Maquoketa, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 6,012 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.6%
 
Males: 2,812  (46.8%)
Females: 3,200  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  39.4 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 52060.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,791 (it was $28,984 in 2000)
Maquoketa:

$34,791
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,358 (it was $16,360 in 2000)

Maquoketa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $84,736 (it was $65,400 in 2000)
Maquoketa:

$84,736
IA:

$126,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $542.

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  • Races in Maquoketa, IA (2013)

    Maquoketa races chart
    • 5,71092.8%White alone
    • 1342.2%Two or more races
    • 1131.8%Hispanic
    • 901.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 390.6%Asian alone
    • 320.5%Black alone
    • 20.03%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Maquoketa: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (38.6%), Irish (10.5%), English (10.3%), United States (8.9%), Dutch (5.2%), Scottish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/27/1857

Elevation: 704 feet

Land area: 3.45 square miles.

Population density: 1,744 people per square mile   (low).

Maquoketa,IA real estate house value index trend

Maquoketa, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Maquoketa:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Maquoketa city:

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

38 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Maquoketa, Iowa as of August 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Maquoketa to the number of sex offenders is 760 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 2013: $1,212 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $970 (1.3%)

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
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $144,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.07 N, Longitude: 90.67 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +944 (+15.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,979 (71.8%)

Area code: 563

Maquoketa household income distribution Maquoketa home values distribution

Crime rates in Maquoketa by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2537223443857
per 100,000 32.681.949.4115.332.933.350.968.068.748.6130.182.4115.8
Robberies 0111002111120
per 100,000 0.016.416.516.50.00.034.017.017.216.216.333.00.0
Assaults 6162151061217148143
per 100,000 97.816.498.832.9246.5166.5101.9204.0291.9226.8130.1230.849.6
Burglaries 4050495376494663100119733252
per 100,000 652.1819.4806.6872.91,248.8815.9780.91,071.11,717.31,927.71,187.4527.5860.4
Thefts 18818015812511382107137129136110140129
per 100,000 3,064.92,949.92,600.82,058.61,856.71,365.31,816.32,329.12,215.42,203.11,789.22,307.92,134.3
Auto thefts 19171611145951014467
per 100,000 309.7278.6263.4181.2230.083.3152.885.0171.7226.865.198.9115.8
Arson 1430202011110
per 100,000 16.365.649.40.032.90.034.00.017.216.216.316.50.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 242.9276.2250.1266.3260.2181.5214.6280.1347.1336.1300.1263.7262.0

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Crime rate in Maquoketa detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 17 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Iowa average:

1.70
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -111 (-1.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Maquoketa, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Maquoketa-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 78% 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 slightly below Iowa state average. It is 85% 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 289.9 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 268.0 miles away from Maquoketa center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 100.3 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 320.9 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) earthquake occurred 289.5 miles away from Maquoketa center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 275.9 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 Jackson County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, 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 and medical centers in Maquoketa:

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

airports located in Maquoketa:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Maquoketa:

  • Ashford University (about 29 miles; Clinton, IA; Full-time enrollment: 73,330)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 36 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 37 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 39 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Augustana College (about 40 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Black Hawk College (about 43 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 47 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 7,679)

Public high school in Maquoketa:

Public elementary/middle schools in Maquoketa:

  • MAQUOKETA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 431, Location: 200 EAST LOCUST STREET, Grades: 6-8)
  • BRIGGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 289, Location: 400 W QUARRY ST, Grades: 3-5)
  • CARDINAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 1003 PERSHING ROAD, Grades: PK-2)

Private elementary/middle school in Maquoketa:

See full list of schools located in Maquoketa

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.8%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 95.8% for Black residents, 4.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 39.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 50.0% 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

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, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,8439
Mainline Protestant4,65119
Evangelical Protestant2502
Other1222
None7,982-
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: 6
Jackson County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

7.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

28.0%
Iowa:

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

14.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Maquoketa:

47.3%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Maquoketa:

41.5%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Maquoketa:

20.9%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Maquoketa:

11.4%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Maquoketa:

34.1%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

51.6%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Maquoketa:

75.0%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Maquoketa, IA Residents
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 1$3,254$39,0480$0
Other Government Administration 12$16,650$16,6500$0
Police Protection - Officers 11$97,540$106,4070$0
Police - Other 6$16,660$33,3201$1,910
Firefighters 0$0 33$3,229
Streets and Highways 5$18,272$43,8530$0
Airports 0$0 1$126
Parks and Recreation 1$420$5,0400$0
Local Libraries 2$5,936$35,6165$4,722
Totals for Government 38$158,732$50,12640$9,987

4.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
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 Clinton County, IA  0.85% ($46,074 average AGI)
from Dubuque County, IA  0.84% ($36,672)
from Scott County, IA  0.26% ($42,857)


5.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,780 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
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 Clinton County, IA  1.07% ($33,872 average AGI)
to Dubuque County, IA  0.80% ($49,922)
to Scott County, IA  0.35% ($32,714)

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)
Maquoketa fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Maquoketa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 92m302ftTotal length
  • 51,540Total average daily traffic
  • 6,042Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 101990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Maquoketa, IA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Maquoketa)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 58 (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: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Maquoketa)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Maquoketa)

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

ANDREW WATER SUPPLY (Address: 516 S MAIN , Population served: 434, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
OBIES LLC (Address: 905 TIMBER DR , Population served: 64, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MAQUOKETA CAVES STATE PARK #3 (Address: 10970 98TH ST , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
SPRUCE CREEK PARK # 5 (Address: 18670 63RD ST , Population served: 43, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-05-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-27-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2007)

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

  • HICKORY ACRES (Address: 516 S MAIN , Population served: 139, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BALDWIN WATER SUPPLY (Address: 701 SOUTH NIAGRA ST , Population served: 109, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Maquoketa, Iowa:

  • Key Motel, 119 Mckinsey Ave, Maquoketa, Iowa 52060 , Phone: (563) 652-5131
  • Squires Manor Bed & Breakfast, 418 W Pleasant St, Maquoketa, Iowa 52060 , Phone: (563) 652-6961, Fax: (563) 652-5995
  • Super 8 Motel, 1019 W Platt St, Maquoketa, Iowa 52060 , Phone: (563) 652-6888, Fax: (563) 652-6888
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Maquoketa, Iowa
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Maquoketa, IA
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1Super 81
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Walmart1
McDonald's1YMCA1
Nike1

Maquoketa compared to Iowa state average:

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

Maquoketa on our top lists:

  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
There are 13 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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  • Charles Albert Morris (4)
  • David G. Gossman (2)
  • Gary Drew (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2016.