Waldo is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 278 people and just one neighborhood, Waldo is the 370th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Waldo, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 39.18% of Waldo’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Waldo is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Waldo who work in office and administrative support (17.53%), teaching (10.31%) and management occupations (9.28%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Waldo’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Waldo has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Waldo has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Waldo than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Waldo may be for you.
One downside of living in Waldo, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.00 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Waldo does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.