Searsport, ME 04974 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 04974: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Searsport, ME 04974

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Waldo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.468, Longitude -68.923
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 90
  • PO Box Addresses: 384
  • Residential Addresses: 1,025
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 77
    • Single Family Addresses: 948

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

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Searsport, ME 04974 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,735
Daytime Population: Workers 1,324
Daytime Population: Residents 1,487
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,811
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 2,735
Population in Familes 2,018
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 95
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $40,893
Average Household Income $50,432
Per Capita Income $23,013


Total Housing Units 1,595 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 894 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 354 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 347 (21.8%)
Median Home Value $151,736
Average Home Value $181,600


Total Households 1,248
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 742
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 0.62% 0.61%
Households 0.71% 0.66%
Families 0.51% 0.56%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

Searsport, ME 04974 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 04974 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 # 135 66th
Population Density # 126 69th
Diversity Index # 192 52nd
Median Household Income # 276 31st
Per Capita Income # 284 29th

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