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.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Waterloo is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 49.88% of the Waterloo workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. 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 teaching (9.01%), office and administrative support (8.89%), and management occupations (7.33%).
As is often the case in a small town, Waterloo doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The rate of college-level education in Waterloo is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.16% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Waterloo in 2010 was $15,616, which is low income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $62,464 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.