Keokuk, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 10,769 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.8%
 
Males: 5,110  (47.5%)
Females: 5,659  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  38.6 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 52632.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,723 (it was $31,586 in 2000)
Keokuk:

$34,723
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,919 (it was $17,144 in 2000)

Keokuk city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $65,747 (it was $50,400 in 2000)
Keokuk:

$65,747
IA:

$126,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $119,791; Detached houses: $125,639; Townhouses or other attached units: $126,871; In 2-unit structures: $74,576; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $166,614; Mobile homes: $23,974

Median gross rent in 2013: $527.

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  • Races in Keokuk, IA (2013)

    Keokuk races chart
    • 9,67289.0%White alone
    • 5385.0%Black alone
    • 2962.7%Hispanic
    • 2322.1%Two or more races
    • 600.6%Other race alone
    • 540.5%Asian alone
    • 60.06%American Indian alone

Races in Keokuk detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Keokuk: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.4%), Irish (16.8%), United States (11.6%), English (7.9%), French (2.7%), Dutch (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/13/1848

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 9.16 square miles.

Population density: 1,176 people per square mile   (low).

Keokuk,IA real estate house value index trend

Keokuk, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Keokuk:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Keokuk city:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

115 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Keokuk, Iowa as of August 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Keokuk to the number of sex offenders is 316 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,311 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,015 (1.6%)

Keokuk satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (87.0 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (137.3 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (217.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hamilton, IL (1.6 miles ), Warsaw, IL (2.0 miles ), Alexandria, MO (2.1 miles) , Elvaston, IL (2.8 miles) , Montrose, IA (3.0 miles ), Nauvoo, IL (3.1 miles ), Wayland, MO (3.1 miles ), St. Francisville, MO (3.2 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $63,400
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $74,400
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $67,200
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $162,100
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.40 N, Longitude: 91.39 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Gate City - reported in the 1880s

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,073 (+28.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,518 (76.0%)

Area code: 319

Keokuk household income distribution Keokuk home values distribution

Crime rates in Keokuk by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2008 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.09.20.00.0
Rapes 2752296328
per 100,000 17.561.045.218.318.486.757.627.718.674.6
Robberies 1311312231
per 100,000 8.826.29.09.127.69.619.218.527.99.3
Assaults 1091521031391271331098910694
per 100,000 954.91,325.4931.61,268.61,166.31,281.21,046.8821.3986.2876.9
Burglaries 124826989748789156114113
per 100,000 1,086.3715.0624.1812.3679.6838.1854.71,439.61,060.71,054.1
Thefts 481425313304421427384401432363
per 100,000 4,213.83,706.02,831.02,774.53,866.34,113.33,687.73,700.64,019.43,386.2
Auto thefts 41343821382929345327
per 100,000 359.2296.5343.7191.7349.0279.4278.5313.8493.1251.9
Arson 540451202111
per 100,000 43.834.90.036.545.9115.60.018.5102.39.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.5) 470.3531.7400.5444.1475.6561.3479.9473.6484.0456.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Keokuk detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 28 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Iowa average:

1.71
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.3%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,412 (-11.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Keokuk: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Keokuk, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Keokuk-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1999, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the Keokuk city center caused $15 million in damages.

On 4/13/1974, a category F3 tornado 3.7 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Keokuk-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 82% 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 230.9 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 216.6 miles away from Keokuk center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 245.2 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 255.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 231.6 miles away from Keokuk center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 216.1 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 Lee County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Keokuk topographic map

Birthplace of: Jeremy Soule - Composer, Conrad Nagel - Actor, Edward Kimball - Actor, Elsa Maxwell - Gossip columnist, Frank Steunenberg - Politician, Carl Meinberg - Catholic priest of the Diocese of Davenport who was the seventh president of St. Ambrose University., Mike Pyle - Player of football, James Francis Barker - Artist, Jim Dunlap - A poet who published extensively in small press magazines, Palmer Pyle - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Keokuk:

  • KEOKUK AREA HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1600 MORGAN STREET)
  • SOUTHEASTERN RENAL DIALYSIS, L.C. - LEE COUNTY (1419 MORGAN ST.)
  • KEOKUK AREA HOSPITAL HOME HEAL (424 NORTH 18TH STREET)
  • DAVE'S PLACE (3140 PLANK ROAD)
  • LEXINGTON SQUARE (500 MESSENGER ROAD)
  • RIVER HILLS VILLAGE IN KEOKUK (20 VILLAGE CIRCLE)

Airports and heliports located in Keokuk:

See details about airports and heliports located in Keokuk, IA

Amtrak station near Keokuk:

  • 16 miles: 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Keokuk:

  • Southeastern Community College (about 31 miles; West Burlington, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • Western Illinois University (about 38 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Truman State University (about 65 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 69 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • University of Iowa (about 88 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Augustana College (about 88 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 89 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)

Public high schools in Keokuk:

Public elementary/middle schools in Keokuk:

Private elementary/middle schools in Keokuk:

  • KEOKUK CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 114; Location: 2981 PLANK RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST VINCENTS SCHOOL (Students: 113; Location: 2981 PLANK RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • KEOKUK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 88; Location: 1578 HILTON RD; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Keokuk, School District: KEOKUK COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Keokuk:

  • KEOKUK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $437,730; Location: 210 N 5TH ST; 60,862 books; 2,388 audio materials; 2,197 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 91 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • There is a community collegue in Keokuk, it is Southeastern Community Collegue---has quite a few studends

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Notable locations in Keokuk: Keokuk Wastewater Plant (A), Keokuk Country Club (B), Elks Fairview Golf Club (C), Keokuk (D), Observation Deck (E), City of Keokuk Campground (F), Lee County Emergency Medical Services Keokuk (G), George M Verity Riverboat Museum (H), Samuel F Miller House Museum (I), Keokuk Public Library (J), Grand Theatre (K), Lee County Courthouse (L), Keokuk Union Depot (M), Keokuk Police Headquarters (N), Keokuk Fire Department (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in Keokuk include: Saint John's Church (A), Deliverance Temple Pentecostal Church (B), Messiah Lutheran Church (C), Evangelical Free Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), All Saints Parish (F), Church of Christ (G), First Christian Church (H), First Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakland Cemetery (1), Sunset Memorial Gardens (2), Keokuk National Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Soap Creek (A), Prices Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Keokuk include: Rand Park (1), Rees Park (2), Calvert Stadium (3), General Samuel Curtis Statue (4), Bluff Park (5), Victory Park (6), Chatfield Park (7), Joyce Park (8), Chief Keokuk Memorial Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Miller House-Lee County Iowa Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 318 North 5th Street), Great River Amusement CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1611 Blondeau Street), Keokuk Area Convention & Tourism Bureau (4th & Main Street), Trailways Bus System (Tours & Charters; 13 North 6th Street).

Hotels: Chief Motel (2701 Main Street), Super 8 Keokuk IA (3511 Main Street), Hotel Iowa (401 Main Street), Comfort Inn & Suites (325 Main Street), The River's Edge B&B (611 Grand Avenue), Keokuk Motor Lodge (3764 Main Street).

Courts: Juvenile Court Services (508 Main Street), Lee County - Clerk Of District Court (25 North 7th Street), Iowa State - Public Defender (801 Main Street), Lee County - Clerk Of District Court- Judge's Chambers (25 North 7th Street), Lee County - Clerk Of District Court- Magistrate's Court (25 North 7th Street).

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 51.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.3
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 0.840. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.840
U.S.:

1.929

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 22.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.1

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

  • KEOKUK MUNICIPAL WATER WORKS (Population served: 10,780, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • TRI STATE GUN CLUB (Address: 2493 340TH ST , Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.6%
(19.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.9% for Black residents, 23.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 51.9% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 25.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.9%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.1%
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: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Keokuk in 2010:

  • 197 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in college/university student housing
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Keokuk in 2000:

  • 169 people in nursing homes
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in military ships
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Keokuk, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Keokuk compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Keokuk (2011 data):

  • State Central Bank: Keokuk Branch, Boulevard Road Branch, at 601 Main Street, Keosippi Shopping Plaza Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $181.7 mil, Deposits: $171.0 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Logan Investment Corporation
  • Keokuk Savings Bank and Trust Company: Keokuk Branch, Parking Lot Branch, Keokuk Savings Bank And Trust Compan. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $106.8 mil, Deposits: $93.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Ksb, Ltd.
  • Dubuque Bank and Trust Company: Keokuk Branch at 115 Boulevard Road, branch established on 1996/08/28; First Community Bank Branch at 4th And Concert, branch established on 1872/01/01. Info updated 2011/06/15: Bank assets: $1,381.7 mil, Deposits: $938.0 mil, headquarters in Dubuque, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Heartland Financial Usa, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Keokuk, Iowa:

  • Super 8 Motel Keokuk, 3511 Main, Keokuk, IA 52632 , Phone: (319) 524-3888, Fax: (319) 524-2077
  • Fairfield Inn, 3404 Main St, Keokuk, IA 52632 , Phone: (319) 524-9000
  • Hampton Inn - Keokuk, 3201 Main St, Keokuk, IA 52632 , Phone: (319) 524-6700, Fax: (319) 524-6701
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 325 Main St, Keokuk, IA 52632 , Phone: (319) 524-8000, Fax: (319) 524-4114
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Keokuk, Iowa

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Iowa average:

10.3

Keokuk travel time to work - commute Keokuk mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Keokuk city (based on Lee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,76526
Catholic6,3897
Evangelical Protestant4,13732
Other7257
None17,846-
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: 8
Lee County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

28.2%
Iowa:

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

13.2%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$16,087$38,6090$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,032$60,3840$0
Police Protection - Officers 23$94,786$49,4540$0
Police - Other 3$7,997$31,9880$0
Firefighters 15$63,635$50,9080$0
Fire - Other 4$19,902$59,7060$0
Streets and Highways 13$47,946$44,2581$797
Health 1$3,062$36,7443$1,833
Solid Waste Management 5$17,240$41,3760$0
Sewerage 16$67,421$50,5661$1,742
Parks and Recreation 2$6,483$38,8981$768
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$6,998$41,9880$0
Water Supply 24$93,393$46,6971$1,145
Local Libraries 6$15,418$30,8362$770
Other and Unallocable 5$16,397$39,3530$0
Totals for Government 125$481,797$46,2539$7,055

Keokuk government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Libraries: $555,000 ($51.54)
    Regular Highways: $544,000 ($50.52)
    General - Other: $391,000 ($36.31)
    Air Transportation: $272,000 ($25.26)
    Sewerage: $38,000 ($3.53)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $3,043,000 ($282.57)
    Police Protection: $2,313,000 ($214.78)
    Sewerage: $1,564,000 ($145.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,431,000 ($132.88)
    General - Other: $717,000 ($66.58)
    Regular Highways: $685,000 ($63.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $643,000 ($59.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $467,000 ($43.37)
    Libraries: $400,000 ($37.14)
    Central Staff Services: $390,000 ($36.22)
    Transit Utilities: $339,000 ($31.48)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $138,000 ($12.81)
    Health - Other: $81,000 ($7.52)
    Air Transportation: $66,000 ($6.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $66,000 ($6.13)
    General Public Buildings: $34,000 ($3.16)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $30,000 ($2.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,000 ($1.76)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $277,000 ($25.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,717,000 ($159.44)
    Regular Highways: $50,000 ($4.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($1.02)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.19)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,495,000 ($417.40)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $892,000 ($82.83)

Keokuk government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,594,000 ($148.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $547,000 ($50.79)
    All Other: $104,000 ($9.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($2.60)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $9,000 ($0.84)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $645,000 ($59.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $88,000 ($8.17)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $837,000 ($77.72)
    Interest Earnings: $739,000 ($68.62)
    Rents: $106,000 ($9.84)
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000 ($1.76)
    Sale of Property: $15,000 ($1.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,134,000 ($476.74)
    Transit Utilities: $116,000 ($10.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $997,000 ($92.58)
    All Other: $436,000 ($40.49)
    General Local Government Support: $0 ($0.00)
  • Tax - Property: $3,261,000 ($302.81)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,047,000 ($97.22)
    Public Utilities Sales: $703,000 ($65.28)
    Other Selective Sales: $208,000 ($19.31)
    Other License: $155,000 ($14.39)

Keokuk government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,410,000 ($2638.13)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,652,000 ($1639.15)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,305,000 ($1049.77)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $547,000 ($50.79)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $55,000 ($5.11)
    End of Fiscal Year: $37,000 ($3.44)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,160,000 ($1222.03)

4.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.09%
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 Hancock County, IL  0.66% ($25,292 average AGI)
from Des Moines County, IA  0.44% ($32,250)
from Clark County, MO  0.24% ($28,758)


4.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,991 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
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 Des Moines County, IA  0.62% ($32,381 average AGI)
to Hancock County, IL  0.45% ($36,230)
to Johnson County, IA  0.28% ($39,605)

Strongest AM radio stations in Keokuk:

  • KOKX (1310 AM; 1 kW; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WCAZ (990 AM; 1 kW; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: RALLA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KBKB (1360 AM; 1 kW; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Keokuk:

  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • KMDY (90.9 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WIUW (89.5 FM; WARSAW, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WCEZ (93.9 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KRRY (100.9 FM; CANTON, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WQKQ (92.1 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBKB-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRXL (94.5 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX, INC.)
  • WCOY (99.5 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KDMG (103.1 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGEM-FM (105.1 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • WQUB (90.3 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY UNIVERSITY CORPORATION)
  • KAYP (89.9 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Keokuk:

  • K44AB (Channel 44; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K60CL (Channel 60; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: CHRIST VISION, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • K38AB (Channel 38; FORT MADISON, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KHQA-TV (Channel 7; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF QUINCY, LLC)
  • WTJR (Channel 16; QUINCY, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W61CO (Channel 61; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36BS (Channel 36; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CJ (Channel 18; QUINCY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W69DF (Channel 69; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGEM-TV (Channel 10; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K40GO (Channel 40; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WQEC (Channel 27; QUINCY, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Keokuk fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Keokuk)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Keokuk, IA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Keokuk)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Keokuk)
Most common first names in Keokuk, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary17378.6 years
John16975.7 years
William15074.4 years
James13074.2 years
Robert11170.4 years
Charles10575.1 years
George9575.1 years
Helen9480.8 years
Dorothy7678.2 years
Margaret7178.6 years
Most common last names in Keokuk, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6378.3 years
Miller4582.0 years
Jones4275.3 years
Davis3971.1 years
Smith3577.8 years
Peterson2778.2 years
Brown2777.3 years
Anderson2480.1 years
Murphy2476.3 years
Nelson2480.5 years
Businesses in Keokuk, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1New Balance1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx2Subway2
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hilton1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1U.S. Cellular2
Jones New York1UPS3
KFC1Walgreens1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets3Wendy's1
McDonald's1YMCA1

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