Bowdoin, ME 04287 ZIP Code Profile

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West Bowdoin, ME

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ZIP Code 04287: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bowdoin, ME 04287

Acceptable Alternative
W Bowdoin, ME 04287

Not Acceptable, USPS
West Bowdoin, ME 04287

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Sagadahoc County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.985, Longitude -70.094
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 8
  • PO Box Addresses: 24
  • Residential Addresses: 1,178
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,178

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

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Bowdoin, ME 04287 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,226
Daytime Population: Workers 440
Daytime Population: Residents 1,275
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,715
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.53
Population in Households 3,218
Population in Familes 2,735
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 74
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $65,433
Average Household Income $76,648
Per Capita Income $28,909


Total Housing Units 1,274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,055 (82.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 160 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $193,533
Average Home Value $206,019


Total Households 1,215
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 911
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 0.77% 0.75%
Households 0.91% 0.84%
Families 0.75% 0.74%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   3.12%

Bowdoin, ME 04287 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04287 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 # 115 71st
Population Density # 160 60th
Diversity Index # 257 38th
Median Household Income # 36 91st
Per Capita Income # 138 66th

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