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Dubuque, IA (Iowa) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $147,457 (it was $86,400 in 2000)
Dubuque:

$147,457
Iowa:

$158,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $105,030 - $200,376

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $191,417
Here:

$191,417
State:

$201,113

Townhouses or other attached units: $169,416
Here:

$169,416
State:

$195,638

In 2-unit structures: $141,948
Here:

$141,948
State:

$120,562

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $182,628
Here:

$182,628
State:

$159,145

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $144,788
Here:

$144,788
State:

$143,957

Mobile homes: $36,079
Here:

$36,079
State:

$75,033

Dubuque,IA index of house prices

Total population: 58,436 (Urban population: 57,156, Rural population: 312 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 26,263 (23,703 occupied: 15,453 owner occupied, 8,118 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

34%
State:

29%

Housing density: 992 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $1,251,900.

Median contract rent in 2019: $686 (lower quartile is $517, upper quartile is $885)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $1,379


Median gross rent in Dubuque, IA in 2019: $833

Housing units in Dubuque with a mortgage: 9,075 (140 second mortgage, 1,480 home equity loan, 50 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,389

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $81,131

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $48,187

Median monthly housing costs: $844

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Dubuque, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1960

Median year apartment built: 1960

Household type by relationship:

Households: 58,484
  • Male householders: 11,447 (3,587 living alone), Female householders: 12,599 (4,670 living alone)
  • 9,988 spouses (9,898 opposite-sex spouses), 1,589 unmarried partners, (1,553 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 13,997 children (12,848 natural, 423 adopted, 721 stepchildren), 978 grandchildren, 522 brothers or sisters, 495 parents, 10 foster children, 758 other relatives, 2,191 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 3,874

Size of family households: 7,231 2-persons, 2,566 3-persons, 2,435 4-persons, 984 5-persons, 355 6-persons, 224 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,302 1-person, 1,502 2-persons, 312 3-persons, 118 4-persons, 49 5-persons, 5 6-persons.

6,275 married couples with children.
4,598 single-parent households (541 men, 4,057 women).

94.6% of residents of Dubuque speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (59% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (32% speak English very well, 40% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 2,346 (4.0%)
(34.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.8
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Dubuque, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Dubuque, Iowa
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2591 bedroom
  • 2,9552 bedrooms
  • 8,1503 bedrooms
  • 3,2624 bedrooms
  • 6715+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dubuque, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dubuque, Iowa
  • 627no bedroom
  • 2,3391 bedroom
  • 3,5322 bedrooms
  • 1,6273 bedrooms
  • 5014 bedrooms
  • 1645+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Dubuque in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dubuque in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 385no vehicle
  • 4,8431 vehicle
  • 7,0092 vehicles
  • 2,2113 vehicles
  • 5004 vehicles
  • 2685+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Dubuque in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dubuque in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,730no vehicle
  • 4,4171 vehicle
  • 1,9382 vehicles
  • 4793 vehicles
  • 1544 vehicles
  • 515+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dubuque, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dubuque, Iowa
  • 01 room
  • 242 rooms
  • 2973 rooms
  • 1,2134 rooms
  • 2,5875 rooms
  • 3,6116 rooms
  • 2,5667 rooms
  • 2,1668 rooms
  • 2,8439+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dubuque, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dubuque, Iowa
  • 4911 room
  • 7022 rooms
  • 1,6963 rooms
  • 2,4234 rooms
  • 1,3735 rooms
  • 1,0716 rooms
  • 3867 rooms
  • 3748 rooms
  • 2449+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Dubuque, IA
  • Dubuque, IA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Dubuque, IA in 2019
  • 1,816Less than $10,000
  • 2,336$10,000 to $19,999
  • 2,130$20,000 to $29,999
  • 2,330$30,000 to $39,999
  • 2,366$40,000 to $49,999
  • 2,184$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,523$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,431$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,854$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,150$125,000 to $149,999
  • 721$150,000 to $199,999
  • 839$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Dubuque, IA

  • Distribution of house value in Dubuque, IA in 2019
  • 287Less than $10,000
  • 158$10,000 to $14,999
  • 165$15,000 to $19,999
  • 33$20,000 to $24,999
  • 64$25,000 to $29,999
  • 43$30,000 to $34,999
  • 92$35,000 to $39,999
  • 132$40,000 to $49,999
  • 142$50,000 to $59,999
  • 221$60,000 to $69,999
  • 385$70,000 to $79,999
  • 648$80,000 to $89,999
  • 728$90,000 to $99,999
  • 2,291$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,231$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,192$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,545$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,572$200,000 to $249,999
  • 880$250,000 to $299,999
  • 722$300,000 to $399,999
  • 313$400,000 to $499,999
  • 148$500,000 to $749,999
  • 58$750,000 to $999,999
  • 31$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 37$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Dubuque, IA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Dubuque, IA in 2019
  • 83Less than $100
  • 59$100 to $149
  • 147$150 to $199
  • 89$200 to $249
  • 87$250 to $299
  • 138$300 to $349
  • 378$350 to $399
  • 568$400 to $449
  • 567$450 to $499
  • 628$500 to $549
  • 571$550 to $599
  • 613$600 to $649
  • 626$650 to $699
  • 559$700 to $749
  • 594$750 to $799
  • 833$800 to $899
  • 546$900 to $999
  • 889$1,000 to $1,249
  • 213$1,250 to $1,499
  • 196$1,500 to $1,999
  • 100$2,000 to $2,499
  • 106$2,500 to $2,999
  • 17$3,000 to $3,499
  • 7$3,500 or more
  • 211No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 94.0%
Number of people working at home: 1,273 (4.3% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,305
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 6,418
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 8,078
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 6,791
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,251
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 775
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 760
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 203
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 223
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 318
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 320
  • 90 or more minutes: 476
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Dubuque

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 35,950 (84.7%)
  • Carpooled: 3,389 (8.0%)
  • Bus: 369 (0.9%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 13 (0.0%)
  • Taxi: 214 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 108 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 1,318 (3.1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,081 (2.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.5%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 21.0%Males
  • 5.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 1.9%Males
  • 5.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 14.9%Males
  • 4.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.7%Males
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Dubuque, Iowa
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Dubuque, Iowa
  • 1,0042010 or later
  • 4372000 to 2009
  • 3421990 to 1999
  • 1081980 to 1989
  • 1201970 to 1979
  • 315Before 1970
Ancestries in Dubuque, IA

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 9,999 (37.2%)
  • Irish: 2,719 (10.1%)
  • American: 2,322 (8.6%)
  • European: 899 (3.3%)
  • English: 872 (3.2%)
  • Norwegian: 540 (2.0%)
  • Italian: 371 (1.4%)
  • Polish: 290 (1.1%)
  • Northern European: 207 (0.8%)
  • Scandinavian: 168 (0.6%)
  • Dutch: 148 (0.5%)
  • French: 144 (0.5%)
  • Czech: 136 (0.5%)
  • Swedish: 115 (0.4%)
  • Scottish: 97 (0.4%)
  • African: 77 (0.3%)
  • Luxembourger: 74 (0.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 70 (0.3%)
  • French Canadian: 69 (0.3%)
  • Arab: 66 (0.2%)
  • Danish: 58 (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 57 (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 56 (0.2%)
  • British: 46 (0.2%)
  • Ethiopian: 42 (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 38 (0.1%)
  • Greek: 37 (0.1%)
  • Haitian: 36 (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 32 (0.1%)
  • Jamaican: 30 (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 23 (0.09%)
  • Latvian: 22 (0.08%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 22 (0.08%)
  • Russian: 22 (0.08%)
  • Sudanese: 19 (0.07%)
  • Lithuanian: 14 (0.05%)
  • Ghanaian: 14 (0.05%)
  • Canadian: 10 (0.04%)
  • Portuguese: 9 (0.03%)
  • Slovak: 7 (0.03%)
  • Egyptian: 6 (0.02%)
  • Eastern European: 3 (0.01%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 3 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Oceania, n.e.c.
Dubuque:

18.2% (362)
Iowa:

0.3% (556)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Dubuque:

11.2% (222)
Iowa:

6.2% (10,349)

Mexico
Dubuque:

9.2% (183)
Iowa:

25.4% (42,249)

Saudi Arabia
Dubuque:

8.1% (160)
Iowa:

0.5% (843)

Guatemala
Dubuque:

6.9% (137)
Iowa:

2.9% (4,892)

India
Dubuque:

6.6% (131)
Iowa:

6.0% (9,958)

Ethiopia
Dubuque:

5.2% (103)
Iowa:

0.8% (1,271)

Korea
Dubuque:

5.1% (102)
Iowa:

3.2% (5,333)

Philippines
Dubuque:

4.4% (87)
Iowa:

2.8% (4,596)

Canada
Dubuque:

2.8% (56)
Iowa:

1.5% (2,528)

Vietnam
Dubuque:

2.7% (53)
Iowa:

4.3% (7,172)

Germany
Dubuque:

1.9% (37)
Iowa:

1.6% (2,713)

Haiti
Dubuque:

1.8% (36)
Iowa:

0.4% (633)

Jamaica
Dubuque:

1.6% (31)
Iowa:

0.3% (491)

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Dubuque:

1.5% (30)
Iowa:

3.9% (6,450)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 39,504
  • Other state: 16,346
  • Northeast: 1,269
  • Midwest: 11,506
  • South: 1,544
  • West: 2,054

81.2% of Dubuque residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37.9% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 23.7% lived in Iowa.


Dubuque:

81.2%
State average:

85.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 149
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 8
  • 5th and 6th grade: 17
  • 7th and 8th grade: 167
  • 9th grade: 190
  • 10th grade: 297
  • 11th grade: 223
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 257
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,551
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,217
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,515
  • Associate degree: 1,437
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,677
  • Master's degree: 1,265
  • Professional school degree: 376
  • Doctorate degree: 234
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 70
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 11
  • 5th and 6th grade: 18
  • 7th and 8th grade: 213
  • 9th grade: 253
  • 10th grade: 271
  • 11th grade: 417
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 318
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,296
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,250
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,527
  • Associate degree: 2,275
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,282
  • Master's degree: 2,191
  • Professional school degree: 267
  • Doctorate degree: 310
Educational Attainment for Females
Dubuque marital status for males
Dubuque marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,493
  • One, attached: 743
  • Two: 1,192
  • 3 or 4: 1,391
  • 5 to 9: 1,301
  • 10 to 19: 2,107
  • 20 to 49: 1,525
  • 50 or more: 1,774
  • Mobile homes: 1,101

Median worth of mobile homes: $25,521

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 2.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 4.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Dubuque
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dubuque, IA
  • 89.3%Utility gas
  • 6.9%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dubuque, IA
  • 58.3%Utility gas
  • 37.3%Electricity
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 700
Here:

13.5%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 205
Here:

7.4%
Iowa:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,693
Here:

61.9%
Iowa:

23.0%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability