Sanford, ME 04073 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04073: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sanford, ME 04073

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: York County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.437, Longitude -70.761
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 614
  • PO Box Addresses: 471
  • Residential Addresses: 7,154
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 327
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,827

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Sanford, ME 04073 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,344
Daytime Population: Workers 9,486
Daytime Population: Residents 8,572
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,058
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 16,065
Population in Familes 12,264
Population in Group Qrtrs 279
Population Density2 429
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $48,206
Average Household Income $58,844
Per Capita Income $24,465


Total Housing Units 7,511 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,100 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,616 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 795 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $186,848
Average Home Value $208,683


Total Households 6,716
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 4,232
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 0.09% 0.2%
Households 0.16% 0.25%
Families -0.04% 0.12%
Median Household Income   3.48%
Per Capita Income   3.85%

Sanford, ME 04073 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04073 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 # 17 96th
Population Density # 24 94th
Diversity Index # 28 93rd
Median Household Income # 186 54th
Per Capita Income # 237 41st

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