Overall Health Index

People Index

16

86.1% of the residents in 04730 has health insurance.

Provider Index

56

There are about 34 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 04730.

Hospital Index

16

The average hospital rating near 04730 is 3.3 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

24

Residents in 04730 travel 36.8 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

16

86.1% of the residents in 04730 has health insurance.

Provider Index

56

There are about 34 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 04730.

Hospital Index

16

The average hospital rating near 04730 is 3.3 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

24

Residents in 04730 travel 36.8 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 04730 - Houlton, ME

The Overall Health Index in 04730 - Houlton, ME is 9, ranking 30,332 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 9,852 residents live in 04730 - Houlton, ME with a median age of 46.2 years. 20.2 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 17.3 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 54.5 percent of the residents in 04730 is currently married, and 25.4 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 12.4 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 4.7 percent of the population living in 04730 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 04730 is $3,232. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 04730 - Houlton, ME is approximately $600. That means the residents typically spend about 18.6 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

93.1 percent of the population in 04730 - Houlton, 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 87.5 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 4.5 percent of the residents in 04730 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.37 members with about 1.71 cars available per household. Approximately 9 percent of the households in 04730 - Houlton, 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.

48 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 55.5 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0.4 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 04730 have VA health insurance. Also, 2.8 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 04730 - Houlton, ME would have to travel an average of 3.4 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Houlton Regional Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 34 physicians accessible to residents who live in 04730 - Houlton, ME.

Gender Ratio in 04730 - Houlton, ME

Gender (%)04730MEUSA
Male4848.949.3
Female5251.150.7

Racial Makeup in 04730 - Houlton, ME

Race (%)04730MEUSA
Non-Hispanic White93.294.673
Non-Hispanic Black0.21.312.7
Asian0.81.15.4
American Indian and Alaska Native3.70.60.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race0.10.24.9
Two or More Races1.42.24.4

Median Income in 04730 - Houlton, ME

Income (%)04730MEUSA
Under $25,0002216.816.9
$25,000 to $49,99929.523.221.3
$50,000 to $74,99921.920.418.3
$75,000 to $99,99911.81513.7
$100,000 and More14.824.429.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 04730 - Houlton, ME

Livability04730MEUSA
Monthly Income ($)3,2324,4194,897
Housing Costs ($)6009011,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)18.620.421.9

Education in 04730 - Houlton, ME

Education Level(%)04730MEUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education4.52.95.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma6.65.27.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent40.53327.5
Some College, No Degree20.819.821
Associate's Degree10.69.78.2
Bachelor's Degree12.418.918.6
Graduate or Professional Degree4.710.511.4

People Index

People Index in 04730

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The People Index in 04730 is 16, ranking 28,042 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 04730 - Houlton, ME

An estimate of 86.1 percent of all residents in 04730 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 04730 - Houlton, ME who have health insurance is 86.1 percent. 22.4 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 35.3 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 5.1 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 84 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 87 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 04730 - Houlton, ME

Insurance Type (%)04730MEUSA
No Insurance13.9912.2
Public Insurance4837.633
Private Insurance55.567.666.7

Insurance Types in 04730 - Houlton, ME

Insurance Type (%)04730MEUSA
Employer Insurance35.344.746.1
Direct Purchase Insurance5.15.66.2
Medicare3.54.84.6
Medicaid22.413.314.2
TRICARE2.83.42.7
VA0.40.50.3

Percent Insured by Income in 04730 - Houlton, ME

Income (%)04730MEUSA
Under $25,000878682
$25,000 to $49,999938784
$50,000 to $74,999848988
$75,000 to $99,999889391
$100,000 and More959593

Types of Insurance by Income in 04730 - Houlton, ME

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000137822
$25,000 to $49,99976148
$50,000 to $74,999163662
$75,000 to $99,999122380
$100,000 and More51490

Insurance Rate by Age in 04730 - Houlton, ME

Insurance Rate by Age (%)04730MEUSA
Under 18939494
Adults (18-64 years)858784
Seniors (65+ years)10010099

Residents with Disabilities in 04730 - Houlton, ME

Disability Type04730MEUSA
Any Disability2215.912.5
Hearing Disability6.653.5
Vision Disability3.853.5
Cognitive Disability1.92.31.3
Ambulatory Disability12.27.87
Self-Care Disability1.51.40.9
Independent Living Disability9.26.55.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 04730

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The Provider Index in 04730 - Houlton, ME is 56, ranking 14,513 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 04730 - Houlton, ME

For the 1,988 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 4 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 04730 - Houlton, ME. An estimate of 0 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 1,702 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 04730 - Houlton, ME

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius04730MEUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents224038
Dentists per 10,000 residents678
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18131516
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65141828

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 04730

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The Hospital Index in 04730 - Houlton, ME is 16, ranking 27,708 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 04730 - Houlton, ME

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Houlton Regional Hospital32/5
Northern Light AR Gould Hospital414/5
Millinocket Regional Hospital514/5
Cary Medical Center523/5
Average Hospital36.83.3/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 04730

24

The Travel Index in 04730 - Houlton, ME is 24, ranking 25,065 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 04730 - Houlton, ME

4.2 percent of residents in 04730 - Houlton, ME to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.71 cars per household in 04730 - Houlton, ME with an approximate average household size of 2.37 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 36.8 miles. 04730 - Houlton, ME ranks 30,619 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Houlton Regional Hospital with a distance of 3 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 04730 - Houlton, ME

Housholds with Cars (%)04730MEUSA
No Cars97.28.7
1 Car3733.832.9
2 Cars364037.3
3 Cars1213.514.1
4 or More Cars65.46.2

Travel Method to Work in 04730 - Houlton, ME

Travel Method (%)04730MEUSA
Driving Solo77.778.576.6
Driving with One Person12.187.1
Driving with Two People0.711.3
Driving with Three People0.50.40.5
Bus00.52.5
Taxi0.50.20.1
Train001.8
Walk4.53.962.7
Bicycle0.20.40.6

Closest Hospitals to 04730 - Houlton, ME

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Houlton Regional Hospital3
Northern Light AR Gould Hospital41
Millinocket Regional Hospital51

Work Travel Time in 04730 - Houlton, ME

Average Travel Time04730MEUSA
Less than 10 min.33.127.923.3
10 to 14 min.29.815.415.3
15 to 19 min.16.813.714.6
20 to 24 min.76.66.4
25 to 29 min.0.811.313.7
30 to 34 min.4.232.9
35 to 44 min.1.710.712
45 to 59 min.2.14.26.2
60 or more min.4.52.22.7
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