Van Buren, ME 04785 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04785: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Van Buren, ME 04785

Acceptable Alternative
Cyr Plt, ME 04785
Hamlin, ME 04785

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Aroostook County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.163, Longitude -67.942
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 92
  • PO Box Addresses: 196
  • Residential Addresses: 1,074
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 22
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,052

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

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Van Buren, ME 04785 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,347
Daytime Population: Workers 571
Daytime Population: Residents 1,553
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,124
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 2,283
Population in Familes 1,657
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $26,481
Average Household Income $45,622
Per Capita Income $22,153


Total Housing Units 1,356 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 656 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 451 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 249 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $78,795
Average Home Value $108,003


Total Households 1,107
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 650
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 -0.83% -0.89%
Households -0.7% -0.81%
Families -0.96% -0.97%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Van Buren, ME 04785 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04785 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 # 155 61st
Population Density # 299 25th
Diversity Index # 235 41st
Median Household Income # 395 1st
Per Capita Income # 308 23rd

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