Fort Fairfield, ME 04742 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04742: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Fairfield, ME 04742

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Ft Fairfield, ME 04742

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Aroostook County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.77, Longitude -67.83
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 92
  • PO Box Addresses: 307
  • Residential Addresses: 1,380
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 122
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,258

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

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Fort Fairfield, ME 04742 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,373
Daytime Population: Workers 537
Daytime Population: Residents 2,079
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,616
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 3,373
Population in Familes 2,620
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 44
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $32,804
Average Household Income $45,739
Per Capita Income $19,649


Total Housing Units 1,674 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 985 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 464 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 225 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $78,578
Average Home Value $88,655


Total Households 1,449
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 910
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 -0.49% -0.72%
Households -0.42% -0.66%
Families -0.62% -0.8%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Fort Fairfield, ME 04742 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04742 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 # 110 73rd
Population Density # 225 44th
Diversity Index # 104 74th
Median Household Income # 367 8th
Per Capita Income # 372 7th

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