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Total population: 3,795 (All urban)

Houses: 1,936 (1,788 occupied: 1,336 owner occupied, 450 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

25%
State:

29%

Housing density: 658 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $117,458.

Median contract rent in 2016: $270 (lower quartile is $185, upper quartile is $329)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $400


Median gross rent in Waukon, IA in 2016: $338

Housing units in Waukon with a mortgage: 576 (15 second mortgage, 84 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 763

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $68,011

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $39,944

Median monthly housing costs: $537


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Waukon, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $96,010 (it was $64,900 in 2000)
Waukon:

$96,010
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,304 - $147,838
Median year house/condo built: 1959

Median year apartment built: 1951

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,820
  • In family households: 2,822 (590 male householders, 429 female householders)
    860 spouses, 843 children (811 natural, 25 adopted, 6 stepchildren), 19 grandchildren, 5 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 4 other relatives, 52 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 849 (324 male householders (297 living alone)), 442 female householders (370 living alone)), 80 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 150

Size of family households: 534 2-persons, 190 3-persons, 223 4-persons, 55 5-persons, 15 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 667 1-person, 98 2-persons.

643 married couples with children.
69 single-parent households (13 men, 56 women).

98.7% of residents of Waukon speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.6
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 601 bedroom
  • 3642 bedrooms
  • 4673 bedrooms
  • 3824 bedrooms
  • 635+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Waukon population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waukon, Iowa:

  • 11no bedroom
  • 1531 bedroom
  • 1822 bedrooms
  • 733 bedrooms
  • 194 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Waukon population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 45no vehicle
  • 3131 vehicle
  • 6632 vehicles
  • 2443 vehicles
  • 434 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Waukon population

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

  • 79no vehicle
  • 2241 vehicle
  • 1042 vehicles
  • 263 vehicles
  • 174 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Waukon population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Waukon, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 543 rooms
  • 1594 rooms
  • 2415 rooms
  • 1946 rooms
  • 1697 rooms
  • 2118 rooms
  • 3119+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Waukon population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waukon, Iowa:

  • 111 room
  • 312 rooms
  • 613 rooms
  • 1214 rooms
  • 995 rooms
  • 556 rooms
  • 457 rooms
  • 118 rooms
  • 109+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Waukon population

Year house built

Median 2016 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
  • 117Less than $10,000
  • 105$10,000 to $14,999
  • 106$15,000 to $19,999
  • 150$20,000 to $24,999
  • 175$25,000 to $29,999
  • 77$30,000 to $34,999
  • 103$35,000 to $39,999
  • 112$40,000 to $44,999
  • 103$45,000 to $49,999
  • 117$50,000 to $59,999
  • 155$60,000 to $74,999
  • 196$75,000 to $99,999
  • 95$100,000 to $124,999
  • 37$125,000 to $149,999
  • 73$150,000 to $199,999
  • 42$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Waukon, IA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Waukon, IA
  • 73Less than $10,000
  • 11$10,000 to $14,999
  • 10$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$25,000 to $29,999
  • 20$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 63$40,000 to $49,999
  • 64$50,000 to $59,999
  • 99$60,000 to $69,999
  • 137$70,000 to $79,999
  • 82$80,000 to $89,999
  • 35$90,000 to $99,999
  • 222$100,000 to $124,999
  • 160$125,000 to $149,999
  • 59$150,000 to $174,999
  • 50$175,000 to $199,999
  • 73$200,000 to $249,999
  • 23$250,000 to $299,999
  • 24$300,000 to $399,999
  • 11$400,000 to $499,999
  • 9$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Waukon, IA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Waukon, IA
  • 6Less than $100
  • 18$100 to $149
  • 29$150 to $199
  • 26$200 to $249
  • 12$250 to $299
  • 33$300 to $349
  • 33$350 to $399
  • 74$400 to $449
  • 77$450 to $499
  • 24$500 to $549
  • 9$550 to $599
  • 8$800 to $899
  • 5$2,000 to $2,499
  • 37No 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
Note: State values scaled to Waukon population
Waukon commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 281
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 526
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 165
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 73
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 241
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 77
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 169
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 28
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 57
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 42
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 94
  • 90 or more minutes: 82
Waukon, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 68.9%
Number of people working at home: 73 (3.8% of all workers)

Waukon mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,759 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 142 (7%)
  • Taxi: 33 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0%)
  • Walked: 79 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 73 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 622
 Norwegian: 315
 Irish: 196
 American: 98
 English: 52
 Swedish: 21
 European: 10
 British: 9
 Scottish: 9
 Dutch: 8
 Italian: 7

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: 2,771
  • Other state: 1,036
  • Northeast: 20
  • Midwest: 835
  • South: 47
  • West: 133

89% of Waukon residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Iowa.

Waukon:

89.3%
State average:

84.7%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 10
  • 7th and 8th grade: 58
  • 9th grade: 39
  • 10th grade: 17
  • 11th grade: 36
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 27
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 503
  • Less than 1 year of college: 60
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 131
  • Associate degree: 131
  • Bachelor's degree: 173
  • Master's degree: 25
  • Professional school degree: 9
  • Doctorate degree: 18

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 67
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 63
  • 11th grade: 56
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 12
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 456
  • Less than 1 year of college: 144
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 149
  • Associate degree: 228
  • Bachelor's degree: 181
  • Master's degree: 69
  • Professional school degree: 24
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.1%Males
  • 3.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 20.1%Females
Waukon marital status for males
Waukon marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,335
  • One, attached: 33
  • Two: 56
  • 3 or 4: 85
  • 5 to 9: 89
  • 10 to 19: 134
  • 20 to 49: 10
  • 50 or more: 9
  • Mobile homes: 181

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,829

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.4%

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 (85.8%)
  • Electricity (6.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.1%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)
  • Utility gas (53.1%)
  • Electricity (47.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 59
Here:

18.4%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 10
Here:

6.0%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 18
Here:

16.7%
Iowa:

23.8%

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)