Dubuque County IA Information


Dubuque County Subdivisions

Dubuque County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 97,600
Population in Households 93,414
Population in Familes 74,864
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,186
Population Density1 160
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 38,944
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 25,251
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 41,349 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,902 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,042 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,405 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $174,240
Average Home Value $204,609


Median Household Income $52,349
Average Household Income $68,253
Per Capita Income $27,630
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 0.75%
Households 1.08% 0.86%
Families 0.89% 0.75%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   2.97%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Dubuque County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dubuque County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 7 94th
Population Density1 # 7 94th
Diversity Index2 # 37 64th
Median Household Income # 37 64th
Per Capita Income # 25 76th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.