Income/capita 8%
Household income 33%
Unemployment 18%
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Income per capita$27,555$29,253$29,829
Median household income$73,594$54,610$55,322
Median income owner occupied$74,271$69,544$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$31,736$35,192
Median earnings male$41,922$37,342$36,919
Median earnings female$34,126$25,818$26,250
Unemployment rate3.8%3.7%4.7%
Poverty level6.8%12.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Waterloo is 8% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Waterloo is 33% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Waterloo is 18% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Waterloo is 55% lower than the national average

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      Waterloo employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector32.8%7.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.1%10.9%
      Wholesale & retail services17.9%11.9%
      Public administration0.8%1.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.3%2.9%
      Education, health & social services4.7%36.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cottage Grove, WI6,729$87,38658.0%
      Deerfield, WI2,488$73,28132.5%
      Lake Ripley, WI1,755$72,96131.9%
      Johnson Creek, WI2,890$70,07426.7%
      Sun Prairie, WI31,721$65,20317.9%
      Waterloo, WI3,341$73,59433.0%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Brimfield, OH3,341$56,2501.7%
      Pine Ridge, SD3,341$29,88146.0%
      Loxahatchee Groves, FL3,342$72,04930.2%
      Sherwood, OH3,342$90,13962.9%
      West Point, NE3,343$42,07723.9%
      Waterloo, WI3,341$73,59433.0%
      Source: The Waterloo, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).