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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 $63,131 in 2019, the latest figures available. Waterloo median household income is $1,440 higher than the median Iowa household income and $2,581 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Waterloo median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Waterloo-Cedar Falls are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Waterloo Iowa

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Iowa $61,691 +1.06% +2.95%
Waterloo $63,131 +10.25% +9.99%

Trends in Waterloo, IA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $63,131, the median household income for Waterloo was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Waterloo, Iowa, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Waterloo

Date US Iowa Waterloo
2019 $65,712 $61,691 $63,131
2018 $63,059 $61,042 $57,264
2017 $62,927 $61,085 $54,564
2016 $61,383 $59,924 $57,399
2015 $60,187 $59,066 $56,389
2014 $58,001 $58,060 $57,281
2013 $57,437 $57,414 $53,919
2012 $57,307 $56,845 $56,591
2011 $57,531 $56,307 $50,598
2010 $58,809 $56,359 $53,832
2009 $59,988 $57,388 $53,139

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Waterloo Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Waterloo was $81,054 in 2019. Compared to the median Iowa family income, Waterloo median family income is $2,902 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Waterloo will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Waterloo Iowa

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Iowa $78,152 +0.91% +1.39%
Waterloo $81,054 +6.66% +5.31%

Trends in Waterloo, IA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $81,054, the median family income for Waterloo was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Waterloo, Iowa, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Waterloo

Date US Iowa Waterloo
2019 $80,944 $78,152 $81,054
2018 $77,786 $77,447 $75,993
2017 $77,064 $78,299 $71,882
2016 $75,707 $77,080 $76,965
2015 $73,660 $74,871 $73,226
2014 $71,246 $73,258 $73,277
2013 $70,386 $73,304 $72,363
2012 $69,752 $71,531 $69,565
2011 $70,009 $71,565 $67,761
2010 $71,221 $71,583 $70,922
2009 $72,962 $73,050 $73,623

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Waterloo Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Waterloo was $33,454 in 2019. Compared to the median Iowa per capita income, Waterloo median per capita income is $347 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Waterloo will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Waterloo Iowa

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Iowa $33,107 +3.04% +3.42%
Waterloo $33,454 +10.02% +6.40%

Trends in Waterloo, IA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $33,454, the per capita income for Waterloo was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Waterloo, Iowa, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Waterloo

Date US Iowa Waterloo
2019 $35,672 $33,107 $33,454
2018 $34,444 $32,131 $30,408
2017 $33,788 $32,190 $30,115
2016 $33,163 $32,011 $31,441
2015 $32,351 $30,893 $30,842
2014 $31,228 $30,657 $29,097
2013 $30,982 $30,494 $28,811
2012 $30,476 $29,491 $27,731
2011 $30,425 $29,240 $28,217
2010 $30,622 $29,240 $28,389
2009 $31,545 $30,238 $28,245

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