Canton, ME 04221 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04221: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Canton, ME 04221

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Oxford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.417, Longitude -70.323
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 16
  • PO Box Addresses: 101
  • Residential Addresses: 346
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 346

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

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Canton, ME 04221 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,081
Daytime Population: Workers 184
Daytime Population: Residents 627
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 811
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 1,036
Population in Familes 733
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density2 36
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $44,512
Average Household Income $53,470
Per Capita Income $23,329


Total Housing Units 521 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 320 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 132 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 69 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $114,773
Average Home Value $126,172


Total Households 452
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 260
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 1.15% 0.85%
Households 1.29% 0.96%
Families 1.11% 0.83%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Canton, ME 04221 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04221 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 # 272 32nd
Population Density # 249 38th
Diversity Index # 196 51st
Median Household Income # 221 45th
Per Capita Income # 277 31st

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