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Population in 2010: 762. Population change since 2000: +4.0%
Males: 398  (52.2%)
Females: 364  (47.8%)

Median resident age:  42.9 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04915.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,989 (it was $29,063 in 2000)
Waldo:

$34,989
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,210

Waldo town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $149,230 (it was $83,400 in 2000)
Waldo:

$149,230
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $151,928; Detached houses: $168,098; Townhouses or other attached units: $294,523; Mobile homes: $70,973

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Waldo races chart
  • White alone - 733 (96.2%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Waldo: 186.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (25.2%), United States (10.0%), Irish (9.8%), French (8.2%), German (7.8%), Scottish (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/17/1845

Elevation: 261 feet

Land area: 19.4 square miles.

Population density: 39 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Waldo:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waldo town:

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

13 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.8%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Waldo, Maine as of December 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Waldo to the number of sex offenders is 389 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Waldo town:  1.0% ($809)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Waldo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (80.4 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (178.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (357.6 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Morrill, ME (2.1 miles ), Belfast, ME (2.2 miles ), Brooks, ME (2.3 miles ), Swanville, ME (2.4 miles ), Belmont, ME (2.5 miles ), Knox, ME (2.6 miles ), Searsmont, ME (2.8 miles ), Searsport, ME (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $89,800

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Latitude: 44.46 N, Longitude: 69.09 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.1%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Wood products (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (6%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Social assistance (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Waldo-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 47.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 21.1 miles away from Waldo center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:01:54, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.6 miles away from Waldo center
On 1/3/2000 at 21:05:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 54.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Waldo County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Snows: 3, Floods: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waldo topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Waldo:

  • HARBOR HILL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BELFAST, ME)
  • BRADBURY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BELFAST, ME)
  • THE COMMONS AT TALL PINES (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BELFAST, ME)

Political contributions by individuals in Waldo, ME

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waldo:

  • Husson University (about 30 miles; Bangor, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine (about 37 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 9,235)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 55 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 80 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 81 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 95 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 130 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 13,290)

Public high school in Waldo:

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Notable location: Waldo Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Hadley Cemetery (1), Harding Cemetery (2), Shorey Cemetery (3), Evans Corner Cemetery (4), Piper Cemetery (5), Paul Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: White Brook (A), Dead Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: North East Wilderness Adventure Guide Service (Tours & Charters; 240 Savage Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Waldo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Waldo and their reported violations in the past:

WALDO COUNTY TECHNICAL CENTER (Population served: 305, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2002), St Public Notif received (SEP-22-2003), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between OCT-27-2002 and SEP-23-2003, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2003)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.0%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.5%
Whole state:  9.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

16.8%
Whole state:

10.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.7%
Whole state:

4.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Waldo, ME

Waldo compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (72%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Electricity (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Waldo town (based on Waldo County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 13.34%
Here13.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents24.5%14.7%14.2%10.8%5.6%
Congregations5.3%13.2%15.8%21.1%2.6%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchConservative Baptist Association of AmericaNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesOther
Adherents4.7%4.7%4.6%4.5%11.7%
Congregations2.6%2.6%5.3%5.3%26.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Waldo County:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Waldo County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Waldo County:

7.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Here:

8.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Waldo County:

26.1%
Maine:

25.0%

6.98% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,612 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.98%
Maine average:

6.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Penobscot County, ME  1.45% ($34,254 average AGI)
from Knox County, ME  0.91% ($36,763)
from Kennebec County, ME  0.66% ($28,642)


6.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,230 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
Maine average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Penobscot County, ME  1.30% ($34,091 average AGI)
to Knox County, ME  0.64% ($33,261)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.57% ($27,901)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waldo:

  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKD (1450 AM; 1 kW; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waldo:

  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • WMCM (103.3 FM; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBYA (105.5 FM; ISLESBORO, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMTED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBQX (106.9 FM; THOMASTON, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQCB (106.5 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCTB (93.5 FM; FAIRFIELD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WHQO (107.9 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WMME-FM (92.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Waldo:

  • WABI-TV (Channel 5; BANGOR, ME; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICE)
  • W36CK (Channel 36; BANGOR, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCKD-LP (Channel 30; BANGOR/DEDHAM, ME; Owner: J. MCLEOD, ME FAMILY B/CING., INC.)

Waldo fatal accident list:

Jun 29, 2006 09:00 AM, Sr-131, Sr-137, Lat: 44.472931, Lon: -69.137525, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $112,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 106
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 2,400


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KC2ENR, Licensee ID: L01002919
    Grant Date: 01/27/2009, Expiration Date: 01/27/2019
    Registrant: Earl Slack, 1400 Waterville Road, Waldo, ME 04915
  • Call Sign: N1CBJ, Licensee ID: L00244823
    Grant Date: 01/14/2004, Expiration Date: 04/12/2014, Certifier: Philip W Cunningham
    Registrant: Philip W Cunningham, 1235 Waldo Station Rd, Waldo, ME 04915
  • Call Sign: N1ECC, Licensee ID: L00214474
    Grant Date: 03/03/2000, Expiration Date: 05/29/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/30/2012
    Registrant: Robert Fish, 717 Waldo Station Rd, Waldo, ME 04915
  • Call Sign: N1HFL, Licensee ID: L00357766
    Grant Date: 11/14/2012, Expiration Date: 05/28/2021, Certifier: Margaret R Fish
    Registrant: Margaret R Fish, 717 Waldo Station Rd, Waldo, ME 04915


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 1

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