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Allamakee County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2015: 14,247 (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).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Allamakee County: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (34.3%), Educational, health and social services (12.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Allamakee County, Iowa:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (91.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years
Males: 7,272  (51.0%)
Females: 6,975  (49.0%)

Allamakee County,IA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Allamakee County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,533 ($33,967 in 1999)

This county:

$48,533
Iowa:

$56,247

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $441 (lower quartile is $335, upper quartile is $516)
This county:

$441
State:

$611


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $121,154 (it was $69,900 in 2000)
Allamakee:

$121,154
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,922 - $170,406

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $181,629
Here:

$181,629
State:

$179,425

Townhouses or other attached units: $146,210
Here:

$146,210
State:

$194,502

In 2-unit structures: $82,179
Here:

$82,179
State:

$132,478

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $116,264
Here:

$116,264
State:

$137,270

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $110,926
Here:

$110,926
State:

$129,372

Mobile homes: $51,201
Here:

$51,201
State:

$49,582
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,045
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $411

Institutionalized population: 318
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 55 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2008: 37 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 2009: 27 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 2010: 34 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $112,200
  • 2013: 51 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2014: 39 buildings, average cost: $123,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,662 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,571 (1.3%)

Allamakee County household income distribution in 2009 Allamakee County home values distribution Allamakee County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.3%
Allamakee County:

10.3%
Iowa:

11.8%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.0% for Black residents, 26.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.0% for other race residents, 24.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 45.0 years old
(Males: 44.0 years old, Females: 45.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.6 years old, Black residents: 36.1 years old, American Indian residents: 32.1 years old, Asian residents: 33.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.5 years old, Other race residents: 54.4 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 September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 334
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 670 (20.9% naturalized citizens)

Allamakee County:

4.7%
Whole state:

5.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 155
  • 2000 to 2009: 373
  • 1990 to 1999: 78
  • 1980 to 1989: 52
  • 1970 to 1979: 6
  • Before 1970: 31
Note: State values scaled to Allamakee County population

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: 5,884
  • One, attached: 84
  • Two: 121
  • 3 or 4: 154
  • 5 to 9: 212
  • 10 to 19: 225
  • 20 to 49: 10
  • 50 or more: 8
  • Mobile homes: 1,046
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Allamakee County with a mortgage: 2,183 (41 second mortgage, 154 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,502

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

60.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Allamakee County

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 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 379.7 miles away from Allamakee County 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 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 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 284.0 miles away from the county 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 145.7 miles away from Allamakee County 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 411.0 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 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
  • Iowa Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3239: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3239, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2004 to June 24, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1518: May 25, 2004, FEMA Id: 1518, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 03, 2002 to June 25, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1420: June 19, 2002, FEMA Id: 1420, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Allamakee County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Food (10%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Food (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (35%)
  • Guatemala (27%)
  • Israel (7%)
  • Ukraine (7%)
  • South Africa (6%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • El Salvador (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Allamakee County (%):

  • German (39%)
  • Norwegian (14%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • American (5%)
  • English (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Israeli (2%)

Allamakee County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,092 (75.2%)
  • Carpooled: 424 (7.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 13 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 53 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 11 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 473 (8.7%)
  • Worked at home: 374 (6.9%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

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
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,296.

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.
2.28% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($19,734 average AGI)
2.14% relocated from other states ($13,976 average AGI)
Allamakee County:

2.14%
Iowa average:

2.41%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


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)
from Fayette County, IA  0.27% ($48,133)
from Linn County, IA  0.23% ($37,385)
from Black Hawk County, IA  0.18% ($88,400)


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.
3.10% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($14,110 average AGI)
2.36% relocated to other states ($12,345 average AGI)
Allamakee County:

2.36%
Iowa average:

2.60%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


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)
to Black Hawk County, IA  0.25% ($17,071)
to Johnson County, IA  0.25% ($22,000)
to Dubuque County, IA  0.21% ($31,333)
to Crawford County, WI  0.19% ($23,182)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0

Births per 1000 population in Allamakee County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Allamakee County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Allamakee County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Allamakee County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Allamakee County, Iowa in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (217)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (194)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (162)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (139)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (120)
  • Unspecified dementia (95)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (91)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (67)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (58)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (42)

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: 14,247
  • In family households: 11,318 (2,194 male householders, 1,732 female householders)
    3,396 spouses, 3,512 children (3,324 natural, 70 adopted, 116 stepchildren), 83 grandchildren, 32 brothers or sisters, 47 parents, 67 other relatives, 204 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,566 (1,166 male householders (955 living alone)), 990 female householders (810 living alone)), 405 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 362

Size of family households: 2,075 2-persons, 696 3-persons, 648 4-persons, 339 5-persons, 126 6-persons, 55 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,766 1-person, 328 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 25 4-persons, 20 5-persons.

2,519 married couples with children.
437 single-parent households (172 men, 265 women).

92.6% of residents of Allamakee speak English at home.
5.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (54% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 40% speak English well).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (20% speak English very well, 46% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 21% 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:

6.6
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 100
  • 2000 to 2009: 956
  • 1990 to 1999: 662
  • 1980 to 1989: 600
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,156
  • 1960 to 1969: 653
  • 1950 to 1959: 482
  • 1940 to 1949: 315
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,665
Note: State values scaled to Allamakee population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Allamakee County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Allamakee County population
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 56
  • 3 rooms: 180
  • 4 rooms: 502
  • 5 rooms: 655
  • 6 rooms: 869
  • 7 rooms: 736
  • 8 rooms: 658
  • 9+ rooms: 1,015
  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 89
  • 3 rooms: 164
  • 4 rooms: 267
  • 5 rooms: 232
  • 6 rooms: 269
  • 7 rooms: 93
  • 8 rooms: 210
  • 9+ rooms: 112
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Allamakee County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Allamakee County population
  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 165
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,091
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,893
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,131
  • 5+ bedrooms: 383
  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 246
  • 2 bedrooms: 492
  • 3 bedrooms: 405
  • 4 bedrooms: 200
  • 5+ bedrooms: 81
Cars and other vehicles available in Allamakee County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Allamakee County population
  • no vehicle: 136
  • 1 vehicle: 975
  • 2 vehicles: 1,950
  • 3 vehicles: 1,011
  • 4 vehicles: 399
  • 5+ vehicles: 203
  • no vehicle: 142
  • 1 vehicle: 513
  • 2 vehicles: 411
  • 3 vehicles: 279
  • 4 vehicles: 59
  • 5+ vehicles: 46

88% of Allamakee County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 129% lived in Iowa.

Allamakee County:

88.4%
State average:

84.7%

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

  • This state: 8,957
  • Other state: 4,606
  • Northeast: 148
  • Midwest: 3,853
  • South: 248
  • West: 352

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Allamakee County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36.3%)
  • Utility gas (33.9%)
  • Electricity (11.1%)
  • Wood (10.5%)
  • Other fuel (2.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Electricity (33.9%)
  • Utility gas (31.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22.1%)
  • Wood (9.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 201
Here:

13.9%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 25
Here:

3.8%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 40
Here:

13.7%
Iowa:

23.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

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
Allamakee County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Allamakee County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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