Waldo, Florida

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Population in 2019: 1,008 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +22.8%
Males: 469  (46.5%)
Females: 539  (53.5%)
Median resident age:

33.9 years
Florida median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 32694.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $36,137 (it was $24,028 in 2000)
Waldo:

$36,137
FL:

$59,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,791 (it was $15,397 in 2000)

Waldo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $122,568 (it was $44,600 in 2000)
Waldo:

$122,568
FL:

$245,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $147,446; detached houses: $165,695; mobile homes: $116,951

Median gross rent in 2019: $770.

March 2019 cost of living index in Waldo: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.9%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.5% for Black residents, 4.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Waldo, FL (2010)
    • 69568.5%White alone
    • 26225.8%Black alone
    • 323.2%Hispanic
    • 161.6%Two or more races
    • 50.5%Other race alone
    • 30.3%Asian alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone

Races in Waldo detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Waldo, Florida as of March 04, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Waldo is 62 to 1.


Crime rates in Waldo by year

Type

2006

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(97.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(194.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(97.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(126.7)
8
(777.5)
11
(1,061)
16
(1,561)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(633.7)
22
(2,138)
26
(2,507)
5
(487.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(126.7)
31
(3,013)
22
(2,122)
17
(1,659)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(380.2)
3
(291.5)
2
(192.9)
2
(195.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index105.2585.0487.9457.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Waldo, FL

Crime rate in Waldo detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.85
Florida average:

2.45
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Ancestries: Syrian (7.8%), Irish (6.0%), Italian (5.0%), English (4.5%), American (3.1%), Norwegian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 154 feet

Land area: 1.72 square miles.

Population density: 586 people per square mile   (low).

Waldo, Florida map

86 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America, 1.1% Europe).

This city:

10.3%
Florida:

20.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,428 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,494 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gainesville, FL (13.1 miles , pop. 95,447).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (47.7 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (792.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Hampton, FL (2.4 miles ),
Keystone Heights, FL (2.9 miles ),
Windsor, FL (3.2 miles ),
Starke, FL (3.4 miles ),
Brooker, FL (3.4 miles ),
Gainesville, FL (3.6 miles ),
La Crosse, FL (3.8 miles),
Hawthorne, FL (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 29.79 N, Longitude: 82.17 W

Area code: 352

Distribution of median household income in Waldo, FL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Waldo, FL in 2019
Waldo satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $76,500
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $76,500
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $123,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Waldo, FL residents
Average permit cost in Waldo, FL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
Florida:

6.3%
Most common industries in Waldo, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Public administration (12.2%)
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.3%)
  • Public administration (13.7%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.1%)
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Public administration (10.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Waldo, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction laborers (6.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Carpenters (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (6.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.9%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.3%)

Average climate in Waldo, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 50.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2005 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.30
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Waldo-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/7/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.0 miles away from the Waldo city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 2/27/1984, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waldo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Florida state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 366.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 246.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 283.0 miles away from Waldo center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 317.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 256.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/4/2016 at 18:29:29, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 159.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alachua County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waldo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Waldo:

  • WALNUT STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; STARKE, FL)
  • BRADFORD TERRACE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; STARKE, FL)
  • WINDSOR MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; STARKE, FL)
  • BMA - STARKE (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; STARKE, FL)
  • COLUMBIA HOMECARE NORTH FLORIDA (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; STARKE, FL)
  • SHANDS STARKE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; STARKE, FL)
  • BESSENT ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; STARKE, FL)

Amtrak station:

WALDO (U.S. 301 & STATE RD.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waldo:

  • University of Florida (about 16 miles; Gainesville, FL; Full-time enrollment: 43,357)
  • Santa Fe College (about 18 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 11,819)
  • Saint Johns River State College (about 32 miles; Palatka, FL; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Florida Gateway College (about 36 miles; Lake City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,179)
  • College of Central Florida (about 44 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Rasmussen College-Florida (about 45 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 5,736)
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (about 49 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 21,810)

Public elementary/middle school in Waldo:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Known for the largest Flea Market in North Central Florida. The Waldo Farmers and Flea Market. 17805 NE US HYW 301, Waldo, Florida 32694 www.waldomarket.com

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Waldo: Waldo Amtrak Station (A), Waldo Community Center (B), Waldo Police Department (C), Waldo Police Department Meeting Hall (D), Waldo Fire and Rescue Station 23 (E), Waldo Branch Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Waldo include: First Baptist Church of Waldo (A), Waldo First United Methodist Church (B), Philadelphia Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Waldo: Veterans Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Classic Inn (14925 Northeast US Highway 301).

Alachua County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.3%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.4%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
2 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Waldo:

Marital status in Waldo, FL
  • Never married: 48.4%
  • Now married: 24.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

For population 25 years and over in Waldo:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Florida average:

12.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Waldo, FL (based on Alachua County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant47,845173
Catholic20,0046
Mainline Protestant18,36157
Other10,97434
Black Protestant5,42430
Orthodox2332
None144,495-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 45
This county:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 30
This county:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 115
This county:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 156
Alachua County:

6.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.9%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Alachua County:

24.6%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Alachua County:

10.8%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.9%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.5%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.4%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Waldo:

11.8%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Waldo:

6.8
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Waldo:

34.7%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Waldo:

54.2%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.0%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Waldo, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,052$24,3120$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,530$27,1800$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,517$54,2046$7,192
Water Supply 1$2,693$32,3160$0
Sewerage 1$3,406$40,8720$0
Totals for Government 7$19,198$32,9116$7,192

Waldo government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $26,000 ($25.79)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $330,000 ($327.38)
    Financial Administration: $197,000 ($195.44)
    Regular Highways: $175,000 ($173.61)
    Water Utilities: $98,000 ($97.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $68,000 ($67.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000 ($35.71)
    Central Staff Services: $29,000 ($28.77)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,000 ($18.85)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,000 ($8.93)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($3.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $52,000 ($51.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $105,000 ($104.17)

Waldo government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $249,000 ($247.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $76,000 ($75.40)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($12.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $20,000 ($19.84)
    Fines and Forfeits: $13,000 ($12.90)
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($9.92)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($2.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $166,000 ($164.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $102,000 ($101.19)
    Other: $100,000 ($99.21)
  • Tax - Property: $185,000 ($183.53)
    Other Selective Sales: $115,000 ($114.09)
    Public Utilities Sales: $82,000 ($81.35)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $53,000 ($52.58)
    Other License: $9,000 ($8.93)

Waldo government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,409,000 ($2389.88)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,369,000 ($2350.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,000 ($51.59)

Waldo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,428,000 ($1416.67)

8.39% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,884 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.39%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($342 average AGI)
Alachua County:

0.06%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Marion County, FL  0.43% ($33,514 average AGI)
from Broward County, FL  0.30% ($46,771)
from Duval County, FL  0.29% ($36,609)


8.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,190 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.83%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($419 average AGI)
Alachua County:

0.08%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marion County, FL  0.46% ($38,206 average AGI)
to Duval County, FL  0.40% ($40,266)
to Orange County, FL  0.39% ($41,565)
Businesses in Waldo, FL
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Hardee's1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Waldo:

  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMN (1430 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAJD (1390 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL)
  • WLUS (980 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRUF (850 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAYR (550 AM; 5 kW; ORANGE PARK, FL; Owner: GOOD TIDINGS TRUST, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCFI (1290 AM; 10 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: VECTOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waldo:

  • WYFB (90.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WUFT-FM (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WEAG-FM (106.3 FM; STARKE, FL; Owner: DICKERSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBXY (99.5 FM; LA CROSSE, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSKY-FM (97.3 FM; MICANOPY, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRUF-FM (103.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WTLG (88.3 FM; STARKE, FL; Owner: STARKE CHRISTIAN-EDUC. RADIO & T.V.)
  • WNDT (92.5 FM; ALACHUA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING CORPORATION, L.L.)
  • WOGK (93.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WJLF (91.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WYKS (105.3 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: GILLEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXJZ (100.9 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WEJZ (96.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WKTK (98.5 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAPE-FM (95.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • W204BL (88.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WHHZ (100.5 FM; NEWBERRY, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYGC (104.9 FM; HIGH SPRINGS, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Waldo:

  • WUFT (Channel 5; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WLUF-LP (Channel 10; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WCJB-TV (Channel 20; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: DIVERSIFIED BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFXU (Channel 57; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: WFXU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGFL (Channel 53; HIGH SPRINGS, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJWB (Channel 17; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W69AY (Channel 69; ALACHUA, ETC., FL; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN TV SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WYPN-CA (Channel 45; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOGX (Channel 51; OCALA, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBXG-CA (Channel 31; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • Waldo, Florida
  • Fatal accident count15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents26
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities16
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents39
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Florida average
  • Fatal accident count30996
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents48428
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons10454
  • Fatalities34047
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents81721
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents5015
See more detailed statistics of Waldo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 6.7mTotal length
  • 55,938Total average daily traffic
  • 12,250Total average daily truck traffic
  • 83,084Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Waldo)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 29.759444 Lon: -82.139833, Call Sign: WQPQ380,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.287 MHz, 467.287 MHz, Grant Date: 07/18/2012, Expiration Date: 07/18/2022, Certifier: Tom Pauling, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • L1, Lat: 29.818917 Lon: -82.165750, Call Sign: WQTD381,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.655 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2014, Expiration Date: 01/09/2024, Certifier: Stephen Blakewood, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7328, Fax: (214) 355-4971, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • WALDO, 15605 Ne 116th Avenue (Lat: 29.760444 Lon: -82.157556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.8 m, Overall height: 77.4 m, Call Sign: WPNH854,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6125.57 MHz, 6635.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2011, Certifier: Douglas I Brandon, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive, Ms: A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:
  • 303082, Highway 301 North In Waldo On East Side Of Highway (#303082) (Lat: 29.799722 Lon: -82.166111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 75 m, Overall height: 78.9 m, Call Sign: WQNY707,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/11/2011, Expiration Date: 07/11/2021, Certifier: Pat Lien, Registrant: North Florida Broadband Authority, 1 Courthouse Circle, Monticello, FL 32344, Phone: (850) 342-0218, Fax: (850) 342-0222, Email:
  • 809650, 19403 N.E. Us Hwy 301 (Lat: 29.834333 Lon: -82.165694), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQNY725,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/11/2011, Expiration Date: 07/11/2021, Certifier: Pat Lien, Registrant: North Florida Broadband Authority, 1 Courthouse Circle, Monticello, FL 32344, Phone: (850) 342-0218, Fax: (850) 342-0222, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waldo)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CONSOLIDATED AERONAUTICS INC. LAKE LA-4-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8000W , Serial Number: 990, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 09/21/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 12/17/2001
    Registrant (Individual): George D Jr Moore, 12705 Ne 204th Ter, Waldo, FL 32694
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8615U , Serial Number: 17252516, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 03/19/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 07/30/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Empire Air Of North Florida LLC, 12623 Ne 199th St, Waldo, FL 32694

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$112,430
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0019.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Waldo, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Waldo, FL - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 13. The highest number of fires - 37 took place in 2011, and the least - 2 in 2005. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Waldo, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (54.7%), and Structure Fires (34.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Waldo, FL
    • 10554.7%Outside Fires
    • 6734.9%Structure Fires
    • 178.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 31.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waldo, FL
Most common first names in Waldo, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2370.6 years
Mary1474.3 years
William1375.7 years
Robert1166.7 years
John1072.4 years
Charles961.8 years
George872.3 years
Willie674.8 years
Virginia676.8 years
Arthur676.5 years
Most common last names in Waldo, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wilson1173.7 years
Jones973.0 years
Smith774.3 years
Harris681.6 years
Williams679.3 years
Green681.4 years
Sullivan576.8 years
Robinson584.0 years
Davis577.0 years
Mitchell581.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Waldo, FL
  • 94.8%Electricity
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Waldo, FL
  • 100.0%Electricity


Waldo compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2021.