South Paris, ME 04281 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04281: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
South Paris, ME 04281

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Oxford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.226, Longitude -70.518
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 189
  • PO Box Addresses: 198
  • Residential Addresses: 2,175
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 214
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,961

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

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South Paris, ME 04281 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,296
Daytime Population: Workers 2,200
Daytime Population: Residents 3,263
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,463
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 5,103
Population in Familes 3,760
Population in Group Qrtrs 193
Population Density2 129
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $35,406
Average Household Income $47,346
Per Capita Income $20,894


Total Housing Units 2,479 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,396 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 846 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 237 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $151,679
Average Home Value $173,908


Total Households 2,242
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,344
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 0.27% 0.24%
Households 0.31% 0.27%
Families 0.08% 0.12%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

South Paris, ME 04281 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04281 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 # 66 84th
Population Density # 94 77th
Diversity Index # 81 79th
Median Household Income # 350 13th
Per Capita Income # 343 14th

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