Waterloo, Iowa 

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Population

68,146

+0.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Best Places to Live in Waterloo, Iowa

Small-city complex - Northeast Iowa along the Cedar River. June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Waterloo, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Cost of living
Small town lifestyle
Outdoor recreation
Cons
Harsh winters
Economic cycles
Entertainment
 $62,900 
1140 W 8th St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1248 SqFt
 $118,500 
1415 Northey St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 972 SqFt
 $139,900 
1711 Hammond Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1050 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Waterloo-Cedar Falls Metro Area

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls area is a busy manufacturing and agricultural center dominated by such names as John Deere and IBP (meatpacking) among others. The downtown areas are typically Midwestern, functional and attractive mix of old and new. While entertainment and nightlife are minimal, there are waterfront parks and a well-used bike trail running 52 miles to Cedar Rapids on an old railroad grade. There are two noted science museums.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Waterloo
Zip Codes: 50701 50702 50703
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 868 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Waterloo is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Waterloo jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Waterloo's cost of living is 25.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Waterloo's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Waterloo, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Black Hawk county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Waterloo's population is 68,146 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 15.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Waterloo is $94,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -2.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Waterloo public schools spend $13,358 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Waterloo. More Education



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Housing Market in Waterloo

It's not a good time to buy in Waterloo. Home Appreciation is down -2.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Waterloo Real Estate

The median home price in Waterloo is $94,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Waterloo   5 Reviews
Bike Racks on the MET Buses - 3/27/2009
The bike racks recently installed on the MET buses was a great idea for a community that has numerous bike riders and... Read More

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Not Much to Do - 12/1/2008
Unless you're into getting wasted on a regular basis there's not a lot to do here. Most people barhop for fun. Being someone who doesn't drink and doesn't enjoy being... Read More

Climate - 8/22/2008
So the weather is emotional here - on and off during the summer its hot and rainy, yet during the fall it is quite often beautiful. Winters can be long, and spring can... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN WATERLOO, IOWA
50701 50702 50703

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Bed 3 | Bath 1

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Bed 3 | Bath 1

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