Caribou, ME 04736 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04736: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Caribou, ME 04736

Acceptable Alternative
Connor Twp, ME 04736
Woodland, ME 04736

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 419
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,732
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 255
  • County: Aroostook County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.848, Longitude -68.01
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Caribou, ME 04736 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,400
Daytime Population: Workers 3,689
Daytime Population: Residents 5,197
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,886
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 9,271
Population in Familes 7,144
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density2 61
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $42,470
Average Household Income $58,039
Per Capita Income $25,512


Total Housing Units 4,715 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,757 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,323 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 635 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $97,602
Average Home Value $131,683


Total Households 4,080
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 2,548
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 -0.66% -0.82%
Households -0.57% -0.75%
Families -0.78% -0.89%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Caribou, ME 04736 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04736 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 # 32 92nd
Population Density # 182 55th
Diversity Index # 135 65th
Median Household Income # 248 38th
Per Capita Income # 208 48th

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