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|People QuickFacts||Waldo County||Maine|
|Population, 2014 estimate||NA||1,330,089|
|Population, 2013 estimate||38,940||1,328,702|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||38,786||1,328,361|
|Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014||NA||0.1%|
|Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||0.4%||Z|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||5.1%||4.9%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||20.0%||19.7%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||18.6%||17.7%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||51.1%||51.0%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||97.0%||95.2%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.5%||1.4%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.5%||0.7%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.5%||1.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.1%||Z|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.4%||1.6%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||1.1%||1.4%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||96.2%||94.0%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013||88.5%||86.4%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013||2.0%||3.4%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013||3.0%||6.8%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||91.2%||91.1%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||28.2%||27.9%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013||26.5||23.3|
|Housing units, 2013||21,603||723,128|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013||78.5%||71.8%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013||9.5%||19.2%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013||$156,000||$174,500|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013||2.32||2.33|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013||$22,853||$26,824|
|Median household income, 2009-2013||$42,221||$48,453|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013||16.4%||13.6%|
|Business QuickFacts||Waldo County||Maine|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||957||40,1201|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||8,480||486,8381|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||1.0%||1.5%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||3,788||110,117|
|Total number of firms, 2007||5,089||150,389|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.5%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.7%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||29.7%||25.6%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||210,346||16,363,192|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||522,257||8,823,719|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||340,345||20,444,031|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$8,857||$15,520|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||37,580||2,515,827|
|Building permits, 2013||77||3,4271|
|Geography QuickFacts||Waldo County||Maine|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||729.92||30,842.92|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||53.1||43.1|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||None|