Waterloo, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 198 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 
Males: 99  (50.5%)
Females: 99  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  52.2 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 35677.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,928 (it was $25,536 in 2000)
Waterloo:

$32,928
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,443 (it was $15,167 in 2000)

Waterloo town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $58,107 (it was $58,000 in 2000)
Waterloo:

$58,107
AL:

$122,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $92,914; Detached houses: $117,817; Mobile homes: $28,311

Median gross rent in 2013: $658.

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  • Races in Waterloo, AL (2010)

    Waterloo races chart
    • 20199.0%White alone
    • 10.5%Black alone
    • 10.5%American Indian alone

Races in Waterloo detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Waterloo: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (20.2%), German (19.3%), Irish (18.3%), Scottish (6.4%), English (3.7%), French (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 466 feet

Land area: 0.76 square miles.

Population density: 260 people per square mile   (very low).

Waterloo, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Waterloo:

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 19.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waterloo town:

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 19.7%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.9%
Alabama:

2.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Waterloo, Alabama as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Waterloo to the number of sex offenders is 29 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $225 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $323 (0.7%)

Waterloo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (65.4 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (108.9 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (479.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Iuka, MS (3.2 miles ), Stewartville, AL (3.4 miles ), Cherokee, AL (3.5 miles ), Nixon, TN (3.8 miles ), Burnsville, MS (3.9 miles ), Cloverdale, AL (4.0 miles ), Oakland, AL (4.0 miles ), Pickwick, TN (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 34.92 N, Longitude: 88.06 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 662

Waterloo household income distribution Waterloo home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -43 (-17.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (25%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Waterloo: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Waterloo, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Waterloo-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/16/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the Waterloo town center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.

On 4/19/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 78 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waterloo-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 137.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 150.8 miles away from Waterloo center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 141.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 244.7 miles away from Waterloo center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 176.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lauderdale County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Freezes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waterloo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Waterloo:

  • PICKWICK MANOR NH (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; IUKA, MS)
  • TISHOMINGO COMM LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; IUKA, MS)
  • TISHOMINGO HEALTH SERVICES INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; IUKA, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waterloo:

  • University of North Alabama (about 24 miles; Florence, AL; Full-time enrollment: 5,886)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 26 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 34 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 49 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)
  • Athens State University (about 63 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 65 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 66 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)

Public high school in Waterloo:

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Notable location: Waterloo Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Richardson Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Richardson Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Waterloo: Waterloo City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Edith Newman Culver Memorial Museum (501 Main Street).

Lauderdale County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 17.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.62
U.S.:

1.93
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.0%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.4%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.9%
Whole state:  4.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Waterloo compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Waterloo (2011 data):

  • The Farmers & Merchants Bank: at 320 Main St, branch established on 1914/07/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $66.5 mil, Deposits: $52.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Alabama average:

11.9

Waterloo travel time to work - commute Waterloo mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Utility gas (18%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Waterloo town (based on Lauderdale County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant40,963144
Mainline Protestant8,07938
Black Protestant2,34619
Catholic1,9482
Other7273
None38,646-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Lauderdale County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Lauderdale County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 50
Lauderdale County:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Here:

7.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.9%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lauderdale County:

30.1%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.1%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$790
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$886
Streets and Highways 1$1,594$19,1280$0
Totals for Government 1$1,594$19,1283$1,676

4.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,851 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Colbert County, AL  1.30% ($27,120 average AGI)
from Limestone County, AL  0.23% ($38,639)
from Madison County, AL  0.21% ($35,662)


5.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,523 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Alabama average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Colbert County, AL  1.28% ($26,007 average AGI)
to Madison County, AL  0.40% ($30,389)
to Limestone County, AL  0.29% ($40,228)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waterloo:

  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WVNA (1590 AM; 5 kW; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WZNN (620 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, AL; Owner: MANUEL HUERTA)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waterloo:

  • WFXO (104.9 FM; IUKA, MS; Owner: BILLY R. MCLAIN)
  • WLAY-FM (100.3 FM; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOWL (91.9 FM; BURNSVILLE, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC)
  • WQLT-FM (107.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFIX (91.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRI-STATE INSPIRATIONAL B/C CORP.)
  • WMSR-FM (94.9 FM; COLLINWOOD, TN; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • WDNX (89.1 FM; OLIVE HILL, TN; Owner: RURAL LIFE FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WXFL (96.1 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVNA-FM (105.5 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTG-FM (106.3 FM; SHEFFIELD, AL; Owner: SLATTON & ASSOCS. BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WADI (95.3 FM; CORINTH, MS; Owner: POWER VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WMXV (103.5 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W254AA (98.7 FM; COLBERT HEIGHTS, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • WKWX (93.5 FM; SAVANNAH, TN; Owner: MELCO, INC.)
  • WQPR (88.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: THE BD OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF ALABAMA)

TV broadcast stations around Waterloo:

  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W34BU (Channel 34; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62CK (Channel 62; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W57BV (Channel 57; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYLE (Channel 26; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ETC COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WFIQ (Channel 36; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W46CE (Channel 46; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W41BT (Channel 41; ACTON, TN; Owner: JULIA F. JONES)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Waterloo)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: K4EQH, Licensee ID: L00278124
    Grant Date: 07/17/2007, Expiration Date: 10/09/2017
    Registrant: Thomas D Turner, 4090 County Road 83, Waterloo, AL 35677
  • Call Sign: KB5VEU, Licensee ID: L00862487
    Grant Date: 05/13/2004, Expiration Date: 05/13/2014
    Registrant: Jimmy E Darty, 16600 Cr 14, Waterloo, AL 35677
  • Call Sign: KF4IQQ, Licensee ID: L01137379
    Grant Date: 04/05/2006, Expiration Date: 04/12/2016, Certifier: Bennie R Woods
    Registrant: Bennie R Woods, 548 Co Rd 8, Waterloo, AL 35677
  • Call Sign: W4FRE, Licensee ID: L01131260
    Grant Date: 11/14/2007, Expiration Date: 01/06/2018
    Registrant: Jerry J Hart, 100 Hart Parkway, Waterloo, AL 35677-7110
  • Call Sign: WA4CWC, Licensee ID: L01196510
    Grant Date: 11/14/2006, Expiration Date: 02/10/2017
    Registrant: Jerry D Smith, 17577 County Road 14, Waterloo, AL 35677
  • Call Sign: KG4WDG, Licensee ID: L00598637
    Grant Date: 11/22/2002, Expiration Date: 11/22/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/27/2002, Certifier: Sonja M Hicks
    Registrant: Sonja M Hicks, 5320 Cr 83, Waterloo, AL 35677
  • Call Sign: W4EQH, Previous Call Sign: KG4WDG, Licensee ID: L00598637
    Grant Date: 09/29/2012, Expiration Date: 12/27/2022, Certifier: Sonja M Turner
    Registrant: Sonja M Turner, 4090 County Road 83, Waterloo, AL 35677

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 33488 , Serial Number: 28-7515304, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 02/20/1975
    Registrant (Individual): William H Mcintyre, 13815 County Road 14, Waterloo, AL 35677
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-16 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5665H , Serial Number: 16-276, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 09/13/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Rufus K Johnson, 925 County Road 197, Waterloo, AL 35677

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 39
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Waterloo

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waterloo, AL
Most common first names in Waterloo, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2271.8 years
William1772.0 years
Robert1075.7 years
Charles963.7 years
John981.8 years
Mary878.0 years
Clara577.0 years
Herbert580.8 years
Earl583.4 years
Dorothy476.8 years
Most common last names in Waterloo, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
White3276.8 years
Young2773.5 years
Smith1775.4 years
Scott1579.3 years
Jones1469.7 years
Wood1168.4 years
Sharp1077.9 years
Woods972.5 years
Lard874.2 years
Robertson875.7 years

Waterloo on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Cashiers"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations:"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Management occupations:"
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