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Total population: 66,896 (Urban population: 64,524, Rural population: 2,372 (96 farm, 2,276 nonfarm))

Waterloo,IA index of house prices


Houses: 29,479 (28,166 occupied: 18,908 owner occupied, 9,258 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

33%

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





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Waterloo, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $107,900 (it was $63,800 in 2000)
Waterloo:

$107,900
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,300 - $151,100

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $123,865
Here:

$123,865
State:

$151,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $88,248
Here:

$88,248
State:

$156,028

In 2-unit structures: $22,364
Here:

$22,364
State:

$128,390

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $48,023
Here:

$48,023
State:

$135,565

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $67,137
Here:

$67,137
State:

$110,680

Mobile homes: $35,651
Here:

$35,651
State:

$29,315

Median year house/condo built: 1956

Median year apartment built: 1970

Household type by relationship:

Households: 67,090
  • In family households: 54,546 (13,193 male householders, 4,742 female householders)
    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
  • In nonfamily households: 12,544 (4,274 male householders (3,215 living alone)), 5,983 female householders (5,220 living alone)), 2,287 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,546 (642 institutionalized population)

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 number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.2

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Waterloo, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 20
  • 2 rooms: 189
  • 3 rooms: 505
  • 4 rooms: 2,418
  • 5 rooms: 5,633
  • 6 rooms: 4,183
  • 7 rooms: 2,719
  • 8 rooms: 1,630
  • 9 or more rooms: 1,611
  • 1 room: 450
  • 2 rooms: 1,064
  • 3 rooms: 1,887
  • 4 rooms: 2,667
  • 5 rooms: 1,508
  • 6 rooms: 1,024
  • 7 rooms: 429
  • 8 rooms: 141
  • 9 or more rooms: 88
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Waterloo, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 72
  • 1 bedroom: 769
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,869
  • 3 bedrooms: 9,428
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,405
  • 5+ bedrooms: 365
  • no bedroom: 647
  • 1 bedroom: 2,996
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,876
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,449
  • 4 bedrooms: 234
  • 5+ bedrooms: 56
Cars and other vehicles available in Waterloo, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 800
  • 1 vehicle: 5,606
  • 2 vehicles: 8,286
  • 3 vehicles: 2,999
  • 4 vehicles: 902
  • 5+ vehicles: 315
  • no vehicle: 2,079
  • 1 vehicle: 4,259
  • 2 vehicles: 2,361
  • 3 vehicles: 429
  • 4 vehicles: 89
  • 5+ vehicles: 41

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 386
  • 2000 to 2004: 913
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,495
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,651
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,147
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,961
  • 1950 to 1959: 5,170
  • 1940 to 1949: 3,506
  • 1939 or earlier: 8,249

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Waterloo, IA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Waterloo, IA:

  • Less than $10,000: 133
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 67
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 133
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 174
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 285
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 306
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 343
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 932
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 1030
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 1226
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 1292
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 1181
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 1088
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 2803
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 2595
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 1399
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 745
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 1090
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 554
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 349
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 185
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 143
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 39
  • $1,000,000 or more: 20
 


Waterloo rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Waterloo:

  • Less than $100: 83 people
  • $100 to $149: 97
  • $150 to $199: 128
  • $200 to $249: 135
  • $250 to $299: 205
  • $300 to $349: 161
  • $350 to $399: 281
  • $400 to $449: 419
  • $450 to $499: 1,007
  • $500 to $549: 1,233
  • $550 to $599: 1,194
  • $600 to $649: 805
  • $650 to $699: 655
  • $700 to $749: 597
  • $750 to $799: 562
  • $800 to $899: 647
  • $900 to $999: 287
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 326
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 88
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 114
  • $2,000 or more: 58
  • No cash rent: 201
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 2,282
  • 1990 to 1994: 349
  • 1985 to 1989: 194
  • 1980 to 1984: 153
  • 1975 to 1979: 166
  • 1970 to 1974: 127
  • 1970 to 1974: 24
  • 1965 to 1969: 289


Waterloo, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 95.2%
Number of people working at home: 628 (2.0% of all workers)


Waterloo commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1087
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 6000
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 9387
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 7527
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3603
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 663
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1122
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 88
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 101
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 374
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 537
  • 90 or more minutes: 380
 


Waterloo mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 26,414 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 3,278 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 361 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 11 (0%)
  • Taxi: 9 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 19 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 87 (0%)
  • Walked: 559 (2%)
  • Other means: 131 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 628 (2%)
 


Waterloo, IA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 3038
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 2269
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 2190
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 2268
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 2545
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 2101
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 1940
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 1706
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 1376
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 2559
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 2543
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 2032
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 701
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 298
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 255
  • $200,000 or more: 371
 

First ancestries reported:

 German: 17009
 Other groups: 11743
 Irish: 5013
 United States or American: 3977
 English: 3123
 Norwegian: 2551
 Yugoslavian: 1769
 Danish: 836
 Swedish: 811
 French (except Basque): 778
 European: 639
 Dutch: 637
 Scotch-Irish: 580
 Italian: 497
 Scottish: 463
 Subsaharan African:: 355
 Czech: 345
 African: 284
 Polish: 280
 Welsh: 153
 French Canadian: 127
 British: 116
 Swiss: 104
 Greek: 98
 Scandinavian: 90
 Czechoslovakian: 89
 Croatian: 87
 Hungarian: 86
 Belgian: 82
 Russian: 77
 Canadian: 70
 Austrian: 61
 Arab:: 60
 Pennsylvania German: 53
 Ukrainian: 46
 Luxemburger: 46
 Romanian: 45
 Somalian: 42
 Bulgarian: 32
 Finnish: 32
 Other Subsaharan African: 29
 Albanian: 25
 Palestinian: 22
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 21
 Serbian: 20
 Lithuanian: 20
 Celtic: 16
 Other Arab: 15
 Arab/Arabic: 15
 Iranian: 13
 Northern European: 11
 Australian: 10
 Jamaican: 10
 Eastern European: 9
 Haitian: 7
 Latvian: 7
 Iraqi: 6
 Slovak: 6
 Portuguese: 5
 Bahamian: 4
 Syrian: 2


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (49%)
  • Mexico (15%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • India (3%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • United Kingdom (3%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (2%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 50772
  • Northeast: 617
  • Midwest: 7132
  • South: 4397
  • West: 1742

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.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 247
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 62
  • 5th and 6th grade: 188
  • 7th and 8th grade: 878
  • 9th grade: 466
  • 10th grade: 573
  • 11th grade: 593
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 556
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,553
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,312
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,837
  • Associate degree: 1,357
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,565
  • Master's degree: 658
  • Professional school degree: 665
  • Doctorate degree: 266

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 125
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 76
  • 5th and 6th grade: 137
  • 7th and 8th grade: 899
  • 9th grade: 459
  • 10th grade: 627
  • 11th grade: 766
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 557
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 8,752
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,788
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,195
  • Associate degree: 1,857
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,911
  • Master's degree: 767
  • Professional school degree: 473
  • Doctorate degree: 351

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:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $40,648
  • Black householders: $25,231
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $31,838
  • Asian householders: $67,766
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $49,549
  • Some other race householders: $45,480
  • Two or more races householders: $38,761
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $38,881
Waterloo household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Waterloo household income for Black householders
Waterloo household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Waterloo household income for Asian householders
Waterloo household income for Some other race householders
Waterloo household income for Two or more races householders
Waterloo household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Waterloo marital status for males
Waterloo marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $114,326
  • Black or African American householders: $75,259
  • Asian householders: $288,860
  • Some other race householders: $73,399
  • Two or more races householders: $107,900
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $77,457

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 20,693
  • One, attached: 868
  • Two: 1,128
  • 3 or 4: 1,098
  • 5 to 9: 1,656
  • 10 to 19: 1,230
  • 20 to 49: 493
  • 50 or more: 1,125
  • Mobile homes: 1,188

Median worth of mobile homes: $15,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

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:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Waterloo
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (90.0%)
  • Electricity (7.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)
  • Utility gas (67.3%)
  • Electricity (28.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.1%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,242
Here:

16.4%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 532
Here:

13.5%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 395
Here:

10.5%
Iowa:

25.4%

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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