Waterloo, Indiana facts for kids
Location of Waterloo in the state of Indiana
|• Total||1.74 sq mi (4.51 km2)|
|• Land||1.74 sq mi (4.51 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||906 ft (276 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||2,241|
|• Density||1,288.5/sq mi (497.5/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0445542|
Waterloo was laid out in 1856 when the railroad was extended to that point. It was likely named after Waterloo, in Belgium.
The Waterloo Community Mausoleum was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2014.
Waterloo is located at.
According to the 2010 census, Waterloo has a total area of 1.74 square miles (4.51 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,242 people, 809 households, and 577 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,288.5 inhabitants per square mile (497.5/km2). There were 942 housing units at an average density of 541.4 per square mile (209.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.3% White, 0.5% African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.7% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.8% of the population.
There were 809 households of which 42.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.1% were married couples living together, 16.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.7% were non-families. 23.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.19.
The median age in the town was 31.5 years. 30% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.1% were from 25 to 44; 22.9% were from 45 to 64; and 8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.6% male and 49.4% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,200 people, 832 households, and 584 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,466.6 people per square mile (566.3/km²). There were 898 housing units at an average density of 598.7 per square mile (231.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.50% White, 0.23% African American, 0.45% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 2.82% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.68% of the population.
There were 832 households out of which 39.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.3% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.7% were non-families. 23.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.10.
In the town, the population was spread out with 30.4% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 33.0% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 8.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 106.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.8 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $39,831, and the median income for a family was $45,625. Males had a median income of $35,035 versus $24,635 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,248. About 7.9% of families and 12.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.8% of those under age 18 and 17.8% of those age 65 or over.
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