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Waukon is a city in Allamakee County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after a Winnebago chief.

The latitude of Waukon is 43.269N. The longitude is -91.475W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,237 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,059.


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Median household income
Local
$30,325
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Waukon demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Allamakee County Fair - July 18-22, 2007
  • Crazy Corn Days - Aug. 6-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Waukon web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Allamakee County Historical Society Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Waukon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Allamakee 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 52172 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

37% of Waukon residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Waukon ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Waukon was $17,047, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Waukon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Waukon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $270.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $647.


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Libraries in Waukon include Robey Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Waukon include Waukon Standard

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Allamakee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Waukon political report.

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The average commute time for Waukon workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Waukon include Stoney Creek Waukon.

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