Solon, ME 04979 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04979: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Solon, ME 04979

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 31
  • Single Family Addresses: 321
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Somerset County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.951, Longitude -69.853
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Solon, ME 04979 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,069
Daytime Population: Workers 258
Daytime Population: Residents 654
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 912
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 1,066
Population in Familes 804
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 27
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $41,018
Average Household Income $51,925
Per Capita Income $22,749


Total Housing Units 668 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 354 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 113 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 201 (30.1%)
Median Home Value $116,667
Average Home Value $148,376


Total Households 467
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 293
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.21% -0.02%
Households 0.24% 0.04%
Families 0.05% -0.14%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

Solon, ME 04979 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04979 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 # 273 32nd
Population Density # 289 28th
Diversity Index # 339 15th
Median Household Income # 274 32nd
Per Capita Income # 289 28th

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