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Waukon, IA (Iowa) Houses and Residents

Waukon,IA index of house prices

Total population: 3,795 (All urban)

Houses: 1,924 (1,804 occupied: 1,222 owner occupied, 536 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

30%
State:

29%

Housing density: 654 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013 in this county: $92,163.

Median contract rent in 2013: $270 (lower quartile is $185, upper quartile is $329)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2013: $436


Median gross rent in Waukon, IA in 2013: $338

Housing units in Waukon with a mortgage: 513 (42 second mortgage, 22 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 517

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $59,342

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $39,646

Median monthly housing costs: $500


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Waukon, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $94,129 (it was $64,900 in 2000)
Waukon:

$94,129
Iowa:

$126,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,022 - $137,537
Median year house/condo built: 1964

Median year apartment built: 1939

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,012
  • In family households: 3,220 (907 male householders, 176 female householders)
    855 spouses, 1,118 children (1,052 natural, 32 adopted, 34 stepchildren), 6 grandchildren, 36 brothers or sisters, 28 parents, 7 other relatives, 87 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 792 (231 male householders (195 living alone)), 485 female householders (452 living alone)), 76 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 179 (166 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 562 2-persons, 204 3-persons, 200 4-persons, 79 5-persons, 38 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 647 1-person, 63 2-persons, 6 3-persons.

664 married couples with children.
237 single-parent households (46 men, 191 women).

96.3% of residents of Waukon speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English well, 26% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 42 (1.0%)
(85.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Waukon, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 341 bedroom
  • 3542 bedrooms
  • 5953 bedrooms
  • 2384 bedrooms
  • 465+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waukon, Iowa:

  • 5no bedroom
  • 2171 bedroom
  • 1512 bedrooms
  • 1193 bedrooms
  • 394 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Waukon in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 85no vehicle
  • 3461 vehicle
  • 5542 vehicles
  • 2083 vehicles
  • 544 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Waukon in renter-occupied apartments

  • 102no vehicle
  • 2351 vehicle
  • 1442 vehicles
  • 493 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Waukon, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 313 rooms
  • 1254 rooms
  • 3385 rooms
  • 2586 rooms
  • 2247 rooms
  • 1498 rooms
  • 1429+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waukon, Iowa:

  • 51 room
  • 202 rooms
  • 1583 rooms
  • 1244 rooms
  • 965 rooms
  • 636 rooms
  • 347 rooms
  • 318 rooms
  • 69+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Waukon, IA household income distribution

  • Waukon, IA household income distribution
  • 205Less than $10,000
  • 168$10,000 to $14,999
  • 229$15,000 to $19,999
  • 137$20,000 to $24,999
  • 151$25,000 to $29,999
  • 122$30,000 to $34,999
  • 122$35,000 to $39,999
  • 105$40,000 to $44,999
  • 142$45,000 to $49,999
  • 138$50,000 to $59,999
  • 108$60,000 to $74,999
  • 115$75,000 to $99,999
  • 33$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7$125,000 to $149,999
  • 11$150,000 to $199,999
  • 6$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Waukon, IA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Waukon, IA
  • 132Less than $10,000
  • 13$10,000 to $14,999
  • 33$15,000 to $19,999
  • 10$20,000 to $24,999
  • 5$25,000 to $29,999
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 34$40,000 to $49,999
  • 75$50,000 to $59,999
  • 84$60,000 to $69,999
  • 157$70,000 to $79,999
  • 59$80,000 to $89,999
  • 75$90,000 to $99,999
  • 176$100,000 to $124,999
  • 155$125,000 to $149,999
  • 72$150,000 to $174,999
  • 35$175,000 to $199,999
  • 34$200,000 to $249,999
  • 12$250,000 to $299,999
  • 40$300,000 to $399,999
  • 22$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Waukon, IA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Waukon, IA
  • 9Less than $100
  • 20$150 to $199
  • 38$200 to $249
  • 55$250 to $299
  • 94$300 to $349
  • 38$350 to $399
  • 111$400 to $449
  • 76$450 to $499
  • 11$500 to $549
  • 9$550 to $599
  • 36No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 111995 to March 2000
  • 01990 to 1994
  • 61985 to 1989
  • 121980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 13Before 1965
Waukon commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 316
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 740
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 255
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 95
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 185
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 71
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 150
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 18
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 22
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 45
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 30
  • 90 or more minutes: 52
Waukon, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 80.1%
Number of people working at home: 47 (2.3% of all workers)

Waukon mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,545 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 312 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 111 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 47 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 1,406
 Norwegian: 761
 Irish: 617
 United States or American: 300
 Other groups: 149
 English: 122
 Scotch-Irish: 50
 French (except Basque): 47
 Scottish: 33
 Dutch: 29
 Swedish: 29
 Arab:: 13
 Arab/Arabic: 13
 Czechoslovakian: 11
 Hungarian: 7
 Czech: 7
 Northern European: 7
 Danish: 6
 Swiss: 6
 Belgian: 5
 Italian: 5

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

  • 43%Korea
  • 17%Honduras
  • 14%Israel
  • 14%Mexico
  • 12%Guatemala

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

  • This state: 3,066
  • Northeast: 36
  • Midwest: 902
  • South: 71
  • West: 67

61% of Waukon residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 73% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Iowa.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 148
  • 9th grade: 28
  • 10th grade: 47
  • 11th grade: 46
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 513
  • Less than 1 year of college: 50
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 183
  • Associate degree: 68
  • Bachelor's degree: 127
  • Master's degree: 53
  • Professional school degree: 21
  • Doctorate degree: 5

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 7
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 149
  • 9th grade: 38
  • 10th grade: 35
  • 11th grade: 33
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 40
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 677
  • Less than 1 year of college: 97
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 165
  • Associate degree: 102
  • Bachelor's degree: 220
  • Master's degree: 42
  • Professional school degree: 6
  • Doctorate degree: 9

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.7%Males
  • 3.1%Females
Waukon marital status for males
Waukon marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,317
  • One, attached: 20
  • Two: 141
  • 3 or 4: 142
  • 5 to 9: 93
  • 10 to 19: 46
  • 20 to 49: 12
  • Mobile homes: 153

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,703

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Waukon:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 86.6%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Electricity
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 61.3%Utility gas
  • 33.7%Electricity
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 67
Here:

15.3%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 19
Here:

28.4%
Iowa:

25.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

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)