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Population in 2012: 58 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.3%
 

Males: 32  (55.7%)
Females: 26  (44.3%)

Median resident age:  37.5 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip code: 52171

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,599 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Jackson Junction:

$44,599
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,492

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $163,677 (it was $101,800 in 2000)
Jackson Junction:

$163,677
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $235,800; Detached houses: $235,800

Median gross rent in 2012: $480.

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  • White alone - 57 (98.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (1.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jackson Junction: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (49.1%), Czech (28.9%), Norwegian (4.4%), English (2.6%), Irish (1.8%).

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 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Jackson Junction:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jackson Junction city:

  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 1.3%

9 residents are foreign born (1.1% Asia).

This city:  10.2%
Iowa:  3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $350 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,438 (0.9%)

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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:

  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 43.11 N, Longitude: 92.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 563

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.0%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -29 (-32.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (42%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (32%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (48%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Jackson Junction-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 155% 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.

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: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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 (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, about 15 miles away; NEW HAMPTON, IA)

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

  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 11 miles; Calmar, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • Luther College (about 19 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,470)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 23 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 47 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,923)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 50 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 3,189)
  • Viterbo University (about 63 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • Western Technical College (about 64 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,278)

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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 2012: 2.3%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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:

  • 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 significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Jackson Junction travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (75%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 92.83%
Here92.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchFriends (Quakers)Baptist General Conference
Adherents48.5%42.8%4.5%1.1%0.8%
Congregations46.5%20.9%9.3%7.0%2.3%
NameUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of God The Evangelical Covenant ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents0.5%0.5%0.4%0.4%0.5%
Congregations2.3%2.3%2.3%2.3%4.7%
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: 7
Winneshiek County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

10.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Winneshiek County:

27.3%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
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

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)

4.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,199 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
Iowa average:

6.30%

0.30% of residents moved from foreign countries ($185 average AGI)
Winneshiek County:

0.30%
Iowa average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Allamakee County, IA  0.50% ($31,973 average AGI)
from Fayette County, IA  0.31% ($30,043)
from Howard County, IA  0.31% ($29,826)


5.93% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,479 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
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 Allamakee County, IA  0.39% ($27,069 average AGI)
to Howard County, IA  0.39% ($24,345)
to Fillmore County, MN  0.27% ($25,050)

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)


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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