Overall Health Index

People Index

14

90.1% of the residents in 04736 has health insurance.

Provider Index

78

There are about 148 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 04736.

Hospital Index

29

The average hospital rating near 04736 is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

31

Residents in 04736 travel 26.7 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

14

90.1% of the residents in 04736 has health insurance.

Provider Index

78

There are about 148 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 04736.

Hospital Index

29

The average hospital rating near 04736 is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

31

Residents in 04736 travel 26.7 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 04736 - Caribou, ME

The Overall Health Index in 04736 - Caribou, ME is 22, ranking 25,760 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 9,466 residents live in 04736 - Caribou, ME with a median age of 44.9 years. 19.4 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 20.9 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 50.9 percent of the residents in 04736 is currently married, and 26.5 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 13.7 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 4.9 percent of the population living in 04736 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 04736 is $3,010. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 04736 - Caribou, ME is approximately $672. That means the residents typically spend about 22.3 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

92 percent of the population in 04736 - Caribou, ME drive to work alone. 0.1 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 81.8 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 4.3 percent of the residents in 04736 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.22 members with about 1.68 cars available per household. Approximately 6 percent of the households in 04736 - Caribou, 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.

45.2 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 60.6 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0.3 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 04736 have VA health insurance. Also, 4.5 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 04736 - Caribou, ME would have to travel an average of 2.6 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Cary Medical Center. In a 20-mile radius, there are 148 physicians accessible to residents who live in 04736 - Caribou, ME.

Gender Ratio in 04736 - Caribou, ME

Gender (%)04736MEUSA
Male5148.949.3
Female4951.150.7

Racial Makeup in 04736 - Caribou, ME

Race (%)04736MEUSA
Non-Hispanic White92.794.673
Non-Hispanic Black2.91.312.7
Asian0.31.15.4
American Indian and Alaska Native1.10.60.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race0.40.24.9
Two or More Races2.42.24.4

Median Income in 04736 - Caribou, ME

Income (%)04736MEUSA
Under $25,00028.216.816.9
$25,000 to $49,99920.723.221.3
$50,000 to $74,9991820.418.3
$75,000 to $99,99916.81513.7
$100,000 and More16.324.429.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 04736 - Caribou, ME

Livability04736MEUSA
Monthly Income ($)3,0104,4194,897
Housing Costs ($)6729011,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)22.320.421.9

Education in 04736 - Caribou, ME

Education Level(%)04736MEUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education82.95.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma7.85.27.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent35.73327.5
Some College, No Degree19.819.821
Associate's Degree10.19.78.2
Bachelor's Degree13.718.918.6
Graduate or Professional Degree4.910.511.4

People Index

People Index in 04736

14

The People Index in 04736 is 14, ranking 28,702 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 04736 - Caribou, ME

An estimate of 90.1 percent of all residents in 04736 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 04736 - Caribou, ME who have health insurance is 90.1 percent. 17.4 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 40.4 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 3.5 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 94 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 88 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 04736 - Caribou, ME

Insurance Type (%)04736MEUSA
No Insurance9.9912.2
Public Insurance45.237.633
Private Insurance60.667.666.7

Insurance Types in 04736 - Caribou, ME

Insurance Type (%)04736MEUSA
Employer Insurance40.444.746.1
Direct Purchase Insurance3.55.66.2
Medicare5.74.84.6
Medicaid17.413.314.2
TRICARE4.53.42.7
VA0.30.50.3

Percent Insured by Income in 04736 - Caribou, ME

Income (%)04736MEUSA
Under $25,000888682
$25,000 to $49,999898784
$50,000 to $74,999948988
$75,000 to $99,999979391
$100,000 and More969593

Types of Insurance by Income in 04736 - Caribou, ME

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000128121
$25,000 to $49,999115455
$50,000 to $74,99963672
$75,000 to $99,99931591
$100,000 and More41392

Insurance Rate by Age in 04736 - Caribou, ME

Insurance Rate by Age (%)04736MEUSA
Under 18969494
Adults (18-64 years)888784
Seniors (65+ years)10010099

Residents with Disabilities in 04736 - Caribou, ME

Disability Type04736MEUSA
Any Disability22.715.912.5
Hearing Disability7.553.5
Vision Disability3.453.5
Cognitive Disability22.31.3
Ambulatory Disability137.87
Self-Care Disability1.31.40.9
Independent Living Disability11.36.55.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 04736

78

The Provider Index in 04736 - Caribou, ME is 78, ranking 7,257 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 04736 - Caribou, ME

For the 1,836 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 10 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 04736 - Caribou, ME. An estimate of 0 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 1,980 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 04736 - Caribou, ME

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius04736MEUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents454038
Dentists per 10,000 residents778
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18161516
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65161828

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 04736

29

The Hospital Index in 04736 - Caribou, ME is 29, ranking 23,417 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 04736 - Caribou, ME

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Cary Medical Center33/5
Northern Light AR Gould Hospital134/5
Northern Maine Medical Center365/5
Houlton Regional Hospital552/5
Average Hospital26.73.5/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 04736

31

The Travel Index in 04736 - Caribou, ME is 31, ranking 22,754 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 04736 - Caribou, ME

9.9 percent of residents in 04736 - Caribou, ME to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.68 cars per household in 04736 - Caribou, ME with an approximate average household size of 2.22 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 26.7 miles. 04736 - Caribou, ME ranks 27,011 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Cary Medical Center with a distance of 3 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 04736 - Caribou, ME

Housholds with Cars (%)04736MEUSA
No Cars67.28.7
1 Car4333.832.9
2 Cars374037.3
3 Cars1013.514.1
4 or More Cars55.46.2

Travel Method to Work in 04736 - Caribou, ME

Travel Method (%)04736MEUSA
Driving Solo83.778.576.6
Driving with One Person6.187.1
Driving with Two People0.211.3
Driving with Three People1.20.40.5
Bus0.10.52.5
Taxi0.50.20.1
Train001.8
Walk2.73.962.7
Bicycle0.40.40.6

Closest Hospitals to 04736 - Caribou, ME

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Cary Medical Center3
Northern Light AR Gould Hospital13
Northern Maine Medical Center36

Work Travel Time in 04736 - Caribou, ME

Average Travel Time04736MEUSA
Less than 10 min.33.527.923.3
10 to 14 min.11.915.415.3
15 to 19 min.15.613.714.6
20 to 24 min.13.56.66.4
25 to 29 min.7.411.313.7
30 to 34 min.9.932.9
35 to 44 min.0.910.712
45 to 59 min.3.14.26.2
60 or more min.4.32.22.7
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