Washburn, ME 04786 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04786: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Washburn, ME 04786

Acceptable Alternative
Wade, ME 04786

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 30
  • Single Family Addresses: 412
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 46
  • County: Aroostook County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.787, Longitude -68.148
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Washburn, ME 04786 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,068
Population in Households 2,068
Population in Familes 1,672
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 28
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 860
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 587
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 967 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 646 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 214 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $86,434
Average Home Value $104,567


Median Household Income $38,629
Average Household Income $48,717
Per Capita Income $20,260
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.11%
Households 0.76% 0.25%
Families 0.58% 0.14%
Median Household Income   -0.35%
Per Capita Income   1.06%
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.

Washburn, ME 04786 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04786 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 # 167 59th
Population Density1 # 287 29th
Diversity Index2 # 135 67th
Median Household Income # 287 29th
Per Capita Income # 343 15th

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