Waterloo, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 3,336 (90% urban, 10% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.4%
 
Males: 1,743  (52.3%)
Females: 1,593  (47.7%)
Median resident age:

38.6 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 53594.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $70,869 (it was $49,221 in 2000)
Waterloo:

$70,869
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,307 (it was $22,099 in 2000)

Waterloo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $151,718 (it was $112,800 in 2000)
Waterloo:

$151,718
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $216,290; detached houses: $227,645; townhouses or other attached units: $194,127; in 2-unit structures: $122,930; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $229,075; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $172,071; mobile homes: $37,871

Median gross rent in 2017: $691.

March 2019 cost of living index in Waterloo: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.7%
(3.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Waterloo, WI (2010)
    • 2,83485.0%White alone
    • 42612.8%Hispanic
    • 290.9%Two or more races
    • 260.8%Black alone
    • 100.3%Asian alone
    • 80.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Waterloo, Wisconsin as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Waterloo is 177 to 1.


Crime rates in Waterloo by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.7)
4
(119.0)
2
(59.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.0)
3
(89.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(60.7)
1
(30.8)
2
(61.8)
3
(91.7)
3
(93.0)
1
(29.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(59.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(89.6)
2
(59.8)
4
(120.0)
5
(149.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(211.2)
8
(242.9)
4
(123.0)
4
(123.6)
8
(244.4)
4
(124.0)
1
(29.9)
9
(268.3)
7
(207.7)
3
(89.3)
4
(119.4)
3
(89.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
37
(1,116)
35
(1,063)
27
(830.3)
33
(1,020)
40
(1,222)
38
(1,178)
27
(806.5)
39
(1,163)
30
(890.2)
41
(1,220)
17
(507.6)
26
(777.3)
27
(810.1)
23
(689.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.8)
3
(92.7)
1
(30.6)
1
(31.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)59.471.650.469.2111.276.940.367.785.8150.396.749.380.4131.6

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Waterloo, WI

Crime rate in Waterloo detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (44.4%), American (13.0%), European (8.7%), Norwegian (3.2%), Italian (2.4%), Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1962

Elevation: 819 feet

Land area: 3.91 square miles.

Population density: 854 people per square mile   (low).

Waterloo, Wisconsin map

299 residents are foreign born (6.0% Latin America, 2.0% Europe).

This city:

8.9%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,719 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,837 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (21.8 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (114.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Portland, WI (1.9 miles ),
Marshall, WI (2.0 miles ),
Medina, WI (2.0 miles ),
Milford, WI (2.9 miles ),
Lake Mills, WI (2.9 miles ),
Shields, WI (3.1 miles ),
Deerfield, WI (3.2 miles ),
Elba, WI (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 43.18 N, Longitude: 88.99 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -205 (-6.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 383 (20.1%)

Area code: 920

Distribution of median household income in Waterloo, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Waterloo, WI in 2017
Waterloo satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $112,200
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $194,500
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $152,300
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $178,300
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,400
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $155,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $108,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Waterloo, WI residents
Average permit cost in Waterloo, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Historical population in Waterloo, WI
Historical housing units in Waterloo, WI

Population change in the 1990s: +536 (+19.7%).
Most common industries in Waterloo, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Printing & related support activities (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.7%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Printing & related support activities (11.2%)
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Food (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (12.5%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Printing & related support activities (9.5%)
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Waterloo, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Engineers (3.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)

Average climate in Waterloo, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Waterloo, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.2. This is about average.

City:

76.2
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.249. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.249
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.65
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00428. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00428
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Waterloo-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.5 miles away from the Waterloo city center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waterloo-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 332.3 miles away from Waterloo center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 119.3 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 307.2 miles away from Waterloo center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 331.1 miles away from Waterloo center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 365.0 miles away from Waterloo center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 321.0 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 Jefferson County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waterloo topographic map

Main business address for: PERRY-JUDDS INC (COMMERCIAL PRINTING).

Hospitals and medical centers near Waterloo:

  • WILLOWBROOK NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LAKE MILLS, WI)
  • COLUMBUS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; COLUMBUS, WI)
  • COLUMBUS NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; COLUMBUS, WI)
  • SUN PRAIRIE HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SUN PRAIRIE, WI)
  • THE WILLOWS NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SUN PRAIRIE, WI)
  • BETHESDA LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WATERTOWN, WI)
  • MARQUARDT HOSPICE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; WATERTOWN, WI)

Airports located in Waterloo:

See details about airports located in Waterloo, WI

Amtrak station near Waterloo:

  • 11 miles: COLUMBUS (359 LUDINGTON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waterloo:

  • Herzing University-Madison (about 16 miles; Madison, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,160)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 18 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 23 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 23 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • Edgewood College (about 24 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 28 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 38 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 4,415)

Public high school in Waterloo:

  • WATERLOO HIGH (Students: 270, Location: 865 N MONROE ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Waterloo:

Private elementary/middle schools in Waterloo:

  • ST JOHN EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 62, Location: 413 E MADISON ST, Grades: KG-8)
  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 46, Location: 387 S MONROE ST, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Waterloo

Library in Waterloo:

  • KARL JUNGINGER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $345,715; Location: 625 N. MONROE ST.; 26,519 books; 8,825 e-books; 4,955 audio materials; 1,644 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 58 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Main business address in Waterloo: PERRY-JUDDS INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Waterloo include: Saint Josephs Catholic Church (A), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Waterloo Millpond 87 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Hotel: Four Seasons Company (242 North Monroe Street).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Waterloo and their reported violations in the past:

ST JOHNS LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 106, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-13-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-13-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-16-2009), St Other (OCT-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-2009), St Boil Water Order (SEP-04-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-04-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2009), St Boil Water Order (AUG-05-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2009), St Boil Water Order (JUL-01-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2009)
WATERLOO GUN CLUB (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Waterloo that have no violations reported:

  • MCKAY NURSERY CAMP 573 - VEITH DORMS (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.1%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
12 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

People in group quarters in Waterloo in 2000:

  • 58 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Waterloo (2011 data):

  • Farmers & Merchants State Bank: at 210 West Madison, branch established on 1897/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $143.8 mil, Deposits: $108.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Maunesha Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Waterloo:

Marital status in Waterloo, WI
  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Waterloo:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.5
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Waterloo
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Waterloo, WI (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,91650
Catholic18,63710
Mainline Protestant12,03033
Other3645
None30,739-
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: 16
Jefferson County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Here:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Here:

9.12 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson County:

7.2%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.0%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.4%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Waterloo:

40.3%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Waterloo:

28.9
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.3%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.5%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.5%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

52.5%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.8%
State:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Waterloo, WI 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
Police Protection - Officers 8$39,472$59,2084$638
Streets and Highways 4$13,679$41,0370$0
Water Supply 4$13,600$40,8000$0
Financial Administration 3$10,710$42,8400$0
Electric Power 2$6,800$40,8000$0
Firefighters 2$7,528$45,16830$8,670
Local Libraries 2$8,190$49,1404$3,911
Police - Other 1$2,978$35,7360$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,292
Parks and Recreation 0$0 5$1,275
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,870
Totals for Government 26$102,957$47,51953$17,656

Waterloo government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $264,000 ($79.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000 ($13.49)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.30)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,245,000 ($1272.48)
    Police Protection: $872,000 ($261.39)
    Sewerage: $736,000 ($220.62)
    Water Utilities: $554,000 ($166.07)
    Regular Highways: $445,000 ($133.39)
    Local Fire Protection: $386,000 ($115.71)
    Libraries: $331,000 ($99.22)
    Central Staff Services: $249,000 ($74.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $204,000 ($61.15)
    Health - Other: $102,000 ($30.58)
    Financial Administration: $76,000 ($22.78)
    General - Other: $72,000 ($21.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $47,000 ($14.09)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($3.30)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $8,000 ($2.40)
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000 ($1.20)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($0.90)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,000 ($0.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $388,000 ($116.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $40,000 ($11.99)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($6.89)
    Police Protection: $23,000 ($6.89)
    Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($6.59)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,092,000 ($327.34)

Waterloo government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $731,000 ($219.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $201,000 ($60.25)
    Other: $131,000 ($39.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.60)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.30)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $26,000 ($7.79)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $247,000 ($74.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $168,000 ($50.36)
    Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($6.59)
    General Revenue - Other: $21,000 ($6.29)
    Fines and Forfeits: $13,000 ($3.90)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($1.50)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($0.60)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,432,000 ($1328.54)
    Water Utilities: $345,000 ($103.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $880,000 ($263.79)
    Highways: $236,000 ($70.74)
    Other: $44,000 ($13.19)
  • Tax - Property: $1,707,000 ($511.69)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $52,000 ($15.59)
    Other: $52,000 ($15.59)
    Other License: $18,000 ($5.40)

Waterloo government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,432,000 ($2827.34)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,710,000 ($2610.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $722,000 ($216.43)

Waterloo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $550,000 ($164.87)

7.18% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,220 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Waukesha County, WI  1.31% ($57,852 average AGI)
from Dane County, WI  1.15% ($50,902)
from Dodge County, WI  1.03% ($39,456)


6.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,001 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dane County, WI  1.10% ($47,870 average AGI)
to Dodge County, WI  1.00% ($39,056)
to Waukesha County, WI  0.99% ($59,814)
Businesses in Waterloo, WI
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Strongest AM radio stations in Waterloo:

  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTUX (1550 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MADISON, WI)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waterloo:

  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAD-FM (92.1 FM; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHIT-FM (93.1 FM; DE FOREST, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJWD (90.3 FM; MARSHALL, WI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WTLX (100.5 FM; COLUMBUS, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WBZU (105.1 FM; WAUNAKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WXRO (95.3 FM; BEAVER DAM, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WNWC-FM (102.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WKCH (106.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Waterloo:

  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOW-TV (Channel 27; MADISON, WI; Owner: WKOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHA-TV (Channel 21; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W23BW (Channel 23; MADISON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • W38CT (Channel 38; MADISON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Waterloo fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Waterloo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 23.3mTotal length
  • $423,000Total costs
  • 95,255Total average daily traffic
  • 10,713Total average daily truck traffic
  • 42,586Total future (year 2035) 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:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Waterloo, WI)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • LAKE MILLS, N 7296 Newville Road (Lat: 43.111389 Lon: -88.945556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WPSF655,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, Grant Date: 04/26/2011, Expiration Date: 04/09/2021, Certifier: Kenneth R Meyers, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Waterloo, N8847 Sunset View Lane (Lat: 43.166472 Lon: -89.007833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WPUH221,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10617.5 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2012, Expiration Date: 03/05/2022, Cancellation Date: 03/20/2013, Certifier: Kenneth R Meyers, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • WATERLOO, North Most Corner Of Indian Hills Drive (Lat: 43.190000 Lon: -88.997778), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQCS370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 958.350 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/2015, Expiration Date: 05/13/2025, Certifier: Todd Lindert, Registrant: Jefferson County Sheriff, 411 S Center Ave, Jefferson, WI 53549, Phone: (920) 674-7346, Fax: (920) 674-7126, Email:
  • Waterloo WI 1, W12110 Else Road (Lat: 43.224444 Lon: -88.993389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 55.2 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQIS520,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 05/01/2008, Expiration Date: 05/01/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/01/2009, Certifier: William Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • Malt Facility, Lat: 43.180806 Lon: -89.006000, Type: Building, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48 m, Call Sign: WQJH835,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/16/2008, Expiration Date: 09/16/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2018, Certifier: Mark E Dodge, Registrant: Granite Wireless, Inc., 300 Industrial Dr, Random Lake, WI 53075, Phone: (920) 994-2388, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Waterloo)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 20. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 41 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Waterloo, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.0%), and Outside Fires (38.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Waterloo, WI
    • 14546.0%Structure Fires
    • 12038.1%Outside Fires
    • 278.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 237.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waterloo, WI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Waterloo, WI
  • 84.6%Utility gas
  • 13.8%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Waterloo, WI
  • 56.8%Electricity
  • 33.3%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Other fuel
  • 4.5%Wood


Waterloo compared to Wisconsin state average:

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

Waterloo on our top lists:

  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 1,000+)"
  • #97 (53594) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
There are 13 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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  • Barry Lewis (4)
  • Christopher Pomering (2)
  • Stewart Allen Armstrong (1)
  • Eric Bybee (1)
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Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2020.