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Waterloo Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
68,357
Unemployment Rate
5.6%
Poverty Rate
16.6%
Non-Citizens
3.7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 13 responses
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  • Friendly
    38%
  • Busy
    23%
  • Resilient
    23%
  • Family oriented
    8%
  • Witless
    8%

Waterloo Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    73%
  • African American
    16%
  • Hispanic
    6%
  • Two or more races
    3%
  • Asian
    2%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Other race
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    51%
  • Male
    49%
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    15%

Income

Median Household Income
$44,146
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    27%
  • $25-$44k
    24%
  • $45-$74k
    26%
  • $75-$149k
    20%
  • $150k+
    4%
Median Individual Income
$26,595
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    29%
  • $15-$34k
    36%
  • $35-$64k
    27%
  • $65k+
    9%

Community

Poll
56%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.16 responses
Poll
53%
of people say LGBT residents are very accepted.15 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 16 responses
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  • Very cold in winter
    44%
  • Flooding may be a problem in the spring.
    31%
  • Be careful, crime is on the rise
    25%
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