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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    A
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B-
Waldo County is located in Maine with a population of 39,280. In Waldo County, most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Waldo County and residents tend to have moderate political views.
Population
39,280

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$159,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$791
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Waldo County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    30.5
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    406.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    934.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    132
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Waldo County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$50,162
National
$55,322

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