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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 $56,245 in 2018, the latest figures available. Waterloo median household income is $3,710 lower than the median Iowa household income and $5,692 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Waterloo median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Waterloo-Cedar Falls are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Waterloo Iowa

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Iowa $59,955 -0.07% +3.35%
Waterloo $56,245 +4.95% +1.55%

Trends in Waterloo, IA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Waterloo is $56,245. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $56,453 and is now $208 (0.37%) lower. From a post peak low of $49,698 in 2011, real median household income for Waterloo has now grown by $6,547 (13.17%).

Real Median Household Income: Waterloo, Iowa, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Waterloo

Date US Iowa Waterloo
2018 $61,937 $59,955 $56,245
2017 $61,807 $59,998 $53,593
2016 $60,291 $58,857 $56,377
2015 $59,116 $58,014 $55,385
2014 $56,969 $57,027 $56,262
2013 $56,415 $56,392 $52,960
2012 $56,288 $55,834 $55,584
2011 $56,507 $55,304 $49,698
2010 $57,762 $55,355 $52,874
2009 $58,921 $56,367 $52,194
2008 $60,829 $57,264 $56,453
2007 $61,601 $57,415 $52,341

Waterloo Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Waterloo was $74,640 in 2018. Compared to the median Iowa family income, Waterloo median family income is $1,428 lower. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Waterloo will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Waterloo Iowa

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Iowa $76,068 -1.09% +3.44%
Waterloo $74,640 +5.72% +3.78%

Trends in Waterloo, IA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Waterloo is $74,640. Real median family income peaked in 2016 at $75,596 and is now $956 (1.26%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Waterloo, Iowa, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Waterloo

Date US Iowa Waterloo
2018 $76,401 $76,068 $74,640
2017 $75,692 $76,906 $70,603
2016 $74,360 $75,709 $75,596
2015 $72,348 $73,538 $71,922
2014 $69,978 $71,954 $71,973
2013 $69,134 $71,999 $71,075
2012 $68,512 $70,259 $68,328
2011 $68,763 $70,291 $66,555
2010 $69,953 $70,309 $69,659
2009 $71,663 $71,750 $72,313
2008 $74,083 $72,092 $69,967
2007 $74,267 $72,341 $68,294

Waterloo Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Waterloo was $29,867 in 2018. Compared to the median Iowa per capita income, Waterloo median per capita income is $1,692 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Waterloo will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Waterloo Iowa

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Iowa $31,559 -0.18% +4.01%
Waterloo $29,867 +0.97% -1.41%

Trends in Waterloo, IA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Waterloo is $29,867. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $30,882 and is now $1,015 (3.29%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Waterloo, Iowa, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Waterloo

Date US Iowa Waterloo
2018 $33,831 $31,559 $29,867
2017 $33,187 $31,617 $29,579
2016 $32,573 $31,441 $30,882
2015 $31,775 $30,343 $30,293
2014 $30,672 $30,112 $28,580
2013 $30,431 $29,951 $28,298
2012 $29,934 $28,966 $27,238
2011 $29,884 $28,719 $27,714
2010 $30,077 $28,719 $27,884
2009 $30,984 $29,700 $27,742
2008 $32,255 $29,773 $28,196
2007 $32,400 $29,824 $28,063