Waldo County ME Information

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Waldo County Subdivisions

Waldo County ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 40,805
Population in Households 40,277
Population in Familes 31,166
Population in Group Qrtrs 528
Population Density1 56
Diversity Index2 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,541
Average Household Income $61,553
Per Capita Income $26,249

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 22,915 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,206 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,995 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,714 (24.9%)
Median Home Value $166,940
Average Home Value $204,788
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 17,201
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 10,938
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.62% 0.64%
Households 0.56% 0.61%
Families 0.35% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

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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, 2018 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 # 13 25th
Median Household Income # 9 50th
Per Capita Income # 10 44th

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