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Maquoketa township, IA map Land area: 36.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population: 3,133 (77% urban, 23% rural)
Males: 1,489  (47.5%)
Females: 1,644  (52.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 3,107 (2,309 owner occupied, 798 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

28%


Races in Maquoketa township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.8%
  • Black: 0.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.3%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 35.8
Median age of females: 36.7

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Average household size: 2.44

Maquoketa township:

2.4 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.01

Estimated median household income in 2009: $35,162 ($28,887 in 1999)
This township:

$35,162
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $396 (lower quartile is $315, upper quartile is $485)
Here:

$396
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $72,723 (it was $53,400 in 2000)
Maquoketa township:

$72,723
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $60,662 - $141,092

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $106,567
Here:

$106,567
State:

$151,570

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $68,857
Here:

$68,857
State:

$110,680

Mobile homes: $33,014
Here:

$33,014
State:

$29,315
Population density: 87 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

15.1%
Whole state:

9.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

3.4%
Whole state:

3.8%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Maquoketa township: Union Centre (A), Timber City Golf Course (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rathbun Cemetery (1), Miller Estate Cemetery (2), Jessen Farm Cemetery (3), Codfish Cemetery (4), Bridgeport Cemetery (5), Baden Cemetery (6), Jessen Farm Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Silver Creek (A), Prairie Creek (B), Hainer Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

55% of Maquoketa township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 70% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 2584
  • Northeast: 28
  • Midwest: 321
  • South: 109
  • West: 96

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $37,800

Maquoketa township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

14 people in nursing homes
12 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 919
  • One, attached: 9
  • Two: 42
  • 3 or 4: 42
  • 5 to 9: 51
  • 20 to 49: 18
  • Mobile homes: 285

Median worth of mobile homes: $10,700


Housing units in Maquoketa township with a mortgage: 312 (34 second mortgage, 40 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 259

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 16
  • 1995 to 1998: 104
  • 1990 to 1994: 67
  • 1980 to 1989: 126
  • 1970 to 1979: 287
  • 1960 to 1969: 141
  • 1950 to 1959: 145
  • 1940 to 1949: 108
  • 1939 or earlier: 372

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Maquoketa township, Iowa:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 14
  • 3 rooms: 25
  • 4 rooms: 108
  • 5 rooms: 289
  • 6 rooms: 171
  • 7 rooms: 125
  • 8 rooms: 96
  • 9 or more rooms: 94

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Maquoketa township, Iowa:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 37
  • 3 rooms: 67
  • 4 rooms: 70
  • 5 rooms: 94
  • 6 rooms: 45
  • 7 rooms: 22
  • 8 rooms: 8
  • 9 or more rooms: 3

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Maquoketa township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 48
  • 2 bedrooms: 246
  • 3 bedrooms: 473
  • 4 bedrooms: 143
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 12

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Maquoketa township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 113
  • 2 bedrooms: 99
  • 3 bedrooms: 112
  • 4 bedrooms: 19
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 3

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

  • no vehicle: 81
  • 1 vehicle: 274
  • 2 vehicles: 408
  • 3 vehicles: 110
  • 4 vehicles: 36
  • 5 or more vehicles: 13

Cars and other vehicles available in Maquoketa township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 48
  • 1 vehicle: 187
  • 2 vehicles: 82
  • 3 vehicles: 26
  • 4 vehicles: 3
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Radio, TV, and computer stores (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (11%)
  • Truck transportation (11%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (8%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (32%)
  • Health care (24%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Personal and laundry services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (15%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Electricians (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (14%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Maquoketa township:

  • German (51.8%)
  • Irish (10.8%)
  • United States or American (9.1%)
  • English (7.8%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.9%)
  • Swiss (1.8%)
  • Italian (1.6%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,205 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 168 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 8 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 3 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 30 (2%)
  • Walked: 64 (4%)
  • Other means: 18 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 38 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Wood (3%)

14 people in nursing homes
12 people in homes for the mentally retarded

97.2% of residents of Maquoketa township speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (59% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,111
  • In family households: 2,667 (679 male householders, 205 female householders)
    638 spouses, 957 children (847 natural, 34 adopted, 76 stepchildren), 30 grandchildren, 21 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 11 other relatives, 121 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 444 (145 male householders (120 living alone)), 254 female householders (242 living alone)), 45 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 27 (16 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 411 2-persons, 174 3-persons, 177 4-persons, 88 5-persons, 20 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 362 1-person, 37 2-persons,

571 married couples with children.
253 single-parent households (54 men, 199 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 18
Here:

4.4%
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: 14
Here:

22.2%
Iowa:

25.4%

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 (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Maquoketa township:

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