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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Waldo County is 38,904, which is 7.23% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 4.21% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Waldo County population density is 45.62 people per square mile, which is higher than the state average density of 37.55 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Waldo County is white, which represent 96.87% of the total population. The average Waldo County education level is about the same as the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 38,904. #11

Population Growth Since 2000, #1

Waldo County

Population Density, #7

Waldo County
45.62 per square mile
37.55 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:37,686 (96.87%, #5)
Black:159 (0.41%, #11)
Hispanic:409 (1.05%, #12)
Asian:210 (0.54%, #12)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):109 (0.28%, #12)
One Race, Other:120 (0.31%, see rank)
Two or More Races:620 (1.59%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

31,155 (80.08%) out of the total population of 38,904 reported first ancestry.

 Waldo County% of the Total PopulationMaineU.S.
Arab930.24%, see rank0.33%0.56%
Czech1030.26%, see rank0.17%0.47%
Danish1050.27%, see rank0.42%0.42%
Dutch3550.91%, see rank0.98%1.40%
English8,19421.06%, see rank21.18%8.02%
French5,91915.21%, see rank23.94%3.34%
German4,11210.57%, see rank8.14%15.03%
Greek360.09%, see rank0.54%0.41%
Hungarian1770.45%, see rank0.26%0.46%
Irish6,55016.84%, see rank17.63%10.80%
Italian2,0475.26%, see rank5.68%5.52%
Norwegian3040.78%, see rank0.77%1.42%
Polish8392.16%, see rank2.20%3.01%
Portuguese3210.83%, see rank0.67%0.44%
Russian2880.74%, see rank0.75%0.92%
Scotch-Irish6831.76%, see rank1.64%0.99%
Scottish2,1875.62%, see rank5.16%1.72%
Subsaharan African590.15%, see rank0.58%0.95%
Swedish7902.03%, see rank1.86%1.27%
Swiss420.11%, see rank0.19%0.30%
Ukrainian1360.35%, see rank0.18%0.31%
American2,8717.38%, see rank8.37%7.12%
Welsh4311.11%, see rank0.76%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 19,064 (49.00%, see rank)
Females: 19,840 (51.00%, see rank)

Waldo County
Male: 49.00%
Female: 51.00%
Male: 48.90%
Female: 51.10%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Waldo County
44.80 years old
43.50 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Waldo County
43.80 years old
42.40 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Waldo County
45.60 years old
44.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Waldo County% of the Total PopulationMaineU.S.
Under 5 years2,0395.24%, see rank4.97%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,0165.18%, see rank5.56%6.51%
10 to 14 years2,3556.05%, see rank5.74%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,4136.20%, see rank6.37%6.85%
20 to 24 years2,0445.25%, see rank6.00%7.13%
25 to 34 years4,04010.38%, see rank11.19%13.47%
35 to 44 years4,69912.08%, see rank12.21%12.96%
45 to 54 years5,84015.01%, see rank15.76%14.09%
55 to 64 years6,53316.79%, see rank15.14%12.29%
65 to 74 years4,15810.69%, see rank9.47%7.64%
75 to 84 2,1085.42%, see rank5.34%4.25%
85 years and over6591.69%, see rank2.24%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Waldo CountyMaineU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population28,037, 100%947,959209,056,129
Less Than High School2,274, 8.11%, see rank8.69%13.67%
High School Graduate9,887, 35.26%, see rank33.55%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree7,755, 27.66%, see rank29.40%29.09%
Bachelor Degree5,140, 18.33%, see rank18.28%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree2,981, 10.63%, see rank10.08%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.71, see rank13.6813.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Waldo County MaineU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten84371.77%28.23%71.25%28.75%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,41888.15%, see rank11.85%, see rank91.69%8.31%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,02387.15%, see rank12.85%, see rank89.60%10.40%90.60%9.40%
College1,56453.39%, see rank46.61%, see rank73.48%26.52%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School21872.94%, see rank27.06%, see rank63.19%36.81%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Waldo CountyMaineU.S.
Total Households16,527, 100%553,086116,211,092
Average Household Size2.31, see rank2.342.63
1 Person Households4,722, 28.57%, see rank29.06%27.57%
2 or More Person Households11,805, 71.43%, see rank70.94%72.43%
Family Households (Families)10,726, 64.90%, see rank62.91%66.22%
Average Family Size2.89, see rank2.963.32
Married-Couple Family8,431, 51.01%, see rank48.92%48.42%
Nonfamily Households5,801, 35.10%, see rank37.09%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Waldo County%MaineU.S.
15 Years and Over Total32,494see rank1,112,274252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over15,733100%, see rank538,760123,281,364
Never Married4,23326.91%, see rank30.57%35.77%
Married8,96957.01%, see rank53.62%52.04%
Widowed5853.72%, see rank2.98%2.57%
Divorced1,94612.37%, see rank12.83%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over16,761100%, see rank573,514129,692,771
Never Married3,96023.63%, see rank24.72%29.48%
Married8,79052.44%, see rank50.72%49.19%
Widowed1,3237.89%, see rank9.53%9.16%
Divorced2,68816.04%, see rank15.02%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Waldo County%MaineU.S.
Native38,04297.78%, see rank96.45%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence24,12962.02%, see rank64.11%58.73%
Born in Different State13,44634.56%, see rank31.36%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
4671.20%, see rank0.97%1.42%
Foreign Born8622.22%, see rank3.55%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship4131.06%, see rank1.93%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship4491.15%, see rank1.62%7.09%
Born In Europe2940.76%, see rank0.84%1.53%
Born In Asia1870.48%, see rank1.02%3.82%
Born In Africa710.18%, see rank0.47%0.55%
Born In Oceania640.16%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America1160.30%, see rank0.34%6.83%
Born In Northern America1300.33%, see rank0.84%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Waldo County%MaineU.S.
English15,79895.59%, see rank90.47%79.39%
Spanish1691.02%, see rank1.24%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages4642.81%, see rank6.98%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages730.44%, see rank0.76%3.36%
Other230.14%, see rank0.55%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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