Waterloo, Iowa 

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Population

68,146

+0.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.5%

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

Local Listings in Waterloo
 $64,900 
11214 Kimball Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1152 SqFt
 $89,900 
1218 Wallgate Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 716 SqFt
 $194,950 
501 Columbia Cir
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 2356 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 3.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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 19.9% 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   6 Reviews
10/10 would live here again - 10/17/2017
Floods, tornadoes, cold winters, hot summers, lot of crime, not much good education. But atleast it's not... Read More

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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

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


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50701 50702 50703

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NEW LISTINGS IN WATERLOO
$64,900
11214 Kimball Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$89,900
1218 Wallgate Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$194,950
501 Columbia Cir
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$61,000
1871 Independence Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$34,000
518 Kern St
Bed 1 | Bath 1

$94,500
529 Campbell Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$40,000
214 Newell St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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