Waterloo is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 201 people and just one neighborhood, Waterloo is the 385th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Waterloo, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 42.59% of Waterloo’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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
The overall crime rate in Waterloo is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Waterloo is worth considering.
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.