Overall Health Index

People Index

25

91.9% of the residents in 04742 has health insurance.

Provider Index

77

There are about 143 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 04742.

Hospital Index

47

The average hospital rating near 04742 is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

14

Residents in 04742 travel 28.1 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

25

91.9% of the residents in 04742 has health insurance.

Provider Index

77

There are about 143 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 04742.

Hospital Index

47

The average hospital rating near 04742 is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

14

Residents in 04742 travel 28.1 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME

The Overall Health Index in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME is 28, ranking 24,072 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 3,392 residents live in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME with a median age of 46 years. 20.9 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 18.3 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 53.3 percent of the residents in 04742 is currently married, and 24.7 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 11.6 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 5.1 percent of the population living in 04742 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 04742 is $2,934. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME is approximately $567. That means the residents typically spend about 19.3 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

98 percent of the population in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, 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 90.1 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 0.9 percent of the residents in 04742 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.18 members with about 1.72 cars available per household. Approximately 8 percent of the households in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, 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.

43.6 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 69.3 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 04742 have VA health insurance. Also, 9.5 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME would have to travel an average of 9.3 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Northern Light AR Gould Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 143 physicians accessible to residents who live in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME.

Gender Ratio in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME

Gender (%)04742MEUSA
Male5148.949.3
Female4951.150.7

Racial Makeup in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME

Race (%)04742MEUSA
Non-Hispanic White9894.673
Non-Hispanic Black01.312.7
Asian01.15.4
American Indian and Alaska Native0.90.60.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race0.70.24.9
Two or More Races02.24.4

Median Income in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME

Income (%)04742MEUSA
Under $25,00026.716.816.9
$25,000 to $49,99920.823.221.3
$50,000 to $74,99911.820.418.3
$75,000 to $99,99916.21513.7
$100,000 and More24.724.429.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME

Livability04742MEUSA
Monthly Income ($)2,9344,4194,897
Housing Costs ($)5679011,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)19.320.421.9

Education in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME

Education Level(%)04742MEUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education1.82.95.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma11.35.27.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent35.83327.5
Some College, No Degree26.819.821
Associate's Degree7.49.78.2
Bachelor's Degree11.618.918.6
Graduate or Professional Degree5.110.511.4

People Index

People Index in 04742

25

The People Index in 04742 is 25, ranking 25,072 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME

An estimate of 91.9 percent of all residents in 04742 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME who have health insurance is 91.9 percent. 8.9 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 40.1 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 3.2 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 87 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 90 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 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME

Insurance Type (%)04742MEUSA
No Insurance8.1912.2
Public Insurance43.637.633
Private Insurance69.367.666.7

Insurance Types in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME

Insurance Type (%)04742MEUSA
Employer Insurance40.144.746.1
Direct Purchase Insurance3.25.66.2
Medicare4.34.84.6
Medicaid8.913.314.2
TRICARE9.53.42.7
VA00.50.3

Percent Insured by Income in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME

Income (%)04742MEUSA
Under $25,000908682
$25,000 to $49,999938784
$50,000 to $74,999878988
$75,000 to $99,999829391
$100,000 and More959593

Types of Insurance by Income in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000107834
$25,000 to $49,99975488
$50,000 to $74,999133381
$75,000 to $99,999183063
$100,000 and More51290

Insurance Rate by Age in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME

Insurance Rate by Age (%)04742MEUSA
Under 18969494
Adults (18-64 years)858784
Seniors (65+ years)10010099

Residents with Disabilities in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME

Disability Type04742MEUSA
Any Disability18.215.912.5
Hearing Disability5.253.5
Vision Disability4.353.5
Cognitive Disability3.42.31.3
Ambulatory Disability14.27.87
Self-Care Disability31.40.9
Independent Living Disability86.55.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 04742

77

The Provider Index in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME is 77, ranking 7,586 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME

For the 709 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 10 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME. An estimate of 0 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 622 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius04742MEUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents434038
Dentists per 10,000 residents778
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18151516
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65161828

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 04742

47

The Hospital Index in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME is 47, ranking 17,468 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Northern Light AR Gould Hospital94/5
Cary Medical Center103/5
Houlton Regional Hospital452/5
Northern Maine Medical Center485/5
Average Hospital28.13.5/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 04742

14

The Travel Index in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME is 14, ranking 28,368 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME

5.9 percent of residents in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.72 cars per household in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME with an approximate average household size of 2.18 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 28.1 miles. 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME ranks 27,770 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Northern Light AR Gould Hospital with a distance of 9 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME

Housholds with Cars (%)04742MEUSA
No Cars87.28.7
1 Car4133.832.9
2 Cars344037.3
3 Cars1013.514.1
4 or More Cars75.46.2

Travel Method to Work in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME

Travel Method (%)04742MEUSA
Driving Solo88.578.576.6
Driving with One Person487.1
Driving with Two People011.3
Driving with Three People00.40.5
Bus00.52.5
Taxi00.20.1
Train001.8
Walk3.33.962.7
Bicycle00.40.6

Closest Hospitals to 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Northern Light AR Gould Hospital9
Cary Medical Center10
Houlton Regional Hospital45

Work Travel Time in 04742 - Fort Fairfield, ME

Average Travel Time04742MEUSA
Less than 10 min.22.827.923.3
10 to 14 min.1215.415.3
15 to 19 min.18.513.714.6
20 to 24 min.30.96.66.4
25 to 29 min.5.911.313.7
30 to 34 min.5.932.9
35 to 44 min.0.910.712
45 to 59 min.2.24.26.2
60 or more min.0.92.22.7
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