Dubuque County, Iowa Population 2022

Dubuque County, Iowa's estimated population is 98,478 with a growth rate of 0.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dubuque County, Iowa is the 8th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 Population was 93,929 and has seen a growth of 4.84% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18403,0590.00%
185010,8417,782254.40%
186031,16420,323187.46%
187038,9697,80525.04%
188042,9964,02710.33%
189049,8486,85215.94%
190056,4036,55513.15%
191057,4501,0471.86%
192058,2628121.41%
193061,2142,9525.07%
194063,7682,5544.17%
195071,3377,56911.87%
196080,0488,71112.21%
197090,60910,56113.19%
198093,7453,1363.46%
199086,403-7,342-7.83%
201093,9297,5268.71%
201194,5936640.71%
201295,1595660.60%
201395,9457860.83%
201496,4815360.56%
201596,8503690.38%
201696,763-87-0.09%
201797,0663030.31%
201896,922-144-0.15%
201997,3113890.40%
202097,7003890.40%
202198,0893890.40%
202298,4783890.40%
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Dubuque County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White89,32991.91%
Black or African American3,0423.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native2310.24%
Asian1,1441.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5770.59%
Some Other Race4510.46%
Two or More Races2,4192.49%
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Dubuque County, Iowa Population by Race

Dubuque County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2022

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Dubuque County, Iowa Median Age

38.5


Total

37


Male

39.9


Female

Dubuque County, Iowa Adults

There are 75,027 adults, (17,256 of whom are seniors) in Dubuque County, Iowa.

Dubuque County, Iowa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Dubuque County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

49,243

50.67%

Male

47,950

49.33%

Dubuque County, Iowa Population by Age

Dubuque County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dubuque County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.5%8.5%
All73.4%26.6%
Male64.9%35.1%
Female52.7%47.3%
Non Family52.5%47.5%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dubuque County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All38,6552.4173.4
Married20,177391.5
Male1,7222.9764.9
Female3,2893.2752.7
Non Family13,4671.2552.5

2.97

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Dubuque County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2751.96%
9th to 12th Grade3,1124.77%
High School Graduate21,32132.70%
Some College12,52219.21%
Associates Degree6,5139.99%
Bachelors Degree13,11620.12%
Graduate Degree7,33911.26%
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Dubuque County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dubuque County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian708607304
2+ Races776761331
White60,96757,31619,260
Hispanic1,036701252
Other Race24712756
Native American15914034
Black1,4021,259285
Islander2931668

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 98.07%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.94%.

Dubuque County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,266$49,705$33,681
Less Than 9th Grade$26,031$31,488$24,951
High School Graduate$34,478$42,528$24,462
Some College$37,599$47,971$31,332
Bachelors Degree$49,565$61,125$41,114
Graduate Degree$61,777$75,139$55,276

$41,266

Average Earnings

$49,705

Average Male

$33,681

Average Female

Dubuque County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dubuque County, Iowa Language by Age

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Dubuque County, Iowa Language

95.86% of Dubuque County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 4.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.98% of the population.

Dubuque County, Iowa Language

Dubuque County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander57736463.08%
Black2,7151,06739.30%
Hispanic2,24449422.01%
Native2133516.43%
Multiple2,26631213.77%
Asian1,10312010.88%
White84,8716,9238.16%
Other161NaN%

9.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.54%

Male Poverty Rate

12.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dubuque County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dubuque County, Iowa is Islander, with 63.08% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.04%.

Dubuque County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.49%
High School8.48%
Some College9.16%
Bachelors or Greater5.76%

Dubuque County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.78%
Male Unemployed25.93%
Female Employed6.52%
Female Unemployed31.22%

Dubuque County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dubuque County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,493$85,191
Families$82,099$105,333
Married Families$92,578$118,652
Non Families$34,210$44,733
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Income by Household Type

Dubuque County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Dubuque County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Dubuque County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Dubuque County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Dubuque County, Iowa Marital Status

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5,230

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War749
First Gulf War865
Vietnam2,144
Korea473
World War II123

Dubuque County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34373
35 to 541,014
55 to 64922
65 to 741,712
75+1,209

Dubuque County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,0637.21%
Black593.09%
Asian70.74%
Islander227.03%
2+ Races797.12%
Hispanic251.62%

Dubuque County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Dubuque County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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5.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dubuque County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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67.8%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Dubuque County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Dubuque County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Dubuque County, Iowa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.19%

Born in Dubuque County, Iowa

97.26%

Native Born

2.74%

Foreign Born

1.53%

Non Citizen

1.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.26% of Dubuque County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 74.19% having been born in Iowa. 1.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Dubuque County, Iowa Place of Birth

  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

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