Black Hawk County

Health and Health Care in Waterloo, IA

Waterloo, IA, health care quality comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Black Hawk County ranks 73 for health outcomes 78 for health factors, and 72 for healthy behaviors in IA.

Health Overview

Healthy living goes beyond whether residents have access to affordable, quality doctors and hospitals. A city’s health takes into consideration the choices residents are making to lower their personal health risk. Here are figures that indicate how Waterloo, IA residents stack up against other areas in IA in terms of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Waterloo, IA Healthy Life Style



Percent of adults who do not smoke


Healthy Weight

Percent of adults who report a BMI < 30



Percent of adults with a health insurance

Active Lifestyles in Black Hawk County, IA


Percent of adults who reports leisure time physical activity

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