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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    B+
Waldo is a town in Arkansas with a population of 1,411. Waldo is in Columbia County. Living in Waldo offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families live in Waldo and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Waldo are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$52,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$498
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    51%
  • Own
    49%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$22,635
National
$55,322
Children
25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    46%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    13%
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Waldo Reviews

1 review
The town is very small, so everyone basically knows everyone. A lot of the residents do not get along very well with the remaining population. For a change, I would like to see something that helps the children in need, such as an after school program or a better park.
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