Waterloo, Indiana

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Population in 2014: 2,243 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.0%
 
Males: 1,116  (49.8%)
Females: 1,127  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  27.8 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 46793.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,978 (it was $39,831 in 2000)
Waterloo:

$39,978
IN:

$47,529

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,428 (it was $16,248 in 2000)

Waterloo town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $86,177 (it was $64,600 in 2000)
Waterloo:

$86,177
IN:

$122,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $134,606; Detached houses: $143,019; Townhouses or other attached units: $134,060; In 2-unit structures: $110,679; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $89,776; Mobile homes: $37,490

Median gross rent in 2013: $651.

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  • Races in Waterloo, IN (2010)

    Waterloo races chart
    • 2,10493.8%White alone
    • 863.8%Hispanic
    • 371.7%Two or more races
    • 110.5%Black alone
    • 30.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Waterloo: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (35.0%), United States (14.3%), Irish (9.5%), French (5.2%), English (3.2%), Italian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 904 feet

Land area: 1.50 square miles.

Population density: 1,495 people per square mile   (low).

Waterloo,IN real estate house value index trend

Waterloo, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Waterloo:

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waterloo town:

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 19.3%

111 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America).

This town:

4.7%
Indiana:

4.8%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Waterloo, Indiana as of September 27, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Waterloo to the number of sex offenders is 172 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $705 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $457 (0.4%)

Waterloo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (25.0 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (140.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Auburn, IN (2.2 miles ), Corunna, IN (2.5 miles ), Ashley, IN (2.6 miles ), Hudson, IN (2.8 miles ), Butler, IN (2.8 miles ), Garrett, IN (2.9 miles ), Altona, IN (3.0 miles) , Hamilton, IN (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 41.43 N, Longitude: 85.02 W

Area code: 260

Waterloo household income distribution Waterloo home values distribution

Crime rates in Waterloo by Year
Type 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 001110002012
per 100,000 0.00.045.045.245.60.00.00.088.80.044.689.5
Robberies 230002101000
per 100,000 89.7136.80.00.00.091.946.30.044.40.00.00.0
Assaults 1535011191210121181010
per 100,000 672.91,596.00.0497.1866.0551.5463.0551.2488.2353.7446.4447.4
Burglaries 17133212044182014121213
per 100,000 762.7592.8135.1948.9911.62,022.1833.3918.7621.4530.5535.7581.7
Thefts 247155513041366954526244
per 100,000 1,076.73,237.62,476.42,304.61,367.41,884.21,666.73,169.52,396.82,298.92,767.91,968.7
Auto thefts 12609321278411
per 100,000 538.4273.60.0406.7136.791.946.391.9310.7353.7178.6492.2
Arson 00000000016N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.044.2267.9N/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.2) 313.3575.7150.4340.1353.0376.9244.8321.3360.4237.4299.3333.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Waterloo detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
Indiana average:

1.97
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +130 (+6.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (58%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (2%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (38%)
  • Material moving occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (3%)
  • Production occupations (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Waterloo, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Waterloo-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.0 miles away from the Waterloo town center killed 23 people and injured 294 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 23.5 miles away from the town center killed 18 people and injured 285 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waterloo-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.6 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 255.9 miles away from Waterloo center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 230.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 200.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 239.8 miles away from Waterloo center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 235.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Waterloo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Waterloo:

  • BETZ NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; AUBURN, IN)
  • NORTHEASTERN CENTER (Hospital, about 5 miles away; AUBURN, IN)
  • WESLEY HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; AUBURN, IN)
  • DAVITA- QUAD COUNTIES DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; AUBURN, IN)
  • FMC - NORTHEAST INDIANA KIDNEY CENTER - AUBURN (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; AUBURN, IN)
  • LAURELS OF DEKALB (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BUTLER, IN)
  • MEADOWHAVEN HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BUTLER, IN)

airports located in Waterloo:

Amtrak station:

WATERLOO (LINCOLN & CENTER STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waterloo:

  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 23 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; Full-time enrollment: 10,126)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 25 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)
  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 26 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Northwest State Community College (about 38 miles; Archbold, OH; FT enrollment: 2,406)
  • Spring Arbor University (about 59 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 3,374)
  • Jackson College (about 60 miles; Jackson, MI; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Siena Heights University (about 62 miles; Adrian, MI; FT enrollment: 2,009)

Public high school in Waterloo:

Public elementary/middle schools in Waterloo:

See full list of schools located in Waterloo

Library in Waterloo:

  • WATERLOO-GRANT TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $248,460; Location: 300 SOUTH WAYNE STREET; 27,383 books; 1,510 audio materials; 2,031 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 101 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Waterloo Grant Township Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Kaghann's Kabins (2100 USHighway 6), Lighthouse Inn (3454 USHighway 6).

DeKalb 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 2013 was 78.3. This is about average.

City:

78.3
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 19.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.95. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.95
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.7%
(27.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.3%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.1%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Waterloo (2011 data):

  • Peoples Federal Savings Bank of DeKalb County: Waterloo Branch at 625 S. Wayne Street, branch established on 1999/08/06. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $484.6 mil, Deposits: $362.5 mil, headquarters in Auburn, IN, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 15 total offices
  • Farmers State Bank: Waterloo Branch at 280 South Wayne, branch established on 1999/08/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $481.3 mil, Deposits: $399.3 mil, headquarters in Lagrange, IN, positive income, 14 total offices, Holding Company: F.S. Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Indiana average:

11.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,31348
Catholic5,2953
Mainline Protestant3,55624
Other11
None25,058-
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: 8
DeKalb County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
DeKalb County:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
DeKalb County:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

7.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

30.1%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.6%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Waterloo:

44.8%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

38.2%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.9%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Waterloo:

12.3%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Waterloo:

6.7
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.7%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

52.9%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Waterloo:

77.6%
State:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Waterloo, IN Residents
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
Financial Administration 3$7,619$30,4760$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,736$56,8326$1,947
Police Protection - Officers 5$15,983$38,3591$1,437
Streets and Highways 2$5,274$31,6440$0
Sewerage 2$5,702$34,2120$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 4$652
Water Supply 1$3,241$38,8920$0
Totals for Government 14$42,555$36,47611$4,036

Waterloo government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $312,000 ($139.10)
    Sewerage: $294,000 ($131.07)
    Water Utilities: $269,000 ($119.93)
    Regular Highways: $235,000 ($104.77)
    Central Staff Services: $178,000 ($79.36)
    Fire Protection: $117,000 ($52.16)
    General - Other: $67,000 ($29.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $57,000 ($25.41)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($8.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($4.01)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($0.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $107,000 ($47.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $50,000 ($22.29)
    Fire Protection: $26,000 ($11.59)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $287,000 ($127.95)

Waterloo government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $354,000 ($157.82)
    All Other: $29,000 ($12.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.45)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $230,000 ($102.54)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $56,000 ($24.97)
    General Revenue, NEC: $10,000 ($4.46)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $261,000 ($116.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $78,000 ($34.77)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.89)
    Highways: $1,000 ($0.45)
  • Tax - Property: $280,000 ($124.83)
    Individual Income: $87,000 ($38.79)
    NEC: $68,000 ($30.32)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($2.67)

Waterloo government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,777,000 ($792.24)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,586,000 ($707.09)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $191,000 ($85.15)

Waterloo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $101,000 ($45.03)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,165,000 ($519.39)

5.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,080 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
Indiana average:

5.59%

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 Allen County, IN  1.64% ($36,150 average AGI)
from Noble County, IN  0.94% ($27,248)
from Steuben County, IN  0.78% ($27,488)


5.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,278 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Indiana average:

5.83%

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 Allen County, IN  1.76% ($31,413 average AGI)
to Steuben County, IN  0.81% ($43,910)
to Noble County, IN  0.77% ($28,913)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waterloo:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGLL (1570 AM; 1 kW; AUBURN, IN; Owner: THE RAYMOND S. AND DOROTHY N. MOORE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMSH-FM (99 AM; 1 kW; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WONO (1380 AM; 5 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFCV (1090 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waterloo:

  • WXTW (102.3 FM; AUBURN, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBTU (93.3 FM; KENDALLVILLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WFJZ (106.7 FM; HICKSVILLE, OH; Owner: FALLEN TIMBER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMEE (97.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLAB (88.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA DISTTRICT OF THE LUTHERAN CHURCH - MO SYNOD, INC.)
  • WBCL (90.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAJI (95.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WLKI (100.3 FM; ANGOLA, IN; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBNI-FM (89.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF NE IN., INC.)
  • WNHT (96.3 FM; CHURUBUSCO, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFWI (92.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGBE (90.9 FM; BRYAN, OH; Owner: PUBLIC B/G FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WLZZ (104.5 FM; MONTPELIER, OH; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDFM (98.1 FM; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTHD (105.5 FM; LAGRANGE, IN; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJFX (107.9 FM; NEW HAVEN, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE RADIO CORP.)
  • WCVM (94.7 FM; BRONSON, MI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WQKO (91.9 FM; HOWE, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WYLT (103.9 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBOI (91.3 FM; ORLAND, IN; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF NORTHEAST INDIANA, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Waterloo:

  • W07CL (Channel 7; AUBURN, IN; Owner: THE RAYMOND S. AND DOROTHY N. MOORE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WINM (Channel 63; ANGOLA, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WFFT-TV (Channel 55; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: QUOROM OF FT. WAYNE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WANE-TV (Channel 15; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPTA (Channel 21; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: WPTA-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFWA (Channel 39; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WISE-TV (Channel 33; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: NVG-FORT WAYNE II, LLC)
  • W66BD (Channel 53; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TELEVISION)
  • WDFM-LP (Channel 19; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W45AG (Channel 45; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRAN STAR, INC.)
  • DW68BN (Channel 68; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: ZONATION BROADCASTING)
Waterloo fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Waterloo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • $943,000Total costs
  • 5,594Total average daily traffic
  • 535Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,133Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Waterloo)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Waterloo, IN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • CH03HO038, 2280 Cr 27 (Lat: 41.449889 Lon: -85.065722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQQK276
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/11/2013, Expiration Date: 01/11/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • Waterloo, 200 Executive Drive (Lat: 41.436389 Lon: -85.044528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQTQ677
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/25/2014, Expiration Date: 03/25/2024, Certifier: Sean MirskyRegistrant: World Class Wireless, LLC, 600 W Chicago, Ste 840, Chicago, IL 60654, Phone: (312) 205-8630, Email:
  • DEKALB HS, 3424 Cr 427 (Lat: 41.406722 Lon: -85.040472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQUB575, Licensee ID: L01862312
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/28/2014, Expiration Date: 05/28/2024, Certifier: Lance BrauchlaRegistrant: Dekalb Central United School District, 3326 County Road 427, Waterloo, IN 46793, Phone: (260) 920-1658, Email:
  • WATERLOO ES, 300 East Douglas St. (Lat: 41.429444 Lon: -85.016111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQUB643, Licensee ID: L01862312
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/28/2014, Expiration Date: 05/28/2024, Certifier: Lance BrauchlaRegistrant: Dekalb Central United School District, 3326 County Road 427, Waterloo, IN 46793, Phone: (260) 920-1658, Email:
  • Waterloo, 200 Executive Drive (Lat: 41.436389 Lon: -85.044528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQWF976
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/09/2015, Expiration Date: 03/25/2024, Certifier: Steve HuntRegistrant: New Line Networks LLC, 600 W Chicago Ave, Ste 840, Chicago, IL 60654, Phone: (312) 244-3406, Fax: (773) 913-0473, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 28 Road, 1700' West Of 35 Road (Lat: 41.426417 Lon: -85.031056), Overall height: 49.1 m, Call Sign: KWU209
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHzGrant Date: 04/13/1999, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/09/2005Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, 2120 L Street, Nw, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 828-5540, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waterloo)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3517X , Serial Number: 670055, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 09/22/1966
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Elvis F Thomas, 1231 County Road 19, Waterloo, IN 46793, Other Owners: Donna J Barker
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9597L , Serial Number: AA5-0597, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 06/25/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Richard D Rowe, 4597 Us 6, Waterloo, IN 46793

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$92,4809$92,7061$43,260
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$77,2600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$108,2950$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$69,9550$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$85,630
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 28
  • Hazardous Condition: 11
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Waterloo

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waterloo, IN
Most common first names in Waterloo, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2175.6 years
Mary2081.0 years
Charles1972.0 years
Robert1873.6 years
William1578.1 years
Kenneth1473.5 years
James1468.6 years
Paul1368.4 years
Albert1181.1 years
Raymond1175.4 years
Most common last names in Waterloo, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2775.7 years
Smith2778.0 years
Dunn1185.1 years
Johnson1177.3 years
Treesh978.4 years
Hamman885.0 years
Fee880.5 years
Hall778.6 years
Shultz770.9 years
Brown776.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Businesses in Waterloo, IN

  • U-Haul: 1
  • UPS: 2

Waterloo compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 6 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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