Portage, ME 04768 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04768: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Portage, ME 04768

Acceptable Alternative
Portage Lake, ME 04768

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Aroostook County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.789, Longitude -68.542
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 16
  • PO Box Addresses: 205
  • Residential Addresses: 35
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 35

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

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Portage, ME 04768 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 466
Daytime Population: Workers 78
Daytime Population: Residents 273
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 351
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 466
Population in Familes 335
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 0
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $33,873
Average Household Income $44,848
Per Capita Income $21,943


Total Housing Units 860 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 176 (20.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 ( 6.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 632 (73.5%)
Median Home Value $97,727
Average Home Value $134,233


Total Households 228
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 128
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 1.48% 0.3%
Households 1.61% 0.35%
Families 1.49% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Portage, ME 04768 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04768 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 # 341 15th
Population Density # 397 1st
Diversity Index # 292 28th
Median Household Income # 361 10th
Per Capita Income # 315 22nd

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