Overall Health Index

People Index

86

81% of the residents in 04979 has health insurance.

Provider Index

29

There are about 62 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 04979.

Hospital Index

74

The average hospital rating near 04979 is 3.8 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

13

Residents in 04979 travel 23.3 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

86

81% of the residents in 04979 has health insurance.

Provider Index

29

There are about 62 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 04979.

Hospital Index

74

The average hospital rating near 04979 is 3.8 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

13

Residents in 04979 travel 23.3 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 04979 - Solon, ME

The Overall Health Index in 04979 - Solon, ME is 51, ranking 16,134 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 962 residents live in 04979 - Solon, ME with a median age of 49.1 years. 16.9 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 19.5 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 55 percent of the residents in 04979 is currently married, and 19.4 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 7.9 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 5.8 percent of the population living in 04979 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 04979 is $4,406. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 04979 - Solon, ME is approximately $608. That means the residents typically spend about 13.8 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

93 percent of the population in 04979 - Solon, 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 69.5 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 13.2 percent of the residents in 04979 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.3 members with about 1.8 cars available per household. Approximately 3 percent of the households in 04979 - Solon, 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.

47.1 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 52.5 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 2.5 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 04979 have VA health insurance. Also, 5.2 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 04979 - Solon, ME would have to travel an average of 13.3 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Redington-Fairview General Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 62 physicians accessible to residents who live in 04979 - Solon, ME.

Gender Ratio in 04979 - Solon, ME

Gender (%)04979MEUSA
Male4948.949.3
Female5151.150.7

Racial Makeup in 04979 - Solon, ME

Race (%)04979MEUSA
Non-Hispanic White93.294.673
Non-Hispanic Black01.312.7
Asian2.91.15.4
American Indian and Alaska Native0.10.60.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race00.24.9
Two or More Races3.72.24.4

Median Income in 04979 - Solon, ME

Income (%)04979MEUSA
Under $25,00019.416.816.9
$25,000 to $49,99918.523.221.3
$50,000 to $74,99924.520.418.3
$75,000 to $99,999191513.7
$100,000 and More18.624.429.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 04979 - Solon, ME

Livability04979MEUSA
Monthly Income ($)4,4064,4194,897
Housing Costs ($)6089011,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)13.820.421.9

Education in 04979 - Solon, ME

Education Level(%)04979MEUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education0.42.95.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma4.55.27.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent41.63327.5
Some College, No Degree29.419.821
Associate's Degree10.39.78.2
Bachelor's Degree7.918.918.6
Graduate or Professional Degree5.810.511.4

People Index

People Index in 04979

86

The People Index in 04979 is 86, ranking 4,620 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 04979 - Solon, ME

An estimate of 81 percent of all residents in 04979 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 04979 - Solon, ME who have health insurance is 81 percent. 12.6 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 26.1 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 1.2 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 94 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 04979 - Solon, ME

Insurance Type (%)04979MEUSA
No Insurance19912.2
Public Insurance47.137.633
Private Insurance52.567.666.7

Insurance Types in 04979 - Solon, ME

Insurance Type (%)04979MEUSA
Employer Insurance26.144.746.1
Direct Purchase Insurance1.25.66.2
Medicare3.64.84.6
Medicaid12.613.314.2
TRICARE5.23.42.7
VA2.50.50.3

Percent Insured by Income in 04979 - Solon, ME

Income (%)04979MEUSA
Under $25,000928682
$25,000 to $49,999878784
$50,000 to $74,999948988
$75,000 to $99,999889391
$100,000 and More499593

Types of Insurance by Income in 04979 - Solon, ME

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,00087730
$25,000 to $49,999136935
$50,000 to $74,99965164
$75,000 to $99,999122685
$100,000 and More51847

Insurance Rate by Age in 04979 - Solon, ME

Insurance Rate by Age (%)04979MEUSA
Under 18719494
Adults (18-64 years)818784
Seniors (65+ years)10010099

Residents with Disabilities in 04979 - Solon, ME

Disability Type04979MEUSA
Any Disability25.415.912.5
Hearing Disability7.253.5
Vision Disability3.753.5
Cognitive Disability4.22.31.3
Ambulatory Disability13.27.87
Self-Care Disability2.91.40.9
Independent Living Disability9.56.55.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 04979

29

The Provider Index in 04979 - Solon, ME is 29, ranking 23,418 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 04979 - Solon, ME

For the 163 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 1 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 04979 - Solon, ME. An estimate of 1 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 188 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 04979 - Solon, ME

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius04979MEUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents184038
Dentists per 10,000 residents278
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 1811516
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 6511828

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 04979

74

The Hospital Index in 04979 - Solon, ME is 74, ranking 8,565 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 04979 - Solon, ME

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Redington0Fairview General Hospital135/5
Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital233/5
Northern Light Inland Hospital284/5
Franklin Memorial Hospital293/5
Average Hospital23.33.8/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 04979

13

The Travel Index in 04979 - Solon, ME is 13, ranking 28,695 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 04979 - Solon, ME

12.7 percent of residents in 04979 - Solon, ME to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.8 cars per household in 04979 - Solon, ME with an approximate average household size of 2.3 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 23.3 miles. 04979 - Solon, ME ranks 24,383 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Redington0Fairview General Hospital with a distance of 13 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 04979 - Solon, ME

Housholds with Cars (%)04979MEUSA
No Cars37.28.7
1 Car3833.832.9
2 Cars404037.3
3 Cars1613.514.1
4 or More Cars35.46.2

Travel Method to Work in 04979 - Solon, ME

Travel Method (%)04979MEUSA
Driving Solo85.878.576.6
Driving with One Person3.487.1
Driving with Two People011.3
Driving with Three People00.40.5
Bus00.52.5
Taxi00.20.1
Train001.8
Walk5.23.962.7
Bicycle00.40.6

Closest Hospitals to 04979 - Solon, ME

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Redington0Fairview General Hospital13
Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital23
Northern Light Inland Hospital28

Work Travel Time in 04979 - Solon, ME

Average Travel Time04979MEUSA
Less than 10 min.18.927.923.3
10 to 14 min.715.415.3
15 to 19 min.29.513.714.6
20 to 24 min.106.66.4
25 to 29 min.4.111.313.7
30 to 34 min.12.732.9
35 to 44 min.1.110.712
45 to 59 min.3.54.26.2
60 or more min.13.22.22.7
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