Dubuque County, Iowa Population 2018

Dubuque County, Iowa's estimated population is 97,041 with a growth rate of 0.71% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dubuque County, Iowa is the 8th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201797,0416820.71%
201696,359-345-0.36%
201696,704-109-0.11%
201596,8134050.42%
201496,4085200.54%
201395,8887600.80%
201295,1285290.56%
201194,5996690.71%
201093,9307,5278.71%
199086,403-7,342-7.83%
198093,7453,1363.46%
197090,60910,56113.19%
196080,0488,71112.21%
195071,3377,56911.87%
194063,7682,5544.17%
193061,2142,9525.07%
192058,2628121.41%
191057,4501,0471.86%
190056,4036,55513.15%
189049,8486,85215.94%
188042,9964,02710.33%
187038,9697,80525.04%
186031,16420,323187.46%
185010,8417,782254.40%
18403,0590.00%

Dubuque County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White89,975
Black or African American2,571
Two or More Races1,907
Asian1,230
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander338
Some Other Race290
American Indian and Alaska Native48

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Dubuque County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Dubuque County, Iowa Median Age

38.5


Total

37


Male

40.1


Female

Dubuque County, Iowa Adults

There are 74,100 adults, (15,610 of which are seniors) in Dubuque County, Iowa.

Dubuque County, Iowa Age Dependency

64.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Dubuque County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

48,725

50.57%

Male

47,634

49.43%

Dubuque County, Iowa Households and Families

Dubuque County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dubuque County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
All72.3%27.7%
Male65%35%
Non Family52.1%47.9%
Female47.1%52.9%

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dubuque County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All38,0062.4272.3
Married20,193390.1
Non Family12,7571.2552.1
Female3,6423.0647.1
Male1,4143.0965

2.95

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dubuque County, Iowa Households

Dubuque County, Iowa Education

Dubuque County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7052.66%
9th to 12th Grade3,1984.99%
High School Graduate22,23434.70%
Some College12,21719.06%
Associates Degree6,0159.39%
Bachelors Degree12,41419.37%
Graduate Degree6,2999.83%

Dubuque County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White60,71556,44417,910
Black1,018850167
Hispanic974697183
Asian722629311
Multiple Races52047894
Islander24319144
Other Race1285320
Native American3131

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 43.07%.

Dubuque County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,201$42,377$27,761
Less Than High School$18,726$21,835$13,165
High School Grad$29,423$35,823$21,557
Some College$32,706$44,314$25,647
Bachelors Degree$44,626$55,684$37,269
Graduate Degree$54,954$72,625$48,782

$35,201

Average Earnings

$42,377

Average Male

$27,761

Average Female

Dubuque County, Iowa Language

Dubuque County, Iowa Language by Age

Dubuque County, Iowa Language

96.66% of Dubuque County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.34% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.37% of the population.

Dubuque County, Iowa Poverty

Dubuque County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White85,5248,61210.07%
Black2,2401,38761.92%
Hispanic1,95780341.03%
Multiple1,66675945.56%
Other27615455.80%
Asian1,22614812.07%
Islander3373911.57%
Native432046.51%

12.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.74%

Male Poverty Rate

14.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dubuque County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dubuque County, Iowa is Black, with 61.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dubuque County, Iowa is White, with 10.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.84%.

Dubuque County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.19%
Some College9.50%
High School8.10%
Bachelors or Greater5.87%

Dubuque County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.01%
Male Unemployed27.49%
Female Employed7.65%
Male Employed5.90%

Dubuque County, Iowa Income

Dubuque County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,154$70,876
Families$70,159$85,177
Married Families$79,824$95,980
Non Families$30,461$40,190

Dubuque County, Iowa Marital Status

Dubuque County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Dubuque County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Dubuque County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Dubuque County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Dubuque County, Iowa Veterans

Dubuque County, Iowa Veterans by War

6,348

Number of Veterans

6,018

Male Veterans

330

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,156
Korea784
First Gulf War779
Second Gulf War775
World War II371

Dubuque County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,794
65 to 741,650
35 to 541,277
55 to 641,074
18 to 34553

Dubuque County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,2988.96%
Hispanic1037.95%
2 or More262.74%
Asian151.75%
Other73.98%
Indian26.45%

Dubuque County, Iowa Veterans by Education

4.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dubuque County, Iowa Employment Status

Dubuque County, Iowa Employment by Age

69%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Dubuque County, Iowa Employment by Race

Dubuque County, Iowa Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Dubuque County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Dubuque57603585319281.61%
Asbury43965475107924.55%
Dyersville 405841961383.40%
Cascade 217122811105.07%
Epworth18621950884.73%
Farley153716881519.82%
Peosta1393165926619.10%
New Vienna407421143.44%
Worthington409408-1-0.24%
Holy Cross37437841.07%
Luxemburg240253135.42%
Rickardsville18018221.11%
Sherrill17917900.00%
Centralia13113100.00%
Bernard112110-2-1.79%
Sageville10410400.00%
Zwingle 9189-2-2.20%
Graf7978-1-1.27%
Balltown6564-1-1.54%
Bankston252500.00%
Durango2420-4-16.67%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990