Waldo County ME Information


Waldo County Subdivisions

Waldo County ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 40,292
Population in Households 39,791
Population in Familes 30,754
Population in Group Qrtrs 501
Population Density1 55
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 17,320
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 11,074
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,912 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,162 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,158 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,592 (24.4%)
Median Home Value $167,753
Average Home Value $206,733


Median Household Income $42,872
Average Household Income $56,097
Per Capita Income $24,404
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.51%
Households 0.85% 0.66%
Families 0.66% 0.54%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Waldo County ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waldo County to the other 16 counties and county equivalents in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 11 38th
Population Density1 # 8 56th
Diversity Index2 # 11 38th
Median Household Income # 10 44th
Per Capita Income # 10 44th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maine Census Data Comparison Tool.