Waterloo, Illinois 

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Population

10,202

+5.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$70,976

Median Home Price

$188,100

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Best Places to Live in Waterloo, Illinois

Large city - Missouri-Illinois border along the Mississippi River. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Waterloo, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Waterloo, IL Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Cost of living
Arts & culture
Educated population
Cons
Hot, humid summers
Employment concerns
Growth and sprawl


What Bert Has To Say About St. Louis Metro Area

Known since the early days as the “Gateway City” because of its access to transportation routes in all directions, St. Louis continues to be an important center of commerce and culture for the Mississippi River Basin. The area includes a broad assortment of mostly residential neighborhoods to the west and the more industrial East St. Louis and several agricultural counties on the Illinois side of the river. For years the downtown area had few highlights outside of the landmark Gateway Arch and the restored Union Station. The population of the city itself had declined gradually for decades, and most of the infrastructure had declined as people moved into the suburbs or away altogether. But more recently, the downtown has started to come back, with new residential facilities and reclaimed warehouse lofts downtown anchored by new sports venues. Similar restorations are going on in other important inner neighborhoods.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Illinois
County: Monroe County
Metro Area: St. Louis Metro Area
Political Ideology: Strongly conservative
City: Waterloo
Zip Codes: 62298
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 570 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Waterloo is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Waterloo jobs have increased by 2.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Waterloo's cost of living is 4.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Waterloo's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Monroe county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 66.7% to 31.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Waterloo's population is 10,202 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Waterloo is Real Estate: $188,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.8%.

SCHOOLS
Waterloo public schools spend $10,952 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.4 students per teacher in Waterloo. More Education



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Housing Market in Waterloo

It's a good time to buy in Waterloo. Home Appreciation is up 3.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Waterloo is $188,100.

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