Waldo County, Maine Population 2021

Waldo County, Maine's estimated population is 39,831 with a growth rate of 0.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Waldo County, Maine is the 12th largest county inMaine. The 2010 Population was 38,818 and has seen a growth of 2.61% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202139,831580.15%
202039,773580.15%
201939,715580.15%
201839,657-115-0.29%
201739,7723430.87%
201639,4293090.79%
201539,120850.22%
201439,035100.03%
201339,025970.25%
201238,928710.18%
201138,857390.10%
201038,8185,80017.57%
199033,0184,60416.20%
198028,4145,08621.80%
197023,3286963.08%
196022,6329454.36%
195021,6875282.50%
194021,1598734.30%
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%
186038,447-8,783-18.60%
185047,2305,72113.78%
184041,50911,72139.35%
183029,7880.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.15%
County Website
State
Founded
1827
County Seat
2010 Population
38,818
Growth Since 2010
2.61%
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Waldo County, Maine Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White38,04496.22%
Two or More Races7481.89%
Black or African American2340.59%
Asian1820.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native1760.45%
Some Other Race1550.39%
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Waldo County, Maine Population by Race

Waldo County, Maine Population Pyramid $2021

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Waldo County, Maine Median Age

46.2


Total

45


Male

47.2


Female

Waldo County, Maine Adults

There are 32,121 adults, (8,613 of whom are seniors) in Waldo County, Maine.

Waldo County, Maine Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Waldo County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female

20,130

50.91%

Male

19,409

49.09%

Waldo County, Maine Population by Age

Waldo County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waldo County, Maine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female62%38%
Non Family67.7%32.3%
Male68.6%31.4%
All79.2%20.8%
Married91.3%8.7%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waldo County, Maine Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,2362.2679.2
Married8,7112.7491.3
Non Family6,1371.2967.7
Female1,5082.9862
Male8802.9368.6

2.67

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Waldo County, Maine Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6992.39%
9th to 12th Grade1,5925.45%
High School Graduate9,40632.19%
Some College5,86820.08%
Associates Degree2,4818.49%
Bachelors Degree5,87620.11%
Graduate Degree3,29811.29%
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Waldo County, Maine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waldo County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White28,11125,8858,806
2+ Races413395147
Hispanic395359126
Native American1371376
Asian12311568
Black656221
Other Race626230

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 asian people with a rate of 55.28%.

Waldo County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,002$38,044$30,422
Less Than 9th Grade$21,569$26,023$12,946
High School Graduate$27,590$32,927$20,973
Some College$32,444$38,682$27,277
Bachelors Degree$41,195$46,377$36,911
Graduate Degree$51,734$53,750$51,595

$33,002

Average Earnings

$38,044

Average Male

$30,422

Average Female

Waldo County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waldo County, Maine Language by Age

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Waldo County, Maine Language

96.09% of Waldo County, Maine residents speak only English, while 3.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.63% of the population.

Waldo County, Maine Language

Waldo County, Maine Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White36,8954,84313.13%
Multiple70016323.29%
Black20212360.89%
Hispanic556478.45%
Native1764123.30%
Asian15774.46%
Other15021.33%

13.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.32%

Male Poverty Rate

15.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waldo County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waldo County, Maine is Black, with 60.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waldo County, Maine is Other, with 1.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.08%.

Waldo County, Maine Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.38%
High School14.06%
Some College11.74%
Bachelors or Greater5.37%

Waldo County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.76%
Male Unemployed17.06%
Female Employed8.07%
Male Employed5.55%

Waldo County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waldo County, Maine Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,931$68,013
Families$64,881$79,295
Married Families$74,979$88,770
Non Families$27,100$42,316
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Income by Household Type

Waldo County, Maine Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Waldo County, Maine Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Waldo County, Maine Marital Status

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3,318

Number of Veterans

3,075

Male Veterans

243

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,389
First Gulf War584
Second Gulf War453
Korea235
World War II197

Waldo County, Maine Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,002
75+893
55 to 64713
35 to 54561
18 to 34149

Waldo County, Maine Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,26010.49%
Black2317.97%
Native American1911.88%
2+ Races163.48%
Hispanic51.16%

Waldo County, Maine Veterans by Race

Waldo County, Maine Veterans by Education

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4.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waldo County, Maine Veterans by Education

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60.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Waldo County, Maine Employment by Age

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Waldo County, Maine Employment by Race

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Waldo County, Maine Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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61.54%

Born in Waldo County, Maine

97.85%

Native Born

2.15%

Foreign Born

1.00%

Non Citizen

1.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.85% of Waldo County, Maine residents were born in the United States, with 61.54% having been born in Maine. 1.00% 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

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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