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Waldo, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Waldo is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Talladega County at latitude 33.3871 and longitude -86.0411. Talladega County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 709 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Waldo, but most people and references simply refer to it as Waldo, Alabama.

The P1 Census Class Code for Waldo indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Town of Waldo, AL Boundary Map

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Waldo, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 286
Population in Households 285
Population in Familes 244
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 102
Diversity Index2 24
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 114
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 81
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 132 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 91 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $110,938
Average Home Value $160,215
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,855
Average Household Income $42,873
Per Capita Income $16,825
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.25% -0.07%
Households 0.42% 0.0%
Families 2.81% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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, 2014 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 # 459 21st
Population Density1 # 470 19th
Diversity Index2 # 410 29th
Median Household Income # 392 32nd
Per Capita Income # 448 23rd

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