Zip Code 04473 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameOrono
Zip Code StateMaine
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Penobscot
Area Code207
Current Population:7660
Racial Majority:White 93.16%
Public School Racial Majority:White 90.6%
Unemployment Rate:2.3%
Median Household Income$38267
Average Adjusted Gross Income$58040
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time17.6 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range85 - 207 ft.
Area20 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)44.87854004, -68.71999359

Zip Code 04473 Description

Zip Code 04473 is located in the state of Maine in the Bangor metro area. Zip code 04473 is primarily located in Penobscot County. The official US Postal Service name for 04473 is ORONO, Maine. Portions of zip code 04473 are contained within or border the city limits of Orono, ME, Old Town, ME, and Bangor, ME. The area code for zip code 04473 is 207. 04473 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maine.

The current unemployment level in 04473 is 2.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.0% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.3% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.1%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 04473 decreased to 7660 from 9112 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 04473 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 04473 public schools is White. 28.9% of students in 04473 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 7312 93.16% 7052 +4%
 Black Or African American 31 0.39% 83 -63%
 Hispanic 76 0.97% 127 -40%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 52 0.66% 73 -29%
 Asian 168 2.14% 171 -2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 15 0% 15 -100%
 Two Or More Races 137 2.68% 137 +53%

Zip Code 04473 Race/Ethnicity

 White 90.6%
 Black Or African American 0.5%
 Hispanic 3%
 Asian 2.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.8%
 Two or More Races 2.3%

Zip Code 04473 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population76609112
Male Population50.60%
Female Population49.40%
Total Households2829
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$38267
Income Under $50K Per Year59.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year14.50%
04473 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maine District 2Jared GoldenDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$153585
Average Real Estate Sale Price$152890
Current Unemployment Level 2.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 82h - Penobscot Lowlands
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 04473 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)7112132425157554636281533
Avg Max Temp (°F)27314052667580786755433254
Avg Precip (In.)3.542.523.333.283.343.483.323.23.733.473.73.6340.54
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Bangor, ME
CBSA Type04473
CBSA Population149690
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours