Spruce Head, ME 04859 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04859: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Spruce Head, ME 04859

Acceptable Alternative
Tenants Harbor, ME 04859
Tenants Hbr, ME 04859

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 15
  • Single Family Addresses: 254
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Knox County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.013, Longitude -69.171
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Spruce Head, ME 04859 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 624
Population in Households 624
Population in Familes 488
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 133
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 292
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 194
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 505 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 253 (50.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 ( 7.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 213 (42.2%)
Median Home Value $255,093
Average Home Value $294,763


Median Household Income $46,563
Average Household Income $64,155
Per Capita Income $30,021
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.6%
Households 0.79% 0.74%
Families 0.59% 0.61%
Median Household Income   1.73%
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.

Spruce Head, ME 04859 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04859 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 # 317 21st
Population Density1 # 88 78th
Diversity Index2 # 320 20th
Median Household Income # 182 55th
Per Capita Income # 102 75th

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