Overall Health Index

People Index

93

90.8% of the residents in 04768 has health insurance.

Provider Index

53

There are about 2 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 04768.

Hospital Index

85

The average hospital rating near 04768 is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

4

Residents in 04768 travel 45.6 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

93

90.8% of the residents in 04768 has health insurance.

Provider Index

53

There are about 2 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 04768.

Hospital Index

85

The average hospital rating near 04768 is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

4

Residents in 04768 travel 45.6 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 04768 - Portage, ME

The Overall Health Index in 04768 - Portage, ME is 71, ranking 9,570 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 373 residents live in 04768 - Portage, ME with a median age of 55.7 years. 12.9 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 36.7 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 68.7 percent of the residents in 04768 is currently married, and 7.9 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 7.4 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 6.2 percent of the population living in 04768 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 04768 is $3,813. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 04768 - Portage, ME is approximately $485. That means the residents typically spend about 12.7 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

84.5 percent of the population in 04768 - Portage, 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 60.4 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 20.8 percent of the residents in 04768 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 1.99 members with about 1.9 cars available per household. Approximately 5 percent of the households in 04768 - Portage, 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.

56.6 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 66.2 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 04768 have VA health insurance. Also, 5.5 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 04768 - Portage, ME would have to travel an average of 33 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Northern Maine Medical Center. In a 20-mile radius, there are 2 physicians accessible to residents who live in 04768 - Portage, ME.

Gender Ratio in 04768 - Portage, ME

Gender (%)04768MEUSA
Male4848.949.3
Female5251.150.7

Racial Makeup in 04768 - Portage, ME

Race (%)04768MEUSA
Non-Hispanic White98.994.673
Non-Hispanic Black01.312.7
Asian01.15.4
American Indian and Alaska Native0.30.60.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race00.24.9
Two or More Races0.82.24.4

Median Income in 04768 - Portage, ME

Income (%)04768MEUSA
Under $25,00019.816.816.9
$25,000 to $49,99926.323.221.3
$50,000 to $74,99924.120.418.3
$75,000 to $99,99919.31513.7
$100,000 and More10.524.429.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 04768 - Portage, ME

Livability04768MEUSA
Monthly Income ($)3,8134,4194,897
Housing Costs ($)4859011,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)12.720.421.9

Education in 04768 - Portage, ME

Education Level(%)04768MEUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education5.62.95.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma135.27.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent393327.5
Some College, No Degree20.119.821
Associate's Degree8.79.78.2
Bachelor's Degree7.418.918.6
Graduate or Professional Degree6.210.511.4

People Index

People Index in 04768

93

The People Index in 04768 is 93, ranking 2,310 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 04768 - Portage, ME

An estimate of 90.8 percent of all residents in 04768 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 04768 - Portage, ME who have health insurance is 90.8 percent. 13.7 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 27.9 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 5.4 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 91 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 81 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 04768 - Portage, ME

Insurance Type (%)04768MEUSA
No Insurance9.2912.2
Public Insurance56.637.633
Private Insurance66.267.666.7

Insurance Types in 04768 - Portage, ME

Insurance Type (%)04768MEUSA
Employer Insurance27.944.746.1
Direct Purchase Insurance5.45.66.2
Medicare9.14.84.6
Medicaid13.713.314.2
TRICARE5.53.42.7
VA0.30.50.3

Percent Insured by Income in 04768 - Portage, ME

Income (%)04768MEUSA
Under $25,000818682
$25,000 to $49,9991008784
$50,000 to $74,999918988
$75,000 to $99,9991009391
$100,000 and More979593

Types of Insurance by Income in 04768 - Portage, ME

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000197726
$25,000 to $49,99907868
$50,000 to $74,99995970
$75,000 to $99,99901397
$100,000 and More34172

Insurance Rate by Age in 04768 - Portage, ME

Insurance Rate by Age (%)04768MEUSA
Under 181009494
Adults (18-64 years)888784
Seniors (65+ years)10010099

Residents with Disabilities in 04768 - Portage, ME

Disability Type04768MEUSA
Any Disability28.715.912.5
Hearing Disability15.553.5
Vision Disability1.953.5
Cognitive Disability4.12.31.3
Ambulatory Disability15.37.87
Self-Care Disability3.41.40.9
Independent Living Disability9.56.55.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 04768

53

The Provider Index in 04768 - Portage, ME is 53, ranking 15,502 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 04768 - Portage, ME

For the 48 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 0 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 04768 - Portage, ME. An estimate of 0 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 137 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 04768 - Portage, ME

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius04768MEUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents164038
Dentists per 10,000 residents878
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 1801516
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 6501828

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 04768

85

The Hospital Index in 04768 - Portage, ME is 85, ranking 4,938 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 04768 - Portage, ME

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Northern Maine Medical Center335/5
Northern Light AR Gould Hospital404/5
Cary Medical Center413/5
Houlton Regional Hospital682/5
Average Hospital45.63.5/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 04768

4

The Travel Index in 04768 - Portage, ME is 4, ranking 31,669 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 04768 - Portage, ME

1 percent of residents in 04768 - Portage, ME to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.9 cars per household in 04768 - Portage, ME with an approximate average household size of 1.99 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 45.6 miles. 04768 - Portage, ME ranks 31,733 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Northern Maine Medical Center with a distance of 33 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 04768 - Portage, ME

Housholds with Cars (%)04768MEUSA
No Cars57.28.7
1 Car2633.832.9
2 Cars474037.3
3 Cars2013.514.1
4 or More Cars25.46.2

Travel Method to Work in 04768 - Portage, ME

Travel Method (%)04768MEUSA
Driving Solo84.478.576.6
Driving with One Person1.787.1
Driving with Two People011.3
Driving with Three People00.40.5
Bus00.52.5
Taxi00.20.1
Train001.8
Walk1.73.962.7
Bicycle00.40.6

Closest Hospitals to 04768 - Portage, ME

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Northern Maine Medical Center33
Northern Light AR Gould Hospital40
Cary Medical Center41

Work Travel Time in 04768 - Portage, ME

Average Travel Time04768MEUSA
Less than 10 min.20.827.923.3
10 to 14 min.10.915.415.3
15 to 19 min.513.714.6
20 to 24 min.14.96.66.4
25 to 29 min.8.911.313.7
30 to 34 min.132.9
35 to 44 min.6.910.712
45 to 59 min.10.94.26.2
60 or more min.20.82.22.7
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