Waterloo, Indiana Population 2021

2,277
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Waterloo is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 2,277, it is the 184th largest city in Indiana and the 7148th largest city in the United States . Waterloo is currently growing at a rate of 0.40% annually and its population has increased by 1.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,242 in 2010. Waterloo reached it's highest population of 2,277 in 2021. Spanning over 2 miles, Waterloo has a population density of 1,076 people per square mile.

The average household income in Waterloo is $54,773 with a poverty rate of 15.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $665 per month, and the median house value is $78,900. The median age in Waterloo is 32.1 years, 28.8 years for males, and 34.3 years for females.

Waterloo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Waterloo was:

  • White: 97.66%
  • Two or more races: 1.31%
  • Asian: 0.68%
  • Other race: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Waterloo, Indiana is 2,277 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,250.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,242.

Waterloo, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,16997.66%
Two or More Races291.31%
Asian150.68%
Some Other Race60.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.09%
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Waterloo Population by Race

Waterloo Population Pyramid $2021

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Waterloo Median Age

32.1


Total

28.8


Male

34.3


Female

Waterloo Adults

There are 1,582 adults, (244 of whom are seniors) in Waterloo.

Waterloo Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

18.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Waterloo Sex Ratio

Female

1,074

48.36%

Male

1,147

51.64%

Waterloo Population by Age

Waterloo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waterloo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.3%
All67%33%
Non Family61.4%38.6%
Female48.9%51.1%
Male30.2%69.8%

67.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waterloo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8372.6567
Married4003.2680.8
Non Family2591.261.4
Female1353.3248.9
Male433.7230.2

3.22

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Waterloo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade231.78%
9th to 12th Grade15011.58%
High School Graduate57744.56%
Some College29923.09%
Associates Degree856.56%
Bachelors Degree866.64%
Graduate Degree755.79%
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Waterloo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waterloo Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,2151,064124
Hispanic513522
Asian151515
2+ Races128
Other Race66
Native American2

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Waterloo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,395$45,843$29,679
Less Than 9th Grade$35,833$40,938$
High School Graduate$31,908$40,909$29,107
Some College$31,932$48,000$23,917
Bachelors Degree$44,583$$49,375
Graduate Degree$60,250$$51,429

$36,395

Average Earnings

$45,843

Average Male

$29,679

Average Female

Waterloo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waterloo Language by Age

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Waterloo Language

94.97% of Waterloo residents speak only English, while 5.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.75% of the population.

Waterloo Language

Waterloo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,05230414.81%
Multiple292793.10%
Hispanic12364.88%
Other66100.00%
Native22100.00%

15.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.43%

Male Poverty Rate

17.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waterloo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waterloo is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waterloo is Hispanic, with 4.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.36%.

Waterloo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.84%
Some College12.76%
High School9.71%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Waterloo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed68.75%
Female Employed12.68%
Male Employed5.94%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Waterloo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waterloo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,536$54,773
Families$61,786$62,428
Married Families$75,517-
Non Families$26,914$34,200
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Income by Household Type

Waterloo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Waterloo Married by Age and Sex

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Waterloo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Waterloo Marital Status by Race

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Waterloo Marital Status

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112

Number of Veterans

108

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam43
First Gulf War19
Korea9
World War II
Second Gulf War

Waterloo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+46
55 to 6425
65 to 7422
35 to 5419
18 to 34

Waterloo Veterans by Age

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Waterloo Veterans by Race

Waterloo Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waterloo Veterans by Education

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63%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Waterloo Employment by Age

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Waterloo Employment by Race

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Waterloo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.58%

Born in Waterloo

97.03%

Native Born

2.97%

Foreign Born

2.97%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.03% of Waterloo residents were born in the United States, with 77.58% having been born in Indiana. 2.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Waterloo Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,27790.40%
20202,26890.40%
20192,25990.40%
20182,250160.72%
20172,23420.09%
20162,23260.27%
20152,22620.09%
20142,22410.04%
20132,22310.05%
20122,222-7-0.31%
20112,22950.22%
20102,2240.00%

Waterloo Population by Year