Waldo is a city located in Alachua County Florida. With a 2020 population of 812, it is the 758th largest city in Florida and the 16177th largest city in the United States. Waldo is currently declining at a rate of -2.05% annually and its population has decreased by -13.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 943 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Waldo has a population density of 373 people per square mile.
The average household income in Waldo is $44,589 with a poverty rate of 21.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $669 per month, and the median house value is $112,700. The median age in Waldo is 32.9 years, 33 years for males, and 31.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Waldowas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.74%.
91.33% of Waldo residents speak only English, while 8.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.67% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Waldo is Multiple, with 91.67% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Waldo is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.98%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Waldo
91.62% of Waldo residents were born in the United States, with 67.76% having been born in Florida. 0.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.