Waldo County

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Waldo County, Maine

PO Box D
Belfast, ME 04915
Phone: (207) 338-1710
Fax: (207) 338-6360
www.waldocountyme.gov

On central Atlantic coast of ME, southwest of Bangor; organized Feb 7, 1827 from Hancock County. Name Origin: For Gen. Samuel Waldo (1695-1759), an officer in the French and Indian Wars, and promoter of settlement in the area that became Maine

Area (sq mi):: 852.74 (land 729.73; water 123.01) Population per square mile: 53.00
Population 2005: 38,705 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 6.70%; 1990-2000 9.90% Population 2000: 36,280 (White 97.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 39.30
Income 2000: per capita $17,438; median household $33,986; Population below poverty level: 13.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,974-$24,552
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 26.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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