Dubuque, Iowa

Population 57,908

Dubuque is located in Dubuque County, IA. The population is 57,908, making Dubuque the largest city in Dubuque County and the 10th largest city in the state of Iowa.

There are 18 public schools in Dubuque with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Dubuque is low , and there are 139 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Dubuque is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Dubuque property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Dubuque include Dubuque Township, Asbury and Sageville.

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School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 8.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 61.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 29.7%

Crime Rate

27.03% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 110
  • Violent Crimes: 190
  • Robbery: 16
  • Burglary: 238
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

43.60% Higher than national avg.
  • 139 offenders in Dubuque
  • 24.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

65 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 35
  • Registered Polluters: 16
  • Superfunds: 14
  • Tanks & Spills: 0


Moderate 3.0%
  • Iowa unemployment average: 2.9%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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18 Public Schools view public schools

There are 18 K-12 public schools in Dubuque, IA and 8 private schools. Homefacts rates Dubuque's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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139 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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82 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Dubuque, IA issued 82 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Dubuque, IA issued 111 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 111 permits, 107 were issued for single family homes and 4 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $565
  • 1 Bedroom: $647
  • 2 Bedrooms: $853
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,138
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,460

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Environmental Hazards

65 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Dubuque, IA has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.79 Average
    Dubuque, IA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 17.22°
  • February 22.6°
  • March 36.35°
  • April 47.9°
  • May 59.53°
  • June 69.03°
  • July 72.72°
  • August 71.32°
  • September 61.67°
  • October 50.28°
  • November 38.55°
  • December 22.52°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Dubuque, IA

Dubuque, IA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Dubuque, IA has no risk of hurricanes.
Dubuque, IA has a high risk of hail storms.
Dubuque, IA has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Dubuque, IA: $48,021


Unemployment in Dubuque is 3.0%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 2.9% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 41.65%
White Collar - 58.35%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Terry E. Branstad
  • Sen. Joni Ernst
  • Sen. Chuck Grassley

City Representatives

  • Rod Blum
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