Houlton, ME 04730 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04730: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Houlton, ME 04730

Acceptable Alternative
Hammond, ME 04730
Hodgdon, ME 04730
Linneus, ME 04730
Littleton, ME 04730
Ludlow, ME 04730

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 481
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,540
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 360
  • County: Aroostook County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.125, Longitude -67.839
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Houlton, ME 04730 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,240
Population in Households 9,913
Population in Familes 7,796
Population in Group Qrtrs 327
Population Density1 46
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 4,248
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 2,701
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,963 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,748 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,500 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 715 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $90,127
Average Home Value $125,273


Median Household Income $35,458
Average Household Income $47,574
Per Capita Income $20,480
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% -0.02%
Households 0.6% 0.15%
Families 0.41% 0.02%
Median Household Income   0.34%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
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.

Houlton, ME 04730 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04730 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 # 27 94th
Population Density1 # 222 45th
Diversity Index2 # 24 94th
Median Household Income # 338 16th
Per Capita Income # 337 16th

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