Dubuque, IA

58,535 Population
30.2 square miles 1,941.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.9%
was 1.9%
 
Population Density
1,941.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
52.2%
was 51.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
3.0%
was 3.2%
 
Percent Under 18
20.8%
was 20.7%
 
Percent 65 and Over
17.0%
was 16.7%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.9
was 3.4
Ranked 8th Lowest in IA
Percent Living in Poverty
16.8%
was 16.2%
 
Median Household Income
$48,021
was $47,450
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.5
42.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
8.5
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
286.4
was 226.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,316.3
was 2,814.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
25,684
was 25,483
 
Median Rent
$728
was $707
 
Total Building Permits
111
was 195
 
Occupied Housing Units
24,050
was 23,901
 
Homeownership Rate
63.4%
was 63.7%
 
Single Family Building Permits
107
was 120
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
842.6
was 837.1
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
15.7%
was 15.4%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
4
was 75
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
4.4
was 7.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.9
was 3.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.1%
was 96.1%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
91.3%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.7%
was 99.8%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
91.4%
was 91.3%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
29.7%
was 29.9%
 

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