Waukon, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 3,869 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.3%
 
Males: 1,808  (46.7%)
Females: 2,061  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  46.2 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 52172.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,483 (it was $30,325 in 2000)
Waukon:

$40,483
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,965 (it was $17,047 in 2000)

Waukon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $94,129 (it was $64,900 in 2000)
Waukon:

$94,129
IA:

$126,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $473.

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  • Races in Waukon, IA (2010)

    Waukon races chart
    • 3,79897.5%White alone
    • 541.4%Hispanic
    • 240.6%Two or more races
    • 170.4%Black alone
    • 20.05%American Indian alone
    • 20.05%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Waukon: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (38.3%), Norwegian (22.0%), Irish (14.9%), English (3.7%), United States (3.6%), Dutch (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/4/1883

Elevation: 1250 feet

Land area: 2.94 square miles.

Population density: 1,315 people per square mile   (low).

Waukon,IA real estate house value index trend

Waukon, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Waukon:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waukon city:

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 15.0%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

42 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Waukon, Iowa as of August 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Waukon to the number of sex offenders is 1,290 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,328 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,272 (1.4%)

Waukon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: La Crosse, WI (39.6 miles , pop. 51,818).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (106.0 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (217.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Waterville, IA (3.2 miles) , Postville, IA (3.7 miles ), Lansing, IA (3.8 miles ), Luana, IA (3.8 miles ), Castalia, IA (3.8 miles) , Monona, IA (4.0 miles ), Decorah, IA (4.0 miles ), Eitzen, MN (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $44,400
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $44,400
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $44,400
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $44,400
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $44,400
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $44,400
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $44,400
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $44,400
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $44,400
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $44,400
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $44,400
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $44,400
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $44,400
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $44,400
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $44,400
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $44,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.27 N, Longitude: 91.48 W

Area code: 563

Waukon household income distribution Waukon home values distribution

Crime rates in Waukon (2013):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 assault (25.9 per 100,000)
  • 2 burglaries (51.8 per 100,000)
  • 3 thefts (77.7 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 12.4 (higher means more crime, US average = 244.1)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Iowa average:

1.71
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -374 (-8.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Waukon, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Waukon-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.5 miles away from the Waukon city center killed 5 people and injured 156 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Waukon-area historical earthquake activity is below Iowa state average. It is 87% 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 382.4 miles away from the city 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 181.7 miles away from Waukon 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 360.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 279.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 149.5 miles away from Waukon 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 413.6 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 Allamakee County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Birthplace of: Mark Farley - Football player and coach.

Hospitals and medical centers in Waukon:

  • VETERANS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, 40 1ST STREET SE)
  • VMH HOME CARE AGENCY (40 FIRST STREET SE)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (21 EAST MAIN STREET)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - WAUKON (21 EAST MAIN STREET)
  • NORTHGATE CARE CENTER (960 4TH STREET NW)

Airports located in Waukon:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waukon:

  • Luther College (about 17 miles; Decorah, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,700)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 21 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 34 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Viterbo University (about 39 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,848)
  • Western Technical College (about 40 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 40 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 9,837)
  • Winona State University (about 55 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)

Public high schools in Waukon:

Public elementary/middle schools in Waukon:

Private elementary/middle school in Waukon:

  • ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 126; Location: 200 2ND ST SW; Grades: PK - 6)
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Library in Waukon:

  • ROBEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $137,512; Location: 401 FIRST AVE NW; 29,053 books; 2,004 audio materials; 1,578 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 99 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Waukon: Waukon Golf and Country Club (A), Allamakee County Fairgrounds (B), Waukon Ambulance (C), Little Red Schoolhouse Museum (D), Allamakee County Courthouse (E), Allamakee County Historical Museum (F), Waukon City Hall (G), Allamakee County Sheriff Office (H), Waukon Police Department (I), Robey Memorial Library (J), Waukon Fire Station (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Waukon include: First Baptist Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), Saint Patrick Catholic Church (C), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (D), Seventh Day Adventist Church (E), Saint Pauls Methodist Church (F), Zion United Church of Christ (G), Calvary Baptist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oakland Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Waukon: Waukon City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Driftaway Hot Air Balloons (204 East Main Street).

Hotel: Stoney Creek Inn (407 Rossville Road).

Courts: Allamakee County - Clerk of Court Judge's Chamber (110 Allamakee Street), Allamakee County - Clerk of District Court Magistrate- District Court Magist (110 Allamakee Street).

Allamakee 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 Waukon and their reported violations in the past:

UPPER IOWA RESORT & RENTAL (Population served: 27, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-09-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • THE OLD ROSSVILLE STORE (Address: 851 VOLNEY RD , Population served: 55, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPORTSMENS CLUB (ROSSVILLE) (Address: 847 VOLNEY RD , Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.3%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.6%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Waukon in 2010:

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

People in group quarters in Waukon in 2000:

  • 150 people in nursing homes
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Waukon, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Waukon compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Waukon (2011 data):

  • Waukon State Bank: at 22 West Main Street, branch established on 1871/01/01; Parking Lot Branch at 301 Rossville Road, branch established on 1970/06/05. Info updated 2012/01/19: Bank assets: $119.8 mil, Deposits: $102.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Wfc, Inc.
  • Farmers and Merchants Savings Bank: Farmers And Merchants Savings Bank at 201 West Main Street, branch established on 1925/12/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $136.2 mil, Deposits: $117.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Fidelity Bank & Trust: Waukon Branch at 820 11th Avenue, Sw, branch established on 1891/07/10. 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:

8.5
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Waukon city (based on Allamakee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,78517
Catholic3,4269
Other5283
Evangelical Protestant51410
None5,077-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Allamakee County:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Allamakee County:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

16.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Allamakee County:

27.3%
Iowa:

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

17.5%
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
Other Government Administration 1$4,669$56,0282$2,018
Police Protection - Officers 6$20,761$41,5221$266
Streets and Highways 3$10,756$43,0240$0
Hospitals 132$456,589$41,50829$30,242
Sewerage 1$3,731$44,7720$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,801$33,6120$0
Water Supply 3$10,063$40,2520$0
Local Libraries 1$3,334$40,0084$4,978
Other and Unallocable 3$8,103$32,41221$8,671
Totals for Government 151$520,807$41,38957$46,175

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $706,000 ($182.48)
    Hospitals: $605,000 ($156.37)
    Regular Highways: $285,000 ($73.66)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $7,913,000 ($2045.23)
    Police Protection: $358,000 ($92.53)
    Regular Highways: $353,000 ($91.24)
    Sewerage: $294,000 ($75.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $285,000 ($73.66)
    Water Utilities: $242,000 ($62.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $191,000 ($49.37)
    Libraries: $126,000 ($32.57)
    General - Other: $91,000 ($23.52)
    Financial Administration: $85,000 ($21.97)
    Central Staff Services: $75,000 ($19.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $41,000 ($10.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000 ($8.79)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($2.84)
    Health - Other: $10,000 ($2.58)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $169,000 ($43.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $30,000 ($7.75)
    Sewerage: $26,000 ($6.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($3.36)
    General Public Building: $10,000 ($2.58)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,288,000 ($1108.30)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($3.10)

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

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $7,913,000 ($2045.23)
    Sewerage: $389,000 ($100.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $206,000 ($53.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $72,000 ($18.61)
    All Other: $12,000 ($3.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $45,000 ($11.63)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $162,000 ($41.87)
    Rents: $109,000 ($28.17)
    Interest Earnings: $72,000 ($18.61)
    Sale of Property: $37,000 ($9.56)
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,000 ($1.81)
    Special Assessments: $5,000 ($1.29)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $394,000 ($101.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $346,000 ($89.43)
    All Other: $3,000 ($0.78)
  • Tax - Property: $1,303,000 ($336.78)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $257,000 ($66.43)
    Public Utilities Sales: $21,000 ($5.43)
    Other License: $15,000 ($3.88)
    Other Selective Sales: $8,000 ($2.07)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,773,000 ($975.19)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,863,000 ($739.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $910,000 ($235.20)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $210,000 ($54.28)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,467,000 ($637.63)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $188,000 ($48.59)

4.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,710 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
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 Winneshiek County, IA  0.50% ($30,929 average AGI)
from Clayton County, IA  0.39% ($31,182)
from Houston County, MN  0.32% ($34,833)


5.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,458 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
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 Winneshiek County, IA  0.78% ($25,455 average AGI)
to Clayton County, IA  0.35% ($22,900)
to Fayette County, IA  0.26% ($32,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waukon:

  • KNEI (1140 AM; 2 kW; WAUKON, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • KWLC (1240 AM; 1 kW; DECORAH, IA; Owner: LUTHER COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPRE (980 AM; 1 kW; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • WIZM (1410 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waukon:

  • KNEI-FM (103.5 FM; WAUKON, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • KDEC-FM (100.5 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: DECORAH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KVIK (104.7 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHLA (90.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KPVL (89.1 FM; POSTVILLE, IA; Owner: POSTVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE)
  • WQPC (94.3 FM; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • KQEG (102.7 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: WHITE EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIZM-FM (93.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WLSU (88.9 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: BD.OF REGENTS, UNIV.OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • KXLC (91.1 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KCLH (94.7 FM; CALEDONIA, MN; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • K268AF (101.5 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • WRQT (95.7 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KQYB (98.3 FM; SPRING GROVE, MN; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KLCD (89.5 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO INC)

TV broadcast stations around Waukon:

  • K41AD (Channel 41; LANSING, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K14AF (Channel 14; DECORAH, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WXOW-TV (Channel 19; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLAX (Channel 25; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: GRANT MEDIA, INC.)
  • WHLA-TV (Channel 31; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
Waukon fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Waukon fatal accident list:

May 27, 2005 06:21 PM, Sr-9, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 4, 1998 03:20 PM, 1750, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 5, 1989 07:35 PM, 9, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 1, 1986 11:25 PM, 8th Ave Nw, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Waukon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Waukon, IA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • WAUKON, 1 Mi Se (Lat: 43.294167 Lon: -91.498889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 74.7 m, Overall height: 78.9 m, Call Sign: WMT418
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • .5 Mi N On Hwy 9 (Lat: 43.292194 Lon: -91.459861), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNG755, Licensee ID: L00568818
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/14/1997, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Wennes Communications Stations, Inc., 501 W. Water Street, Decorah, IA 52101, Phone: (563) 382-5845, Fax: (563) 382-5581, Email:
  • Various Locations (Lat: 43.254694 Lon: -91.487083), Overall height: 2.4 m, Call Sign: WPOP320
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/04/1998, Expiration Date: 08/04/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/04/2008
    Registrant: Phone: (724) 430-3974
  • WAUKON, Lat: 43.270472 Lon: -91.475250, Call Sign: WQJV918
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/16/2009, Expiration Date: 01/16/2019, Certifier: Diane Sweeney
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • WAUKON, 709 2nd Street Sw (Lat: 43.260889 Lon: -91.478444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WQOK634
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/27/2011, Expiration Date: 10/27/2021, Certifier: David Byers
    Registrant: Neit Services, LLC, 800 S. Main Street, Monona, IA 52159, Phone: (563) 539-2122, Fax: (563) 539-2003, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • 911 Allamakee St (Lat: 43.280278 Lon: -91.469444), Type: Building, Structure height: 4.3 m, Overall height: 6.5 m, Call Sign: WPUV269
    Assigned Frequencies: 136.450 MHz, 136.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/08/2008, Expiration Date: 05/08/2017, Cancellation Date: 02/23/2010
    Registrant: Honeywell International, Inc., 23500 W. 105th Street, Olathe, KS 66061, Phone: (913) 712-2352, Fax: (913) 712-2951, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: W0FLM
    Grant Date: 11/28/1995, Expiration Date: 11/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/29/2007
    Registrant: Gerald E Schultz, 110 Sixth Ave Ne, Waukon, IA 52172
  • Call Sign: W0LSG
    Grant Date: 09/06/1988, Expiration Date: 09/06/1998, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2000
    Registrant: Jack F Martindale, 207 5th Ave Ne, Waukon, IA 52172
  • Call Sign: WB0KIU, Licensee ID: L00030683
    Grant Date: 09/13/2005, Expiration Date: 10/26/2015, Certifier: William P Clair
    Registrant: William P Clair, 602 2nd St Ne, Waukon, IA 52172
  • Call Sign: KC0QNL, Licensee ID: L00725439
    Grant Date: 08/04/2003, Expiration Date: 08/04/2013, Certifier: Verland Lenth
    Registrant: Verland Lenth, 303 9th St Nw, Waukon, IA 52172
  • Call Sign: KD0MZS, Licensee ID: L01602658
    Grant Date: 11/17/2010, Expiration Date: 11/17/2020, Certifier: Richard J Holliday
    Registrant: Richard J Holliday, 203 2nd St Ne, Waukon, IA 52172


FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Waukon)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 31
  • Hazardous Condition: 13

Incident types - Waukon

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Most common first names in Waukon, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6579.4 years
Mary5884.8 years
William4078.3 years
Robert3673.8 years
Helen3682.6 years
James3576.3 years
Anna3387.2 years
Mabel3287.9 years
George2977.3 years
Edward2982.9 years
Most common last names in Waukon, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3680.1 years
Hanson3582.6 years
Snitker2577.2 years
Anderson2382.2 years
Hansmeier2280.8 years
Larson2183.4 years
Bechtel1775.8 years
Kiesau1779.2 years
Flage1683.5 years
Olson1583.5 years
Businesses in Waukon, IA
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1MasterBrand Cabinets2
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1U.S. Cellular1
Lane Furniture1UPS1

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