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Total population: 3,882 (Urban population: 3,827 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 55 (all nonfarm))

Waukon,IA index of house prices


Houses: 1,924 (1,804 occupied: 1,267 owner occupied, 537 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

30%

Housing density: 654 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $119,140.


Median contract rent in 2009: $338 (lower quartile is $307, upper quartile is $388)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $283


Median gross rent in Waukon, IA in 2009: $396


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: $54,746


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $30,580


Median monthly housing costs: $556





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Waukon, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $85,758 (it was $64,900 in 2000)
Waukon:

$85,758
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,497 - $121,221

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $117,381
Here:

$117,381
State:

$151,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $36,407
Here:

$36,407
State:

$156,028

In 2-unit structures: $317,758
Here:

$317,758
State:

$128,390

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $542,493
Here:

$542,493
State:

$135,565

Mobile homes: $31,839
Here:

$31,839
State:

$29,315

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

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Waukon, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 31
  • 4 rooms: 125
  • 5 rooms: 338
  • 6 rooms: 258
  • 7 rooms: 224
  • 8 rooms: 149
  • 9 or more rooms: 142
  • 1 room: 5
  • 2 rooms: 20
  • 3 rooms: 158
  • 4 rooms: 124
  • 5 rooms: 96
  • 6 rooms: 63
  • 7 rooms: 34
  • 8 rooms: 31
  • 9 or more rooms: 6
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Waukon, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 34
  • 2 bedrooms: 354
  • 3 bedrooms: 595
  • 4 bedrooms: 238
  • 5+ bedrooms: 46
  • no bedroom: 5
  • 1 bedroom: 217
  • 2 bedrooms: 151
  • 3 bedrooms: 119
  • 4 bedrooms: 39
  • 5+ bedrooms: 6
Cars and other vehicles available in Waukon, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 85
  • 1 vehicle: 346
  • 2 vehicles: 554
  • 3 vehicles: 208
  • 4 vehicles: 54
  • 5+ vehicles: 20
  • no vehicle: 102
  • 1 vehicle: 235
  • 2 vehicles: 144
  • 3 vehicles: 49
  • 4 vehicles: 7
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 13
  • 1990 to 1999: 123
  • 1980 to 1989: 257
  • 1970 to 1979: 283
  • 1960 to 1969: 188
  • 1950 to 1959: 275
  • 1940 to 1949: 159
  • 1939 or earlier: 624

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Waukon, IA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Waukon, IA:

  • Less than $10,000: 39
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 19
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 12
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 12
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 11
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 10
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 23
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 68
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 68
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 84
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 89
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 93
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 102
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 228
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 150
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 60
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 40
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 43
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 21
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 18
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 0
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 0
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 0
  • $1,000,000 or more: 0
 


Waukon rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Waukon:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 9
  • $200 to $249: 0
  • $250 to $299: 12
  • $300 to $349: 52
  • $350 to $399: 177
  • $400 to $449: 46
  • $450 to $499: 17
  • $500 to $549: 30
  • $550 to $599: 33
  • $600 to $649: 70
  • $650 to $699: 12
  • $700 to $749: 0
  • $750 to $799: 0
  • $800 to $899: 0
  • $900 to $999: 11
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 6
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 0
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 23
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 11
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1985 to 1989: 6
  • 1980 to 1984: 12
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 13


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 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 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%)
 


Waukon, IA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 205
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 168
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 229
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 137
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 151
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 122
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 122
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 105
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 142
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 138
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 108
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 115
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 33
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 7
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 11
  • $200,000 or more: 6
 

First ancestries reported:

 German: 1406
 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 (%):



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


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

  • This state: 3066
  • 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 rate for White non-Hispanic males: 7.7%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 3.1%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $37,115
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $32,336
  • Two or more races householders: $40,735
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $39,036
Waukon household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Waukon household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Waukon household income for Two or more races householders
Waukon household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Waukon marital status for males
Waukon marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $89,722

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: $9,619


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Waukon:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Waukon
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (86.6%)
  • Electricity (5.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.2%)
  • Wood (3.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.1%)
  • Utility gas (61.3%)
  • Electricity (33.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.3%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)



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 (Noninst.)


 

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