Thomaston, ME 04861 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04861: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Thomaston, ME 04861

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 142
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,208
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 110
  • County: Knox County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.082, Longitude -69.179
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Thomaston, ME 04861 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,760
Daytime Population: Workers 1,901
Daytime Population: Residents 1,281
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,182
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 2,719
Population in Familes 2,059
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density2 248
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $51,401
Average Household Income $67,810
Per Capita Income $30,223


Total Housing Units 1,401 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 817 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 399 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 185 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $187,610
Average Home Value $207,619


Total Households 1,216
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 756
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 -0.1% 0.09%
Households -0.03% 0.15%
Families -0.2% 0.03%
Median Household Income   0.32%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

Thomaston, ME 04861 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04861 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 # 132 67th
Population Density # 47 88th
Diversity Index # 213 48th
Median Household Income # 145 64th
Per Capita Income # 115 71st

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