Union, ME 04862 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04862: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Union, ME 04862

Acceptable Alternative
Appleton, ME 04862

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 98
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,382
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Knox County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.261, Longitude -69.257
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Union, ME 04862 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,662
Population in Households 3,662
Population in Familes 2,882
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 54
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,588
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 1,029
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,930 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,356 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 232 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 342 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $199,080
Average Home Value $249,631
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,126
Average Household Income $62,230
Per Capita Income $26,986
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.45%
Households 0.64% 0.59%
Families 0.46% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
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.

Union, ME 04862 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04862 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 # 100 75th
Population Density1 # 200 50th
Diversity Index2 # 358 11th
Median Household Income # 124 69th
Per Capita Income # 158 61st

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