Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04538: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538

Acceptable Alternative
Boothbay Hbr, ME 04538
Capitol Is, ME 04538
Capitol Island, ME 04538

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lincoln County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.851, Longitude -69.626
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 277
  • PO Box Addresses: 261
  • Residential Addresses: 1,258
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 94
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,164

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

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  1. 04538 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 04538 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,297
Population in Households 2,195
Population in Familes 1,460
Population in Group Qrtrs 102
Population Density2 407
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $48,451
Average Household Income $82,023
Per Capita Income $42,168


Total Housing Units 2,390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 705 (29.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 447 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,238 (51.8%)
Median Home Value $271,991
Average Home Value $341,489


Total Households 1,152
Average Household Size 1.91
Family Households 572
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.84% 0.7%
Households 0.85% 0.65%
Families 0.59% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04538 to the other 403 ZIP Codes in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 158 61st
Population Density # 29 93rd
Diversity Index # 167 59th
Median Household Income # 201 50th
Per Capita Income # 31 93rd

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