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, 2016)


Total Population 2,589
Population in Households 2,581
Population in Familes 1,911
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 110
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 1,148
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 701
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,404 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 761 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 387 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 256 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $91,477
Average Home Value $128,154


Median Household Income $35,969
Average Household Income $47,103
Per Capita Income $20,958
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.56% -0.41%
Households -0.51% -0.35%
Families -0.75% -0.46%
Median Household Income   -0.24%
Per Capita Income   1.08%
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.

Mexico, ME 04257 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04257 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 # 143 65th
Population Density1 # 113 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 178 56th
Median Household Income # 333 17th
Per Capita Income # 324 19th

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