Waterloo, WI Population

Population: 3,259. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,282 (+0.7% change)
Males: 1,619 (49.7%), Females: 1,640 (50.3%)

Jefferson County

Zip code: 53594

Median resident age: 34.5 years
Median household income: $49,221
Median house value: $119,000

Races in Waterloo:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.1%)
  • Hispanic (7.4%)
  • Other race (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Black (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (57.6%), Norwegian (14.5%), Irish (10.5%), English (7.9%), United States (3.5%), Swiss (3.0%).

Elevation: 819 feet

Land area: 3.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Waterloo

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waterloo city

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 59.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +536 (+19.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Waterloo:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Waterloo:

  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 24 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
  • ROCK CO (about 40 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • WITTMAN REGIONAL (about 63 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Abbreviation: OSH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Waterloo:

  • BLACKHAWK AIRFIELD (about 15 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: 87Y)
  • WATERTOWN MUNI (about 19 miles; WATERTOWN, WI; Abbreviation: RYV)
  • FORT ATKINSON MUNI (about 21 miles; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Abbreviation: 61C)
Amtrak station near Waterloo:

  • 11 miles: COLUMBUS (359 LUDINGTON ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waterloo:

  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 26 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 30 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 31 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 32 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 51 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,037)
  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 51 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,465)
  • CARROLL COLLEGE (about 56 miles; WAUKESHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,332)

Schools

Public high school in Waterloo:

  • WATERLOO HI (Students: 328; Location: 865 N MONROE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Waterloo:

  • WATERLOO EL (Students: 431; Location: 785 N MONROE ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • WATERLOO MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 128; Location: 865 N MONROE ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Waterloo:

  • ST JOHN EVANG LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 122; Location: 413 EAST MADISON; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 86; Location: 387 SOUTH MONROE ST; Grades: PK – 6)

Libraries

Library in Waterloo:

  • KARL JUNGINGER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $254,970; Location: 625 N. MONROE ST.; 24,629 books; 1,164 audio materials; 1,229 video materials; 69 serial subscriptions)