Waterloo, New York Population 2022

4,809
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Waterloo is a city located in Seneca County New York. Waterloo has a 2020 population of 4,809. Waterloo is currently declining at a rate of -0.43% annually and its population has decreased by -6.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,148 in 2010.

The average household income in Waterloo is $72,783 with a poverty rate of 12.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $767 per month, and the median house value is $87,200. The median age in Waterloo is 44.8 years, 43.7 years for males, and 47.4 years for females.

Waterloo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Waterloowas:

  • White: 95.92%
  • Two or more races: 2.27%
  • Asian: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.51%
  • Black or African American: 0.41%
  • Other race: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Waterloo, New York is 4,809 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,809.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,148.

Waterloo, New York Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,72395.92%
Two or More Races1122.27%
Asian370.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.51%
Black or African American200.41%
Some Other Race70.14%
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Waterloo Population by Race

Waterloo Population Pyramid $2022

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Waterloo Median Age

44.8


Total

43.7


Male

47.4


Female

Waterloo Adults

There are 3,975 adults, (928 of whom are seniors) in Waterloo.

Waterloo Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Waterloo Sex Ratio

Female

2,688

54.59%

Male

2,236

45.41%

Waterloo Population by Age

Waterloo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waterloo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female43.4%56.6%
Non Family66.5%33.5%
All76.5%23.5%
Married91.2%8.8%
Male100%0%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waterloo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9772.3476.5
Married9872.9191.2
Non Family6621.366.5
Female2742.7443.4
Male542.85100

2.79

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Waterloo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1143.12%
9th to 12th Grade2366.45%
High School Graduate1,41838.77%
Some College66118.07%
Associates Degree53914.74%
Bachelors Degree41811.43%
Graduate Degree2717.41%
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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
White3,4493,099627
Hispanic757526
2+ Races5151
Asian373736
Native American2525
Black2020
Other Race77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 97.30%.

Waterloo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,183$52,162$30,508
Less Than 9th Grade$16,108$10,800$17,074
High School Graduate$32,232$53,409$23,476
Some College$33,616$35,952$31,897
Bachelors Degree$37,308$80,625$33,750
Graduate Degree$58,209$59,348$55,694

$36,183

Average Earnings

$52,162

Average Male

$30,508

Average Female

Waterloo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waterloo Language by Age

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Waterloo Language

96.09% of Waterloo residents speak only English, while 3.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.44% of the population.

Waterloo Language

Waterloo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,36944410.16%
Multiple112112100.00%
Native2525100.00%
Black1717100.00%
Asian3313.03%
OtherNaN%

12.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.19%

Male Poverty Rate

15.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waterloo

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

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.68%.

Waterloo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.20%
High School14.48%
Some College6.42%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Waterloo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed16.67%
Female Employed7.83%
Male Employed3.34%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Waterloo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waterloo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,154$72,783
Families$68,750$85,944
Married Families$90,046-
Non Families$33,796$44,114
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Income by Household Type

Waterloo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

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 45-54, 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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320

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam133
World War II27
Second Gulf War23
Korea17
First Gulf War16

Waterloo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7484
75+79
55 to 6471
35 to 5463
18 to 3423

Waterloo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3138.16%
Hispanic2330.67%
Other Race7100.00%

Waterloo Veterans by Race

Waterloo Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waterloo Veterans by Education

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62.8%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

4.6%

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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86.33%

Born in Waterloo

98.44%

Native Born

1.56%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

1.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.44% of Waterloo residents were born in the United States, with 86.33% having been born in New York. 0.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Waterloo Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20224,809-21-0.43%
20214,830-21-0.43%
20204,851-21-0.43%
20194,872-21-0.43%
20184,893-20-0.41%
20174,913-65-1.31%
20164,978-52-1.03%
20155,030-14-0.28%
20145,044-49-0.96%
20135,093-36-0.70%
20125,129-22-0.43%
20115,15130.06%
20105,148370.07%
20005,111-5-0.01%
19905,116-187-0.36%
19805,303-115-0.21%
19705,4183200.61%
19605,0986601.40%
19504,4384281.02%
19404,010-37-0.09%
19304,0472380.61%
19203,809-122-0.31%
19103,931-325-0.79%
19004,256-94-0.22%
18904,3504571.12%
18803,893-193-0.48%
18704,0867111.93%
18603,3750.00%

Waterloo Population by Year