Waldo, Maine

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Waldo, Maine

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High Points

Waldo strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Maine):

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Racial Diversity
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Top 10% Waldo Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Waldo, Maine

Comparing Waldo to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Maine (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 9
Age of the Population 5 3
Racial Diversity 5 10
Well-Paid Single Men 4 5
Senior Citizens 2 2
Female Share of the Population 1 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 5
Average Household Size 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 4
Median Family Income 4 4
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3
People Above Poverty 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 3
Short Commute Times 3 3
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
People Living Alone 5 8
Affordability of Rents 5 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 7

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Waldo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 83 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 179 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Waldo
Metro Area Bangor
Standard Zip Codes 04915
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.512
Longitude -69.076

Waldo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 50 F
Jul Temp 59 to 76 F
Oct Temp 39 to 56 F
Annual Precip 51.2 inches
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
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Waldo Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 733 100%
Male 375 51.2%
Female 358 48.8%
Under 18 193 26.3%
18+ 540 73.7%
65+ 75 10.2%
Median Age 37.6
Average Family Size 2.96
White 708 96.6%
African-American 4 0.5%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 12 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.1%

Estimated Waldo Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,050
Growth 317
Growth % 43.2%

Waldo Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 27.1%
US/American 14.6%
Irish 10.8%
French (except Basque) 6.8%
Scottish 6.4%
German 6.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6%
French Canadian 2.8%
Italian 2.4%
Canadian 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Dutch 1.6%
Danish 1.4%
Polish 1.4%
Norwegian 1.4%
Lithuanian 1.2%
Welsh 1.2%
European 0.8%
Scandinavian 0.8%
Swedish 0.8%
Portuguese 0.8%
British 0.6%
Russian 0.4%
Alsatian 0.4%
Belgian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Waldo 733 $38,125
Belfast 6,381 $43,253
Brooks 1,022 $38,393
Jackson 506 $38,571
Monroe 882 $39,375
Morrill 774 $36,250
Swanville 1,357 $35,833
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