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Population (year 2000): 68,747. Estimated population in July 2005: 66,483 (-3.3% change)
Males: 32,985 (48.0%), Females: 35,762 (52.0%)

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Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $34,092 (year 2000)
Median house value: $65,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Waterloo:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.6%)
  • Black (13.9%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (32.0%), Irish (12.3%), English (7.6%), United States (5.8%), Norwegian (4.8%), French (2.3%).

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Elevation: 846 feet

Land area: 60.7 square miles

Waterloo,

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: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waterloo city

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

5.2% Foreign born (3.1% Europe, 1.0% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,933 (+2.9%).



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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Paul, MN St. (178.3 miles pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (323.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IA Evansdale, (4.7 miles Run Heights, IA (6.3 miles Elk Falls, IA Cedar (7.2 miles IA (8.7 miles Raymond, IA (9.3 miles Hudson, IA Gilbertville, (10.5 miles IA (12.5 miles Denver, IA (13.3 miles Janesville,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 54 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 1997: 49 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 1998: 44 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 1999: 53 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2000: 89 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 2001: 51 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2002: 57 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2003: 80 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2004: 136 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2005: 103 buildings, average cost: $149,500

Latitude: 42.49 N, Longitude: 92.35 W

Area code: 319


Waterloo, Iowa business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.9%), Manufacturing (20.7%), Retail trade (12.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +12,904 (+18.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 23,204 (73.7%)


 

Crime in Waterloo by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 3 2 1 4 3
    per 100,000 0.0 4.4 2.9 1.5 5.8 4.4
Rapes 35 32 33 37 47 41
    per 100,000 50.9 46.5 48.0 53.8 68.4 59.6
Robberies 101 70 75 91 93 64
    per 100,000 146.9 101.8 109.1 132.4 135.3 93.1
Assaults 176 216 218 197 182 216
    per 100,000 256.0 314.2 317.1 286.6 264.7 314.2
Burglaries 965 937 1,057 1,064 922 856
    per 100,000 1403.7 1363.0 1537.5 1547.7 1341.1 1245.1
Thefts 2,563 2,398 2,563 2,604 2,543 2,238
    per 100,000 3728.2 3488.2 3728.2 3787.8 3699.1 3255.4
Auto thefts 240 270 244 251 242 206
    per 100,000 349.1 392.7 354.9 365.1 352.0 299.6
391.0 382.7 403.4 409.1 396.7 360.3


Average climate in Waterloo, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Waterloo,

Waterloo-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 119% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.1 miles away from the Waterloo city center killed 5 people and injured 156 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/26/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Darren Sproles - 2005 NFL player (San Diego Chargers, born: Jun 20, 1983), David Barrett - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Dec 22, 1977), J.J. Moses - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Sep 12, 1979), Dan Gable - (born 1948), amateur wrestling champion, coach, Carlton Reed - College basketball player (Iowa Hawkeyes), Frashon McGee - College basketball player (Cleveland St. Vikings), Mike Henderson - College basketball player (Iowa Hawkeyes), Nathan Rausa - College football player (Northern Iowa Panthers).


Hospitals/medical centers in Waterloo:
  • ALLEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1825 LOGAN AVENUE)
  • COVENANT MEDICAL CENTER (3421 WEST NINTH STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Waterloo:
  • SARTORI MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; CEDAR FALLS, IA)
  • WAVERLY MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; WAVERLY, IA)
  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; SUMNER, IA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Waterloo:
  • WATERLOO MUNI (about 6 miles; WATERLOO, IA; ID: ALO)
  • THE EASTERN IOWA (about 62 miles; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; ID: CID)
  • MASON CITY MUNI (about 81 miles; MASON CITY, IA; ID: MCW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Waterloo:
  • WAVERLY MUNI (about 20 miles; WAVERLY, IA; ID: C25)
  • TRAER MUNI (about 23 miles; TRAER, IA; ID: 8C6)
  • INDEPENDENCE MUNI (about 29 miles; INDEPENDENCE, IA; ID: IIB)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Airports 5 $17,902 $42,964 1 $1,618
Solid Waste Management 16 $51,046 $38,284 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 34 $115,250 $40,676 2 $84
Local Libraries 10 $33,048 $39,657 39 $49,095
Water Supply 30 $107,321 $42,928 1 $1,957
Natural Resources 5 $16,722 $40,132 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 119 $481,769 $48,581 0 $0
Other Government Administration 26 $90,245 $41,651 8 $4,342
Financial Administration 3 $13,182 $52,728 0 $0
Firefighters 108 $450,075 $50,008 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 17 $54,874 $38,734 1 $310
Sewerage 36 $125,616 $41,872 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 32 $106,276 $39,853 110 $31,913
Fire - Other 5 $15,746 $37,790 5 $10,147
Judicial and Legal 1 $3,277 $39,324 1 $3,066
Police - Other 11 $31,040 $33,861 0 $0
Streets and Highways 62 $191,947 $37,151 0 $0
Totals for Government 520 $1,905,337 $43,969 168 $102,533


Colleges/Universities in Waterloo:
  • HAWKEYE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,292; Location: 1501 E ORANGE RD; Public; Website: www.hawkeye.cc.ia.us)
  • ALLEN COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 206; Location: 1990 HEATH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.allencollege.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • COLLEGE OF HAIR DESIGN (FT enrollment: 21; Location: 722 WATER ST SQUIERS SQ STE 201; Private, for-profit)
  • IOWA REAL ESTATE SEMINAR (Location: 6 SILVER LAKE DR; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Waterloo:
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA (about 3 miles; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Full-time enrollment: 12,524)
  • KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; FT enrollment: 7,991)
  • UPPER IOWA UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; FAYETTE, IA; FT enrollment: 3,173)
  • NORTHEAST IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CALMAR (about 58 miles; CALMAR, IA; FT enrollment: 2,393)
  • LUTHER COLLEGE (about 71 miles; DECORAH, IA; FT enrollment: 2,566)
  • NORTH IOWA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 75 miles; MASON CITY, IA; FT enrollment: 2,161)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA (about 80 miles; IOWA CITY, IA; FT enrollment: 24,766)
Public high schools in Waterloo:
  • WEST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,845; Location: 425 E RIDGEWAY AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • EAST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,153; Location: 214 HIGH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • EXPO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 242; Location: 927 FRANKLIN; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Waterloo:
  • COLUMBUS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 527; Location: 3231 WEST NINTH STREET; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • WALNUT RIDGE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 334; Location: 1307 WEST RIDGEWAY; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Waterloo:
  • CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 783; Location: 1350 KATOSKI DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HOOVER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 709; Location: 630 HILLCREST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • KITTRELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 476; Location: 1520 EASTON AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JACK M LOGAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 453; Location: 1515 LOGAN AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • IRVING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 429; Location: 1115 W. 5TH STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ORANGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 429; Location: 6028 KIMBALL AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MCKINSTRY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 426; Location: 1410 INDEPENDENCE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CUNNINGHAM SCHOOL (Students: 363; Location: 1224 MOBILE ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • EDISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 345; Location: 740 MANOLIA PARKWAY; Grades: PK - 05)
  • KINGSLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 345; Location: 201 SUNSET RD; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Waterloo:
  • ST EDWARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 456; Location: 139 E MITCHELL AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 339; Location: 620 WEST 5TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST. JOHN ST. NICHOLAS SCHOOL (Students: 253; Location: 1729 MULBERRY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BLESSED SACRAMENT ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 600 STEPHAN AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 210; Location: 207 FRANKLIN STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARYS SCHOOL (Students: 165; Location: 127 EAST PARKER; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Waterloo:
  • WATERLOO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,956,158; Location: 415 COMMERCIAL ST.; 167,557 books; 6,077 audio materials; 5,902 video materials; 371 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Waterloo: Red Carpet Golf Course (A), Lost Island Adventure Park (B), Sunnyside Golf Course (C), Sunnyside Country Club (D), South Hills Golf Course (E), Silos and Smokestacks National Heritage Area (F), Waterloo (G), Irv Warren Memorial Golf Course (H), Evansdale (I), Straub Field (J), Gates Park Golf Course (K), Gerard Hall (L), Butler Hall (M), Russell Rensselaer House Museum (N), McBride Auditorium (O), Grout Museum of History and Science (P), Grundy Hall (Q), Hawkeye Center (R), Hawkeye Community College Library (S), Barrett Forum (T).

Shopping Centers: Midway Mall (1), Crossroads Center Mall (2).

Churches in Waterloo include: Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Our Saviors Lutheran Church (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), Lord of Life Lutheran Church (D), Savior Baptist Church (E), Ambassadors for Christ Church (F), Salvation Army Church (G), Faith Lutheran Church (H).

Cemeteries: Orange Township Cemetery (1), Sons of Jacob Cemetery (2), Muslim Cemetery (3), Mount Olivet Cemetery (4), Turner Cemetery (5), Calvary Cemetery (6), Waterloo Memorial Park (7).

Reservoirs: East Lake (A), Martin Lake (B).

Creeks: Prescotts Creek (A), Black Hawk Creek (B), Virden Creek (C).

Parks in Waterloo include: Reed Park (1), Cedar River Park (2), Deistelmeier Complex (3), Lou Henry Hoovers Birthplace Historical Marker (4), Devonshire Park (5), Touchae Park (6), Lincoln Park (7), Lafayette Park (8), Tibbitts Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Waterloo compared to Iowa state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Waterloo:
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNWS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KWOF (850 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: FRIENDSHIP COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KWAY (1470 AM; 1 kW; WAVERLY, IA; Owner: AEL SUHR ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waterloo:
  • KOEL (98.5 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBBG (88.1 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: AFRO AMERICAN COMMUNITY B/CSTING,INC)
  • KHKE (89.5 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KCVM (96.1 FM; HUDSON, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KWAY-FM (99.3 FM; WAVERLY, IA; Owner: AEL SUHR ENTERPRISES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Waterloo:
  • K44FK (Channel 44; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

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