Waldo Columbia County, Arkansas

Waldo: City in Columbia County, Arkansas, United States

About

Waldo is a city located in the county of Columbia in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,372. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,256 inhabitants.

The city was created 135 years ago in 1886.

Waldo Quick Facts

Population : 1,256 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
County : Columbia County
Postal code : 71770
Phone Area Codes : 870
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 361 feet / 110 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1887 (135 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 17:43:56 (19th January 2022)
Population growth : -9.24% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Waldo is located at 33°21'5"N 93°17'45"W (33.3515100, -93.2957300).

Waldo map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Waldo decreased by 9.24% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,372 - census
2010 1,372 0% census
2011 1,384 0.87% estimation process
2012 1,367 -1.24% estimation process
2013 1,354 -0.96% estimation process
2014 1,335 -1.42% estimation process
2015 1,329 -0.45% estimation process
2016 1,315 -1.06% estimation process
2017 1,289 -2.02% estimation process
2018 1,275 -1.1% estimation process
2019 1,265 -0.79% estimation process
2020 1,256 -0.72% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 11,467
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 11,559
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -0.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 11,162
April 1, 2010 Population : 11,577
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.1%
People over 65 (%) : 17.0%
Female persons, % : 56.1%
White only, percent : 51.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 45.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.4%
Asians alone % : 2.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 49.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 428
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.1%

Waldo zip code is 71770. County name: Columbia, County fips: 05027

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $96,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $882
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $359
2015-2019 median gross rent : $691
2015-2019 Households : 3,935
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.51
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 76.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 74.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 65.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.6%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 56,666
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 452,672
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 156,954
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,400
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $33,474
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,020
Percentage of people living in poverty : 27.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,088
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 485
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 432
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 164
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 854
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 62
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 940
2010 population per square mile : 874.6
2010 land area in square miles : 13.24

People born in Waldo (7)

People born in Waldo, including lawyer and politician Algie D. Brown, football player Chris DeFrance, Imam Mujahid Abdul-Karim, .

List

  • Sytia Messer (Tennessee Tech U. women's basketball head coach)
  • Travis E. Watkins (United States Army Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 05/09/1920
  • Travis Jackson (American baseball player) he was born in 02/11/1903
  • Geroline C. Lunsford (cooperative extension specialist and home economics researcher) she was born in 23/06/1932

Schools in Waldo

College & universities near Waldo, AR

Code Name City ZIP
107983 Southern Arkansas University Main Campus Magnolia (AR) 71753
107725 University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana Hope (AR) 71801

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Waldo, AR

Code Name Address Type
HOP Hope 100 East Division Street RAIL
TXA Texarkana 100 East Front Street RAIL
ARK Arkadelphia station 798 South 5th St. RAIL
SHR Shreveport, Louisiana 451 Clyde Fant Parkway BUS
SHG Shreveport, LA 408 Fannin Street BUS

Post offices near Waldo

Post Office Name City ZIP
Wald Post Office Waldo (AR) 71770

Other places with the same name (8)

  • Waldo , Florida city in Florida with a population of 998 people.
  • Waldo , Maine human settlement in Waldo County, Maine, United States of America with a population of 872 people.
  • Waldo , Wisconsin village in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, United States with a population of 498 people.
  • Waldo , Ohio human settlement in Marion County, Ohio, United States of America with a population of 322 people.
  • Waldo , Alabama human settlement in Talladega County, Alabama, United States of America with a population of 272 people.
  • Waldo , Illinois township in Livingston County, Illinois with a population of 239 people.
  • Waldo , Kansas city in Kansas, USA with a population of 29 people.

Other cities in Columbia County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Columbia County , AR.

City Name Population Title
Magnolia 11,443 City in and county seat of Columbia County, Arkansas, United States
Taylor 562 City in Arkansas, United States
McNeil 468 City in Columbia County, Arkansas, United States
Damascus 384 Human settlement in United States of America
Emerson 338 Location in Arkansas
Mount Vernon 149 Human settlement in Faulkner County, Arkansas, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Waldo distances to largest Arkansas cities