Maquoketa Jobs

  • Regional / OTR Class A CDL Truck Driver

    Marten Transport - Maquoketa, IA

    Marten Transport is now hiring experienced Regional and OTR Class-A CDL drivers! Marten Transport values your driving skills and TIME! How can you be sure? Marten is now offering...

    from Marten Transport - 30+ days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Maquoketa, IA

    C.R. England is now hiring Company Over the Road Truck Drivers. With this truck driving job you can expect competitive miles and pay with industry leading benefits. Join one of...

    from C.R. England - 13 days ago
  • Class A CDL Truck Drivers, Money Isn’t All You’ve Earned. Respect is Too

    McLeod Express - Maquoketa, IA

    Hitting the road hard, clocking up miles, making good money, these are all important. But there’s nothing like home. Here at McLeod, we’re a family-owned company. We know the...

    from McLeod Express - 5 days ago
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Maquoketa, Iowa

Maquoketa, nicknamed the "Timber City", is a city in Jackson County, Iowa, United States. The population was 6,112 at the 2000 census. The population as of the 2005 estimate had fallen to 6,025. It is the county seat of Jackson County . The name is pronounced muh-COKE-it-uh. U.S. Highway 61 adjoins the city, and the city benefits from traffic between Dubuque, Iowa and the Quad Cities. Iowa Highways 62 and 64 also pass through the city. Maquoketa Caves State Park is located a few miles Northwest of the city.

Maquoketa Careers

Among the most common occupations in Maquoketa are Management, professional, and related occupations, 25%; Sales and office occupations, 24%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 22%. Approximately 72 percent of workers in Maquoketa, Iowa work for companies, 14 percent work for the government and 9 percent are self-employed.

Maquoketa Industries

The leading industries in Maquoketa, Iowa are Manufacturing, 22%; Educational, health and social services, 21%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's Maquoketa job listings indicate that the following industries in Maquoketa are hiring the most workers:

Maquoketa Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Maquoketa, Iowa is $22,620, and the median income of households in Maquoketa was $28,984.

Average Salaries in Maquoketa, IA

Maquoketa, IA


According to our Maquoketa Trends data, the number of Maquoketa, Iowa jobs has increased by 9% since September 2013.
Maquoketa job trends

Maquoketa Employment Statistics

Population of Maquoketa
Total population 6,112
Male 46.76%
Female 53.24%
Median age 39.7
Maquoketa Housing
Owner-occupied homes 67.3%
Median cost of a home $68,800
Median mortgage payment $431
Renter-occupied homes 32.7%
Vacant housing 6.5%
Median monthly rent $381
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $25,819
Median for all female full-time $19,421
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 12%
$15,000 to $24,999 20%
$25,000 to $34,999 18%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 15%
$75,000 to $99,999 4%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 9%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 42%
Some college, no degree 17%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 10%
Graduate degree 4%
Marital Status
Never married 25%
Currently married 50%
Separated 1%
Widowed 12%
Divorced 12%
White 99%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 0%
Other 1%
Maquoketa Commute
Carpool 10.9%
Public transportation 0.3%
Average travel time 17 minutes