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Allamakee County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2021: 14,129 (26% urban, 74% rural); it was 14,675 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,430
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,109
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,379
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,306 (it was 1,343 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

28%

Land area: 640 sq. mi.

Water area: 19.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 22 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Allamakee County: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.6%), Retail trade (15.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.3%), Manufacturing (11.6%), Construction (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 13%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Allamakee County, IA (2021)
    • 12,44788.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,0577.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2261.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1761.3%Two or more races
    • 650.5%Asian alone
    • 370.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

43.7 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years
Males: 7,207  (51.0%)
Females: 6,922  (49.0%)
Average household size:
Allamakee County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $59,616 ($33,967 in 1999)
This county:

$59,616
Iowa:

$65,600

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $518 (lower quartile is $381, upper quartile is $630)
This county:

$518
State:

$704


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $154,757 (it was $69,900 in 2000)
Allamakee:

$154,757
Iowa:

$174,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,029 - $265,327

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $205,641
Here:

$205,641
State:

$220,148

Townhouses or other attached units: $156,312
Here:

$156,312
State:

$212,170

In 2-unit structures: $131,441
Here:

$131,441
State:

$127,099

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $142,150
Here:

$142,150
State:

$156,939

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $112,713
Here:

$112,713
State:

$154,535

Mobile homes: $70,488
Here:

$70,488
State:

$47,842

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,217
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $473

Institutionalized population: 318

Crime in 2021 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 5
  • Thefts: 2
  • Auto thefts: 1

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 6
  • Thefts: 19
  • Auto thefts: 7
Allamakee County, IA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 66 buildings, average cost: $223,000
  • 2020: 36 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2019: 43 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2018: 37 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2017: 36 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2016: 33 buildings, average cost: $160,600
  • 2015: 33 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2014: 39 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2013: 51 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $112,200
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2010: 34 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 2009: 27 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 2008: 37 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 2007: 55 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2006: 71 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2005: 86 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 86 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2003: 73 buildings, average cost: $79,700
  • 2002: 69 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 2001: 65 buildings, average cost: $78,500
  • 2000: 63 buildings, average cost: $63,000
  • 1999: 65 buildings, average cost: $60,800
  • 1998: 46 buildings, average cost: $56,700
  • 1997: 41 buildings, average cost: $57,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Allamakee, IA residents
Average permit cost in Allamakee, IA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,936 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,872 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Allamakee, IA in 2021
Distribution of house value in Allamakee, IA in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Allamakee, IA in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 10.6%
Allamakee County:

10.6%
Iowa:

11.1%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.9% for Black residents, 35.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.4% for American Indian residents, 42.1% for other race residents, 12.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 43.7 years old
(Males: 43.4 years old, Females: 45.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.1 years old, Black residents: 28.0 years old, American Indian residents: 14.8 years old, Asian residents: 50.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.6 years old, Other race residents: 30.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Allamakee County is $388 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $498 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $645 a month.

Cities in this county include: Waukon, Postville, Lansing, New Albin, Harpers Ferry, Waterville.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Allamakee County: Morgan (A), Albertson Farms (B), Plymouth Rock (C), Locust School (D), Luther College Observatory (E), Silvercrest Country Club (F), North Bear Creek Access Area (G), Mestad Spring Access Area (H), South Bear Creek Access Area (I), Canoe Creek Access Area (J), Oneota Country Club (K), Trout River Access Area (L), South Winn Golf Course (M), Silver Springs Golf Club (N), Country View Public Golf Course (O), Chimney Rock Canoe Rental and Campground (P), Frankville Fire Department (Q), Orleans Cheese Factory (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Allamakee County include: Big Canoe Church (A), Washington Prairie Church (B), Glenwood Church (C), Hauge Church (D), Highland Church (E), Kingdom Hall Church (F), Madison Church (G), Canoe Church (H), Canoe Ridge Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: North Washington Prairie Cemetery (1), Norwegian Methodist Cemetery (2), Oak Hill Cemetery (3), Baethke Cemetery (4), Orleans Cemetery (5), Bethany Cemetery (6), Pagin Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Walden Pond (A), Lake Meyer (B), Hawks Ponds (C), Lake Meyer (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Bigalks Creek (A), Bohemian Creek (B), Burr Oak Creek (C), Canoe Creek (D), Cold Water Creek (E), Coon Creek (F), Deer Creek (G), Ten Mile Creek (H), South Bear Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Allamakee County include: Merlin Moe Park (1), Silver Springs County Park (2), Bear Creek Public Access (3), Ludwig County Park (4), Bluffton Fir Stand State Preserve (5), Fort Atkinson City Park (6), Siewers Spring State Park (7), Cardinal Marsh State Wildlife Area (8), Freeport Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Freeborn County, Minnesota , Genesee County, Michigan , Dickinson County , Fayette County , Martin County, Minnesota , Union County, South Dakota , Winneshiek County .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

4.9%
Iowa:

3.0%

Unemployment by year in Allamakee, IA
County total employment by year in Allamakee, IA
County average yearly wages by year in Allamakee, IA

Current college students: 334
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 744 (58.2% naturalized citizens)

Allamakee County:

5.3%
Whole state:

5.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3112010 or later
  • 1492000 to 2009
  • 1481990 to 1999
  • 521980 to 1989
  • 61970 to 1979
  • 31Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 75.6%

Allamakee County marital status for males Allamakee County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,911
  • One, attached: 95
  • Two: 246
  • 3 or 4: 67
  • 5 to 9: 133
  • 10 to 19: 146
  • 20 to 49: 23
  • 50 or more: 9
  • Mobile homes: 985
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Allamakee County with a mortgage: 2,265 (266 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 208 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 22

Here:

8.3% with mortgage
State:

97.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Allamakee County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,78517
Catholic3,4269
Other5283
Evangelical Protestant51410
None5,077-
Allamakee County Religion Details
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.

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%

Agriculture in Allamakee County:

Average size of farms: 301 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $84,049
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $197.13
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 68.68%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $73,547
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 44.34%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $106,884
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.29%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.13
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 17.75%
Corn for grain: 61997 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 28935 harvested acres
Vegetables: 42 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 77 acres

Tornado activity:

Allamakee County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 2174550.4 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 13 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/5/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado injured 11 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Allamakee County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 72% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 379.7 miles away from Allamakee County center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 177.7 miles away from the county 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 357.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 379.7 miles away from the county center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 284.0 miles away from Allamakee County center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 171.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Iowa Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: March 17, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4483-IA: March 23, 2020, FEMA Id: 4483, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Iowa Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: March 12, 2019, FEMA Id: 4421, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: July 19, 2017 - July 23, 2017, FEMA Id: 4334, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 21, 2016 to October 03, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4289: October 31, 2016, FEMA Id: 4289, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: August 23, 2016 to August 27, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4281: September 29, 2016, FEMA Id: 4281, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 20, 2015 to June 25, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4234: July 31, 2015, FEMA Id: 4234, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 14, 2014 to June 24, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4184: July 24, 2014, FEMA Id: 4184, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 21, 2013 to June 28, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4135: July 31, 2013, FEMA Id: 4135, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1763: May 27, 2008, FEMA Id: 1763, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 17, 2007 to September 05, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1727: September 14, 2007, FEMA Id: 1727, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Allamakee County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Allamakee

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,486 (68.3%)
  • Carpooled: 331 (6.5%)
  • Bus: 5 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 132 (2.6%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 270 (5.3%)
  • Worked at home: 1,061 (20.8%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (30%)
  • Guatemala (20%)
  • Somalia (8%)
  • Africa, n.e.c. (8%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Israel (4%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Allamakee County


  • German (35%)
  • Norwegian (12%)
  • American (12%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (4%)
  • Somali (4%)
  • European (1%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Allamakee County, Iowa in 2010:

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

People in group quarters in Allamakee County, Iowa in 2000:

  • 265 people in nursing homes
  • 60 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in religious group quarters
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $56,657.

4.50% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($54,212 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
Iowa average:

6.47%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.56% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($31,859 average AGI)
1.94% relocated from other states ($22,349 average AGI)
Allamakee County:

1.94%
Iowa average:

2.75%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Clayton County, IA  0.72% ($45,268 average AGI)
from Winneshiek County, IA  0.48% ($56,222)


5.06% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($37,542 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Iowa average:

6.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.51% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($19,500 average AGI)
2.55% relocated to other states ($18,042 average AGI)
Allamakee County:

2.55%
Iowa average:

2.79%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Clayton County, IA  0.58% ($38,939 average AGI)
to Winneshiek County, IA  0.53% ($42,133)

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 12.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Allamakee County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Allamakee County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Allamakee County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Allamakee County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Allamakee County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Allamakee County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Allamakee County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,903 (2,637 aged, 266 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 225 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Allamakee County, Iowa in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (248)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (228)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (125)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (113)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (98)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (22)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (13)
  • Unspecified dementia (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.78
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,607
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 169
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 16,214

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,353
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,054
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 20

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,129
  • Male householders: 3,054 (880 living alone), Female householders: 2,864 (1,004 living alone)
  • 3,086 spouses (3,074 opposite-sex spouses), 525 unmarried partners, (525 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,878 children (3,749 natural, 42 adopted, 87 stepchildren), 40 grandchildren, 38 brothers or sisters, 70 parents, 1 foster children, 178 other relatives, 164 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 247

Size of family households: 2,064 2-persons, 540 3-persons, 579 4-persons, 253 5-persons, 74 6-persons, 138 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,885 1-person, 348 2-persons, 31 3-persons, 18 4-persons, 2 5-persons.

2,665 married couples with children.
565 single-parent households (248 men, 317 women).

87.3% of residents of Allamakee speak English at home.
6.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
4.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 40% speak English not well).
2.3% of residents speak other language at home (39% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 34% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $77,416,000 ($5,245 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,050,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $35,020,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $12,745,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,491,000
Federal grants: $15,888,000
Federal procurement contracts: $805,000 ($135,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,466,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $6,037,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,519,000
Federal Government insurance: $15,073,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 884
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 820
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +509
Here:

+35 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -515
Here -35 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Allamakee County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.27 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.2

Year house built in Allamakee County, Iowa
  • Year house built in Allamakee County, Iowa
  • 52020 or later
  • 5032010 to 2019
  • 9952000 to 2009
  • 8781990 to 1999
  • 5511980 to 1989
  • 9301970 to 1979
  • 6331960 to 1969
  • 5921950 to 1959
  • 2961940 to 1949
  • 2,2811939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Allamakee County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Allamakee County, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Allamakee County, Iowa
  • 11 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1163 rooms
  • 4034 rooms
  • 9545 rooms
  • 7306 rooms
  • 6777 rooms
  • 7458 rooms
  • 1,2059+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Allamakee County, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Allamakee County, Iowa
  • 121 room
  • 442 rooms
  • 953 rooms
  • 2834 rooms
  • 2095 rooms
  • 1886 rooms
  • 1307 rooms
  • 908 rooms
  • 599+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Allamakee County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Allamakee County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Allamakee County, Iowa
  • 1no bedroom
  • 671 bedroom
  • 1,0272 bedrooms
  • 2,4303 bedrooms
  • 9184 bedrooms
  • 3785+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Allamakee County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Allamakee County, Iowa
  • 12no bedroom
  • 1761 bedroom
  • 4392 bedrooms
  • 3203 bedrooms
  • 1084 bedrooms
  • 535+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Allamakee County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Allamakee County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Allamakee County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 158no vehicle
  • 1,1561 vehicle
  • 1,7442 vehicles
  • 1,1963 vehicles
  • 4414 vehicles
  • 1435+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Allamakee County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Allamakee County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 95no vehicle
  • 4841 vehicle
  • 3182 vehicles
  • 1673 vehicles
  • 354 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

92.7% of Allamakee County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Iowa.

Allamakee County:

92.7%
State average:

86.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 8,836
  • Other state: 4,325
  • Northeast: 154
  • Midwest: 3,742
  • South: 232
  • West: 204
Year householders moved into unit in Allamakee County, IA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Allamakee County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 40.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 36.6%Utility gas
  • 10.4%Electricity
  • 8.6%Wood
  • 3.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 32.7%Utility gas
  • 32.5%Electricity
  • 18.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.5%Wood
  • 2.5%No fuel used
  • 2.2%Coal or coke
  • 1.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 402
Here:

27.3%
Iowa:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 50
Here:

7.3%
Iowa:

7.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 208
Here:

42.3%
Iowa:

24.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Allamakee County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $260,000
    Solid Waste Management: $223,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,000,000
    General - Other: $75,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,909,000
    Police Protection: $1,528,000
    Health - Other: $1,233,000
    Financial Administration: $790,000
    General - Other: $744,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $501,000
    Central Staff Services: $411,000
    Solid Waste Management: $369,000
    General Public Buildings: $289,000
    Parks and Recreation: $268,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $237,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $219,000
    Libraries: $148,000
    Correctional Institutions: $39,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $360,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $582,000
    Interest Earnings: $491,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $445,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,533,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,312,000
    Other: $706,000
    General Local Government Support: $269,000
    Health and Hospitals: $76,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,942,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $613,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $302,000
    Other License: $26,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,539,000

Allamakee County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $260,000
    Solid Waste Management: $223,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,000,000
    General - Other: $75,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,909,000
    Police Protection: $1,528,000
    Health - Other: $1,233,000
    Financial Administration: $790,000
    General - Other: $744,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $501,000
    Central Staff Services: $411,000
    Solid Waste Management: $369,000
    General Public Buildings: $289,000
    Parks and Recreation: $268,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $237,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $219,000
    Libraries: $148,000
    Correctional Institutions: $39,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $360,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $582,000
    Interest Earnings: $491,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $445,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,533,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,312,000
    Other: $706,000
    General Local Government Support: $269,000
    Health and Hospitals: $76,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,942,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $613,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $302,000
    Other License: $26,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,539,000

Allamakee County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $260,000
    Solid Waste Management: $223,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,000,000
    General - Other: $75,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,909,000
    Police Protection: $1,528,000
    Health - Other: $1,233,000
    Financial Administration: $790,000
    General - Other: $744,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $501,000
    Central Staff Services: $411,000
    Solid Waste Management: $369,000
    General Public Buildings: $289,000
    Parks and Recreation: $268,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $237,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $219,000
    Libraries: $148,000
    Correctional Institutions: $39,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $360,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $582,000
    Interest Earnings: $491,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $445,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,533,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,312,000
    Other: $706,000
    General Local Government Support: $269,000
    Health and Hospitals: $76,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,942,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $613,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $302,000
    Other License: $26,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,539,000

Allamakee County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $260,000
    Solid Waste Management: $223,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,000,000
    General - Other: $75,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,909,000
    Police Protection: $1,528,000
    Health - Other: $1,233,000
    Financial Administration: $790,000
    General - Other: $744,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $501,000
    Central Staff Services: $411,000
    Solid Waste Management: $369,000
    General Public Buildings: $289,000
    Parks and Recreation: $268,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $237,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $219,000
    Libraries: $148,000
    Correctional Institutions: $39,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $360,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $582,000
    Interest Earnings: $491,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $445,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,533,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,312,000
    Other: $706,000
    General Local Government Support: $269,000
    Health and Hospitals: $76,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,942,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $613,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $302,000
    Other License: $26,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,539,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 185
  • Number of aged recipients: 45
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 140
  • Number of recipients under 18: 12
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 110
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 63
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 107
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 60
Most common first names in Allamakee County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14078.6 years
Mary10483.4 years
William8879.4 years
Robert7773.6 years
James7575.3 years
Helen7180.8 years
Anna5886.5 years
George5877.8 years
Joseph5678.9 years
Harold5275.4 years
Most common last names in Allamakee County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Meyer7880.0 years
Johnson5679.3 years
Hanson4282.9 years
Anderson4179.8 years
Schultz4079.2 years
Snitker3475.9 years
Olson3081.2 years
Larson2982.9 years
Smith2480.3 years
Bechtel2477.8 years
Businesses in Allamakee County, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ashley Furniture1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Chevrolet1SAS Shoes1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1U.S. Cellular1
Jimmy John's2UPS2
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
Lane Furniture1