Waldo, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Waldo, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Waldo had a population of 290 as of July 1, 2015. Waldo ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Waldo is located at latitude 33.3871 and longitude -86.0411 in Talladega County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Waldo (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Talladega County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 709 feet.

The Town of Waldo (GNIS ID: 2406819) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Waldo population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Waldo, AL Boundary Map

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Waldo, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 290
Population in Households 289
Population in Familes 247
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 103
Diversity Index2 24
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 115
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 81
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 92 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $118,750
Average Home Value $163,564
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,312
Average Household Income $44,747
Per Capita Income $17,307
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.41%
Households 0.5% 0.52%
Families 2.27% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Waldo, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waldo to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 457 21st
Population Density1 # 464 20th
Diversity Index2 # 406 30th
Median Household Income # 422 27th
Per Capita Income # 456 21st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.