Waldoboro (CDP), Maine

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Waldoboro, Maine
Location in Lincoln County and the state of Maine.
Location in Lincoln County and the state of Maine.
Coordinates: 44°5′48″N 69°22′41″W / 44.09667°N 69.37806°W / 44.09667; -69.37806Coordinates: 44°5′48″N 69°22′41″W / 44.09667°N 69.37806°W / 44.09667; -69.37806
Country United States
State Maine
County Lincoln
 • Total 4.9 sq mi (12.7 km2)
 • Land 4.9 sq mi (12.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 72 ft (22 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,291
 • Density 264.0/sq mi (101.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 04572
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-79515
GNIS feature ID 0577782

Waldoboro is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Waldoboro in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,291 at the 2000 census.


Waldoboro is located at 44°5′47″N 69°22′41″W / 44.09639°N 69.37806°W / 44.09639; -69.37806 (44.096562, −69.378102).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.9 square miles (12.7 km²), all land.

Bedrock geology of the area had been mapped by William C. Sidle PhD in 1991. See this link for detail.Reconnaissance Bedrock Geology of the Waldoboro Pluton Complex. Minute degree of contamination was found due to naturally occurring mercury.Naturally occurring mercury contamination in a pristine environment?


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,291 people, 585 households, and 329 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 264.0 people per square mile (101.9/km²). There were 674 housing units at an average density of 137.8/sq mi (53.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.53% White, 0.08% Black or African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.70% Asian, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.39% of the population.

There were 585 households out of which 23.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.7% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.6% were non-families. 36.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.72.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 21.1% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 21.1% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 26.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 83.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $25,682, and the median income for a family was $36,645. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $21,979 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $20,249. About 13.3% of families and 17.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.0% of those under age 18 and 15.4% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.