Waterloo, IA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Waterloo, Iowa Info Snack

Population
67,671
Unemployment
6.7%
Poverty
17.5%
Median Home
$117,000
Median Income
$46,942
Median Rent
$776

Waterloo SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Waterloo, IA Crime Report

2,137
Total Crimes
3,180.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
35.55%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Waterloo
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,137 3,180.1 2,001.7 2,346.0
Violent Crime 419 623.5 303.5 387.8
Murder 9 13.4 3.5 6.5
Robbery 48 71.4 29.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 337 501.5 229.4 279.7
Property Crime 1,718 2,556.5 1,698.2 1,958.2
Burglary 491 730.7 371.1 314.2
Larceny 1,038 1,544.6 1,130.1 1,398.0
Car Theft 189 281.2 197.1 246.0

Waterloo, IA Cost Of Living

84
Waterloo's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Waterloo Iowa National Average
Overall 84 92 100
Services 89 95 100
Groceries 91 95 100
Health 93 102 100
Housing 63 74 100
Transportation 96 100 100
Utilities 88 99 100

Waterloo, IA Photos

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Rankings for Waterloo in Iowa

Map Of Waterloo, IA

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Population over time in Waterloo

Year Population % Change
2020 67,671 -0.7%
2019 68,134 -0.0%
2018 68,146 -0.3%
2017 68,357 -0.1%
2016 68,432 0.1%
2015 68,392 0.1%
2014 68,327 0.1%
2013 68,248 0.2%
2012 68,106 0.3%
2011 67,893 -

Race / Ethnicity in Waterloo

White
69.5% (47,056)
African American
17.2% (11,647)
American Indian
0.4% (265)
Asian
2.3% (1,568)
Hawaiian
0.4% (276)
Other
0.1% (36)
Two Or More
3.0% (2,044)
Hispanic
7.1% (4,779)
Race Waterloo IA USA
White 69.5% 85.0% 60.1%
African American 17.2% 3.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.4% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 2.3% 2.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.0% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 7.1% 6.2% 18.2%

Gender in Waterloo

Female
50.4% (34,111)
Male
49.6% (33,560)
Gender Waterloo IA USA
Female 50.4% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.6% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Waterloo for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (2,030)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (4,060)
High School / GED
34.0% (23,008)
Some College
23.0% (15,564)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (6,767)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (11,504)
Master's Degree
5.0% (3,383)
Professional Degree
1.0% (676)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (676)
Education Waterloo IA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 1.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Waterloo, Iowa

Less than $10,000
7.8% (529,865)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.6% (379,249)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.7% (792,677)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.0% (877,530)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.4% (973,934)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.2% (1,298,736)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.6% (783,013)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.4% (706,173)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (207,184)
$200,000 or more
3.2% (218,734)
Income Waterloo IA USA
Less than $10,000 7.8% 5.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.6% 4.0% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.7% 8.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.0% 9.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.4% 13.1% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.2% 19.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.6% 14.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.4% 15.9% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 5.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 3.2% 5.0% 8.3%

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