Lewiston, ME 04240 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04240: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lewiston, ME 04240

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Androscoggin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.097, Longitude -70.187
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,195
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 15,603
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,221
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,382

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

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Lewiston, ME 04240 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 37,021
Daytime Population: Workers 25,812
Daytime Population: Residents 20,556
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 46,368
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.25
Population in Households 34,888
Population in Familes 24,945
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,133
Population Density2 1,078
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $38,054
Average Household Income $53,691
Per Capita Income $22,935


Total Housing Units 16,896 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,926 (41.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,415 (49.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,555 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $161,928
Average Home Value $173,137


Total Households 15,341
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 8,510
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 0.16% 0.08%
Households 0.07% 0.07%
Families -0.18% -0.09%
Median Household Income   5.13%
Per Capita Income   3.73%

Lewiston, ME 04240 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04240 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 # 2 100th
Population Density # 7 98th
Diversity Index # 13 97th
Median Household Income # 308 23rd
Per Capita Income # 285 29th

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