New Portland, ME 04961 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04961: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

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

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 11
  • Single Family Addresses: 327
  • 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

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New Portland, ME 04961 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,063
Population in Households 1,063
Population in Familes 785
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 513
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 306
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,021 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 457 (44.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 ( 5.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 508 (49.8%)
Median Home Value $102,311
Average Home Value $125,164


Median Household Income $36,372
Average Household Income $44,851
Per Capita Income $21,645
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.2% 1.36%
Households 2.57% 1.55%
Families 2.34% 1.4%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
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.


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

The table below compares 04961 to the other 395 ZIP Codes in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 274 31st
Population Density1 # 349 12th
Diversity Index2 # 259 36th
Median Household Income # 315 21st
Per Capita Income # 273 31st

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