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|• Type||Mayor - Council|
|• Mayor||Jennifer Quimby|
|• Total||3.87 sq mi (10.02 km2)|
|• Land||3.79 sq mi (9.83 km2)|
|• Water||0.07 sq mi (0.19 km2)|
|Elevation||810 ft (250 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||878.49/sq mi (339.17/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1576289|
Waterloo is a city in Jefferson County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the census of 2020, the population was 3,483. The name Waterloo was suggested by Mr. Wilt, a Frenchman living here, who was one of Napoleon's soldiers, at the battle of Waterloo. Waterloo is located in the Watertown-Fort Atkinson micropolitan area which is a sub-market of the larger Milwaukee-Racine-Waukesha CSA.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of 2000, the median income for a household in the city was $50,221, and the median income for a family was $56,446. The per capita income for the city was $23,011. About 5.0% of families and 4.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.8% of those under age 18 and 7.1% of those age 65 or over.
As of the census of 2010, there were 3,333 people, 1,331 households, and 867 families residing in the city. The population density was 854.6 people per square mile (330/km2). There were 1,409 housing units at an average density of 361.3 per square mile (139.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.20% White, 0.80% Black or African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.80% Asian, 9.40% from other races, and 1.20% from two or more races. 12.80% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 1,331 households, of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.9% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 23.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.09.
In the city, the population was spread out, with 26.1% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37.5 years. For every 100 females, there were 100 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.7 males.
Waterloo is the home of its own weekly newspaper named The Courier. Waterloo is a part of the Milwaukee television market with Madison based stations also available over the air and on cable. Waterloo is served by radio stations from the Milwaukee, Madison and Janesville markets.
- Wiener and Kraut Day
- Fireman's Park 4 July
- Christmas Holiday Parade
- Arnie F. Betts, Wisconsin State Representative
- Tom Hamilton, broadcaster of the Cleveland Guardians
- Daniel L. Hannifin, Wisconsin State Representative
- Everis A. Hayes, congressman from California
Gallery of images
The DOT sign for Waterloo
Welcome sign on Wisconsin Highway 89
Waterloo-Area Historical Society
Waterloo Water tower
Waterloo Fire and Rescue building
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- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Waterloo, Wisconsin
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- "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
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- Island (St. Wenceslaus) Church - Town of Waterloo-Wisconsin history (1988)
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- "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 18, 2012.
- "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
- Van Holten Pickles Company History
- Richgels, Jeff. "Perry Judd's to shut Waterloo Print Plant, put 585 out of work," The Capital Times, Madison, Wisconsin, November 21, 2003.
- WISC-TV."Waterloo Employer To Lay Off Remaining 89 Workers". January 30, 2007.