|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Waukon is 3,760. Waukon, Iowa is the 5,600th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Waukon was in 1990, when its population was 4,516. In 1990, Waukon was the 4,339th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,600th largest city in the US. Waukon is currently 16.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Waukon has shrunk 8.9% since the year 2000. Waukon, Iowa's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5596||South Glens Falls, New York||3,764||11.5%|
|5597||Bunker Hill Village, Texas||3,761||2.6%|
|5598||Edgecliff Village, Texas||3,761||47.4%|
|5599||Kitty Hawk, North Carolina||3,761||25.4%|
|5601||Lake Providence, Louisiana||3,759||-25.8%|
|5602||Owego, New York||3,759||-3.5%|
The total voting age population of Waukon, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,844. The voting age population is 45.7% male and 54.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 25.3% of the residents of Waukon are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Waukon are 97.6% White, 1.2% Other, 0.7% Two or more races and 0.5% American Indian. Additionally, 2.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Waukon, 9.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 7.4%. On a per-household basis, 8.5% of families are below the poverty line in Waukon.
Among those aged 16 and older, 66.4% of Waukon residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.5% of Waukon residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.9% have a bachelor's degree and 5.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Waukon residents aged 5 and older, 3.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Waukon is 4.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Waukon, 19.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Waukon is $45,942.
In Waukon, 77.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 22.6% of housing units in Waukon.
Of all the housing units in Waukon, 30.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Waukon, 7.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 150 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Waukon is $545.
In Waukon, 70.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.