Waterloo, Ohio Population 2024

2,298

Waterloo is a city located in Athens County, Hocking County, and Vinton County Ohio. Waterloo has a 2024 population of 2,298. Waterloo is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually and its population has decreased by -2.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,356 in 2020.

The average household income in Waterloo is $58,308 with a poverty rate of 6.65%. The median age in Waterloo is 35.2 years: 37.7 years for males, and 32.1 years for females.

Waterloo Demographics

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

  • White: 98.91%
  • Two or more races: 1.09%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
37.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
60.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.46% (-58)
The current population of Waterloo, Ohio is 2,298 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,356.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,81498.91%
Two or more races201.09%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Waterloo Population by Race

Waterloo Population Pyramid 2024

Waterloo Median Age

35.2

Total

37.7

Male

32.1

Female

Waterloo Adults

There are 1,230 adults, (178 of whom are seniors) in Waterloo.

Waterloo Age Dependency

74.3

Age Dependency Ratio

16.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Waterloo Sex Ratio

Female94851.69%
Male88648.31%

Waterloo Population by Age

Waterloo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6542.874.825.2
Married3913.619010
Non Family1931.1963.736.3
Female462.4830.469.6
Male243.210100

3.47

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Waterloo Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade272.48%
Associates Degree1079.83%
Bachelors Degree847.72%
Graduate Degree1029.38%
High School Graduate54349.91%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College22520.68%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Waterloo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waterloo Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,0451,018186
Hispanic31310
2+ Races12120

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.8%.

Waterloo Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$58,819$0$0
Graduate Degree$68,403$0$0
High School Graduate$36,908$37,831$18,750
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$37,412$43,322$28,826
Some College$27,656$45,268$24,609

$37,412

Average Earnings

$43,322

Average Male

$28,826

Average Female

Waterloo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waterloo Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Waterloo Language

95.18% of Waterloo residents speak only English, while 4.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.82% of the population.

Waterloo Language

Waterloo Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,7511226.97%

6.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.82%

Male Poverty Rate

3.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waterloo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waterloo is White, with 6.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waterloo is White, with 6.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.29%.

Waterloo Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School14.36%
Bachelors or Greater8.06%
Some College4.52%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Waterloo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed3.72%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Waterloo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waterloo Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$55,781$68,761
Households$46,105$58,308
Married Families$56,469$-999,999,999
Non Families$20,795$32,183

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Waterloo Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

57.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Waterloo Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Waterloo Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Waterloo Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

43

Number of Veterans

43

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam43
First Gulf War32
Second Gulf War17
Korea0
World War II0

Waterloo Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6428
65 to 7415
18 to 340
35 to 540
75+0

Waterloo Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White433.61%

Waterloo Veterans by Race

Waterloo Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waterloo Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Waterloo Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Waterloo Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Waterloo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.03%

Born in Waterloo

98.09%

Native Born

1.91%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.09% of Waterloo residents were born in the United States, with 75.03% having been born in Ohio. 0% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,218-16-0.72%
20282,234-16-0.71%
20272,250-16-0.71%
20262,266-16-0.7%
20252,282-16-0.7%
20242,298-16-0.69%
20232,314-16-0.69%
20222,330-16-0.68%
20212,346-10-0.42%
20202,356-251-9.63%
20192,607-2-0.08%
20182,609-13-0.5%
20172,622200.77%
20162,60210.04%
20152,601120.46%
20142,58960.23%
20132,583220.86%
20122,561-17-0.66%
20112,57830.12%
20102,57500%

Waterloo Population by Year