Waterloo, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 2,259 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.7%
 
Males: 1,167  (51.7%)
Females: 1,092  (48.3%)
Median resident age:

32.4 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 46793.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,703 (it was $39,831 in 2000)
Waterloo:

$51,703
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,894 (it was $16,248 in 2000)

Waterloo town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $86,862 (it was $64,600 in 2000)
Waterloo:

$86,862
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $91,267; detached houses: $97,044; mobile homes: $14,858

Median gross rent in 2019: $676.

March 2019 cost of living index in Waterloo: 74.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.3%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 90.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Waterloo, IN (2019)
    • 2,05291.5%White alone
    • 1295.8%Hispanic
    • 291.3%Two or more races
    • 160.7%Asian alone
    • 10.04%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Waterloo, Indiana as of June 21, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Waterloo is 156 to 1.


Crime rates in Waterloo by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(45.2)
1
(45.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(88.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.6)
2
(89.5)
3
(133.7)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(91.9)
1
(46.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(497.1)
19
(866.0)
12
(551.5)
10
(463.0)
12
(551.2)
11
(488.2)
8
(353.7)
10
(446.4)
10
(447.4)
12
(535.0)
10
(444.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
21
(948.9)
20
(911.6)
44
(2,022)
18
(833.3)
20
(918.7)
14
(621.4)
12
(530.5)
12
(535.7)
13
(581.7)
8
(356.7)
11
(488.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
51
(2,305)
30
(1,367)
41
(1,884)
36
(1,667)
69
(3,169)
54
(2,397)
52
(2,299)
62
(2,768)
44
(1,969)
42
(1,872)
41
(1,822)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(406.7)
3
(136.7)
2
(91.9)
1
(46.3)
2
(91.9)
7
(310.7)
8
(353.7)
4
(178.6)
11
(492.2)
5
(222.9)
14
(622.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.2)
6
(267.9)
N/A2
(89.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index326.7339.1362.1235.2308.7346.2228.1287.5319.9331.7245.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Waterloo, IN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.11
Indiana average:

1.09
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Ancestries: German (22.0%), American (18.1%), European (9.3%), Irish (7.3%), English (5.8%), French (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 904 feet

Land area: 1.50 square miles.

Population density: 1,506 people per square mile   (low).

Waterloo, Indiana map

67 residents are foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 0.8% Europe, 0.4% Africa).

This town:

3.0%
Indiana:

5.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $838 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $459 (0.5%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Waterloo, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Waterloo, IN in 2019
Waterloo satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Indiana:

4.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +130 (+6.3%).
Most common industries in Waterloo, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (16.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.9%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Wood products (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (19.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (9.4%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Wood products (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
  • Machinery (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Waterloo, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.2%)

Average climate in Waterloo, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.4. This is about average.

City:

74.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.84
U.S.:

8.46

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 significantly above Indiana state average. It is 8% 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, 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)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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 US Highway 6), Lighthouse Inn (3454 US Highway 6).

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

For population 15 years and over in Waterloo:

Marital status in Waterloo, IN
  • Never married: 32.9%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

For population 25 years and over in Waterloo:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Indiana average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Waterloo
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Waterloo, IN (based on DeKalb County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
DeKalb County:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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:
DeKalb County:

9.2%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.1%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.6%
Indiana:

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 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$31,137$53,3780$0
Streets and Highways 3$10,654$42,6160$0
Financial Administration 3$9,092$36,3680$0
Sewerage 2$9,849$59,0940$0
Water Supply 2$11,109$66,6540$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,917$53,5025$3,172
Police - Other 0$0 2$347
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$2,301
Totals for Government 19$80,758$51,00511$5,820

Waterloo government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($7.08)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $591,000 ($261.62)
    General Public Buildings: $428,000 ($189.46)
    Regular Highways: $365,000 ($161.58)
    Police Protection: $283,000 ($125.28)
    Water Utilities: $258,000 ($114.21)
    General - Other: $175,000 ($77.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $112,000 ($49.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $83,000 ($36.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000 ($15.05)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $21,000 ($9.30)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($7.53)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($3.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $61,000 ($27.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $13,000 ($5.75)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($2.66)

Waterloo government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,016,000 ($449.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $111,000 ($49.14)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $12,000 ($5.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.89)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000 ($11.07)
    Highways: $12,000 ($5.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $105,000 ($46.48)
    Donations From Private Sources: $31,000 ($13.72)
    Rents: $9,000 ($3.98)
    General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($3.10)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.89)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($0.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $566,000 ($250.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,446,000 ($640.11)
    Highways: $335,000 ($148.30)
    Sewerage: $235,000 ($104.03)
    General Local Government Support: $13,000 ($5.75)
  • Tax - Property: $1,138,000 ($503.76)
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,000 ($2.66)
    Other License: $5,000 ($2.21)

Waterloo government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,412,000 ($625.06)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,412,000 ($625.06)

Waterloo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $72,000 ($31.87)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,931,000 ($854.80)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $372,000 ($164.67)

6.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Indiana average:

6.06%

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 Allen County, IN  2.02% ($59,828 average AGI)
from Steuben County, IN  0.94% ($40,056)
from Noble County, IN  0.88% ($34,785)


6.45% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,068 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Indiana average:

6.25%

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 Allen County, IN  1.95% ($39,437 average AGI)
to Steuben County, IN  1.03% ($33,415)
to Noble County, IN  0.91% ($31,545)

Businesses in Waterloo, IN

  • U-Haul: 1
  • UPS: 2

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 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Waterloo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 180ft / 55.5mTotal length
  • $943,000Total costs
  • 135,432Total average daily traffic
  • 31,312Total average daily truck traffic
  • 124,102Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Waterloo, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 101960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Waterloo, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

57 (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, IN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2013, Expiration Date: 01/11/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, 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: WQTQ677,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/25/2014, Expiration Date: 03/25/2024, Cancellation Date: 09/01/2020, Certifier: Sean Mirsky, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/28/2014, Expiration Date: 05/28/2024, Certifier: Lance Brauchla, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/28/2014, Expiration Date: 05/28/2024, Certifier: Lance Brauchla, Registrant: 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, 11365.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/09/2015, Expiration Date: 03/25/2024, Certifier: Steve Hunt, Registrant: New Line Networks LLC, 600 W Chicago Ave, Ste 840, Chicago, IL 60654, Phone: (312) 244-3406, Fax: (773) 913-0473, Email:
  • Waterloo Grain, 3914 Co Rd 12 (Lat: 41.484083 Lon: -85.004750), Type: Silo, Structure height: 40 m, Call Sign: WQYC942,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/22/2016, Expiration Date: 08/22/2026, Certifier: Todd Harpest, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 04/13/1999, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/09/2005, Registrant: 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 01/28/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Richard D Rowe, 4597 Us 6, Waterloo, IN 46793
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 09/26/2014
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Elvis F Thomas, 1231 County Road 19, Waterloo, IN 46793, Other Owners: Donna J Barker

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

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 15. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 39 took place in 2004, and the least - 0 in 2014. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Waterloo, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (48.9%), and Outside Fires (33.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Waterloo, IN
    • 11648.9%Structure Fires
    • 8033.8%Outside Fires
    • 3213.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 93.8%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Waterloo, IN
  • 80.7%Utility gas
  • 15.2%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Waterloo, IN
  • 63.8%Utility gas
  • 23.6%Electricity
  • 5.8%Wood
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Other fuel


Waterloo compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
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