Bar Harbor, ME 04609 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04609: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Hancock County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.385, Longitude -68.213
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 480
  • PO Box Addresses: 335
  • Residential Addresses: 2,627
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 244
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,383

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

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Bar Harbor, ME 04609 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,415
Daytime Population: Workers 7,107
Daytime Population: Residents 1,939
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,046
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.67
Population in Households 5,224
Population in Familes 3,512
Population in Group Qrtrs 191
Population Density2 126
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $56,203
Average Household Income $73,250
Per Capita Income $35,021


Total Housing Units 3,658 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,470 (40.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,058 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,130 (30.9%)
Median Home Value $308,895
Average Home Value $362,755


Total Households 2,528
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 1,303
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 0.47% 0.37%
Households 0.58% 0.45%
Families 0.31% 0.29%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Bar Harbor, ME 04609 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04609 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 # 64 84th
Population Density # 97 76th
Diversity Index # 29 93rd
Median Household Income # 94 77th
Per Capita Income # 57 86th

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