Waterville, ME 04901 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04901: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waterville, ME 04901

Acceptable Alternative
Benton, ME 04901
Winslow, ME 04901

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 862
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,138
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,011
  • County: Kennebec County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.554, Longitude -69.631
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Waterville, ME 04901 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 26,192
Population in Households 24,026
Population in Familes 17,348
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,166
Population Density1 327
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 10,865
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 6,184
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,321 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,276 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,589 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,456 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $133,315
Average Home Value $153,207


Median Household Income $39,218
Average Household Income $56,267
Per Capita Income $24,505
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.04% -0.29%
Households 0.07% -0.23%
Families -0.16% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.82%
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.

Waterville, ME 04901 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04901 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 # 4 99th
Population Density1 # 38 91st
Diversity Index2 # 39 90th
Median Household Income # 292 27th
Per Capita Income # 236 41st

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