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Population in 2012: 11,019 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.8%
 

Males: 5,625  (51.1%)
Females: 5,394  (48.9%)

Median resident age:  39.9 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 52639.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,488 (it was $34,318 in 2000)
Fort Madison:

$39,488
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,633

Fort Madison city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,137 (it was $52,900 in 2000)
Fort Madison:

$74,137
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $78,239; Detached houses: $80,711; Townhouses or other attached units: $51,219; In 2-unit structures: $77,432; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $103,452; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $47,669; Mobile homes: $18,284

Median gross rent in 2012: $558.

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Fort Madison races chart
  • White alone - 9,373 (85.0%)
  • Hispanic - 682 (6.2%)
  • Black alone - 601 (5.5%)
  • Asian alone - 163 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 148 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 46 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 9 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fort Madison: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Fort Madison, Iowa on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Fort Madison is mentioned 69 times on our forum:
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Ancestries: German (31.4%), Irish (15.2%), United States (7.4%), English (6.5%), Swedish (2.6%), Norwegian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/5/1895

Land area: 9.21 square miles.

Population density: 1,196 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Fort Madison:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Madison city:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

326 residents are foreign born (1.2% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This city:  3.0%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Fort Madison, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Fort Madison to the number of sex offenders is 580 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,083 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $995 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (71.7 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (150.2 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (208.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Nauvoo, IL (2.5 miles ), Pontoosuc, IL (2.6 miles) , Denmark, IA (2.8 miles ), Montrose, IA (2.8 miles ), West Point, IA (2.9 miles ), Dallas City, IL (3.0 miles ), Franklin, IA (3.1 miles) , Donnellson, IA (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $70,900
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.63 N, Longitude: 91.34 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,025 (+18.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,028 (62.6%)

Area code: 319

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Crime rates in Fort Madison by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.09.20.00.00.0
Rapes 0213310311121767
per 100,000 0.018.79.327.227.39.10.027.7101.8110.9155.954.063.5
Robberies 3520124451112
per 100,000 25.346.718.60.09.118.236.036.946.39.29.29.018.1
Assaults 48131410411134255455451
per 100,000 33.774.7120.9126.991.036.499.0119.9388.6508.4412.8486.1462.7
Burglaries 768168974265884484838810698
per 100,000 641.0756.8632.3879.2382.2591.6792.3405.9777.2767.2807.3954.2889.1
Thefts 312376362363258355270225246249244219165
per 100,000 2631.63513.03366.23290.12348.03230.82430.92075.52276.12301.72238.31971.41496.9
Auto thefts 1817162227191615221625199
per 100,000 151.8158.8148.8199.4245.7172.9144.1138.4203.6147.9229.3171.081.6
Arson 3073126325123
per 100,000 25.30.065.127.29.118.254.027.718.546.29.218.027.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 169.9240.6219.4246.5176.2196.7187.4172.9322.1355.3360.3291.0266.9

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Crime rate in Fort Madison detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Iowa average:

1.72

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Fort Madison, Iowa accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


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

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Fort Madison-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 126% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.0 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 F3 tornado 14.4 miles away from the city center caused $15 million in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lee County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Ike Armstrong - Football player and coach, James Johnson Duderstadt - University president, Mark W. Balmert - Navy rear admiral, Ryan Bowen - NBA player (Houston Rockets, born: Nov 20, 1975), Aloysius Schulte - Catholic priest of the Diocese of Davenport who was the first president of St. Ambrose University., Todd Farmer - Screenwriter.


Hospitals/medical centers in Fort Madison:

  • SOUTHEASTERN RENAL DIALYSIS, LC - FT MADISON (Dialysis Facility, 4703 AVENUE L)
  • FMCH HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, HIGHWAY 61 WEST)
  • LEE COUNTY HEALTH DEPT COMM NU (Home Health Center, 2218 AVENUE H SUITE A)
  • MOBILE NURSING SERVICES (Home Health Center, 705 AVENUE G)
  • FORT MADISON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 5445 AVE O)
  • FORT MADISON HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, 1702 41ST STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Fort Madison, IA

Airports located in Fort Madison:

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.

College/University in Fort Madison:

  • American Hair Academy (Full-time enrollment: 48; Location: 910 Ave G; Private, for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Madison:

  • Southeastern Community College (about 16 miles; West Burlington, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,087)
  • Western Illinois University (about 37 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,446)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 63 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 3,272)
  • University of Iowa (about 73 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,313)
  • Truman State University (about 73 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,595)
  • Augustana College (about 74 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,446)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 74 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,969)

Public high schools in Fort Madison:

Private high school in Fort Madison:

  • HOLY TRINITY JR-SR CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 223; Location: 2600 AVE A; Grades: 7 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Fort Madison:

Private elementary/middle school in Fort Madison:

  • HOLY TRINITY EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER (Students: 83; Location: 2213 AVE J; Grades: PK - KG)
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Library in Fort Madison:

  • FORT MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $277,845; Location: 1920 AVE E; 79,996 books; 273 audio materials; 724 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 402 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Fort Madison: Ortho Boat Ramp (A), Fort Madison (B), North Lee County Historical Center (C), Fort Madison Country Club (D), Air Evac Lifeteam (E), Lee County Emergency Medical Services Fort Madison (F), Fort Madison Fire Department (G), Lee County Courthouse (H), Fort Madison Police Department (I), Cattermole Memorial Library (J), Fort Madison Fire Department (K), Rashid Idol Memorial Library (L), Iowa State Penitentiary (M), Fort Madison City Hall (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Lodi Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Fort Madison include: Our Savior Lutheran Church (A), Sante Fe United Methodist Church (B), Saint Luke's Episcopal Church (C), Joy Baptist Church (D), Saint Mary and Joseph Catholic Church (E), Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (F), United Presbyterian Church (G), Pentecostal Assembly of God Church (H), Bethel Fellowship Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakland Cemetery (1), Sacred Heart Cemetery (2), Elmwood Cemetery (3), Hillcrest Memorial Park (4), Iowa State Prison Cemetery (5), Hoffmeister Cemetery (6), Fort Madison City Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Keokuk (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Devils Creek (A), Dry Creek (B), Penitentiary Creek (C), French Creek (D), Fork Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fort Madison include: Riverview Park (1), Rodeo Park (2), Sheaffer Park (3), Old Fort Madison (4), USS Maine Memorial Historical Marker (5), Lone Chimney Monument Historical Marker (6), Central Park (7), Victory Park (8), Ivanhoe Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: FT Madison Public Libraries - Idol Rashid Memorial (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3421 Avenue L) (1), Old Madison Fort (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 716 Riverview Drive) (2), Museum-At & Sf Depot-County Historic Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 814 10th Street) (3), FT Madison Public Libraries - Cattermole Memorial (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 614 7th Street) (4), Roller City Arena (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1415 Avenue M) (5), Fort Madison Area Convention & Vistors Bureau (614 9th Street) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Ft. Madison Super 8 Motel (Hwy 61 W. 5107 Ave 0) (1), Iowan Motor Lodge (5001 Avenue Ouest) (2), Santa Fe Motel (2639 Avenue L) (3), The Madison Inn Motel (3440 Avenue L) (4), Super 8 Fort Madison IA (5107 Avenue O) (5), Budget Host Mericana Motel (Highway 61 West) (6), Comfort Inn & Suites (6169 Reve Court) (7), Kingsley Inn (707 Avenue H) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Iowa State - Juvenile Court Services (710 Avenue F) (1), Lee County - Clerk of Court (701 Avenue F) (2), Lee County - Clerk Of Court- Traffic & Small Claims (811 Avenue G) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Lee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.2. This is about average.
City:

33.2
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 0.840. This is significantly better than average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.840
U.S.:

4.124
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 22.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.6
U.S.:

25.4
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fort Madison and their reported violations in the past:

FT MADISON MUNI WATER WORKS (Population served: 11476, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-1998), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-1998), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-1998), St Compliance achieved (MAR-04-1999)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-1998), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-28-1998), St Compliance achieved (MAR-04-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-16-1997), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-16-1997), St Public Notif received (JAN-02-1998), St Compliance achieved (MAR-04-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - In MAY-2003, Contaminant: Chlorite. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2003), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-23-2003), St Public Notif requested (JUN-23-2003), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-2003)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - In JAN-2003, Contaminant: Chlorite. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-19-2003), St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-2003), St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2003), St Public Notif received (APR-08-2003)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
RIVER CITY LANES (Address: 4420 AVE L , Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 7 regular monitoring violations
IOWA STATE PENITENTIARY FARM 3 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fort Madison that have no violations reported:

  • IOWA STATE PENITENTIARY (Population served: 1200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.6%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.7% for Black residents, 14.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 27.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.6%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.4%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fort Madison, IA

People in group quarters in Fort Madison in 2010:

  • 1,002 people in state prisons
  • 83 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Fort Madison in 2000:

  • 92 people in nursing homes
  • 71 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 68 people in state prisons

Fort Madison compared to Iowa state average:

Fort Madison, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Fort Madison (2011 data):

  • Fort Madison Bank & Trust Co.: at Avenue G And Seventh Street, Hyvee Branch, River Hills Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $143.1 mil, Deposits: $118.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Fort Madison Financial Company
  • Pilot Grove Savings Bank: Fort Madison Branch, Fort Madison Branch, Fort Madison Branch. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $376.5 mil, Deposits: $325.6 mil, headquarters in Pilot Grove, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Pilot Grove Savings Bank Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Lee County Bank & Trust, National Association: Drive In Branch at 2501-05 Avenue L, branch established on 1966/03/21; at 801 Avenue F, branch established on 1888/09/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $163.2 mil, Deposits: $115.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Lee Capital Corp.
  • MidWestOne Bank: Fort Madison - Branch 61 at 926 Avenue G, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2008/09/04: Bank assets: $1,676.4 mil, Deposits: $1,308.1 mil, headquarters in Iowa City, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Midwestone Financial Group, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Madison, Iowa:

  • Super 8 Fort Madison, 5107 Ave O, Fort Madison, IA 52627 , Phone: (319) 372-8500, Fax: (319) 372-0403
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 6169 Reve Ct, Fort Madison, IA 52627 , Phone: (319) 372-6800, Fax: (319) 372-6830
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Madison, Iowa

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fort Madison travel time to work - commute


Fort Madison mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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Religion statistics for Fort Madison city (based on Lee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.36%
Here55.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)United Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents35.2%10.4%8.8%8.4%6.8%
Congregations11.5%14.8%3.3%8.2%3.3%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents5.5%4.5%3.3%3.2%13.9%
Congregations4.9%3.3%3.3%9.8%37.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Lee County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Lee County:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
This county:

11.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lee County:

8.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

28.2%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.2%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$7,574$45,4447$2,258
Police Protection - Officers 20$72,655$43,5930$0
Police - Other 5$12,150$29,1604$5,362
Firefighters 18$72,340$48,2270$0
Streets and Highways 10$30,832$36,9980$0
Solid Waste Management 6$16,029$32,0583$2,201
Sewerage 12$39,792$39,7920$0
Parks and Recreation 4$12,916$38,7484$6,022
Water Supply 14$47,094$40,3660$0
Local Libraries 3$7,782$31,1285$4,474
Other and Unallocable 2$5,486$32,9160$0
Totals for Government 96$324,650$40,58123$20,317

Fort Madison government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,258,000 ($114.17)
    Water Utilities: $481,000 ($43.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $249,000 ($22.60)
    Regular Highways: $204,000 ($18.51)
    Libraries: $131,000 ($11.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $35,000 ($3.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,262,000 ($205.28)
    General - Other: $1,681,000 ($152.55)
    Police Protection: $1,644,000 ($149.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,394,000 ($126.51)
    Sewerage: $1,240,000 ($112.53)
    Regular Highways: $863,000 ($78.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $749,000 ($67.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $579,000 ($52.55)
    Central Staff Services: $501,000 ($45.47)
    Libraries: $234,000 ($21.24)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $105,000 ($9.53)
    Public Welfare - Other: $37,000 ($3.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,000 ($3.27)
    Air Transportation: $26,000 ($2.36)
    Health - Other: $16,000 ($1.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $218,000 ($19.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $362,000 ($32.85)
    Air Transportation: $99,000 ($8.98)
    Police Protection: $90,000 ($8.17)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $59,000 ($5.35)
    Regular Highways: $41,000 ($3.72)
    Libraries: $25,000 ($2.27)
    Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($1.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($1.45)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,216,000 ($382.61)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $126,000 ($11.43)

Fort Madison government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,211,000 ($109.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $703,000 ($63.80)
    All Other: $91,000 ($8.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($5.17)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $47,000 ($4.27)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $845,000 ($76.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($0.73)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,050,000 ($186.04)
    Interest Earnings: $233,000 ($21.15)
    Rents: $174,000 ($15.79)
    Sale of Property: $30,000 ($2.72)
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000 ($1.72)
    Special Assessments: $12,000 ($1.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,378,000 ($215.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $961,000 ($87.21)
    All Other: $21,000 ($1.91)
  • Tax - Property: $3,299,000 ($299.39)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,092,000 ($99.10)
    Public Utilities Sales: $236,000 ($21.42)
    Other Selective Sales: $161,000 ($14.61)
    Other License: $67,000 ($6.08)

Fort Madison government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,529,000 ($774.03)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,381,000 ($488.34)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,849,000 ($349.31)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $701,000 ($63.62)

Fort Madison government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,156,000 ($195.66)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,561,000 ($595.43)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $619,000 ($56.18)

4.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,026 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
Iowa average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Des Moines County, IA  0.67% ($25,236 average AGI)
from Hancock County, IL  0.60% ($31,675)
from Clark County, MO  0.25% ($26,515)


5.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,175 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Iowa average:

6.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Des Moines County, IA  0.72% ($32,433 average AGI)
to Hancock County, IL  0.48% ($26,359)
to Henry County, IA  0.30% ($30,675)

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.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOKX (1310 AM; 1 kW; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KBUR (1490 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 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.)
  • WCEZ (93.9 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • WIUW (89.5 FM; WARSAW, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • KMDY (90.9 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KKMI (93.5 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRXL (94.5 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX, INC.)
  • KKNL (97.3 FM; NEW LONDON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRRY (100.9 FM; CANTON, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WQKQ (92.1 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KILJ-FM (105.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA; Owner: KILJ, INC.)

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)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Fort Madison fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here



2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 44
  • Hazardous Condition: 28
  • Service Call: 4

Incident types - Fort Madison


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fort Madison, IA

Most common first names in Fort Madison, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary13179.2 years
John12076.2 years
William10276.3 years
Robert7171.7 years
Charles6775.1 years
George6676.1 years
Helen6582.3 years
Dorothy6278.8 years
James5471.8 years
Frank5376.5 years
Most common last names in Fort Madison, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4875.4 years
Miller3375.7 years
Brown3276.4 years
Hoenig3074.2 years
Davis2772.6 years
Helling2181.8 years
Johnson2074.1 years
Menke1779.4 years
Decker1775.5 years
Clark1774.7 years
Businesses in Fort Madison, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ashley Furniture1SAS Shoes1
Burger King1Sears1
Comfort Inn1Subway1
Curves1Super 81
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
KFC1U.S. Cellular2
MasterBrand Cabinets2UPS2
McDonald's1YMCA1
Pizza Hut1

Fort Madison on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2001 and 2006"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
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