholesale trade
0
Retail trade
204
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
101
Information
16
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
13
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
49
Educational services / health care / social assistance
345
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
30
Public administration
110
Other services
116
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,402
Private wage & salary workers
939
Government workers
297
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
166
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
1,555
Less than $10,000
194
$10,000 to $14,999
177
$15,000 to $24,999
254
$25,000 to $34,999
219
$35,000 to $49,999
242
$50,000 to $74,999
217
$75,000 to $99,999
152
$100,000 to $149,999
82
$150,000 to $199,999
11
$200,000 or more
7
Median household income
$29,714
Mean household income
$41,526
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
23.1%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 04742

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Fort Fairfield Elementary School
76 Brunswick Avenue
(207) 207-472327712711.7
Fort Fairfield Middle/high School
28 High School Drive Suite A
(207) 207-472330713110.3

Public libraries around Fort Fairfield, ME

NameAddress
Fort Fairfield Public Library339 Main Street
Fort Fairfield, ME 04742
Fort Kent Public Library1 Monument Square
Fort Kent, ME 04743
Katahdin Public Library20 Library Street
Island Falls, ME 04747

Universities and Colleges around 04742

NameAddressPhone
University of Maine Cooperative Extension13 Hall Street
Fort Kent, ME 04743
(207) 834-3905

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 04742

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Aroostook Medical Center
140 Academy Street
Presque Isle, ME 04769
(207) 768-4000151
Cary Medical Center
"163 Van Buren Road, Suite 1"
Caribou, ME 04736
(207) 498-311152
Houlton Regional Hospital
20 Hartford Street
Houlton, ME 04730
(207) 532-947175
Northern Maine Medical Center
194 East Main Street
Fort Kent, ME 04743
(207) 834-315581

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 04742

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Subway Sandwiches & SaladsVillage Sq
Ft Fairfield, ME 04742
Fast Food, Salads, Sandwiches207-472-1590

Crime rates


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State info:

Maine

Maine, Pine Tree State, ME; a state in New England

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