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Allamakee County

Population in 2012: 3,871 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.3%
 

Males: 1,803  (46.6%)
Females: 2,068  (53.4%)

Median resident age:  45.8 years
Iowa median age:  42.7 years

Zip codes: 52172.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $34,211 (it was $30,325 in 2000)
Waukon:

$34,211
Iowa:

$49,427
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $20,269

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $86,675 (it was $64,900 in 2000)
Waukon:

$86,675
Iowa:

$123,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $88,660; Detached houses: $95,050; Townhouses or other attached units: $93,728; In 2-unit structures: $64,668; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $136,513; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $82,808; Mobile homes: $19,871

Median gross rent in 2011: $451.

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  • White alone - 3,798 (97.5%)
  • Hispanic - 54 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 24 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 17 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.05%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Waukon: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (39.9%), Norwegian (21.2%), Irish (14.7%), United States (3.9%), English (3.0%), Dutch (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/4/1883

Elevation: 1250 feet

Land area: 2.94 square miles.

Population density: 1316 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Waukon:

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waukon city:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

57 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.5%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Waukon, Iowa as of December 21, 2012.
The ratio of number of residents in Waukon to the number of sex offenders is 1,294 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 2011: $1,221 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $950 (1.3%)

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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

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Latitude: 43.27 N, Longitude: 91.48 W

Area code: 563

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Iowa average:

1.72

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.4%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -374 (-8.3%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Waukon-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 120% 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 .

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: 8, Storms: 7, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Mark Farley - Football player and coach.


Hospital/medical center in Waukon:

  • VETERANS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, 40 1ST STREET SE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Waukon:

  • WINNESHIEK MEDICAL CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 16 miles away; DECORAH, IA)

Political contributions by individuals in Waukon, IA

Airports located in Waukon:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waukon:

  • Luther College (about 17 miles; Decorah, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,470)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 21 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 34 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • Viterbo University (about 39 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • Western Technical College (about 40 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,278)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 40 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 8,660)
  • Winona State University (about 55 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 7,637)

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:

THE OLD ROSSVILLE STORE (Address: 851 VOLNEY RD , Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-26-2001), St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2001), St BCA signed (SEP-27-2001), St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-15-2002 to APR-15-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-15-2001), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2001), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2001), St BCA signed (SEP-27-2001), St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-15-2002 to APR-15-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2001), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-15-2001), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2001), St BCA signed (SEP-27-2001), St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-15-2002 to APR-15-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
WINGS (Address: 21 7TH ST , Population served: 46, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 16.4%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Waukon, IA

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 compared to Iowa state average:

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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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

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Waukon travel time to work - commute


Waukon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Waukon (based on Allamakee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 94.83%
Here94.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)United Church of ChristUnited Methodist Church
Adherents48.2%25.3%8.6%7.3%4.3%
Congregations25.0%17.5%17.5%10.0%10.0%
NameAssemblies of GodJewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents1.5%1.1%1.1%0.9%1.7%
Congregations2.5%2.5%2.5%2.5%10.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Allamakee County:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

16.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Allamakee County:

27.3%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.5%
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 3$6,421$25,6849$662
Police Protection - Officers 7$22,651$38,8300$0
Streets and Highways 5$11,862$28,4690$0
Hospitals 115$248,141$25,89340$56,081
Sewerage 2$6,144$36,8640$0
Water Supply 1$3,120$37,4400$0
Local Libraries 1$2,637$31,6444$3,151
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$768
Totals for Government 134$300,976$26,95354$60,662

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $706,000 ($182.38)
    Hospitals: $605,000 ($156.29)
    Regular Highways: $285,000 ($73.62)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $7,913,000 ($2044.17)
    Police Protection: $358,000 ($92.48)
    Regular Highways: $353,000 ($91.19)
    Sewerage: $294,000 ($75.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $285,000 ($73.62)
    Water Utilities: $242,000 ($62.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $191,000 ($49.34)
    Libraries: $126,000 ($32.55)
    General - Other: $91,000 ($23.51)
    Financial Administration: $85,000 ($21.96)
    Central Staff Services: $75,000 ($19.37)
    Local Fire Protection: $41,000 ($10.59)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000 ($8.78)
    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 ($43.66)
  • 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 ($1107.72)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($3.10)

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

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $7,913,000 ($2044.17)
    Sewerage: $389,000 ($100.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $206,000 ($53.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $72,000 ($18.60)
    All Other: $12,000 ($3.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $45,000 ($11.62)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $162,000 ($41.85)
    Rents: $109,000 ($28.16)
    Interest Earnings: $72,000 ($18.60)
    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 ($101.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $346,000 ($89.38)
    All Other: $3,000 ($0.77)
  • Tax - Property: $1,303,000 ($336.61)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $257,000 ($66.39)
    Public Utilities Sales: $21,000 ($5.42)
    Other License: $15,000 ($3.87)
    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 ($974.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,863,000 ($739.60)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $910,000 ($235.08)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $210,000 ($54.25)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,467,000 ($637.30)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $188,000 ($48.57)

4.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,726 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
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 Winneshiek County, IA  0.53% ($27,069 average AGI)
from Crawford County, WI  0.35% ($25,000)
from Clayton County, IA  0.31% ($15,353)


5.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,715 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
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 Winneshiek County, IA  0.68% ($31,973 average AGI)
to Clayton County, IA  0.53% ($20,690)
to La Crosse County, WI  0.27% ($22,600)

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)

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

Waukon, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Iowa average:
  • Fatal accident count: 76
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 116
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 24
  • Fatalities: 82
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 191
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7

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 drivers: 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:

5
  • 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:

1
  • 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:

5
  • 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


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waukon, IA

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
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1U.S. Cellular1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets2

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  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers"
  • #55 (52172) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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