Alfred, ME 04002 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04002: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alfred, ME 04002

Acceptable Alternative
Lyman, ME 04002

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 157
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,690
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 39
  • County: York County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.492, Longitude -70.706
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Alfred, ME 04002 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,705
Population in Households 7,420
Population in Familes 6,073
Population in Group Qrtrs 285
Population Density1 113
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 3,021
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 2,151
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,641 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,518 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 503 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 620 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $233,229
Average Home Value $277,323


Median Household Income $62,446
Average Household Income $74,165
Per Capita Income $29,696
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% 0.73%
Households 1.03% 0.94%
Families 0.88% 0.83%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Alfred, ME 04002 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04002 to the other 400 ZIP Codes in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 44 89th
Population Density1 # 110 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 273 32nd
Median Household Income # 38 91st
Per Capita Income # 106 74th

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