Waterloo is a tiny town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 160 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Waterloo is the 260th largest community in South Carolina.
Waterloo is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Waterloo is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waterloo who work in maintenance occupations (16.07%), healthcare (16.07%), and management occupations (14.29%).
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.
Waterloo’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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.
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.
In Waterloo, just 11.72% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Waterloo in 2010 was $15,526, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $62,104 for a family of four. Waterloo also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.25% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Waterloo is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. 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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Waterloo include German, African, Scandinavian, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Waterloo is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.