Waldo County, Maine Population 2024

40,755

Waldo County, Maine's estimated 2024 population is 40,755 with a growth rate of 0.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Waldo County, Maine is the 11th largest county in Maine. The 2010 population was 38,824 and has seen a growth of 4.97% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202942,0402570.62%
202841,7832570.62%
202741,5262570.62%
202641,2692570.63%
202541,0122570.63%
202440,7552570.63%
202340,4982570.64%
202240,2412570.64%
202139,9843300.83%
202039,654-101-0.25%
201939,755770.19%
201839,678-113-0.28%
201739,7913230.82%
201639,4683250.83%
201539,143870.22%
201439,056150.04%
201339,0411070.27%
201238,934690.18%
201138,865410.11%
201038,824
199033,0184,60416.2%
198028,4145,08621.8%
197023,3286963.08%
196022,6329454.36%
195021,6875282.5%
194021,1598734.3%
193020,286-1,042-4.89%
192021,328-2,055-8.79%
191023,383-802-3.32%
190024,185-3,574-12.88%
189027,759-4,704-14.49%
188032,463-2,059-5.96%
187034,522-3,925-10.21%
186038,447-8,783-18.6%
185047,2305,72113.78%
184041,50911,72139.35%
183029,788-12,252-29.14%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.63% (257)
County Website
Waldo County
State
Maine
County Seat
2010 Population
38,824
Area
730 mi²
Density
56 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
4.97% (1,931)
Founded
1827

Waldo County, Maine Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White37,51494.32%
Two or more races1,3113.3%
Other race4591.15%
Black or African American2220.56%
Asian1670.42%
Native American990.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Waldo County, Maine Population by Race

Waldo County, Maine Population Pyramid 2024

Waldo County, Maine Median Age

47

Total

45.9

Male

48

Female

Waldo County, Maine Adults

There are 32,593 adults, (9,497 of whom are seniors) in Waldo County, Maine.

Waldo County, Maine Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Waldo County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female19,97350.22%
Male19,79949.78%

Waldo County, Maine Population by Age

Waldo County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All17,2632.2780.619.4
Married8,5382.7792.37.7
Non Family6,3961.2967.632.4
Female1,5573.237327
Male7722.8873.626.4
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2.73

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Waldo County, Maine 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 County, Maine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waldo County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.01%.

Waldo County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,896

Average Earnings

$46,086

Average Male

$36,722

Average Female

Waldo County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waldo County, Maine Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Waldo County, Maine Language

95.21% of Waldo County, Maine residents speak only English, while 4.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.5% of the population.

Waldo County, Maine Language

Waldo County, Maine Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White36,3954,69412.9%
Multiple1,28119915.53%
Black2128841.51%
Hispanic620294.68%
Other459286.1%
Native992222.22%
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12.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.42%

Male Poverty Rate

13.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waldo County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waldo County, Maine is Black, with 41.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waldo County, Maine is Hispanic, with 4.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.24%.

Waldo County, Maine Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.52%
High School15.02%
Some College11%
Bachelors or Greater7.21%
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Waldo County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed30.73%
Male Unemployed25.49%
Female Employed7.95%
Male Employed4.04%
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Waldo County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waldo County, Maine Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Waldo County, Maine Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Waldo County, Maine Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Waldo County, Maine 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 55-64.

Waldo County, Maine Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Waldo County, Maine Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,524

Number of Veterans

2,280

Male Veterans

244

Female Veterans

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Waldo County, Maine Veterans by War

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Waldo County, Maine Veterans by Age

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Waldo County, Maine Veterans by Race

Waldo County, Maine Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waldo County, Maine Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Waldo County, Maine Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Waldo County, Maine Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Waldo County, Maine 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

60.62%

Born in Waldo County, Maine

97.81%

Native Born

2.19%

Foreign Born

0.95%

Non Citizen

1.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.81% of Waldo County, Maine residents were born in the United States, with 60.62% having been born in Maine. 0.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Waldo County, Maine Place of Birth

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