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Population in 2012: 6,083 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.5%
 

Males: 2,783  (45.8%)
Females: 3,300  (54.2%)

Median resident age:  41.0 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 52060.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,642 (it was $28,984 in 2000)
Maquoketa:

$30,642
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,167

Maquoketa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $81,120 (it was $65,400 in 2000)
Maquoketa:

$81,120
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $79,812; Detached houses: $89,922; Townhouses or other attached units: $42,803; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $42,803; Mobile homes: $21,504

Median gross rent in 2012: $534.

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  • White alone - 5,284 (86.4%)
  • Two or more races - 500 (8.2%)
  • Black alone - 122 (2.0%)
  • Hispanic - 88 (1.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 73 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 37 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Maquoketa: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (37.6%), Irish (10.4%), English (9.5%), United States (7.7%), Dutch (4.6%), Norwegian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/27/1857

Elevation: 704 feet

Land area: 3.45 square miles.

Population density: 1,765 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Maquoketa:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Maquoketa city:

  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

90 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.5%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Maquoketa, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Maquoketa to the number of sex offenders is 608 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: $1,123 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,048 (1.4%)

Maquoketa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (30.3 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (95.1 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (154.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Delmar, IA (2.3 miles ), Andrew, IA (2.7 miles ), Baldwin, IA (3.0 miles) , Lost Nation, IA (3.2 miles ), Monmouth, IA (3.3 miles) , Welton, IA (3.3 miles) , Springbrook, IA (3.4 miles) , Spragueville, IA (3.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $52,800
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $115,700
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $76,400
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $128,700
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $106,900

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.07 N, Longitude: 90.67 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +979 (+16.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,681 (66.1%)

Area code: 563

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Crime rates in Maquoketa by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 125372234438
per 100,000 16.432.681.949.4115.332.933.350.968.068.748.6130.1
Robberies 001110021111
per 100,000 0.00.016.416.516.50.00.034.017.017.216.216.3
Assaults 66162151061217148
per 100,000 98.397.816.498.832.9246.5166.5101.9204.0291.9226.8130.1
Burglaries 68405049537649466310011973
per 100,000 1113.8652.1819.4806.6872.91248.8815.9780.91071.11717.31927.71187.4
Thefts 21518818015812511382107137129136110
per 100,000 3521.73064.92949.92600.82058.61856.71365.31816.32329.12215.42203.11789.2
Auto thefts 23191716111459510144
per 100,000 376.7309.7278.6263.4181.2230.083.3152.885.0171.7226.865.1
Arson 114302020111
per 100,000 16.416.365.649.40.032.90.034.00.017.216.216.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 286.8243.0276.3250.2266.4260.3181.5214.6280.2347.2336.2300.2

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 17 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Iowa average:

1.72

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Maquoketa, Iowa accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.9%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


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

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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Average climate in Maquoketa, Iowa

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Tornado activity:

Maquoketa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 164% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the Maquoketa city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category F4 tornado 32.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Maquoketa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 67.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Maquoketa topographic map

Birthplace of: Betty Francis - Girls Professional Baseball League player, Sage Rosenfels - 2005 NFL player (Miami Dolphins, born: Mar 6, 1978), George H. Ryan, Norris Brown - Politician, Herbert E. Hitchcock - Politician, Junius Ralph Magee - University president.


Hospitals/medical centers in Maquoketa:

  • MAQUOKETA KIDNEY CENTER LLC (Dialysis Facility, 700 W GROVE ST)
  • JACKSON CO REG HEALTH CTR HOME AND COMM HEALTH (Home Health Center, 700 WEST GROVE STREET)
  • HOSPICE OF JACKSON COUNTY (Hospital, 700 WEST GROVE STREET)
  • JACKSON COUNTY PUBLIC HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 700 W GROVE ST)
  • JACKSON COUNTY REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 700 W GROVE ST)
  • PRAIRIE HOUSE (Hospital, 201 NORTH OLIVE)
  • CRESTRIDGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1015 WESLEY DRIVE)
  • JACKSON COUNTY REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, 700 WEST GROVE STREET)
  • MAQUOKETA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1202 GERMAN STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Maquoketa, IA

Airports located in Maquoketa:


Local government website: WWW.MAQUOKETAIA.COM

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Maquoketa:

  • Ashford University (about 29 miles; Clinton, IA; Full-time enrollment: 46,717)
  • Kaplan University (about 36 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 8,162)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 37 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 2,699)
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic (about 38 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 39 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,969)
  • Augustana College (about 40 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,446)
  • Black Hawk College (about 43 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 2,715)

Public high schools in Maquoketa:

Public elementary/middle schools in Maquoketa:

Private elementary/middle school in Maquoketa:

  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 114; Location: 806 EDDY ST; Grades: PK - 6)
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Library in Maquoketa:

  • MAQUOKETA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $223,016; Location: 126 S SECOND ST; 37,115 books; 2,059 audio materials; 1,672 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 69 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Maquoketa: Maquoketa Country Club (A), Jackson County Fairgrounds (B), Jackson County Detention Center / Jail (C), Maquoketa Fire Department (D), Sacred Heart Convent (E), Jackson County Historical Society Museum (F), Maquoketa Public Library (G), Jackson County Courthouse (H), Jackson County Sheriffs Office (I), Maquoketa Police Department (J), Maquoketa City Hall (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Maquoketa include: United Pentecostal Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), First Lutheran Church (C), United Church of Christ (D), Saint Marks Episcopal Church (E), Assembly of God Church (F), Sacred Heart Parish (G), United Methodist Church of Maquoketa (H), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Hope Cemetery (1), Sacred Heart Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Fairgrounds).

Hotels: Comfort Inn Maquoketa (1910 Nairn Drive), Super 8 Motel (1019 West Platt Street), Decker Hotel and Restaurant (128 North Main Street), Squiers Manor (418 West Pleasant Street).

 
Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

OBIES LLC (Address: 408 CYNTHIA DR , Population served: 64, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-1998), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-17-1998), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-27-1998), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-1998), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-08-1999 to JAN-04-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
MAQUOKETA CAVES STATE PARK #3 (Address: 10970 98TH ST , Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-01-2002 and AUG-02-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-22-2002), St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-07-2002)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUN-01-2002 and JUL-09-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2002), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-18-2002), St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2002), St Public Notif received (AUG-05-2002)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between JUL-1999 and AUG-1999, Contaminant: Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-29-1999), St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-1999), St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-18-1999 to NOV-12-1999)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

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

  • SPRUCE CREEK PARK # 5 (Population served: 43, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.6%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 97.5% for Black residents, 33.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 67.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 50.0% for other race residents, 49.1% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.7%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
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: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Maquoketa, IA

People in group quarters in Maquoketa in 2010:

  • 110 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Maquoketa in 2000:

  • 169 people in nursing homes
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Maquoketa compared to Iowa state average:

Maquoketa, Iowa environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Maquoketa (2011 data):

  • Maquoketa State Bank: Westside Office at 112 Mckinsey Dr, branch established on 1980/03/31; at 203 North Main Street, branch established on 1958/09/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $299.8 mil, Deposits: $221.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Ohnward Bancshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Maquoketa Branch at 120 South Main Street, branch established on 1903/01/01; West Platt Branch at 1100 West Platt Street, branch established on 1962/09/10. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Fidelity Bank & Trust: Maquoketa Branch at 18298 Highway 64, branch established on 2002/09/30. Info updated 2011/07/27: Bank assets: $560.1 mil, Deposits: $452.8 mil, headquarters in Dubuque, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Maquoketa, Iowa:

  • Key Motel, 119 Mckinsey Ave, Maquoketa, IA 52060 , Phone: (563) 652-5131
  • Squires Manor Bed & Breakfast, 418 W Pleasant St, Maquoketa, IA 52060 , Phone: (563) 652-6961, Fax: (563) 652-5995
  • Comfort Inn, 1910 Nairn St, Maquoketa, IA 52050 , Phone: (563) 652-0222, Fax: (563) 652-0111
  • Super 8 Motel, 1019 W Platt St, Maquoketa, IA 52060 , Phone: (563) 652-6888, Fax: (563) 652-6888
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Maquoketa, Iowa

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Maquoketa travel time to work - commute


Maquoketa mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Maquoketa city (based on Jackson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.39%
Here73.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents58.5%26.7%6.2%2.7%2.5%
Congregations29.4%23.5%14.7%5.9%8.8%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchOld Order AmishFriends (Quakers)Other
Adherents1.5%0.5%0.5%0.4%0.4%
Congregations2.9%2.9%2.9%2.9%5.9%
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: 6
This county:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

7.49 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Jackson County:

11.99 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.0%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jackson County:

14.3%
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
Financial Administration 1$2,724$32,6880$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,820$58,9200$0
Police Protection - Officers 11$44,130$48,1420$0
Police - Other 6$16,512$33,0240$0
Streets and Highways 5$15,930$38,2320$0
Airports 0$0 1$82
Parks and Recreation 1$2,588$31,0561$1,878
Water Supply 1$2,328$27,9360$0
Local Libraries 2$5,610$33,6607$3,946
Other and Unallocable 1$2,706$32,4720$0
Totals for Government 30$102,348$40,9399$5,906


4.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,089 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
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 Dubuque County, IA  1.13% ($30,933 average AGI)
from Clinton County, IA  0.93% ($36,658)
from Scott County, IA  0.29% ($30,130)


5.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,287 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
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 Dubuque County, IA  1.15% ($33,473 average AGI)
to Clinton County, IA  1.05% ($28,542)
to Scott County, IA  0.46% ($36,167)

Strongest AM radio stations in Maquoketa:

  • KMAQ (1320 AM; 1 kW; MAQUOKETA, IA; Owner: MAQUOKETA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOC (1420 AM; 5 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Maquoketa:

  • KMAQ-FM (95.1 FM; MAQUOKETA, IA; Owner: MAQUOKETA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; ASBURY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMXG (96.1 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVIK (90.3 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBOB-FM (104.9 FM; GENESEO, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCCI (100.3 FM; SAVANNA, IL; Owner: CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGRR (97.3 FM; EPWORTH, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KZEG (94.7 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Maquoketa:

  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • WBQD-LP (Channel 26; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • K16EL (Channel 66; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Maquoketa, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Iowa average:
  • Fatal accident count: 80
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 124
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 87
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 201
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

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


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Maquoketa)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Maquoketa, IA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Maquoketa)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Maquoketa)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6


Most common first names in Maquoketa, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9079.3 years
William6777.7 years
Mary6381.2 years
Robert4571.3 years
James4473.6 years
Donald4371.3 years
George4277.5 years
Helen3978.9 years
Charles3875.4 years
Harold3573.8 years
Most common last names in Maquoketa, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller5877.1 years
Clark3974.5 years
Smith2579.4 years
Watters2572.5 years
Edwards2279.4 years
Manning2075.5 years
Morehead1978.8 years
Johnson1878.5 years
Beck1782.7 years
Bowman1780.5 years
Businesses in Maquoketa, IA
NameCountNameCount
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1Super 81
H&R Block1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets2U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Nike1YMCA1
Pizza Hut1

Maquoketa on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2001 and 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 (52060) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Luxemburger first ancestries"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Charles Albert Morris (2)
  • David G. Gossman (2)
  • Gary Drew (1)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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