New Portland, ME 04961 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
New Portland, ME 04961

Acceptable Alternative
Carrying Place Town TWP, ME 04961
Caryng Pl Twp, ME 04961
Dead River TWP, ME 04961
Dead Rvr Twp, ME 04961
Highland Plt, ME 04961
Lexington Twp, ME 04961
N New Portland, ME 04961
N New Portlnd, ME 04961
North New Portland, ME 04961
Pierce Pond, ME 04961
Pierce Pond TWP, ME 04961

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 11
  • Single Family Addresses: 322
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Somerset County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.013, Longitude -70.082
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

New Portland, ME 04961 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04961 to the other 398 ZIP Codes in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 272 32nd
Population Density1 # 351 12th
Diversity Index2 # 256 37th
Median Household Income # 287 28th
Per Capita Income # 224 44th

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New Portland, ME 04961 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,052
Population in Households 1,052
Population in Familes 780
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 509
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 305
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,011 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 454 (44.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 ( 5.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 502 (49.7%)
Median Home Value $92,727
Average Home Value $118,943


Median Household Income $37,852
Average Household Income $47,230
Per Capita Income $22,852
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.48% 1.48%
Households 3.0% 1.64%
Families 2.82% 1.59%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.

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