Jackson Junction, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 58 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.3%
 
Males: 27  (47.7%)
Females: 31  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  44.5 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 52171

Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,601 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Jackson Junction:

$44,601
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,397 (it was $15,825 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $267,991 (it was $101,800 in 2000)
Jackson Junction:

$267,991
IA:

$126,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $396,095; Detached houses: $389,551

Median gross rent in 2013: $494.

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    • 5798.3%White alone
    • 11.7%Asian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Jackson Junction: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (42.5%), Czech (27.4%), Norwegian (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/9/1897

Elevation: 1150 feet

Land area: 6.01 square miles.

Population density: 9.7 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Jackson Junction:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jackson Junction city:

  • Never married: 35.4%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 1.3%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Iowa:

3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $373 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,799 (0.5%)

Jackson Junction satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterloo, IA (45.1 miles , pop. 68,747).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (134.0 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (239.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Waucoma, IA (1.9 miles ), Lawler, IA (2.4 miles ), Fort Atkinson, IA (2.5 miles ), St. Lucas, IA (2.5 miles) , Protivin, IA (2.8 miles ), Spillville, IA (2.9 miles ), Jacksonville, IA (2.9 miles) , Calmar, IA (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.11 N, Longitude: 92.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 563

Jackson Junction household income distribution Jackson Junction home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -29 (-32.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (41%)
  • Manufacturing (41%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (53%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (28%)
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (50%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Average climate in Jackson Junction, Iowa

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Tornado activity:

Jackson Junction-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the Jackson Junction city center killed 5 people and injured 156 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/12/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.6 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jackson Junction-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 388.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 265.2 miles away from Jackson Junction center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 197.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 367.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 419.0 miles away from Jackson Junction center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 164.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Winneshiek County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Jackson Junction:

  • SUNRISE GUEST HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FREDERICKSBURG, IA)
  • CHICKASAW CO PUBLIC HEALTH AND HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; NEW HAMPTON, IA)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-NEW HAMPTON Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; NEW HAMPTON, IA)
  • NEW HAMPTON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; NEW HAMPTON, IA)
  • OSSIAN SENIOR HOSPICE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; OSSIAN, IA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WEST UNION, IA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - WEST UNION (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WEST UNION, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jackson Junction:

  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 11 miles; Calmar, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,365)
  • Luther College (about 19 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 23 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 46 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 49 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 55 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • Riverland Community College (about 63 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)

Public high school in Jackson Junction:

Public elementary/middle school in Jackson Junction:

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Notable locations in Jackson Junction: Jackson Junction (A), Jackson Heights Golf Course (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: C J Jack Farm Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Winneshiek County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 3.4%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  85.7%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Jackson Junction compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Iowa average:

10.3

Jackson Junction travel time to work - commute Jackson Junction mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (77%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Jackson Junction city (based on Winneshiek County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,30828
Catholic6,3076
Evangelical Protestant5007
Other592
None3,882-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Winneshiek County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Winneshiek County:

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

10.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Winneshiek County:

27.3%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.7%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$85
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$144
Totals for Government 0$0 7$229

Jackson Junction government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $15,000 ($258.62)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($137.93)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($34.48)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($17.24)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($17.24)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($17.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($34.48)

Jackson Junction government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($17.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($86.21)
    General Support: $1,000 ($17.24)
  • Tax - Property: $13,000 ($224.14)
    Total General Sales: $5,000 ($86.21)
    NEC: $1,000 ($17.24)

Jackson Junction government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $80,000 ($1379.31)

4.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,869 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
Iowa average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Allamakee County, IA  0.55% ($25,455 average AGI)
from Howard County, IA  0.30% ($26,292)
from Fayette County, IA  0.26% ($21,048)


4.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,192 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Iowa average:

5.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Allamakee County, IA  0.35% ($30,929 average AGI)
to Fayette County, IA  0.35% ($27,000)
to Howard County, IA  0.30% ($31,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jackson Junction:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KWLC (1240 AM; 1 kW; DECORAH, IA; Owner: LUTHER COLLEGE)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jackson Junction:

  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KVIK (104.7 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCZE (95.1 FM; NEW HAMPTON, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KDEC-FM (100.5 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: DECORAH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNEI-FM (103.5 FM; WAUKON, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • K268AF (101.5 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • KCZQ (102.3 FM; CRESCO, IA; Owner: MEGA MEDIA, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Jackson Junction:

  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K14AF (Channel 14; DECORAH, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #492)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • 110Total average daily traffic
  • 41Total average daily truck traffic
  • 130Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3219 St Hwy 24 (Lat: 43.108861 Lon: -92.036278), Call Sign: WZN653
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.295 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/20/2004, Expiration Date: 05/15/2014
    Registrant: Racom Corp., 201 W. State St., Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (641) 752-0674, Email:

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