Waldo, Arkansas Population 2024

1,093

Waldo is a city located in Columbia County Arkansas. Waldo has a 2024 population of 1,093. Waldo is currently declining at a rate of -1.62% annually and its population has decreased by -4.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,148 in 2020.

The average household income in Waldo is $42,414 with a poverty rate of 29.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Waldo is 41.1 years, 38.6 years for males, and 57.6 years for females.

Waldo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Waldo was:

  • Black or African American: 72.22%
  • White: 27.05%
  • Other race: 0.73%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
468.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.79% (-55)
The current population of Waldo, Arkansas is 1,093 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,148.

Waldo, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American99372.22%
White37227.05%
Other race100.73%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Waldo Population by Race

Waldo Population Pyramid 2024

Waldo Median Age

41.1

Total

38.6

Male

57.6

Female

Waldo Adults

There are 1,161 adults, (340 of whom are seniors) in Waldo.

Waldo Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Waldo Sex Ratio

Female70651.35%
Male66948.65%

Waldo Population by Age

Waldo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5802.3778.621.4
Non Family2811.197426
Married1843.278713
Female1153.8276.523.5
Male000
showing: 5 rows

3.43

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Waldo Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Waldo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waldo Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.86%.

Waldo Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,806

Average Earnings

$38,137

Average Male

$35,577

Average Female

Waldo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waldo Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Waldo Language

97.57% of Waldo residents speak only English, while 2.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.43% of the population.

Waldo Language

Waldo Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black99326927.09%
White37213937.37%
showing: 2 rows

29.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.45%

Male Poverty Rate

29.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waldo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waldo is White, with 37.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waldo is Black, with 27.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.66%.

Waldo Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater50.63%
High School29.08%
Less Than 9th Grade27.11%
Some College7.41%
showing: 4 rows

Waldo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed14.01%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed15.12%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Waldo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waldo Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Waldo Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

30.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.2%

Male Marriage Rate

29.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Waldo Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Waldo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Waldo Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Waldo Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

35

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Waldo Veterans by War

count

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Waldo Veterans by Age

count

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Waldo Veterans by Race

Waldo Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

42.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waldo Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Waldo Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Waldo Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Waldo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

83.42%

Born in Waldo

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Waldo residents were born in the United States, with 83.42% having been born in Arkansas. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Waldo Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,003-18-1.76%
20281,021-18-1.73%
20271,039-18-1.7%
20261,057-18-1.67%
20251,075-18-1.65%
20241,093-18-1.62%
20231,111-18-1.59%
20221,129-18-1.57%
20211,147-1-0.09%
20201,148-120-9.46%
20191,268-9-0.7%
20181,277-12-0.93%
20171,289-26-1.98%
20161,315-16-1.2%
20151,331-5-0.37%
20141,336-20-1.47%
20131,356-13-0.95%
20121,369-15-1.08%
20111,384-6-0.43%
20101,390
showing: 20 rows

Waldo Population by Year