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Population (year 2000): 6,112. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,054 (-0.9% change)
Males: 2,858 (46.8%), Females: 3,254 (53.2%)

Jackson County

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Median resident age: 39.7 years
Median household income: $28,984 (year 2000)
Median house value: $68,800 (year 2000)

Maquoketa, IA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Maquoketa:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (37.5%), English (12.1%), Irish (12.1%), United States (7.2%), Norwegian (2.4%), French (2.2%).

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Elevation: 704 feet

Land area: 3.4 square miles

Maquoketa,

For population 25 years and over in Maquoketa

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Maquoketa city

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -111 (-1.8%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IA Dubuque, (30.3 miles Multiple-Listing-Search.net )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Madison, (111.8 miles pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (205.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IA (6.0 miles Delmar, IA Andrew, (7.9 miles Welton, IA (11.6 miles) , Baldwin, IA (12.0 miles) , Nation, IA (12.6 miles Lost Springbrook, IA (14.4 miles) , Monmouth, IA (14.7 miles) , IA (15.4 miles Charlotte,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 13 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $52,800
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $128,100

Latitude: 42.07 N, Longitude: 90.67 W

Area code: 563


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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (23.5%), Educational,health and social services (21.8%), Retail trade (13.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +838 (+13.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,049 (69.2%)


 

Crime in Maquoketa by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 2 5 3
    per 100,000 16.4 32.7 81.8 49.1
Robberies 0 0 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 16.4 16.4
Assaults 6 6 1 6
    per 100,000 98.2 98.2 16.4 98.2
Burglaries 68 40 50 49
    per 100,000 1112.6 654.5 818.1 801.7
Thefts 215 188 180 158
    per 100,000 3517.7 3075.9 2945.0 2585.1
Auto thefts 23 19 17 16
    per 100,000 376.3 310.9 278.1 261.8
274.9 226.4 238.2 224.6


Average climate in Maquoketa, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Maquoketa,

Maquoketa-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the Maquoketa city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category 4 tornado 38.8 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Sage Rosenfels - 2005 NFL player (Miami Dolphins, born: Mar 6, 1978), George H. Ryan.


Hospital/medical center in Maquoketa:
  • JACKSON COUNTY PUBLIC HOSPITAL (700 WEST GROVE STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Maquoketa:
  • DEWITT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; DEWITT, IA)
  • GALENA-STAUSS HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; GALENA, IL)
  • FINLEY HOSPITAL (about 31 miles; DUBUQUE, IA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Maquoketa:
  • DUBUQUE REGIONAL (about 24 miles; DUBUQUE, IA; ID: DBQ)
  • CLINTON MUNI (about 30 miles; CLINTON, IA; ID: CWI)
  • QUAD CITY INTL (about 46 miles; MOLINE, IL; ID: MLI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Maquoketa:
  • MAQUOKETA MUNI (about 5 miles; MAQUOKETA, IA; ID: OQW)
  • DAVENPORT MUNI (about 33 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; ID: DVN)
  • MONTICELLO REGIONAL (about 36 miles; MONTICELLO, IA; ID: MXO)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13 $35,720 $32,972 0 $0
Other Government Administration 2 $7,810 $46,860 0 $0
Financial Administration 1 $2,330 $27,960 0 $0
Streets and Highways 5 $12,120 $29,088 0 $0
Local Libraries 2 $4,536 $27,216 6 $3,328
Airports 0 $0   1 $370
Other and Unallocable 7 $15,308 $26,242 0 $0
Firefighters 0 $0   30 $20,484
Totals for Government 30 $77,824 $31,129 37 $24,182


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Maquoketa:
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,310)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 38 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; FT enrollment: 4,180)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 41 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 42 miles; MOLINE, IL; FT enrollment: 3,891)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 49 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; FT enrollment: 5,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA (about 67 miles; IOWA CITY, IA; FT enrollment: 24,766)
  • KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 79 miles; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; FT enrollment: 7,991)
Public high school in Maquoketa:
  • MAQUOKETA COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 647; Location: 600 WASHINGTON; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Maquoketa:
  • MAQUOKETA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 405; Location: 200 EAST LOCUST STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CARDINAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 316; Location: 1003 PERSHING ROAD; Grades: PK - 02)
  • BRIGGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 291; Location: 400 W QUARRY ST; Grades: 03 - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Maquoketa:
  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 155; Location: 806 EDDY STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Maquoketa:
  • MAQUOKETA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $163,746; Location: 126 S SECOND ST.; 34,215 books; 1,033 audio materials; 694 video materials; 91 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Maquoketa: Jackson County Fairgrounds (A), Maquoketa Country Club (B), Sacred Heart Convent (C), Maquoketa Public Library (D), Maquoketa Police Department (E), Maquoketa City Hall (F), Jackson County Courthouse (G), Jackson County Historical Society Museum (H), Jackson County Sheriffs Office (I).

Churches in Maquoketa include: Faith Community Church (A), Assembly of God Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Lutheran Church (D), Saint Marks Episcopal Church (E), United Church of Christ (F), Sacred Heart Parish (G), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (H).

Cemeteries: Mount Hope Cemetery (1), Sacred Heart Cemetery (2).

Parks in Maquoketa include: Little Bear Park (1), Third Ward Park (2), Meadowbrook II Playground (3), Fifth Ward Park (4), First Ward Park (5), Horseshoe Pond County Park (6), Bi-Centennial Park (7), Crawford Park (8), City Ball Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Maquoketa compared to Iowa state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Maquoketa:
  • KMAQ (1320 AM; 1 kW; MAQUOKETA, IA; Owner: MAQUOKETA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOC (1420 AM; 5 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Maquoketa:
  • KMAQ-FM (95.1 FM; MAQUOKETA, IA; Owner: MAQUOKETA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; ASBURY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXG (96.1 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVIK (90.3 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBOB-FM (104.9 FM; GENESEO, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Maquoketa:
  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WBQD-LP (Channel 26; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • K16EL (Channel 66; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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