Harpswell, ME 04079 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04079: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Harpswell, ME 04079

Acceptable Alternative
S Harpswell, ME 04079
South Harpswell, ME 04079

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 74
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,052
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 11
  • County: Cumberland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.826, Longitude -69.954
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Harpswell, ME 04079 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,987
Daytime Population: Workers 468
Daytime Population: Residents 2,082
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,550
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 3,975
Population in Familes 3,088
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 200
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $66,313
Average Household Income $92,697
Per Capita Income $42,713


Total Housing Units 3,164 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,406 (44.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 429 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,329 (42.0%)
Median Home Value $426,457
Average Home Value $494,897


Total Households 1,835
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 1,206
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.41% 0.48%
Households 0.41% 0.46%
Families 0.21% 0.35%
Median Household Income   3.81%
Per Capita Income   3.21%

Harpswell, ME 04079 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04079 to the other 399 ZIP Codes in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 92 77th
Population Density # 58 86th
Diversity Index # 279 31st
Median Household Income # 32 92nd
Per Capita Income # 22 95th

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