Dubuque, IA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Dubuque, Iowa Info Snack

Population
58,052
Unemployment
4.8%
Poverty
13.2%
Median Home
$147,900
Median Income
$54,938
Median Rent
$807

Dubuque SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
10

Dubuque, IA Crime Report

1,396
Total Crimes
2,410.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
2.77%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Dubuque
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,396 2,410.9 2,001.7 2,346.0
Violent Crime 231 398.9 303.5 387.8
Murder 1 1.7 3.5 6.5
Robbery 26 44.9 29.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 150 259.0 229.4 279.7
Property Crime 1,165 2,012.0 1,698.2 1,958.2
Burglary 208 359.2 371.1 314.2
Larceny 885 1,528.4 1,130.1 1,398.0
Car Theft 72 124.3 197.1 246.0

Dubuque, IA Cost Of Living

88
Dubuque's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Dubuque Iowa National Average
Overall 88 92 100
Services 95 95 100
Groceries 99 95 100
Health 103 102 100
Housing 74 74 100
Transportation 90 100 100
Utilities 101 99 100

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Rankings for Dubuque in Iowa

Map Of Dubuque, IA

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Population over time in Dubuque

Year Population % Change
2020 58,052 -0.5%
2019 58,340 -0.1%
2018 58,410 -0.2%
2017 58,535 0.2%
2016 58,409 0.6%
2015 58,068 0.4%
2014 57,826 0.2%
2013 57,727 0.1%
2012 57,679 0.3%
2011 57,504 -

Race / Ethnicity in Dubuque

White
87.8% (50,993)
African American
4.2% (2,437)
American Indian
0.3% (156)
Asian
1.5% (846)
Hawaiian
0.9% (545)
Other
0.2% (112)
Two Or More
2.9% (1,687)
Hispanic
2.2% (1,276)
Race Dubuque IA USA
White 87.8% 85.0% 60.1%
African American 4.2% 3.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.3% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 1.5% 2.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.9% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.9% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 2.2% 6.2% 18.2%

Gender in Dubuque

Female
51.5% (29,887)
Male
48.5% (28,164)
Gender Dubuque IA USA
Female 51.5% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.5% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Dubuque for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (580)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (3,483)
High School / GED
33.0% (19,157)
Some College
19.0% (11,029)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (5,224)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (11,610)
Master's Degree
9.0% (5,224)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,161)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (580)
Education Dubuque IA USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 1.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Dubuque, Iowa

Less than $10,000
6.6% (381,228)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.6% (269,215)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.4% (545,161)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.2% (590,351)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.6% (849,951)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.5% (1,073,256)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.6% (908,362)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.1% (815,819)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.9% (167,778)
$200,000 or more
3.5% (204,074)
Income Dubuque IA USA
Less than $10,000 6.6% 5.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.6% 4.0% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.4% 8.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.2% 9.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.6% 13.1% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.5% 19.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.6% 14.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.1% 15.9% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.9% 5.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 3.5% 5.0% 8.3%

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