Allamakee County is located in northeastern Iowa. The County Seat is Waukon and the largest city is Waukon. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.allamakee.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 14,038 and the 2010 census population was 14,328. The land area is 639.08 square miles and there are 22.4 persons per square mile.
96.1% of the population is White, 1.5% is Black or African American, 5.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.3% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 89% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $114,400, there are 5,862 households, an average of 2.36 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,926, the median household income is $48,831, and 12.6% of the persons in Allamakee County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,648. Retail sales (in $1000) were $128,662, and sales per capita were $8,922. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 22.8%.
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