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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 $52,318 in 2017, the latest figures available. Waterloo median household income is $6,252 lower than the median Iowa household income and $8,018 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Waterloo median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Waterloo-Cedar Falls are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Waterloo Iowa

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Iowa $58,570 +1.94% +5.21%
Waterloo $52,318 -4.94% -4.74%

Trends in Waterloo, IA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Waterloo is $52,318. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $55,110 and is now $2,792 (5.07%) lower. From a post peak low of $48,515 in 2011, real median household income for Waterloo has now grown by $3,803 (7.84%).

Real Median Household Income: Waterloo, Iowa, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Waterloo

Date US Iowa Waterloo
2017 $60,336 $58,570 $52,318
2016 $58,856 $57,457 $55,036
2015 $57,709 $56,634 $54,067
2014 $55,613 $55,670 $54,923
2013 $55,072 $55,050 $51,699
2012 $54,948 $54,505 $54,261
2011 $55,162 $53,988 $48,515
2010 $56,388 $54,038 $51,616
2009 $57,519 $55,025 $50,951
2008 $59,382 $55,902 $55,110
2007 $60,135 $56,048 $51,096
2006 $59,051 $54,224 $53,391

Waterloo Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Waterloo was $68,923 in 2017. Compared to the median Iowa family income, Waterloo median family income is $6,153 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Waterloo will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Waterloo Iowa

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Iowa $75,076 +1.58% +6.88%
Waterloo $68,923 -6.60% -1.90%

Trends in Waterloo, IA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Waterloo is $68,923. Real median family income peaked in 2016 at $73,797 and is now $4,874 (6.60%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Waterloo, Iowa, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Waterloo

Date US Iowa Waterloo
2017 $73,891 $75,076 $68,923
2016 $72,591 $73,907 $73,797
2015 $70,627 $71,788 $70,211
2014 $68,313 $70,242 $70,260
2013 $67,488 $70,285 $69,383
2012 $66,880 $68,586 $66,701
2011 $67,126 $68,618 $64,971
2010 $68,289 $68,636 $68,002
2009 $69,958 $70,042 $70,592
2008 $72,321 $70,377 $68,303
2007 $72,500 $70,620 $66,669
2006 $71,330 $67,928 $66,389

Waterloo Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Waterloo was $28,875 in 2017. Compared to the median Iowa per capita income, Waterloo median per capita income is $1,990 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Waterloo will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Waterloo Iowa

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Iowa $30,865 +0.56% +5.00%
Waterloo $28,875 -4.22% +3.50%

Trends in Waterloo, IA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Waterloo is $28,875. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $30,147 and is now $1,272 (4.22%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Waterloo, Iowa, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Waterloo

Date US Iowa Waterloo
2017 $32,397 $30,865 $28,875
2016 $31,798 $30,693 $30,147
2015 $31,019 $29,621 $29,572
2014 $29,942 $29,395 $27,899
2013 $29,706 $29,238 $27,624
2012 $29,221 $28,277 $26,590
2011 $29,173 $28,036 $27,055
2010 $29,361 $28,036 $27,220
2009 $30,246 $28,993 $27,082
2008 $31,488 $29,065 $27,525
2007 $31,629 $29,115 $27,395
2006 $30,795 $28,172 $27,870