Overall Health Index

People Index

52

84.6% of the residents in 04862 has health insurance.

Provider Index

66

There are about 267 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 04862.

Hospital Index

56

The average hospital rating near 04862 is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

32

Residents in 04862 travel 19.1 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

52

84.6% of the residents in 04862 has health insurance.

Provider Index

66

There are about 267 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 04862.

Hospital Index

56

The average hospital rating near 04862 is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

32

Residents in 04862 travel 19.1 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 04862 - Union, ME

The Overall Health Index in 04862 - Union, ME is 54, ranking 15,188 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 3,810 residents live in 04862 - Union, ME with a median age of 46.4 years. 22 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 17.2 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 59.1 percent of the residents in 04862 is currently married, and 20.9 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 16.9 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 8.2 percent of the population living in 04862 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 04862 is $4,475. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 04862 - Union, ME is approximately $906. That means the residents typically spend about 20.2 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

87.4 percent of the population in 04862 - Union, ME drive to work alone. 0.2 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 60.3 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 5.7 percent of the residents in 04862 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.53 members with about 1.97 cars available per household. Approximately 3 percent of the households in 04862 - Union, 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.

34.8 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 66.5 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 04862 have VA health insurance. Also, 3.5 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 04862 - Union, ME would have to travel an average of 12.5 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Penobscot Bay Medical Center. In a 20-mile radius, there are 267 physicians accessible to residents who live in 04862 - Union, ME.

Gender Ratio in 04862 - Union, ME

Gender (%)04862MEUSA
Male5048.949.3
Female5051.150.7

Racial Makeup in 04862 - Union, ME

Race (%)04862MEUSA
Non-Hispanic White95.794.673
Non-Hispanic Black0.31.312.7
Asian0.61.15.4
American Indian and Alaska Native0.50.60.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race00.24.9
Two or More Races32.24.4

Median Income in 04862 - Union, ME

Income (%)04862MEUSA
Under $25,00010.416.816.9
$25,000 to $49,99925.223.221.3
$50,000 to $74,99931.720.418.3
$75,000 to $99,99914.91513.7
$100,000 and More17.824.429.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 04862 - Union, ME

Livability04862MEUSA
Monthly Income ($)4,4754,4194,897
Housing Costs ($)9069011,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)20.220.421.9

Education in 04862 - Union, ME

Education Level(%)04862MEUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education12.95.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma5.55.27.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent40.93327.5
Some College, No Degree18.719.821
Associate's Degree99.78.2
Bachelor's Degree16.918.918.6
Graduate or Professional Degree8.210.511.4

ZIP Codes around 04862 - Union, ME

LocationPopulationHealth Index
04862 - Union, ME3,81054
04863 - Vinalhaven, ME1,15580
04864 - Warren, ME4,69965
04901 - Waterville, ME26,44139
04910 - Albion, ME1,94578
04911 - Anson, ME2,10030
04912 - Athens, ME1,01820
04915 - Belfast, ME8,81811
04917 - Belgrade, ME2,82696
04918 - Belgrade Lakes, ME32287

People Index

People Index in 04862

52

The People Index in 04862 is 52, ranking 15,836 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 04862 - Union, ME

An estimate of 84.6 percent of all residents in 04862 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 04862 - Union, ME who have health insurance is 84.6 percent. 11.8 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 39.9 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 8 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 78 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 92 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 04862 - Union, ME

Insurance Type (%)04862MEUSA
No Insurance15.4912.2
Public Insurance34.837.633
Private Insurance66.567.666.7

Insurance Types in 04862 - Union, ME

Insurance Type (%)04862MEUSA
Employer Insurance39.944.746.1
Direct Purchase Insurance85.66.2
Medicare3.84.84.6
Medicaid11.813.314.2
TRICARE3.53.42.7
VA0.40.50.3

Percent Insured by Income in 04862 - Union, ME

Income (%)04862MEUSA
Under $25,000928682
$25,000 to $49,999878784
$50,000 to $74,999788988
$75,000 to $99,999909391
$100,000 and More949593

Types of Insurance by Income in 04862 - Union, ME

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,00087434
$25,000 to $49,999135060
$50,000 to $74,999222567
$75,000 to $99,999101779
$100,000 and More62384

Insurance Rate by Age in 04862 - Union, ME

Insurance Rate by Age (%)04862MEUSA
Under 18929494
Adults (18-64 years)808784
Seniors (65+ years)10010099

Residents with Disabilities in 04862 - Union, ME

Disability Type04862MEUSA
Any Disability13.215.912.5
Hearing Disability6.353.5
Vision Disability2.153.5
Cognitive Disability1.52.31.3
Ambulatory Disability67.87
Self-Care Disability1.31.40.9
Independent Living Disability46.55.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 04862

66

The Provider Index in 04862 - Union, ME is 66, ranking 11,214 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 04862 - Union, ME

For the 839 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 17 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 04862 - Union, ME. An estimate of 1 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 656 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 04862 - Union, ME

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius04862MEUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents334038
Dentists per 10,000 residents678
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18111516
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65101828

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 04862

56

The Hospital Index in 04862 - Union, ME is 56, ranking 14,510 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 04862 - Union, ME

Travel Index

Travel Index in 04862

32

The Travel Index in 04862 - Union, ME is 32, ranking 22,424 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 04862 - Union, ME

19.4 percent of residents in 04862 - Union, ME to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.97 cars per household in 04862 - Union, ME with an approximate average household size of 2.53 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 19.1 miles. 04862 - Union, ME ranks 19,156 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Penobscot Bay Medical Center with a distance of 13 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 04862 - Union, ME

Housholds with Cars (%)04862MEUSA
No Cars37.28.7
1 Car2733.832.9
2 Cars494037.3
3 Cars1513.514.1
4 or More Cars65.46.2

Travel Method to Work in 04862 - Union, ME

Travel Method (%)04862MEUSA
Driving Solo75.878.576.6
Driving with One Person11.187.1
Driving with Two People2.111.3
Driving with Three People0.20.40.5
Bus0.90.52.5
Taxi00.20.1
Train001.8
Walk4.43.962.7
Bicycle00.40.6

Closest Hospitals to 04862 - Union, ME

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Penobscot Bay Medical Center13
Waldo County General Hospital17
LincolnHealth - Miles Campus & Hospital21

Work Travel Time in 04862 - Union, ME

Average Travel Time04862MEUSA
Less than 10 min.10.127.923.3
10 to 14 min.5.915.415.3
15 to 19 min.9.513.714.6
20 to 24 min.19.76.66.4
25 to 29 min.15.211.313.7
30 to 34 min.19.432.9
35 to 44 min.10.410.712
45 to 59 min.4.14.26.2
60 or more min.5.72.22.7
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