West Forks, ME 04985 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04985: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Forks, ME 04985

Acceptable Alternative
E Moxie Twp, ME 04985
East Moxie TWP, ME 04985
Indian Stream, ME 04985
Indian Stream Twp, ME 04985
Moxie Gore, ME 04985
Moxie Gore Twp, ME 04985
The Forks Plt, ME 04985

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 30
  • Single Family Addresses: 32
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Somerset County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.428, Longitude -69.978
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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West Forks, ME 04985 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 209
Daytime Population: Workers 169
Daytime Population: Residents 108
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 277
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.33
Population in Households 209
Population in Familes 149
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 0
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $37,419
Average Household Income $47,915
Per Capita Income $24,531


Total Housing Units 833 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 93 (11.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 ( 1.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 726 (87.2%)
Median Home Value $139,423
Average Home Value $189,247


Total Households 107
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 61
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.64% -0.48%
Households -0.63% -0.57%
Families -0.87% -0.66%
Median Household Income   0.4%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

West Forks, ME 04985 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04985 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 # 375 6th
Population Density # 395 2nd
Diversity Index # 350 12th
Median Household Income # 318 21st
Per Capita Income # 234 42nd

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