Dubuque County, Iowa Population 2021

Dubuque County, Iowa's estimated population is 98,089 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 inIowa. The 2010 Population was 93,929 and has seen a growth of 4.43% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202198,0893890.40%
202097,7003890.40%
201997,3113890.40%
201896,922-144-0.15%
201797,0663030.31%
201696,763-87-0.09%
201596,8503690.38%
201496,4815360.56%
201395,9457860.83%
201295,1595660.60%
201194,5936640.71%
201093,9297,5268.71%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.40% (389)
County Website
State
Founded
1834
County Seat
2010 Population
93,929
Growth Since 2010
4.43% (4,160)
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Dubuque County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White89,78592.58%
Black or African American3,4403.55%
Two or More Races1,4711.52%
Asian1,0501.08%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5090.52%
Some Other Race4770.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native2500.26%
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Dubuque County, Iowa Population by Race

Dubuque County, Iowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Dubuque County, Iowa Median Age

38.6


Total

37


Male

40.2


Female

Dubuque County, Iowa Adults

There are 74,779 adults, (16,778 of whom are seniors) in Dubuque County, Iowa.

Dubuque County, Iowa Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Dubuque County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

49,164

50.69%

Male

47,818

49.31%

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
Female52.7%47.3%
Non Family54.4%45.6%
Male65.4%34.6%
All73.3%26.7%
Married90.5%9.5%

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dubuque County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All38,2102.4373.3
Married19,6473.0290.5
Non Family13,3521.2754.4
Female3,4093.2952.7
Male1,8022.9465.4

2.98

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Dubuque County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4422.22%
9th to 12th Grade3,2895.07%
High School Graduate21,22132.72%
Some College12,66819.53%
Associates Degree6,2879.69%
Bachelors Degree12,82819.78%
Graduate Degree7,11910.98%
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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
White60,87156,89718,915
Black1,3751,166243
Hispanic976645294
Asian714638302
2+ Races552504128
Islander26017535
Other Race25812788
Native American15814635

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.47%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.30%.

Dubuque County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,322$49,864$31,641
Less Than 9th Grade$24,805$35,169$20,980
High School Graduate$32,724$40,464$24,084
Some College$37,322$49,133$30,424
Bachelors Degree$49,338$63,289$39,116
Graduate Degree$62,670$77,593$52,842

$40,322

Average Earnings

$49,864

Average Male

$31,641

Average Female

Dubuque County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dubuque County, Iowa Language by Age

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Dubuque County, Iowa Language

95.74% of Dubuque County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 4.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.99% of the population.

Dubuque County, Iowa Language

Dubuque County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White85,0577,6579.00%
Black3,0681,66254.17%
Hispanic2,14550223.40%
Islander50928856.58%
Multiple1,34626119.39%
Other45424453.74%
Asian1,01216115.91%
Native2342711.54%

11.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.23%

Male Poverty Rate

13.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dubuque County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dubuque County, Iowa is Islander, with 56.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dubuque County, Iowa is White, with 9.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.37%.

Dubuque County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.73%
Some College9.64%
High School8.47%
Bachelors or Greater5.33%

Dubuque County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed32.95%
Male Unemployed29.49%
Female Employed8.28%
Male Employed4.90%

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$63,031$81,377
Families$79,655$99,824
Married Families$89,091$112,516
Non Families$33,687$44,549
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Income by Household Type

Dubuque County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

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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5,465

Number of Veterans

5,166

Male Veterans

299

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,218
First Gulf War857
Second Gulf War666
Korea525
World War II138

Dubuque County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,780
75+1,430
35 to 54976
55 to 64947
18 to 34332

Dubuque County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,2927.53%
2+ Races689.20%
Black673.41%
Hispanic352.37%
Asian242.75%
Islander145.04%

Dubuque County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Dubuque County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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6.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dubuque County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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68%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

3.9%

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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73.51%

Born in Dubuque County, Iowa

97.23%

Native Born

2.77%

Foreign Born

1.68%

Non Citizen

1.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.23% of Dubuque County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 73.51% having been born in Iowa. 1.68% 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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