Waterloo is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 200 people and just one neighborhood, Waterloo is the 385th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Waterloo is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 42.59% of the Waterloo workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Waterloo is a town of construction workers and builders, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waterloo who work in maintenance occupations (14.81%), office and administrative support (12.96%) and sales jobs (5.56%).
Of important note, Waterloo is also a town of artists. Waterloo has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Waterloo’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Waterloo’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Waterloo has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Waterloo a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Waterloo, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 42.40 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Waterloo is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.