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Jackson County, IA Demographics

Population

Population 2000 2010 2016 2021
Jackson County 20,296 19,848 19,662 19,457
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Population by Age

Population 2010 2016 2021
0-4 1,122 1,048 980
5-9 1,241 1,124 1,105
10-14 1,368 1,222 1,205
15-19 1,353 1,206 1,145
20-24 837 1,028 879
25-29 987 984 983
30-34 979 1,025 1,018
35-39 1,038 991 1,073
40-44 1,302 1,096 1,048
45-49 1,631 1,360 1,104
50-54 1,630 1,548 1,353
55-59 1,439 1,576 1,540
60-64 1,228 1,424 1,565
65-69 1,048 1,227 1,363
70-74 812 948 1,090
75-79 752 733 837
80-84 515 534 555
85+ 566 588 614
18+ 15,243 15,513 15,439
Median Age 44 45 46
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Households

Population 2000 2010 2016 2021
Households 8,078 8,289 8,354 8,340
Housing Units 8,949 9,415 9,583 9,646
Owner Occupied Units 6,281 6,271
Renter Occupied Units 2,073 2,069
Vacant Units 1,229 1,306
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Income

Jackson County 2016 2021
Median Household $50,216 $54,626
Average Household $64,104 $70,077
Per Capita $27,345 $30,147
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Household Income Base

Jackson County 2016
<$15,000 1,044
$15,000 - $24,999 986
$25,000 - $34,999 878
$35,000 - $49,999 1,247
$50,000 - $74,999 1,639
$75,000 - $99,999 1,110
$100,000 - $149,999 1,002
$150,000 - $199,999 251
$200,000+ 197
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Jackson County, IA Quality Life

Home Value

Jackson County 2016 2021
Median Home Value $134,182 $170,111
Average Home Value $182,184 $201,044
<$50,000 636 539
$50,000 - $99,999 1,598 797
$100,000 - $149,999 1,326 1,201
$150,000 - $199,999 984 1,488
$200,000 - $249,999 646 1,019
$250,000 - $299,999 309 447
$300,000 - $399,999 374 393
$400,000 - $499,999 135 118
$500,000 - $749,999 111 116
$750,000 - $999,999 62 79
$1,000,000 + 100 74
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Commute

Category Commuters
Workers 16+ 9,582
In-County Residents 5,550
Out-of-County Residents 3,687
Drive Alone 7,840
Carpooled 858
Public Transport 46
Work at Home 478
Less than 5 minutes 883
5-9 minutes 1,918
10-14 minutes 1,027
15-19 minutes 669
20-24 minutes 673
25-29 minutes 471
30-34 minutes 1,413
35-39 minutes 260
40-44 minutes 409
45-59 minutes 899
60-89 minutes 344
90+ minutes 138
Average Travel Time 23
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Jackson County, IA Workforce Occupations

Employees By NAICS

Category Number
Total Employees 7,741
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt 128
Mining 1
Utilities 32
Construction 394
Manufacturing 861
Wholesale Trade 220
   
Retail Trade 1,473
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers 201
Furn & Home Furnish Str 11
Electronics & Appl Store 33
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip 135
Food & Beverage Stores 330
Health/Pers Care Stores 69
Gasoline Stations 68
Clothing/Accessory Store 11
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music 20
General Merchandise Str 525
Misc Store Retailers 51
Nonstore Retailers 19
   
Transportation/Warehouse 171
Information 107
   
Finance & Insurance 325
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn 210
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv 32
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other 83
   
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing 77
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv 133
Legal Services 25
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises 30
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt 65
Educational Services 861
HealthCare/Social Assist 1,036
Arts/Entertainment/Rec 74
   
Accommodation/Food Srvcs 715
Accommodation 115
Food Srv/Drinking Places 600
   
Other Srv excl Pub Admin 397
Auto Repair/Maintenance 85
Public Administration Emp 627
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Jackson County, IA Workforce Establishments

Businesses By NAICS

Category Number
Total Businesses 1,070
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus 63
Mining Bus 1
Utilities Bus 5
Construction Bus 100
Manufacturing Bus 39
Wholesale Trade Bus 40
   
Retail Trade Bus 129
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus 23
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus 4
Electronics & Appl Store Bus 7
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus 17
Food & Beverage Stores Bus 17
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus 9
Gasoline Stations Bus 11
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus 4
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus 9
General Merchandise Str Bus 5
Misc Store Retailers Bus 21
Nonstore Retailers Bus 2
   
Transportation/Warehouse Bus 41
Information Bus 19
   
Finance & Insurance Bus 84
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus 47
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus 14
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus 23
   
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus 27
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus 53
Legal Services Bus 9
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus 1
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus 23
Educational Services Bus 22
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus 68
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus 18
   
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus 71
Accommodation Bus 14
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus 57
   
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus 157
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus 33
Public Administration Bus 85
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Jackson County, IA Higher Education

Educational Attainment (25+)

Educational Level Attained Number
Some High School 627
Graduated High School 5,567
Associates Degree 1,622
Bachelor's Degree 1,406
Graduate Degree 742
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

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Maquoketa has been known as the “Timber City” since about 1870 because  of the many trees that line the streets.


Photos throughout the JCEA Website are courtesy of David Namanny, Bellevue Herald Leader, The Bellevue Chamber of Commerce, The Maquoketa Chamber of Commerce, and Patti Hoffman, who represents Preston Growth and Development and The Preston Times.