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Population (year 2000): 10,715. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,048 (+3.1% change)
Males: 5,089 (47.5%), Females: 5,626 (52.5%)

Lee County

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Median resident age: 39.8 years
Median household income: $34,318 (year 2000)
Median house value: $53,700 (year 2000)

Fort Madison, IA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Fort Madison:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.9%)
  • Hispanic (5.4%)
  • Black (2.7%)
  • Other race (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (36.0%), United States (12.9%), Irish (11.9%), English (8.5%), Swedish (2.9%), French (2.8%).

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Land area: 9.2 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Fort Madison

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Madison city

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

2.3% Foreign born (1.2% Asia, 0.6% Latin America, 0.3% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,192 (-10.0%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: City, IA Iowa (72.2 miles Multiple-Listing-Search.net )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louis, MO St. (157.5 miles pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (265.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL Nauvoo, (6.5 miles IA Montrose, (8.7 miles Pontoosuc, IL (8.9 miles) , Point, IA (9.9 miles West City, IL (12.0 miles Dallas Franklin, IA (12.2 miles) , IA Middletown, (14.8 miles St. Paul, IA (15.5 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 5 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $190,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $71,200
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2002: 34 buildings, average cost: $15,200
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $261,200
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $36,500
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $250,200

Latitude: 40.63 N, Longitude: 91.34 W

Area code: 319


Fort Madison, Iowa business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (23.0%), Educational,health and social services (18.3%), Retail trade (12.6%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,673 (+24.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,506 (69.0%)


 

Crime in Fort Madison by Year

Type 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 2 1 3 3
    per 100,000 0.0 18.7 9.3 28.0 28.0
Robberies 1 5 2 0 1
    per 100,000 9.3 46.7 18.7 0.0 9.3
Assaults 1 8 13 14 10
    per 100,000 9.3 74.7 121.3 130.7 93.3
Burglaries 71 81 68 97 42
    per 100,000 662.6 755.9 634.6 905.3 392.0
Thefts 274 376 362 363 258
    per 100,000 2557.2 3509.1 3378.4 3387.8 2407.8
Auto thefts 10 17 16 22 27
    per 100,000 93.3 158.7 149.3 205.3 252.0
160.8 242.4 225.1 252.6 176.6


Average climate in Fort Madison, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Fort Madison-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the Fort Madison city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1999, a category 3 tornado 14.4 miles away from the city center caused $15 million in damages.


Birthplace of: Ryan Bowen - NBA player (Houston Rockets, born: Nov 20, 1975).


Hospital/medical center in Fort Madison:
  • FORT MADISON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (5445 AVENUE O BOX 174)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Fort Madison:
  • KEOKUK AREA HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; KEOKUK, IA)
  • GREAT RIVER MEDICAL CENTER (about 18 miles; WEST BURLINGTON, IA)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; CARTHAGE, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fort Madison:
  • SOUTHEAST IOWA REGIONAL (about 19 miles; BURLINGTON, IA; ID: BRL)
  • QUINCY REGIONAL-BALDWIN FIELD (about 49 miles; QUINCY, IL; ID: UIN)
  • QUAD CITY INTL (about 81 miles; MOLINE, IL; ID: MLI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fort Madison:
  • FORT MADISON MUNI (about 3 miles; FORT MADISON, IA; ID: FSW)
  • KEOKUK MUNI (about 14 miles; KEOKUK, IA; ID: EOK)
  • CARTHAGE (about 21 miles; CARTHAGE, IL; ID: I48)

Amtrak station:
FORT MADISON (1601 20TH ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 16 $42,670 $32,002 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 2 $4,968 $29,808 1 $1,858
Financial Administration 2 $5,438 $32,628 0 $0
Other Government Administration 3 $13,939 $55,756 8 $2,311
Police Protection - Officers 19 $61,135 $38,611 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $10,957 $26,296 4 $2,719
Firefighters 17 $57,447 $40,550 0 $0
Streets and Highways 9 $22,541 $30,054 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 8 $16,970 $25,455 3 $2,358
Sewerage 12 $34,749 $34,749 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 3 $8,725 $34,900 1 $943
Local Libraries 6 $11,998 $23,996 2 $1,548
Totals for Government 102 $291,537 $34,298 19 $11,736


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Madison:
  • WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; MACOMB, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,096)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA (about 73 miles; IOWA CITY, IA; FT enrollment: 24,766)
  • INDIAN HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 80 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; FT enrollment: 2,744)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 80 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 82 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; FT enrollment: 4,180)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 83 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; FT enrollment: 2,310)
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 83 miles; MOLINE, IL; FT enrollment: 3,891)
Public high schools in Fort Madison:
  • FORT MADISON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 723; Location: 2001 AVE B; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • FORT MADISON ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 88; Location: 1602 AVENUE F; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Fort Madison:
  • AQUINAS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 168; Location: 2600 AVENUE A; Grades: 7 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Fort Madison:
  • FORT MADISON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 554; Location: 615 18TH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RICHARDSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 433; Location: 3301 AVENUE L; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 342; Location: 1326 AVE E; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Fort Madison:
  • AQUINAS EAST SCHOOL (Students: 152; Location: 509 AVENUE F; Grades: PK - 3)
  • AQUINAS WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 74; Location: 2213 AVENUE J; Grades: 4 - 6)
Library in Fort Madison:
  • CATTERMOLE MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $400,298; Location: 614 7TH ST; 89,878 books; 256 audio materials; 681 video materials; 407 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Fort Madison: North Lee County Historical Center (A), Ortho Boat Ramp (B), Fort Madison (C), Fort Madison Country Club (D), Cattermole Memorial Library (E), Rashid Idol Memorial Library (F), Lee County Courthouse (G), Iowa State Penitentiary (H), Fort Madison City Hall (I), Fort Madison Fire Station (J), Fort Madison Police Department (K).

Shopping Center: Lodi Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Fort Madison include: Second Baptist Church (A), Our Savior Lutheran Church (B), Sante Fe United Methodist Church (C), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), First Christ Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), First United Pentecostal Church (H).

Cemeteries: Oakland Cemetery (1), Iowa State Prison Cemetery (2), Fort Madison City Cemetery (3), Sacred Heart Cemetery (4), Hillcrest Memorial Park (5), Hoffmeister Cemetery (6), Elmwood Cemetery (7).

Lake: Keokuk, Lake (A).

Creeks: Penitentiary Creek (A), Dry Creek (B), French Creek (C), Fork Creek (D).

Parks in Fort Madison include: Riverview Park (1), Old Fort Madison (2), Old Settlers Park (3), Rodeo Park (4), Victory Park (5), Lone Chimney Monument Historical Marker (6), USS Maine Memorial Historical Marker (7), Sheaffer Park (8), Central Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Fort Madison compared to Iowa state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Madison:
  • KBKB (1360 AM; 1 kW; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCAZ (990 AM; 1 kW; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: RALLA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KOKX (1310 AM; 1 kW; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBUR (1490 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Madison:
  • KBKB-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDMG (103.1 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KAYP (89.9 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KGRS (107.3 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIUW (89.5 FM; WARSAW, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WCEZ (93.9 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KMDY (90.9 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KKNL (97.3 FM; NEW LONDON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KKMI (93.5 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQKQ (92.1 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Madison:
  • K38AB (Channel 38; FORT MADISON, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K60CL (Channel 60; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: CHRIST VISION, INC.)
  • K44AB (Channel 44; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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