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Dubuque, IA Metro Area


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2022 population: 98,677   ( 5,024 from 2010)
Land area: 608.3 square miles
Population density: 162.2 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:88,226 89.41% 1.4%
Black:3,5653.61% 46.3%
Indian:1760.18% 22.2%
Asian:2,0362.06% 76.6%
2+ races:1,7451.77% 61.1%
Hispanic:2,9292.97% 62.1%
Total non-White:10,45110.59% 56.6%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:2,459 12.4
Deaths:2,33411.8
Net Migration: -935-4.7
Net Immigration: 2021.0
Change in White population:1,245 1.3
Change in Non-White pop.:3,779 4.0




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
93,653
86,98192.88%
2,4362.60%
1440.15%
1,1531.23%
1,0831.16%
1,8071.93%
6,6727.12%

2000
89,143
86,02096.50%
7360.83%
1200.13%
5830.65%
5820.65%
1,0651.19%
3,1233.50%

1990
86,403
85,14098.54%
2980.34%
780.09%
4430.51%
n/a
4440.51%
1,2631.46%

1980
93,745
92,55798.73%
3130.33%
300.03%
3000.32%
n/a
5060.54%
1,1881.27%

1970
90,609
90,19299.54%
1120.12%
240.03%
810.09%
n/a
1680.19%
417 0.46%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
11,108 12.5
7,7718.7
-68-0.1
6930.8
961 1.1
3,549 4.0
1990's
NumberRate
11,956 13.8
8,4829.8
-2,075-2.4
2060.2
880 1.0
1,860 2.2
1980's
NumberRate
13,317 14.2
8,137 8.7
-12,587 -13.4
n/a
-7,417 -7.9
75 0.1
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-5,413 -6.0
n/a
2,365 2.6
771 0.9

Age, Family & Household Data for Dubuque, IA Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
38.7
22,232 22.5%
76,445 77.5%
18,228 18.5%
39,985
2.37
25,367 63.4%
20,327 80.1%
1,965 7.7%
14,618 36.6%

2010
NumberPercent
38.6
22,252 23.8%
71,401 76.2%
14,355 15.3%
36,815
2.43
24,103 65.5%
19,212 79.7%
2,160 9.0%
12,712 34.5%

2000
NumberPercent
36.5
22,747 25.5%
66,396 74.5%
13,155 14.8%
33,703
2.51
23,199 68.8%
19,455 83.9%
1,702 7.3%
10,504 31.2%

1990
NumberPercent
33.0
23,527 27.2%
62,876 72.8%
12,143 14.1%
30,689
2.68
22,096 72.0%
18,943 85.7%
1,393 6.3%
8,593 28.0%

1980
NumberPercent
27.5
29,976 32.0%
63,769 68.0%
10,402 11.1%
30,020
2.98
22,636 75.4%
19,650 86.8%
1,242 5.5%
7,384 24.6%

2022 Housing Data for Dubuque, IA Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units42,707 
Median Value$210,300 
Occupied39,98593.6%
Vacant2,7226.4%
Owned29,31273.3%
Rented10,67326.7%
Median Rent$912 
Single-Family Units31,76574.4%
    Detached30,25570.8%
    Attached1,5103.5%
Buldings with 5+ Units5,60413.1%
Mobile Homes1,6233.8%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Dubuque, IA Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001,7684.4%
$10,000 to $14,9991,3203.3%
$15,000 to $19,9991,3323.3%
$20,000 to $24,9991,5313.8%
$25,000 to $29,9991,4113.5%
$30,000 to $34,9991,4053.5%
$35,000 to $39,9991,7634.4%
$40,000 to $44,9991,3193.3%
$45,000 to $49,9991,4383.6%
$50,000 to $59,9993,2298.1%
$60,000 to $74,9993,8409.6%
$75,000 to $99,9995,83814.6%
$100,000 to $124,9994,48111.2%
$125,000 to $149,9993,3868.5%
$150,000 to $199,9993,1818.0%
$200,000 or more2,7436.9%
Median Household Income73,495 
Per Capita Income38,705 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.88 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1,5173.8%
Public Assistance7631.9%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps3,6669.2%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed46,68678.4%
Unemployed2,1003.5%
In Armed Forces170.0%
Total Labor Force48,80382.0%
Not in Labor Force10,71118.0%
Real Unemployment Rate 21.5%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector19,61916,15154.8%
Non-Profit1,8614,05231.5%
Self-Employed2,6431,70260.8%
Local Government1,3782,35236.9%
State Government44663641.2%
Federal Government28812469.9%
Total Private + Self22,26217,85355.5%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.3,9737,16435.7%
Total26,23525,01751.2%
Pct. Govt.10.2%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts8,11715.8%
Sales and Office Occupations10,35720.2%
Professional, Technical11,10121.6%
Service Occupations8,27916.1%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2020.4%
All others13,49226.3%
White Collar 57.6%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing8,73517.0%
Health care and social assistance7,90315.4%
Retail trade6,23912.2%
Educational services4,8419.4%
Finance and insurance3,2136.3%
Construction2,9835.8%
Accommodation and food services2,8005.5%
Professional, scientific, technical2,3744.6%
Other services2,3724.6%
Transportation and warehousing2,1964.3%
Wholesale trade1,8603.6%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1,1982.3%
Public administration1,1982.3%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1,1912.3%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting8231.6%
Information6991.4%
Real estate and rental and leasing3360.7%
Utilities3100.6%
Management610.1%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction140.0%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Dubuque, IA Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican1,7051.73%
Puerto Rican1640.17%
Cuban730.07%
Dominican210.02%
Total Central American3470.35%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan2050.21%
Honduran560.06%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian40.00%
Salvadoran820.08%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American1330.13%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean40.00%
Colombian230.02%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian430.04%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan60.01%
Other South American570.06%
Other Hispanic2800.28%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino5020.51%
Chinese2630.27%
Indian2260.23%
Vietnamese1120.11%
Bangladeshi480.05%
Korean480.05%
Indonesian190.02%
Japanese120.01%
Thai70.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English88,65895.5%
Spanish2,0162.2%
Other Asian4970.5%
Other Indo-European4110.4%
Tagalog3490.4%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic3150.3%
Other1470.2%
Arabic1300.1%
German, other Germanic1040.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German45,72846.3%
Irish20,71621.0%
English5,8765.9%
American4,5414.6%
Norwegian2,5022.5%
French1,7131.7%
European1,4411.5%
Dutch1,4101.4%
Italian1,4041.4%
Luxemburger1,1781.2%
Polish1,1191.1%
Swedish1,0721.1%
Czech7660.8%
Scottish7560.8%
Swiss5960.6%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen97,01798.2%
Not a citizen1,7951.8%
Native95,59996.7%
Foreign-born3,2133.3%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Dubuque, IA Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
1,289 1.9%2,687 4.1%22,138 33.4%18,939 28.6%14,121 21.3%7,110 10.7%
  Average years of education: 13.7
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 1,289 1.9%
9-12 Years 2,687 4.1%
H.S. Grad or GED 22,138 33.4%
Some College 18,939 28.6%
Bach. Degree 14,121 21.3%
Grad Degree 7,110 10.7%
Average years of education: 13.7

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Dubuque, IA Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 92,418 86,762 5,656 6.1%
1991 94,586 88,774 5,812 6.1%
1992 97,554 92,506 5,048 5.2%
1993 99,530 95,316 4,214 4.2%
1994 100,726 97,016 3,710 3.7%
1995 101,648 97,920 3,728 3.7%
1996 101,896 96,270 5,626 5.5%
1997 100,258 96,446 3,812 3.8%
1998 99,020 95,766 3,254 3.3%
1999 98,398 95,636 2,762 2.8%
2000 97,002 93,812 3,190 3.3%
2001 95,790 91,826 3,964 4.1%
2002 97,210 93,316 3,894 4.0%
2003 97,714 93,540 4,174 4.3%
2004 98,388 94,078 4,310 4.4%
2005 101,512 97,094 4,418 4.4%
2006 103,708 99,922 3,786 3.7%
2007 104,170 100,022 4,148 4.0%
2008 104,568 100,024 4,544 4.3%
2009 105,168 98,226 6,942 6.6%
2010 108,164 101,798 6,366 5.9%
2011 109,222 103,606 5,616 5.1%
2012 109,688 104,700 4,988 4.5%
2013 110,252 105,244 5,008 4.5%
2014 111,134 106,556 4,578 4.1%
2015 111,438 107,398 4,040 3.6%
2016 109,936 106,058 3,878 3.5%
2017 109,388 106,140 3,248 3.0%
2018 111,384 108,620 2,764 2.5%
2019 113,512 110,488 3,024 2.7%
2020 109,754 103,332 6,422 5.9%
2021 111,010 106,606 4,404 4.0%
2022 113,046 109,840 3,206 2.8%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com