Mexico, ME 04257 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04257: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mexico, ME 04257

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 101
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,268
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Oxford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.556, Longitude -70.539
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mexico, ME 04257 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,589
Daytime Population: Workers 874
Daytime Population: Residents 1,631
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,505
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 2,581
Population in Familes 1,909
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 110
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $36,377
Average Household Income $49,444
Per Capita Income $21,958


Total Housing Units 1,404 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 766 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 380 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 258 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $92,308
Average Home Value $123,368


Total Households 1,146
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 700
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 -0.48% -0.29%
Households -0.46% -0.28%
Families -0.67% -0.4%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

Mexico, ME 04257 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04257 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 # 142 65th
Population Density # 114 72nd
Diversity Index # 174 55th
Median Household Income # 338 16th
Per Capita Income # 313 22nd

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