Waterloo is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 2,248 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Waterloo is the 197th largest community in Indiana. Waterloo has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
When you are in Waterloo, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 53.13% of Waterloo’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Waterloo is a town of production and manufacturing workers, transportation and shipping workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waterloo who work in sales jobs (12.04%), teaching (9.38%), and office and administrative support (6.83%).
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.04 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small town, Waterloo does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Waterloo with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.08% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Waterloo in 2010 was $14,407, which is low income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $57,628 for a family of four.
The people who call Waterloo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Waterloo residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Waterloo include Irish, French , English, and Hungarian.
The most common language spoken in Waterloo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.