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Waterloo-Cedar Falls Iowa Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Iowa metro area was $53,877 in 2016, the latest figures available. Waterloo median household income is $2,370 lower than the median Iowa household income and $3,740 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Waterloo median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Waterloo-Cedar Falls are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Waterloo Iowa

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Iowa $56,247 +1.48% +4.52%
Waterloo $53,877 +1.82% +6.60%

Trends in Waterloo, IA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $53,877, the median household income for Waterloo was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Household Income: Waterloo, Iowa, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Waterloo

Date US Iowa Waterloo
2016 $57,617 $56,247 $53,877
2015 $56,480 $55,428 $52,915
2014 $54,398 $54,454 $53,723
2013 $53,838 $53,817 $50,541
2012 $53,701 $53,268 $53,030
2011 $53,879 $52,732 $47,386
2010 $55,093 $52,797 $50,431
2009 $56,180 $53,744 $49,765
2008 $58,000 $54,601 $53,828
2007 $58,736 $54,745 $49,907
2006 $57,677 $52,963 $52,148
2005 $56,832 $53,596 $50,628

Waterloo Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Waterloo was $72,243 in 2016. Compared to the median Iowa family income, Waterloo median family income is $108 lower. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Waterloo will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Waterloo Iowa

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Iowa $72,351 +2.98% +5.30%
Waterloo $72,243 +5.13% +6.51%

Trends in Waterloo, IA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $72,243, the median family income for Waterloo was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: Waterloo, Iowa, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Waterloo

Date US Iowa Waterloo
2016 $71,062 $72,351 $72,243
2015 $69,122 $70,259 $68,715
2014 $66,820 $68,707 $68,725
2013 $65,977 $68,711 $67,829
2012 $65,363 $67,030 $65,187
2011 $65,564 $67,022 $63,459
2010 $66,721 $67,060 $66,440
2009 $68,329 $68,412 $68,949
2008 $70,638 $68,740 $66,713
2007 $70,813 $68,977 $65,118
2006 $69,670 $66,348 $64,844
2005 $68,618 $67,560 $64,133

Waterloo Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Waterloo was $29,512 in 2016. Compared to the median Iowa per capita income, Waterloo median per capita income is $535 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Waterloo will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Waterloo Iowa

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Iowa $30,047 +3.65% +5.12%
Waterloo $29,512 +1.97% +9.28%

Trends in Waterloo, IA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $29,512, the per capita income for Waterloo was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: Waterloo, Iowa, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Waterloo

Date US Iowa Waterloo
2016 $31,128 $30,047 $29,512
2015 $30,358 $28,990 $28,942
2014 $29,288 $28,753 $27,290
2013 $29,041 $28,583 $27,006
2012 $28,558 $27,635 $25,987
2011 $28,494 $27,383 $26,425
2010 $28,687 $27,392 $26,595
2009 $29,542 $28,319 $26,452
2008 $30,755 $28,389 $26,885
2007 $30,894 $28,437 $26,758
2006 $30,078 $27,516 $27,221
2005 $30,768 $28,685 $26,606