Rangeley, ME 04970 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04970: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rangeley, ME 04970

Acceptable Alternative
Coplin Plt, ME 04970
Dallas Plt, ME 04970
Lang Twp, ME 04970
Sandy River Plt, ME 04970
Sandy Rvr Plt, ME 04970

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Franklin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.983, Longitude -70.659
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 112
  • PO Box Addresses: 839
  • Residential Addresses: 145
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 145

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

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Rangeley, ME 04970 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,717
Daytime Population: Workers 933
Daytime Population: Residents 818
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,751
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 1,717
Population in Familes 1,270
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $48,167
Average Household Income $65,609
Per Capita Income $32,136


Total Housing Units 3,181 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 635 (20.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 206 ( 6.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,340 (73.6%)
Median Home Value $222,443
Average Home Value $308,386


Total Households 841
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 495
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 -0.69% -0.76%
Households -0.75% -0.8%
Families -0.99% -0.95%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

Rangeley, ME 04970 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04970 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 # 193 52nd
Population Density # 352 12th
Diversity Index # 357 12th
Median Household Income # 187 53rd
Per Capita Income # 85 79th

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