Mechanic Falls (zip 04256), Maine 

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Population

2,946

-3.6% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.3%

Median Income

$46,250

Median Home Price

$213,100

Median Age

40.6

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 3.9

summer / winter

United States / Maine / Lewiston-Auburn Metro Area / Androscoggin County / No City / Mechanic Falls (zip 04256)

Best Places to Live in Mechanic Falls (zip 04256), Maine

Small-city complex - Southern Maine, 30 miles north and inland from Portland. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 04256 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: Maine
County: Androscoggin County
Metro Area: Lewiston-Auburn Metro Area
City: No City
Zip Codes: Mechanic Falls (zip 04256)
Cost of Living: -12.2% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 340 ft above sea level

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Mechanic Falls, ME Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Attractive setting
Low crime rates
Outdoor recreation
Cons
Harsh winters
Low job growth projections
Low educational attainment


What Bert Has To Say About Lewiston-Auburn Metro Area

Lewiston, at 35,000 the second largest city in the state, lies across the Androscoggin River from its twin city, Auburn. Once a large textile center, Lewiston and Auburn are currently reinventing themselves as a manufacturing and service center with high-tech businesses, but the transition is far from complete. This is an oft-repeated story in Maine, and some towns are doing better than others: Portland south and Waterville 50 miles north are doing much better, while Augusta, the state capital 25 miles north, remains surprisingly depressed.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Mechanic Falls (zip 04256) is 5.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Mechanic Falls (zip 04256) jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Mechanic Falls (zip 04256)'s cost of living is 12.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Mechanic Falls (zip 04256)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 04256 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Androscoggin county remained Republican, 49.9% to 47.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Mechanic Falls (zip 04256)'s population is 2,946 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 3.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Mechanic Falls (zip 04256) is Real Estate: $213,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.4%.

SCHOOLS
Mechanic Falls (zip 04256) public schools spend $11,389 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.4 students per teacher in Mechanic Falls (zip 04256). More Education



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Housing Market in Mechanic Falls

It's a good time to buy in Mechanic Falls. Home Appreciation is up 23.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Mechanic Falls is $213,100.
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