Van Buren, ME 04785 ZIP Code Profile

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Hamlin, ME | Van Buren, ME

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: 90
  • PO Box Addresses: 192
  • Residential Addresses: 1,068
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 23
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,045

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

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  1. 04785 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 04785 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Van Buren, ME 04785 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,330
Population in Households 2,265
Population in Familes 1,648
Population in Group Qrtrs 65
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $27,482
Average Household Income $48,288
Per Capita Income $23,145


Total Housing Units 1,313 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 699 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 386 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 228 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $83,178
Average Home Value $107,904


Total Households 1,085
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 634
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 -0.82% -0.86%
Households -0.86% -0.9%
Families -1.14% -1.1%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

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

The table below compares 04785 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 # 157 62nd
Population Density # 304 25th
Diversity Index # 228 42nd
Median Household Income # 394 2nd
Per Capita Income # 304 25th

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