Waldo County ME Information


Waldo County Subdivisions

Waldo County ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 40,198
Daytime Population: Workers 14,486
Daytime Population: Residents 20,384
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 34,870
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 39,697
Population in Familes 30,674
Population in Group Qrtrs 501
Population Density2 55
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $44,441
Average Household Income $57,920
Per Capita Income $25,006


Total Housing Units 22,740 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,092 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,061 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,587 (24.6%)
Median Home Value $163,666
Average Home Value $199,284


Total Households 17,153
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 10,952
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.49% 0.51%
Households 0.59% 0.58%
Families 0.42% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.38%


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, 2017 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 Density # 8 56th
Diversity Index # 11 38th
Median Household Income # 10 44th
Per Capita Income # 10 44th

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