Everything You Need to Know About the City of Dubuque Iowa

In 2017, Dubuque, Iowa had a population of 58.4k individuals with a median age of 37.1 and a median household income of $50,171. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Dubuque, IA declined from 58,535 to 58,410, a -0.214% decrease, and its median household income grew from $48,021 to $50,171, a 4.48% increase.

The number of inhabitants in Dubuque, IA is 88.9% White Alone, 4.35% Black or African American Alone, and 2.2% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the individuals in Dubuque, IA communicate in a non-English language, and 98.4% are U.S. residents.

The largest universities in Dubuque, IA are the University of Dubuque (623 degrees awarded in 2017), Loras College (437 degrees), and Clarke University (285 degrees).

The median property value in Dubuque, IA is $135,800, and the homeownership rate is 63.3%. Most people in Dubuque, IA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 14 minutes. The average car ownership in Dubuque, IA is 2 cars per household.


Education in Dubuque

In 2017, universities in Dubuque, IA awarded 1,635 degrees. The student population of Dubuque, IA is skewed towards women, with 2,609 male students and 2,818 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Dubuque, IA are White (1,326 and 82.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (93 and 5.79%), Unknown (81 and 5.04%), and Black or African American (55 and 3.42%).

The largest universities in Dubuque, IA by the number of degrees awarded are the University of Dubuque (623 and 38.1%), Loras College (437 and 26.7%), and Clarke University (285 and 17.4%).

The most popular majors in Dubuque, IA are General Business Administration & Management (169 and 10.3%), Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (143 and 8.75%), and Biblical Studies (105 and 6.42%).

The median tuition costs in Dubuque, IA is $29,655 for private four-year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Dubuque

The economy of Dubuque, IA employs 30.1k people and Dubuque has an unemployment rate of 2.5%. Dubuque has seen the job market increase by 0.3% in the course of the most recent year. Future job development throughout the following ten years is anticipated to be 22.9%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%. The largest industries in Dubuque, IA are Manufacturing (4,405 people), Retail Trade (4,360 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,138 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($63,359), Public Administration ($56,676), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($49,071).

Households in Dubuque, IA have a median annual income of $50,171, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $48,021 in 2016, which represents a 4.48% annual growth.


Tax Rates for Dubuque

– The Sales Tax Rate for Dubuque is 7.0%. The US average is 7.3%.

– The Income Tax Rate for Dubuque is 9.0%. The US average is 4.6%.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Dubuque

– The average income of a Dubuque resident is $25,148 a year. 

– The Median household income of a Dubuque resident is $46,806 a year.