Bethel, ME 04217 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04217: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bethel, ME 04217

Acceptable Alternative
Albany Twp, ME 04217
Gilead, ME 04217
Mason Twp, ME 04217

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Oxford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.447, Longitude -70.694
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 151
  • PO Box Addresses: 632
  • Residential Addresses: 1,094
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 55
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,039

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

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Bethel, ME 04217 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,494
Daytime Population: Workers 2,098
Daytime Population: Residents 1,781
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,879
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 3,486
Population in Familes 2,648
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $45,052
Average Household Income $65,904
Per Capita Income $28,668


Total Housing Units 2,556 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,144 (44.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 373 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,039 (40.6%)
Median Home Value $196,640
Average Home Value $220,258


Total Households 1,517
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 937
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 0.52% 0.42%
Households 0.58% 0.46%
Families 0.4% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Bethel, ME 04217 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04217 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 # 105 74th
Population Density # 313 22nd
Diversity Index # 217 45th
Median Household Income # 215 46th
Per Capita Income # 142 65th

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