Athens, ME 04912 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04912: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Athens, ME 04912

Acceptable Alternative
Brighton Plt, ME 04912

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Somerset County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.955, Longitude -69.662
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 21
  • PO Box Addresses: 147
  • Residential Addresses: 334
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 334

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

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Athens, ME 04912 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,092
Daytime Population: Workers 204
Daytime Population: Residents 623
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 827
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 1,073
Population in Familes 851
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $35,268
Average Household Income $46,438
Per Capita Income $18,574


Total Housing Units 641 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 350 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 214 (33.4%)
Median Home Value $96,610
Average Home Value $129,214


Total Households 427
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 285
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 0.41% 0.13%
Households 0.46% 0.09%
Families 0.2% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Athens, ME 04912 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04912 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 # 269 33rd
Population Density # 317 21st
Diversity Index # 232 44th
Median Household Income # 351 12th
Per Capita Income # 390 3rd

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