Spruce Head, ME 04859 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04859: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Spruce Head, ME 04859

Acceptable Alternative
Tenants Harbor, ME 04859
Tenants Hbr, ME 04859

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Knox County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.013, Longitude -69.171
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 13
  • PO Box Addresses: 215
  • Residential Addresses: 267
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 267

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

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Spruce Head, ME 04859 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 750
Daytime Population: Workers 246
Daytime Population: Residents 396
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 642
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 750
Population in Familes 586
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 156
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $48,308
Average Household Income $66,269
Per Capita Income $30,130


Total Housing Units 547 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 297 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 ( 8.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 206 (37.7%)
Median Home Value $241,964
Average Home Value $278,114


Total Households 341
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 226
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 1.14% 1.04%
Households 1.23% 1.03%
Families 1.08% 0.96%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Spruce Head, ME 04859 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04859 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 # 306 23rd
Population Density # 77 81st
Diversity Index # 304 24th
Median Household Income # 183 54th
Per Capita Income # 119 70th

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