Waterloo 87 Exceptional
Waterloo Livability #6 ranked city in Illinois#603 ranked city in the USARanks better than 97% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Waterloo Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C Waterloo Cost of Living Cost of living is 3% lower than Illinois
Waterloo
955% less expensive than the US average
Illinois
982% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Waterloo cost of living
A+ Waterloo Crime Total crime is 65% lower than Illinois
Total crime
82668% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 12268% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-64%Year over year crime is down
Waterloo crime
C+ Waterloo Employment Household income is 19% higher than Illinois
Median household income
$70,53427% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$31,4405% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%47% lower than the US average
Waterloo employment
B- Waterloo Housing Home value is 2% higher than Illinois
Median home value
$177,9004% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$84611% lower than the US average
Home ownership
74%17% higher than the US average
Waterloo real estate or Waterloo rentals
B+ Waterloo Schools HS graduation rate is 6% higher than Illinois
High school grad. rates
90%8% higher than the US average
School test scores
60%21% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
34:1112% higher than the US average
Waterloo K-12 schools
A- Waterloo User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in Waterloo
Overall user rating
78% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
72% 4 total surveys
all Waterloo poll results

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      Waterloo transportation information

      StatisticWaterlooIllinoisNational
      Average one way commute30min29min26min
      Workers who drive to work82.3%73.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.8%8.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.0%9.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.6%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.3%3.1%2.8%
      Working from home6.5%4.4%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0 (2)10354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0 (2)32711

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      Source: The Waterloo, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).