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Dubuque

Census Quick Facts

Population, 2013 estimate95697
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base93653
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 20132.2%
Population, 201093653
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20136.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 23.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 15.9%
Female persons, percent, 201350.6%
White alone, percent, 201394.1%
Black or African American alone, percent, 20132.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 0.3%
Asian alone, percent, 20131.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 20130.3%
Two or More Races, percent, 20131.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 2.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201392.3%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201386.4%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 1.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 3.1%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201391.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201327.1%
Number of Veterans, 2009-20137057
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 17.3
Number of Housing units, 201339988
Homeownership rate, 2009-201373.0%
Percent of Housing units in multi-unit structures 2009-201322.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$145,900
Number of Households, 2009-201337366
Persons per household, 2009-2013 2.41
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 $26,254
Median household income, 2009-2013$51,475
Percent of Persons below poverty level 2009-2013 10.9%

U.S. Census Information

Total Change in Population 4/1/10-7/1/132044
Net Natural Change in Population (Births-Deaths) 4/1/10-7/1/131018
Births 4/1/10-7/1/133755
Deaths 4/1/10-7/1/132737
Net Total Migration 4/1/10-7/1/131072
International Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13102
Domestic Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13970
"Residual" population change that cannot be explained by demographic factors-46

Population Changes Historical Data over Time (Source: U.S. Census Bureau and http://www.icip.iastate.edu/tables/)

Percent of population ages 65 and over in 1930 6.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19408.3
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19508.9
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19609.3
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19709
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 198010.1
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 199013.1
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 200013.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 201015.3
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1900 64.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1910 67
Percent of population living in Urban area in 192067.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1930 68.1
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1940 68.8
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1950 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)69.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1960 ((definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)75.1
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1970 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)73.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1980 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)74.4
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1990 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)74.9
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2000 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)74.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2010 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)73
Median age (2000)36.5
Number of residents under 5 years old (2000)5920
Number of residents 5-9 years old (2000)6314
Number of residents 10-14 years old (20006460
Number of resident 15-19 years old (2000)7075
Number of residents 20-24 years old (2000)6111
Number of residents 25-34 years old (2000)10654
Number of residents 35-44 years old (2000)13616
Number of residents 45-54 years old (2000)11926
Number of residents 55-59 years old (2000)4272
Number of residents 60-64 years old (2000)3692
Number of residents 65-74 years old (2000)6479
Number of residents 75-84 years old (2000)4646
Number of residents 85 and older (2000)1978
Number of residents 18 and over (2000)66364
Number of residents 21 years and older (2000)61836
Number of residents 62 and over (2000)15239
Number of residents 65 and over (2000)13103

Census Geography Quick Facts

Land area in square miles, 2010608.31
Persons per square mile, 2010154
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical AreaDubuque, IA Metro Area

Census Business Quick Facts

Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 -- Source: Census Business Quick Facts2763
Private nonfarm employment, 201252953
Percent change in Private nonfarm employment 2011-20123.6%
Nonemployer establishments, 20126139
Total number of firms, 20078102
Percent of Black-owned firms, 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")1.1%
Percent of American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")F
Percent of Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 (F = "fewer than 25") 0.7%
Percent of Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")F
Percent of Hispanic-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25") F
Percent of Women-owned firms 2007 (S = "suppressed does not meet publication standards")21.7%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") 4711245
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)1847726
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)1433461
Retail sales per capita, 2007 (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") $15,538
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information")145685
Building permits, 2012395

Agricultural Economic Data (USDA Census of Agriculture Table 1: County Summary Highlights)

Number of farms 20121462
Total acres of farmland 2012291441
Average size of a farm 2012 (measured in acres)199
Total Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)224256
Harvested Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)205371
Total number of hogs and pig inventory 2012137271
Total acres of Corn harvested for grain 2012123628

Health and Lifestyle Data (Source: 2013 Vital Statistics of Iowa, Iowa Department of Public Health Bureau of Vital Statistics unless otherwise noted)

Suicide Deaths 2013 (rate per 100,000 population; A = fewer than 5 deaths, information suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information)16.7
Total marriages 20131058
Marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)11.1
Same-gender marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)3.4
Total opposite gender marriages 2013631
Total same gender marriages 2013 330
Total number of marriages where gender is not stated 201397
Dissolution rate 2013 (rate per 1000 population)2.6
Unintentional Injury Death rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)40.8
Out-of-wedlock live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)321.3
Per Person Alcohol Liquor Sales (Source http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/data-show-per-person-liquor-sales-for-iowa-counties-20150108)2.34
Live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)12.7
Live birth rate for mothers under age 20 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)49.2
Gun permits approved in 2011 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)1662
Gun permits approved in 2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)812
Total gun permits 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)2474
Total gun permits denied 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)30
Percent of Population with gun permit (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)3

Religious Affiliation

Religious Membership, Total number of Adherents in all Denominations/Groups (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)64036
Rate of Religious Membership, Rates of Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)683.76
Rate of Evangelical Protestant Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)59.93

Voter Registration and Turnout Information (Source: Iowa Secretary of State)

Registered Voters Age 18-24 (3/24/15)7258
Registered Voters Age 25-34 (3/24/15)11980
Registered Voters Age 35-49 (3/24/15)14847
Registered Voters Age 50-64 (3/24/15)17653
Registered Voters Age 65 and over (3/24/15)14816
Active Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)25156
Active Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)15243
Active No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)22961
Active Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)186
Total Active Registered Voters (1/2/15)63546
Inactive Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)1702
Inactive Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)977
Inactive No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)2131
Inactive Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)16
Total Inactive Registered Voters (1/2/15)4826
Grand Total Registered Voters (1/2/15)68372
Voters on Election Day 201419751
Voters who Voted Absentee 201417041
Total Voters 201436792
Active Voters as of 11/6/1463083
Percent Active Voter Turnout 201458.32
Inactive Voters as of 11/6/145015
Percent Total Voter Turnout 201454.03

County Government Salary Information (Source: Iowa State Association of Counties)

2015 County Supervisor Salary47840
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Supervisor Salary7
Percent Change in County Supervisor Salary from 20141.60%
2015 County Attorney Salary114476
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Attorney Salary9
Percent Change in County Attorney Salary from 20142.80%
2015 CountyAuditor Salary71578
RankAmong all Counties for 2015 County Auditor Salary7
Percent Change in County Auditor Salary from 20141.60%
2015 County Recorder Salary69397
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Recorder Salary8
Percent Change in County Recorder Salary from 20141.60%
2015 County Sheriff Salary96190
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Sheriff Salary7
Percent Change in County Sheriff Salary from 20142.80%
2015 County Treasurer Salary69889
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Treasurer Salary9
Percent Change in County Treasurer Salary from 20141.60%
Number of Board Members3
Stipend to Board Chair0
Total Elected Officials Salary 2015565051
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 Total Elected Officials Salary9
Percent Change in Total Elected Officials Salary from 20142.04%

Tax Information (Source: http://www.dom.state.ia.us/local/county/county_prop_tax.htm)

General Basic Property Tax Rate3.5
Total Tax Revenues30339311
Total Property Tax Revenue29612542
FactDubuque is the state's oldest city. Fenlon Place Elevator in Dubuque is the world's steepest and shortest railway.