Overall Health Index

People Index

30

92.1% of the residents in 04448 has health insurance.

Provider Index

17

There are about 18 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 04448.

Hospital Index

42

The average hospital rating near 04448 is 3.3 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

35

Residents in 04448 travel 23.7 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

30

92.1% of the residents in 04448 has health insurance.

Provider Index

17

There are about 18 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 04448.

Hospital Index

42

The average hospital rating near 04448 is 3.3 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

35

Residents in 04448 travel 23.7 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 04448 - Howland, ME

The Overall Health Index in 04448 - Howland, ME is 12, ranking 29,056 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 1,540 residents live in 04448 - Howland, ME with a median age of 45.8 years. 20.1 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 19.1 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 55.9 percent of the residents in 04448 is currently married, and 23.4 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 13.3 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 4 percent of the population living in 04448 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 04448 is $3,120. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 04448 - Howland, ME is approximately $530. That means the residents typically spend about 17 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

87.2 percent of the population in 04448 - Howland, ME drive to work alone. 0 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 52.9 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 4.4 percent of the residents in 04448 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.73 members with about 2.03 cars available per household. Approximately 6 percent of the households in 04448 - Howland, Maine do not have own a car. It is estimated that 8.7 percent of households in the United States do not own a car.

51.6 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 64.5 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0.5 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 04448 have VA health insurance. Also, 11.8 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 04448 - Howland, ME would have to travel an average of 9.6 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Penobscot Valley Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 18 physicians accessible to residents who live in 04448 - Howland, ME.

Gender Ratio in 04448 - Howland, ME

Gender (%)04448MEUSA
Male4848.949.3
Female5251.150.7

Racial Makeup in 04448 - Howland, ME

Race (%)04448MEUSA
Non-Hispanic White9594.673
Non-Hispanic Black01.312.7
Asian01.15.4
American Indian and Alaska Native00.60.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race00.24.9
Two or More Races52.24.4

Median Income in 04448 - Howland, ME

Income (%)04448MEUSA
Under $25,00020.216.816.9
$25,000 to $49,99924.423.221.3
$50,000 to $74,99924.220.418.3
$75,000 to $99,9997.81513.7
$100,000 and More23.524.429.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 04448 - Howland, ME

Livability04448MEUSA
Monthly Income ($)3,1204,4194,897
Housing Costs ($)5309011,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)1720.421.9

Education in 04448 - Howland, ME

Education Level(%)04448MEUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education2.72.95.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma9.25.27.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent463327.5
Some College, No Degree15.819.821
Associate's Degree99.78.2
Bachelor's Degree13.318.918.6
Graduate or Professional Degree410.511.4

People Index

People Index in 04448

30

The People Index in 04448 is 30, ranking 23,424 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 04448 - Howland, ME

An estimate of 92.1 percent of all residents in 04448 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 04448 - Howland, ME who have health insurance is 92.1 percent. 19.2 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 31.2 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 6.7 percent of the population buy their insurance directly. Residents who need health insurance can purchase insurance at The U.S. government healthcare website.

An estimate 85 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 95 percent of the residents who make under $25,000 have some form of health insurance.

The Kaiser Family Foundation developed the Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator to estimate health insurance premiums and subsidies for people buying health insurance on their own in health insurance Marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Percent Insured in 04448 - Howland, ME

Insurance Type (%)04448MEUSA
No Insurance7.9912.2
Public Insurance51.637.633
Private Insurance64.567.666.7

Insurance Types in 04448 - Howland, ME

Insurance Type (%)04448MEUSA
Employer Insurance31.244.746.1
Direct Purchase Insurance6.75.66.2
Medicare3.74.84.6
Medicaid19.213.314.2
TRICARE11.83.42.7
VA0.50.50.3

Percent Insured by Income in 04448 - Howland, ME

Income (%)04448MEUSA
Under $25,000958682
$25,000 to $49,999928784
$50,000 to $74,999858988
$75,000 to $99,9991009391
$100,000 and More969593

Types of Insurance by Income in 04448 - Howland, ME

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,00058634
$25,000 to $49,99987460
$50,000 to $74,999154358
$75,000 to $99,999038100
$100,000 and More41290

Insurance Rate by Age in 04448 - Howland, ME

Insurance Rate by Age (%)04448MEUSA
Under 18939494
Adults (18-64 years)908784
Seniors (65+ years)10010099

Residents with Disabilities in 04448 - Howland, ME

Disability Type04448MEUSA
Any Disability20.415.912.5
Hearing Disability9.253.5
Vision Disability353.5
Cognitive Disability3.32.31.3
Ambulatory Disability11.17.87
Self-Care Disability2.51.40.9
Independent Living Disability12.76.55.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 04448

17

The Provider Index in 04448 - Howland, ME is 17, ranking 27,376 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 04448 - Howland, ME

For the 310 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 1 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 04448 - Howland, ME. An estimate of 0 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 294 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 04448 - Howland, ME

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius04448MEUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents104038
Dentists per 10,000 residents378
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 1831516
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 6531828

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 04448

42

The Hospital Index in 04448 - Howland, ME is 42, ranking 19,127 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 04448 - Howland, ME

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Penobscot Valley Hospital103/5
Millinocket Regional Hospital234/5
Mayo Regional Hospital273/5
Saint Joseph Hospital353/5
Average Hospital23.73.3/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 04448

35

The Travel Index in 04448 - Howland, ME is 35, ranking 21,440 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 04448 - Howland, ME

23.1 percent of residents in 04448 - Howland, ME to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 2.03 cars per household in 04448 - Howland, ME with an approximate average household size of 2.73 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 23.7 miles. 04448 - Howland, ME ranks 24,763 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Penobscot Valley Hospital with a distance of 10 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 04448 - Howland, ME

Housholds with Cars (%)04448MEUSA
No Cars67.28.7
1 Car2533.832.9
2 Cars444037.3
3 Cars1613.514.1
4 or More Cars105.46.2

Travel Method to Work in 04448 - Howland, ME

Travel Method (%)04448MEUSA
Driving Solo81.778.576.6
Driving with One Person9.687.1
Driving with Two People011.3
Driving with Three People00.40.5
Bus00.52.5
Taxi00.20.1
Train001.8
Walk4.83.962.7
Bicycle00.40.6

Closest Hospitals to 04448 - Howland, ME

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Penobscot Valley Hospital10
Millinocket Regional Hospital23
Mayo Regional Hospital27

Work Travel Time in 04448 - Howland, ME

Average Travel Time04448MEUSA
Less than 10 min.17.127.923.3
10 to 14 min.9.415.415.3
15 to 19 min.8.713.714.6
20 to 24 min.13.16.66.4
25 to 29 min.4.611.313.7
30 to 34 min.23.132.9
35 to 44 min.13.110.712
45 to 59 min.6.54.26.2
60 or more min.4.42.22.7
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