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Waterloo is a city in Black Hawk County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the battle in which Napoleon was defeated by British troops.
The latitude of Waterloo is 42.492N. The longitude is -92.342W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 856 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 67,054.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Waterloo demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Black Hawk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Waterloo-Cedar Falls area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 50702 ZIP code.
31% of Waterloo residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Waterloo ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Waterloo was $18,558, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Waterloo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Waterloo include Highland Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Waterloo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $386. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $702.
Libraries in Waterloo include Waterloo Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Waterloo include Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier
TV stations in Waterloo include KRIN, KWWF, KWWL.
Black Hawk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Waterloo political report.
The average commute time for Waterloo workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 20 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Waterloo between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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