Bar Harbor, ME 04609 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04609: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 504
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,293
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 238
  • County: Hancock County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.385, Longitude -68.213
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Bar Harbor, ME 04609 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,444
Population in Households 5,255
Population in Familes 3,535
Population in Group Qrtrs 189
Population Density1 126
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 2,554
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 1,321
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,694 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,480 (40.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,074 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,140 (30.9%)
Median Home Value $316,120
Average Home Value $370,811


Median Household Income $53,924
Average Household Income $71,990
Per Capita Income $34,584
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.63% 0.63%
Households 0.83% 0.8%
Families 0.58% 0.61%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.

Bar Harbor, ME 04609 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04609 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 # 63 85th
Population Density1 # 97 76th
Diversity Index2 # 28 93rd
Median Household Income # 100 75th
Per Capita Income # 56 86th

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