Portage, ME 04768 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04768: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Portage, ME 04768

Acceptable Alternative
Portage Lake, ME 04768

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 14
  • Single Family Addresses: 29
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Aroostook County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.789, Longitude -68.542
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Portage, ME 04768 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 464
Population in Households 464
Population in Familes 334
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 0
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 229
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 129
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 872 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 176 (20.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 ( 6.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 643 (73.7%)
Median Home Value $96,875
Average Home Value $136,222


Median Household Income $33,114
Average Household Income $43,584
Per Capita Income $21,510
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.65% 0.55%
Households 1.95% 0.77%
Families 1.86% 0.61%
Median Household Income   -0.82%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.

Portage, ME 04768 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04768 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 # 342 15th
Population Density1 # 397 1st
Diversity Index2 # 286 30th
Median Household Income # 360 10th
Per Capita Income # 306 24th

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