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People

Total Population 3,818
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 22.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,821
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 54.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,375
% Above Poverty Level 88.2%
% Below Poverty Level 11.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.5%
Median Gross Rent $512
Median House Value $82,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.8%
US/American 0%
English 6.1%
Irish 20.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Waukon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles S of La Crosse, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 141 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Allamakee
Standard Zip Codes 52172
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.269
Longitude -91.475

Waukon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WAUKON
Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 31.8 inches
Station LYNXVILLE DAM 9
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 26 F
Apr Temp 39 to 58 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches
Station PRAIRIE DU CHIEN
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Waukon, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Ludlow (52172)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Castalia 170 $55,625
Lansing 953 $44,808
Luana 317 $56,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Waukon Public Libraries

Library
Robey Memorial Library
401 1ST AVENUE NW
Waukon, Iowa
(563) 568-4424

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Waukon Hospitals

VETERANS MEMORIAL
(Government - Local)
40 FIRST STREET SE
(563) 568-3411
Emergency Service: Yes

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Waukon High Schools

WAUKON HIGH SCHOOL
1059 3RD AVE NW
563-568-3466
Serves 401 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

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