Oquawka, IL Population

Population: 1,539. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,473 (-4.3% change)
Males: 745 (48.4%), Females: 794 (51.6%)

Henderson County

Zip code: 61469

Median resident age: 40.2 years
Median household income: $32,500
Median house value: $57,500

Races in Oquawka:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (20.0%), United States (15.7%), English (12.7%), Irish (11.0%), Dutch (4.1%), Swedish (3.7%).

Elevation: 562 feet

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Oquawka

  • High school or higher: 73.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oquawka village

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +102 (+7.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Oquawka:

  • GREAT RIVER MEDICAL CENTER (about 18 miles; WEST BURLINGTON, IA)
  • COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER OF WESTERN IL (about 22 miles; MONMOUTH, IL)
  • MERCER COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; ALEDO, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oquawka:

  • SOUTHEAST IOWA REGIONAL (about 17 miles; BURLINGTON, IA; Abbreviation: BRL)
  • QUAD CITY INTL (about 47 miles; MOLINE, IL; Abbreviation: MLI)
  • QUINCY REGIONAL-BALDWIN FIELD (about 71 miles; QUINCY, IL; Abbreviation: UIN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Oquawka:

  • MONMOUTH MUNI (about 24 miles; MONMOUTH, IL; Abbreviation: C66)
  • MERCER COUNTY (about 26 miles; ALEDO, IL; Abbreviation: C00)
  • MUSCATINE MUNI (about 33 miles; MUSCATINE, IA; Abbreviation: MUT)
Amtrak stations near Oquawka:

  • 14 miles: ALDERSHOT (BURLINGTON, 1199 WATERDOWN RD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: BURLINGTON (300 S. MAIN ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oquawka:

  • WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; MACOMB, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,096)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 47 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 48 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,180)
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 49 miles; MOLINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,891)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,310)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA (about 65 miles; IOWA CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 24,766)
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 87 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)

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