Maquoketa, Iowa Population 2022

6,126
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Maquoketa is a city located in Jackson County Iowa. It is also the county seat of Jackson County. With a 2020 population of 6,126, it is the 65th largest city in Iowa and the 5816th largest city in the United States. Maquoketa is currently declining at a rate of -0.02% annually and its population has decreased by -0.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,128 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Maquoketa has a population density of 1,373 people per square mile.

The average household income in Maquoketa is $55,195 with a poverty rate of 21.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. 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: 92.74%
  • Two or more races: 2.82%
  • Black or African American: 1.87%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.77%
  • Other race: 0.45%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0.02%
The current population of Maquoketa, Iowa is 6,126 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,128.

Maquoketa, Iowa Population 2022

Population by Race

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Maquoketa Population by Race

Maquoketa Population Pyramid 2022

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Maquoketa Median Age

41.3


Total

38.5


Male

44.1


Female

Maquoketa Adults

There are 4,491 adults, (1,370 of whom are seniors) in Maquoketa.

Maquoketa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48

Child Dependency Ratio

Maquoketa Sex Ratio

Female

3,033

50.63%

Male

2,957

49.37%

Maquoketa Population by Age

Maquoketa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Maquoketa Household Types

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Maquoketa Households and Families

2.72

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Maquoketa Households by Type

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Maquoketa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Maquoketa Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.50%.

Maquoketa Educational Attainment by Race

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$36,417

Average Earnings

$44,886

Average Male

$26,144

Average Female

Maquoketa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Maquoketa Language by Age

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Maquoketa Language

97.94% of Maquoketa residents speak only English, while 2.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.49% of the population.

Maquoketa Language

Maquoketa Poverty by Race

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21.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.42%

Male Poverty Rate

21.74%

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 3.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.71%.

Maquoketa Poverty

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Maquoketa Poverty Rate by Education

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Maquoketa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Maquoketa Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Maquoketa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

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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384

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Maquoketa Veterans by War

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Maquoketa Veterans by Age

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Maquoketa Veterans by Race

Maquoketa Veterans by Education

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3.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Maquoketa Veterans by Education

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61.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

10%

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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76.73%

Born in Maquoketa

98.13%

Native Born

1.87%

Foreign Born

1.05%

Non Citizen

0.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.13% of Maquoketa residents were born in the United States, with 76.73% having been born in Iowa. 1.05% 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

Maquoketa Population by Year