Union, ME 04862 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04862: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Union, ME 04862

Acceptable Alternative
Appleton, ME 04862

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Knox County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.261, Longitude -69.257
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 94
  • PO Box Addresses: 398
  • Residential Addresses: 1,359
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,359

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

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Union, ME 04862 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,549
Daytime Population: Workers 771
Daytime Population: Residents 1,610
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,381
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 3,549
Population in Familes 2,791
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 52
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $52,624
Average Household Income $65,069
Per Capita Income $27,887


Total Housing Units 1,880 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,303 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 218 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 359 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $194,536
Average Home Value $238,642


Total Households 1,521
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 985
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 -0.1% 0.18%
Households -0.05% 0.18%
Families -0.21% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Union, ME 04862 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04862 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 # 102 75th
Population Density # 204 49th
Diversity Index # 335 16th
Median Household Income # 134 67th
Per Capita Income # 153 62nd

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