Canaan, ME 04924 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04924: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Canaan, ME 04924

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 39
  • Single Family Addresses: 770
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Somerset County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.755, Longitude -69.554
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Canaan, ME 04924 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,432
Population in Households 2,432
Population in Familes 1,935
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 56
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 963
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 673
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,170 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 761 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 202 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 207 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $118,949
Average Home Value $135,808


Median Household Income $37,672
Average Household Income $50,300
Per Capita Income $19,917
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.83% 0.33%
Households 0.88% 0.33%
Families 0.72% 0.21%
Median Household Income   0.67%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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.

Canaan, ME 04924 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04924 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 # 148 63rd
Population Density1 # 192 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 201 50th
Median Household Income # 314 22nd
Per Capita Income # 368 8th

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