Living in Waterloo, IA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Waterloo, Iowa Info Snack

Population
67,912
Unemployment
5.7%
Poverty
17.4%
Median Home
$117,400
Median Income
$47,327
Median Rent
$765

Waterloo SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
9.5

Waterloo, IA Crime Report

1,988
Total Crimes
2,935.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
18.52%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Waterloo
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,988 2,935.5 2,000.2 2,476.7
Violent Crime 306 451.8 266.6 366.7
Murder 1 1.5 1.9 5.0
Robbery 38 56.1 27.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 255 376.5 200.4 250.2
Property Crime 1,682 2,483.6 1,733.7 2,109.9
Burglary 515 760.5 371.1 340.5
Larceny 1,038 1,532.7 1,199.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 129 190.5 163.0 219.9

Waterloo, IA Cost Of Living

82
Waterloo's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Waterloo Iowa National Average
Overall 82 90 100
Services 91 96 100
Groceries 92 98 100
Health 92 100 100
Housing 62 73 100
Transportation 94 101 100
Utilities 86 98 100

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
2019 67,912 -0.3%
2018 68,134 -0.0%
2017 68,146 -0.3%
2016 68,357 -0.1%
2015 68,432 0.1%
2014 68,392 0.1%
2013 68,327 0.1%
2012 68,248 0.2%
2011 68,106 0.3%
2010 67,893 -

Race / Ethnicity in Waterloo

White
70.8% (48,055)
African American
16.6% (11,267)
American Indian
0.5% (335)
Asian
2.2% (1,488)
Hawaiian
0.4% (242)
Other
0.1% (83)
Two Or More
2.6% (1,777)
Hispanic
6.9% (4,665)
Race Waterloo IA USA
White 70.8% 85.7% 60.7%
African American 16.6% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 2.2% 2.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.6% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.9% 6.0% 18.0%

Gender in Waterloo

Female
49.9% (33,879)
Male
50.1% (34,032)
Gender Waterloo IA USA
Female 49.9% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 50.1% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Waterloo for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (3,395)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (4,753)
High School / GED
34.0% (23,090)
Some College
21.0% (14,261)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (6,791)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (10,865)
Master's Degree
5.0% (3,395)
Professional Degree
1.0% (679)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (679)
Education Waterloo IA USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 12.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 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
7.9% (539,006)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.7% (386,204)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.3% (768,330)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.6% (855,646)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.7% (997,894)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.2% (1,306,858)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.5% (782,003)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.8% (735,467)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.9% (199,818)
$200,000 or more
3.2% (219,968)
Income Waterloo IA USA
Less than $10,000 7.9% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.7% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.3% 9.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.6% 9.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.7% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.2% 19.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.5% 14.3% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.8% 15.3% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.9% 5.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.2% 4.6% 7.7%

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