Waldron, Michigan

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Waldron, Michigan

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
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Affordability of Rents
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Top 7% Waldron Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Waldron, Michigan

Comparing Waldron to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Michigan (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Female Share of the Population 6 5
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Racial Diversity 4 2
Senior Citizens 4 4
Age of the Population 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 7
Portion of People Married 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 5 3
Median Family Income 4 2
People Above Poverty 3 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Working at Home 6 6
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 3
People Living Alone 5 4
Housing Recently Built 2 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Waldron Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 44 miles W of Toledo, Ohio
County Hillsdale
Standard Zip Codes 49288
Phone Area Codes 517
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.727
Longitude -84.418

Waldron Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 60 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.1 inches
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches
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Waldron Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 590 100%
Male 283 48%
Female 307 52%
Under 18 176 29.8%
18+ 414 70.2%
65+ 76 12.9%
Median Age 33.4
Average Family Size 3.13
White 577 97.8%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 9 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 1%

Estimated Waldron Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 577
Growth -13
Growth % -2.2%

Waldron 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
German 25.9%
US/American 23.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.2%
Irish 11.9%
English 10%
Polish 3.4%
European 3.4%
Australian 2.2%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Scottish 1.6%
Italian 1.6%
Dutch 0.9%
Canadian 0.6%
French Canadian 0.6%
Swiss 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Waldron 590 $36,125
Camden 550 $36,429
Clayton 326 $46,172
Hillsdale 8,233 $42,649
Hudson 2,499 $43,011
Morenci 2,398 $46,324
North Adams 514 $42,813

Waldron Public Libraries

Waldron District Library
Waldron, Michigan
(517) 286-6511

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Waldron High Schools (2004)

Serves 117 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

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