For population 25 years and over in Waterloo:
For population 15 years and over in Waterloo town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (0.4%)
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 ), 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 ), Lutts-Cypress Inn, TN (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 34.92 N, Longitude: 88.06 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 662
Population change in the 1990s: -43 (-17.1%).
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
Waterloo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 198% 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 significantly below Alabama state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 83.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/10/2008 at 17:52:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.6 miles away from Waterloo center
On 5/4/1994 at 09:12:02, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/1994 at 12:50:38, a magnitude 3.1 (2.7 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/28/2000 at 11:32:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.9 miles away from Waterloo center
On 5/4/2007 at 16:16:28, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
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: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Freezes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Waterloo:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waterloo:
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Public high school in Waterloo:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.92. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.0. This is about average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 31.3%
(31.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Waterloo compared to Alabama state average:
Banks with branches in Waterloo (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Waterloo (based on Lauderdale County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.63%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 50
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.64% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,341 average adjusted gross income)
0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($154 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,496 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Waterloo)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:7
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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