Maquoketa, Iowa Population 2022

5,948
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Maquoketa is a city located in Jackson County Iowa. Maquoketa has a 2020 population of 5,948. It is also the county seat of Jackson County. Maquoketa is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually and its population has decreased by -4.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,211 in 2010.

The average household income in Maquoketa is $55,195 with a poverty rate of 24.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $600 per month, and the median house value is $90,700. The median age in Maquoketa is 40.6 years, 37.1 years for males, and 42.8 years for females.

Maquoketa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Maquoketawas:

  • White: 93.74%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.98%
  • Two or more races: 2.08%
  • Black or African American: 0.90%
  • Asian: 0.30%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Maquoketa, Iowa is 5,948 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,948.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,211.

Maquoketa, Iowa Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,63493.74%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1792.98%
Two or More Races1252.08%
Black or African American540.90%
Asian180.30%
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Maquoketa Population by Race

Maquoketa Population Pyramid $2022

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Maquoketa Median Age

40.6


Total

37.1


Male

42.8


Female

Maquoketa Adults

There are 4,460 adults, (1,141 of whom are seniors) in Maquoketa.

Maquoketa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Maquoketa Sex Ratio

Female

3,162

52.61%

Male

2,848

47.39%

Maquoketa Population by Age

Maquoketa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Maquoketa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female43.5%56.5%
Male64.2%35.8%
All70.4%29.6%
Non Family70.4%29.6%
Married82.5%17.5%

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Maquoketa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5992.2470.4
Non Family1,1111.2770.4
Married9452.9682.5
Female3953.0143.5
Male1482.9564.2

2.85

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Maquoketa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade902.21%
9th to 12th Grade1353.32%
High School Graduate1,58939.04%
Some College1,18929.21%
Associates Degree45111.08%
Bachelors Degree43310.64%
Graduate Degree1834.50%
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Maquoketa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Maquoketa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,8613,638616
Islander106106
Black4242
Hispanic4141
Asian1818
2+ Races2

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.95%.

Maquoketa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,728$43,973$28,047
Less Than 9th Grade$31,635$38,438$
High School Graduate$27,795$30,395$17,917
Some College$39,331$48,162$26,771
Bachelors Degree$43,672$52,273$39,550
Graduate Degree$68,269$$68,654

$36,728

Average Earnings

$43,973

Average Male

$28,047

Average Female

Maquoketa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Maquoketa Language by Age

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Maquoketa Language

98.76% of Maquoketa residents speak only English, while 1.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.76% of the population.

Maquoketa Language

Maquoketa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,3311,26423.71%
Multiple12310383.74%
Black5151100.00%
Asian18844.44%
OtherNaN%

24.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.15%

Male Poverty Rate

25.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Maquoketa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Maquoketa is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Maquoketa is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.32%.

Maquoketa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.11%
High School21.50%
Some College16.24%
Bachelors or Greater3.26%

Maquoketa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed83.67%
Male Unemployed33.58%
Female Employed11.37%
Male Employed8.64%

Maquoketa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Maquoketa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,610$55,195
Families$57,250$65,444
Married Families$78,836-
Non Families$29,831$37,938
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Income by Household Type

Maquoketa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Maquoketa Married by Age and Sex

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Maquoketa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Maquoketa Marital Status by Race

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Maquoketa Marital Status

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330

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam120
Second Gulf War57
First Gulf War46
Korea30
World War II10

Maquoketa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7480
75+72
35 to 5471
55 to 6466
18 to 3441

Maquoketa Veterans by Age

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Maquoketa Veterans by Race

Maquoketa Veterans by Education

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3.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Maquoketa Veterans by Education

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59.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Maquoketa Employment by Age

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Maquoketa Employment by Race

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Maquoketa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.02%

Born in Maquoketa

97.09%

Native Born

2.91%

Foreign Born

1.95%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.09% of Maquoketa residents were born in the United States, with 76.02% having been born in Iowa. 1.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Maquoketa Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20225,948-14-0.23%
20215,962-14-0.23%
20205,976-14-0.23%
20195,990-14-0.23%
20186,004-6-0.10%
20176,010-18-0.30%
20166,028-5-0.08%
20156,033-33-0.54%
20146,066-44-0.72%
20136,110-50-0.81%
20126,160-10-0.16%
20116,170-41-0.66%
20106,211990.16%
20006,11210.00%
19906,111-202-0.32%
19806,3136361.07%
19705,677-232-0.40%
19605,9091,6023.21%
19504,3072310.55%
19404,0764811.26%
19303,595-31-0.09%
19203,626560.16%
19103,570-207-0.56%
19003,7777002.07%
18903,0770.00%

Maquoketa Population by Year