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Maquoketa is a city in Jackson County.
It is the county seat.
The community name derives from Indian term for "bears."
The latitude of Maquoketa is 42.068N. The longitude is -90.665W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 702 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,054.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Maquoketa demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jackson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 52060 ZIP code.
41% of Maquoketa residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Maquoketa ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Maquoketa was $16,360, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Maquoketa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Maquoketa include Hurstville Historic District, West Pleasant Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Maquoketa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $303. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $688.
Libraries in Maquoketa include Maquoketa Public Library ... View libraries
Jackson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Maquoketa political report.
The average commute time for Maquoketa workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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