Dubuque County IA Information


Dubuque County Subdivisions

Dubuque County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 100,058
Daytime Population: Workers 60,282
Daytime Population: Residents 47,892
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 108,174
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 95,709
Population in Familes 76,516
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,349
Population Density2 165
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $53,908
Average Household Income $69,827
Per Capita Income $28,074


Total Housing Units 41,838 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 28,351 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,056 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,431 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $162,022
Average Home Value $195,378


Total Households 39,407
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 25,501
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.92% 0.81%
Households 0.94% 0.84%
Families 0.78% 0.74%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.09%


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, 2017 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 Density # 7 94th
Diversity Index # 38 63rd
Median Household Income # 30 71st
Per Capita Income # 32 69th

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