Waterloo, South Carolina Population 2021

154
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Waterloo is a city located in Laurens County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 154, it is the 243rd largest city in South Carolina and the 17383rd largest city in the United States . Waterloo is currently growing at a rate of 1.32% annually but its population has decreased by -7.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 166 in 2010. Waterloo reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Waterloo has a population density of 87 people per square mile.

The average household income in Waterloo is $38,856 with a poverty rate of 47.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $588 per month, and the median house value is $105,000. The median age in Waterloo is 44.6 years, 30 years for males, and 50.2 years for females.

Waterloo Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 66.23%
  • White: 31.13%
  • Asian: 1.32%
  • Two or more races: 1.32%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Waterloo, South Carolina is 154 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 150.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 166.

Waterloo, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American10066.23%
White4731.13%
Two or More Races21.32%
Asian21.32%
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Waterloo Population by Race

Waterloo Population Pyramid $2021

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Waterloo Median Age

44.6


Total

30


Male

50.2


Female

Waterloo Adults

There are 122 adults, (28 of whom are seniors) in Waterloo.

Waterloo Age Dependency

60.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Waterloo Sex Ratio

Female

87

57.62%

Male

64

42.38%

Waterloo Population by Age

Waterloo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waterloo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%0%
Non Family62.5%37.5%
Female63.2%36.8%
All69.7%30.3%
Married93.3%6.7%

69.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waterloo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All662.2969.7
Non Family321.3162.5
Female193.7463.2
Married152.5393.3
Male00

3

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Waterloo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade98.49%
9th to 12th Grade1917.92%
High School Graduate1816.98%
Some College2927.36%
Associates Degree1413.21%
Bachelors Degree109.43%
Graduate Degree76.60%
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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
Black63384
White393811
2+ Races2
Asian222

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$22,750$42,083$
Less Than 9th Grade$11,250$$
High School Graduate$$45,625$
Some College$38,125$46,875$
Bachelors Degree$24,063$$24,688
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,750

Average Earnings

$42,083

Average Male

$

Average Female

Waterloo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waterloo Language by Age

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Waterloo Language

98.54% of Waterloo residents speak only English, while 1.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.46% of the population.

Waterloo Language

Waterloo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1006161.00%
White471123.40%

47.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

42.19%

Male Poverty Rate

51.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waterloo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waterloo is Black, with 61.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waterloo is White, with 23.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.00%.

Waterloo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade82.14%
Some College34.88%
High School16.67%
Bachelors or Greater11.76%

Waterloo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed18.75%
Male Employed3.85%

Waterloo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waterloo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$21,250$38,856
Families-$50,956
Married Families$70,625-
Non Families$16,250$20,122
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Income by Household Type

Waterloo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

24.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.7%

Male Marriage Rate

18.4%

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 45-54.

Waterloo Marital Status by Race

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Waterloo Marital Status

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14

Number of Veterans

7

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War9
Vietnam7
First Gulf War2
World War II
Korea

Waterloo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 747
18 to 347
75+
55 to 64
35 to 54

Waterloo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1215.79%
White24.76%

Waterloo Veterans by Race

Waterloo Veterans by Education

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50.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waterloo Veterans by Education

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52%

Labor Force Participation

46.4%

Employment Rate

10.8%

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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78.81%

Born in Waterloo

98.01%

Native Born

1.99%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.01% of Waterloo residents were born in the United States, with 78.81% having been born in South Carolina. 0.00% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115421.32%
202015221.33%
201915021.35%
2018148-1-0.67%
20171490.00%
201614921.36%
2015147-1-0.68%
201414810.68%
2013147-1-0.68%
2012148-1-0.67%
20111490.00%
20101490.00%

Waterloo Population by Year