Keokuk, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 10,343 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.5%
 
Males: 5,229  (50.6%)
Females: 5,114  (49.4%)
Median resident age:

39.8 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 52632.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,872 (it was $31,586 in 2000)
Keokuk:

$46,872
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,896 (it was $17,144 in 2000)

Keokuk city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $91,530 (it was $50,400 in 2000)
Keokuk:

$91,530
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $129,242; detached houses: $135,768; townhouses or other attached units: $152,900; in 2-unit structures: $71,361; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $200,008; mobile homes: $25,044

Median gross rent in 2017: $583.

March 2019 cost of living index in Keokuk: 75.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.3%
(23.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.9% for Black residents, 25.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.6% for American Indian residents, 44.3% for other race residents, 45.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Keokuk, IA (2017)
    • 9,18785.4%White alone
    • 5455.1%Black alone
    • 5425.0%Two or more races
    • 2852.6%Hispanic
    • 1000.9%Asian alone
    • 490.5%Other race alone
    • 190.2%American Indian alone

Races in Keokuk detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 43 registered sex offenders living in Keokuk, Iowa as of September 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Keokuk is 249 to 1.


Crime rates in Keokuk by year

Type

2005

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.5)
1
(9.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(18.4)
9
(86.7)
6
(57.6)
3
(27.7)
2
(18.6)
8
(74.6)
4
(37.2)
2
(18.7)
2
(18.9)
5
(48.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(27.6)
1
(9.6)
2
(19.2)
2
(18.5)
3
(27.9)
1
(9.3)
1
(9.3)
2
(18.7)
5
(47.3)
3
(28.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
127
(1,166)
133
(1,281)
109
(1,047)
89
(821.3)
106
(986.2)
94
(876.9)
89
(826.6)
104
(974.7)
68
(642.9)
81
(780.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
74
(679.6)
87
(838.1)
89
(854.7)
156
(1,440)
114
(1,061)
113
(1,054)
115
(1,068)
130
(1,218)
153
(1,447)
202
(1,947)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
421
(3,866)
427
(4,113)
384
(3,688)
401
(3,701)
432
(4,019)
363
(3,386)
308
(2,861)
324
(3,037)
336
(3,177)
400
(3,855)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
38
(349.0)
29
(279.4)
29
(278.5)
34
(313.8)
53
(493.1)
27
(251.9)
17
(157.9)
35
(328.0)
47
(444.4)
54
(520.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(45.9)
12
(115.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.5)
11
(102.3)
1
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(28.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)486.4574.0490.8484.3495.0467.3399.6448.5440.7554.7

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City-data.com crime index in Keokuk, IA

Crime rate in Keokuk detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 27 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Iowa average:

1.47
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Ancestries: American (23.0%), German (20.8%), Irish (8.7%), English (6.9%), European (2.1%), Turkish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/13/1848

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 9.16 square miles.

Population density: 1,129 people per square mile   (low).

Keokuk, Iowa map

208 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,653 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,086 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (87.0 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (137.3 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (217.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hamilton, IL (1.6 miles ),
Warsaw, IL (2.0 miles ),
Alexandria, MO (2.1 miles),
Elvaston, IL (2.8 miles),
Montrose, IA (3.0 miles ),
Nauvoo, IL (3.1 miles ),
Wayland, MO (3.1 miles ),
St. Francisville, MO (3.2 miles)

Latitude: 40.40 N, Longitude: 91.39 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Gate City - reported in the 1880s

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,112 (+28.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,101 (70.0%)

Area code: 319

Distribution of median household income in Keokuk, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Keokuk, IA in 2017
Keokuk satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $63,400
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $74,400
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $67,200
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $162,100
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $233,800
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,500
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $215,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $238,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Keokuk, IA residents
Average permit cost in Keokuk, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Iowa:

2.8%
Historical population in Keokuk, IA
Historical housing units in Keokuk, IA
Most common industries in Keokuk, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.1%)
  • Food (6.1%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (11.2%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Food (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.3%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.9%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Keokuk, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)

Average climate in Keokuk, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Keokuk, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2000 was 12.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 0.840. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.840
U.S.:

1.789

Tornado activity:

Keokuk-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1999, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the Keokuk city center caused $15 million in damages.

On 4/13/1974, a category F3 tornado 3.7 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Keokuk-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 82% 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 230.9 miles away from the city 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 216.6 miles away from Keokuk center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 245.2 miles away from the city 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 255.8 miles away from Keokuk center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 231.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 216.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Keokuk topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Keokuk:

  • KEOKUK AREA HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1600 MORGAN STREET)
  • DAVE'S PLACE (3140 PLANK ROAD)
  • LEXINGTON SQUARE (500 MESSENGER ROAD)
  • RIVER HILLS VILLAGE IN KEOKUK (20 VILLAGE CIRCLE)
  • SOUTHEASTERN RENAL DIALYSIS, L.C. - LEE COUNTY (1419 MORGAN ST.)
  • KEOKUK AREA HOSPITAL HOME HEAL (424 NORTH 18TH STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Keokuk:

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Amtrak station near Keokuk:

  • 16 miles: FORT MADISON (1601 20TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Keokuk:

  • Southeastern Community College (about 31 miles; West Burlington, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • Western Illinois University (about 38 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Truman State University (about 65 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 69 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • University of Iowa (about 88 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Augustana College (about 88 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 89 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)

Public high school in Keokuk:

Private high school in Keokuk:

Public elementary/middle schools in Keokuk:

Private elementary/middle schools in Keokuk:

  • KEOKUK CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 118, Location: 2981 PLANK RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • KEOKUK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 95, Location: 1578 HILTON RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Keokuk

Library in Keokuk:

  • KEOKUK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $437,730; Location: 210 N 5TH ST; 60,862 books; 2,388 audio materials; 2,197 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 91 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • There is a community collegue in Keokuk, it is Southeastern Community Collegue---has quite a few studends

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Keokuk: Keokuk Wastewater Plant (A), Keokuk Country Club (B), Elks Fairview Golf Club (C), Keokuk (D), Observation Deck (E), City of Keokuk Campground (F), Lee County Emergency Medical Services Keokuk (G), George M Verity Riverboat Museum (H), Samuel F Miller House Museum (I), Keokuk Public Library (J), Grand Theatre (K), Lee County Courthouse (L), Keokuk Union Depot (M), Keokuk Police Headquarters (N), Keokuk Fire Department (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Keosippi Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Keokuk include: Saint John's Church (A), Deliverance Temple Pentecostal Church (B), Messiah Lutheran Church (C), Evangelical Free Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), All Saints Parish (F), Church of Christ (G), First Christian Church (H), First Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakland Cemetery (1), Sunset Memorial Gardens (2), Keokuk National Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Soap Creek (A), Prices Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Keokuk include: Rand Park (1), Rees Park (2), Calvert Stadium (3), General Samuel Curtis Statue (4), Bluff Park (5), Victory Park (6), Chatfield Park (7), Joyce Park (8), Chief Keokuk Memorial Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Miller House-Lee County Iowa Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 318 North 5th Street), Great River Amusement CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1611 Blondeau Street), Keokuk Area Convention & Tourism Bureau (4th & Main Street), Trailways Bus System (Tours & Charters; 13 North 6th Street).

Hotels: Chief Motel (2701 Main Street), Super 8 Keokuk IA (3511 Main Street), Hotel Iowa (401 Main Street), Comfort Inn & Suites (325 Main Street), The River's Edge B&B (611 Grand Avenue), Keokuk Motor Lodge (3764 Main Street).

Courts: Juvenile Court Services (508 Main Street), Lee County - Clerk Of District Court (25 North 7th Street), Iowa State - Public Defender (801 Main Street), Lee County - Clerk Of District Court- Judge's Chambers (25 North 7th Street), Lee County - Clerk Of District Court- Magistrate's Court (25 North 7th Street).

Birthplace of: Jeremy Soule - Composer, Conrad Nagel - Actor, Edward Kimball - Actor, Elsa Maxwell - Gossip columnist, Frank Steunenberg - Politician, Carl Meinberg - Catholic priest of the Diocese of Davenport who was the seventh president of St. Ambrose University., Mike Pyle - Football player, James Francis Barker - Artist, Jim Dunlap - A poet who published extensively in small press magazines, Palmer Pyle - Football player.

Lee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Keokuk that have no violations reported:

  • KEOKUK MUNICIPAL WATER WORKS (Population served: 10,780, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • TRI STATE GUN CLUB (Address: 2493 340TH ST , Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.9%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.1%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Keokuk in 2010:

  • 197 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in college/university student housing
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Keokuk in 2000:

  • 169 people in nursing homes
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in military ships
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Keokuk (2011 data):

  • State Central Bank: Keokuk Branch, Boulevard Road Branch, at 601 Main Street, Keosippi Shopping Plaza Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $181.7 mil, Deposits: $171.0 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Logan Investment Corporation
  • Keokuk Savings Bank and Trust Company: Keokuk Branch, Parking Lot Branch, Keokuk Savings Bank And Trust Compan. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $106.8 mil, Deposits: $93.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Ksb, Ltd.
  • Dubuque Bank and Trust Company: Keokuk Branch at 115 Boulevard Road, branch established on 1996/08/28; First Community Bank Branch at 4th And Concert, branch established on 1872/01/01. Info updated 2011/06/15: Bank assets: $1,381.7 mil, Deposits: $938.0 mil, headquarters in Dubuque, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Heartland Financial Usa, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Keokuk:

Marital status in Keokuk, IA
  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

For population 25 years and over in Keokuk:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Iowa average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Keokuk
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Keokuk, IA (based on Lee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,76526
Catholic6,3897
Evangelical Protestant4,13732
Other7257
None17,846-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Lee County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
This county:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Here:

11.20 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lee County:

8.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

28.2%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.2%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Keokuk:

50.1%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Keokuk:

47.2%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Keokuk:

28.8
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.0%
State:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.0%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Keokuk:

34.9%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Keokuk:

56.3%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.6%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Keokuk, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 26$101,155$46,6870$0
Police Protection - Officers 23$101,162$52,7800$0
Sewerage 16$67,239$50,4291$1,907
Firefighters 15$61,807$49,4460$0
Streets and Highways 14$53,265$45,6560$0
Local Libraries 7$18,312$31,3923$828
Other and Unallocable 6$20,557$41,1140$0
Solid Waste Management 5$18,053$43,3270$0
Financial Administration 5$17,265$41,4360$0
Fire - Other 4$20,526$61,5780$0
Parks and Recreation 3$8,496$33,9840$0
Police - Other 3$8,580$34,3200$0
Other Government Administration 2$14,783$88,6989$1,800
Health 1$2,639$31,6683$1,889
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$4,599$55,1880$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$4,909
Totals for Government 131$518,438$47,49117$11,333

Keokuk government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $4,624,000 ($447.07)
    Water Utilities: $3,426,000 ($331.24)
    Regular Highways: $118,000 ($11.41)
    Air Transportation: $24,000 ($2.32)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $4,706,000 ($454.99)
    Sewerage: $3,098,000 ($299.53)
    Police Protection: $2,409,000 ($232.91)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,790,000 ($173.06)
    Regular Highways: $1,168,000 ($112.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $730,000 ($70.58)
    Central Staff Services: $682,000 ($65.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $625,000 ($60.43)
    Libraries: $492,000 ($47.57)
    General - Other: $456,000 ($44.09)
    Transit Utilities: $389,000 ($37.61)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $174,000 ($16.82)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $139,000 ($13.44)
    Air Transportation: $100,000 ($9.67)
    Health - Other: $85,000 ($8.22)
    General Public Buildings: $48,000 ($4.64)
    Housing and Community Development: $33,000 ($3.19)
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000 ($1.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($0.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $748,000 ($72.32)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $200,000 ($19.34)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $433,000 ($41.86)
    Water Utilities: $261,000 ($25.23)
    Police Protection: $84,000 ($8.12)
    Natural Resources - Other: $78,000 ($7.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($1.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,000 ($1.74)
    General Public Building: $9,000 ($0.87)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($0.68)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($0.48)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.29)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($0.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,563,000 ($634.54)

Keokuk government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,171,000 ($403.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $746,000 ($72.13)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $109,000 ($10.54)
    Other: $3,000 ($0.29)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $138,000 ($13.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $44,000 ($4.25)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($2.13)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $449,000 ($43.41)
    Interest Earnings: $182,000 ($17.60)
    Rents: $121,000 ($11.70)
    Fines and Forfeits: $33,000 ($3.19)
    Sale of Property: $12,000 ($1.16)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,616,000 ($736.34)
    Transit Utilities: $269,000 ($26.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,415,000 ($136.81)
    General Local Government Support: $702,000 ($67.87)
    Other: $220,000 ($21.27)
  • Tax - Property: $5,118,000 ($494.83)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,490,000 ($144.06)
    Public Utilities Sales: $740,000 ($71.55)
    Other Selective Sales: $288,000 ($27.84)
    Other License: $174,000 ($16.82)

Keokuk government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,781,000 ($3942.86)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,666,000 ($3931.74)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,883,000 ($665.47)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,767,000 ($654.26)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,590,000 ($347.09)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,200,000 ($309.39)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $390,000 ($37.71)

Keokuk government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,819,000 ($1432.76)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,815,000 ($465.53)

5.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,038 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.03%
Iowa average:

6.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Des Moines County, IA  0.71% ($39,552 average AGI)
to Hancock County, IL  0.67% ($36,567)
to Henry County, IA  0.24% ($37,031)
Businesses in Keokuk, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1New Balance1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx2Subway2
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hilton1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1U.S. Cellular2
Jones New York1UPS3
KFC1Walgreens1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets3Wendy's1
McDonald's1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Keokuk:

  • KOKX (1310 AM; 1 kW; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WCAZ (990 AM; 1 kW; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: RALLA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KBKB (1360 AM; 1 kW; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Keokuk:

  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • KMDY (90.9 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WIUW (89.5 FM; WARSAW, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WCEZ (93.9 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KRRY (100.9 FM; CANTON, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WQKQ (92.1 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBKB-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRXL (94.5 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX, INC.)
  • WCOY (99.5 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KDMG (103.1 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGEM-FM (105.1 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • WQUB (90.3 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY UNIVERSITY CORPORATION)
  • KAYP (89.9 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Keokuk:

  • K44AB (Channel 44; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K60CL (Channel 60; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: CHRIST VISION, INC.)
  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • K38AB (Channel 38; FORT MADISON, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KHQA-TV (Channel 7; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF QUINCY, LLC)
  • WTJR (Channel 16; QUINCY, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W61CO (Channel 61; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36BS (Channel 36; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CJ (Channel 18; QUINCY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W69DF (Channel 69; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGEM-TV (Channel 10; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K40GO (Channel 40; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WQEC (Channel 27; QUINCY, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Keokuk fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 633ft / 193mTotal length
  • 27,760Total average daily traffic
  • 2,208Total average daily truck traffic
  • 27,420Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Keokuk, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Keokuk, IA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Keokuk)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Keokuk, IA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Keokuk)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Keokuk)

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fires per year is 42. The highest number of fire incidents - 91 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Keokuk, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (38.8%), and Outside Fires (36.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Keokuk, IA
    • 26038.8%Structure Fires
    • 24536.6%Outside Fires
    • 8813.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 7711.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Keokuk, IA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Keokuk, Iowa:

  • Super 8 Motel Keokuk, 3511 Main, Keokuk, Iowa 52632 , Phone: (319) 524-3888, Fax: (319) 524-2077
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 3404 Main St, Keokuk, Iowa 52632 , Phone: (319) 524-9000
  • Hampton Inn - Keokuk, 3201 Main St, Keokuk, Iowa 52632 , Phone: (319) 524-6700, Fax: (319) 524-6701
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 325 Main St, Keokuk, Iowa 52632 , Phone: (319) 524-8000, Fax: (319) 524-4114
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Keokuk, Iowa
Most common first names in Keokuk, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary17378.6 years
John16975.7 years
William15074.4 years
James13074.2 years
Robert11170.4 years
Charles10575.1 years
George9575.1 years
Helen9480.8 years
Dorothy7678.2 years
Margaret7178.6 years
Most common last names in Keokuk, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6378.3 years
Miller4582.0 years
Jones4275.3 years
Davis3971.1 years
Smith3577.8 years
Peterson2778.2 years
Brown2777.3 years
Anderson2480.1 years
Murphy2476.3 years
Nelson2480.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Keokuk, IA
  • 67.6%Utility gas
  • 25.2%Electricity
  • 4.4%Wood
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Keokuk, IA
  • 51.8%Utility gas
  • 44.8%Electricity
  • 2.7%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Keokuk compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Keokuk on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military ships (population 1,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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