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Total population: 66,896 (Urban population: 64,524, Rural population: 2,372 (96 farm, 2,276 nonfarm))
Housing density: 485 houses/condos per square mile
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $119,140.
Median contract rent in 2009: $483 (lower quartile is $411, upper quartile is $566)
Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $517
Median gross rent in Waterloo, IA in 2009: $583
Housing units in Waterloo with a mortgage: 10,480 (1,069 second mortgage, 1,465 home equity loan, 79 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,396
Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $58,301
Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $35,572
Median monthly housing costs: $662
Latest news about housing in Waterloo, IA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations
Detached houses: $123,865Here:$123,865State:$151,570
Townhouses or other attached units: $88,248Here:$88,248State:$156,028
In 2-unit structures: $22,364Here:$22,364State:$128,390
In 3-to-4-unit structures: $48,023Here:$48,023State:$135,565
In 5-or-more-unit structures: $67,137Here:$67,137State:$110,680
Mobile homes: $35,651Here:$35,651State:$29,315
13,433 spouses, 19,477 children (17,907 natural, 590 adopted, 980 stepchildren), 1,176 grandchildren, 488 brothers or sisters, 305 parents, 544 other relatives, 1,188 non-relatives
Size of family households: 8,125 2-persons, 4,195 3-persons, 3,288 4-persons, 1,559 5-persons, 529 6-persons, 239 7-or-more-persons.
Size of nonfamily households: 8,435 1-person, 1,559 2-persons, 175 3-persons, 56 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 23 7-or-more-persons.
9,810 married couples with children.
5,359 single-parent households (851 men, 4,508 women).
91.7% of residents of Waterloo speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
4.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (46% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
Foreign born population: 3,584 (5.2%)
(28.7% of them are naturalized citizens)
Median 2009 house/condo value by year built
Year house built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
Percentage of workers working in this county: 95.2%
Number of people working at home: 628 (2.0% of all workers)
Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):
58% of Waterloo residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Iowa.
Educational Attainment for Males (%)
Educational Attainment for Females (%)
Class of Workers
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 4.4%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 4.9%
Unemployment rate for Black males: 18.9%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 13.7%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 21.1%
Unemployment rate for Asian males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 5.1%
Unemployment rate for other race males: 14.5%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 24.3%
Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 6.6%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 7.6%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 13.7%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 22.3%
Median household income in 2009 for:
Median worth of mobile homes: $15,800
House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago
Renter moved in on average 4 years ago
Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Waterloo:
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)
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