Dubuque City PUMA, IA

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2020 Population
154,789
0.0679% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Grassley
Republican Party
US Senator
Joni Ernst
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
39.8
0.5% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
9.69%
11.9% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$64,328
3.27% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$161,000
3.07% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
75,285
0.502% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Dubuque City PUMA, IA had a population of 155k people with a median age of 39.8 and a median household income of $64,328. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Dubuque City PUMA, IA grew from 154,684 to 154,789, a 0.0679% increase and its median household income grew from $62,294 to $64,328, a 3.27% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dubuque City PUMA, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.08%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.89%), White (Hispanic) (1.49%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.884%).

3.67% of the households in Dubuque City PUMA, IA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.9% of the residents in Dubuque City PUMA, IA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Dubuque, Buchanan, Jackson & Delaware Counties--Dubuque City PUMA, IA are University of Dubuque (571 degrees awarded in 2020), Loras College (384 degrees), and Clarke University (263 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Dubuque City PUMA, IA was $161,000, and the homeownership rate was 76.3%.

Most people in Dubuque City PUMA, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Dubuque City PUMA, IA was 2 cars per household.

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geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Dubuque City PUMA, IA is home to a population of 155k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.03% of Dubuque City PUMA, IA residents were born outside of the country (3.14k people).

In 2020, there were 44.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (143k people) in Dubuque City PUMA, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.22k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.92k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Dubuque City PUMA, IA are Spanish (2,428 households), German (640 households), and Ilocano, Samoan, Hawaiian, or Other Austronesian Languages (463 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
77,806
Women
50.2%
77,090
Men
49.8%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 154,896 inhabitants, with 49.8% men, and 50.2% women.

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Citizenship

98.9%
2020 Citizenship
98.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.9% of Dubuque City PUMA, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Dubuque City PUMA, IA was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Dubuque City PUMA, IA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    143k ± 163
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.22k ± 299
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.92k ± 349
2.21%
Hispanic Population
3.42k people

In 2020, there were 44.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (143k people) in Dubuque City PUMA, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.22k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.92k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.21% of the people in Dubuque City PUMA, IA are hispanic (3.42k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    473 ± 533 people
  2. Guatemala
    434 ± 511 people
  3. Mexico
    382 ± 479 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Dubuque City PUMA, IA was China, the natal country of 473 Dubuque City PUMA, IA residents, followed by Guatemala with 434 and Mexico with 382.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.03%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
3.14k people
2.1%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.26k people

As of 2020, 2.03% of Dubuque City PUMA, IA residents (3.14k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Dubuque City PUMA, IA was 2.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    2,428 households (1.67%)
  2. German
    640 households (0.441%)
  3. Ilocano, Samoan, Hawaiian, or Other Austronesian Languages
    463 households (0.319%)

3.67% of the households in Dubuque City PUMA, IA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Dubuque City PUMA, IA was Spanish. 1.67% of the households in Dubuque City PUMA, IA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,515 ± 306
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,268 ± 214
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,041 ± 222

Dubuque City PUMA, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.77 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Dubuque City PUMA, IA employs 75.3k people. The largest industries in Dubuque City PUMA, IA are Elementary & secondary schools (4,856 people), Construction (4,433 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,212 people), and the highest paying industries are Nail salons & other personal care services ($164,071), Nondepository credit & related activities ($105,918), and Air transportation ($105,361).

Males in Dubuque City PUMA, IA have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,945. The income inequality in Dubuque City PUMA, IA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.439, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
36,197
Women
48.1%
39,088
Men
51.9%

The workforce of Dubuque City PUMA, IA in 2020 was 75,285 people, with 48.1% woman, and 51.9% men.

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Occupations

75.3k
2020 Value
0.502%
1 Year growth
± 0.502%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Dubuque City PUMA, IA grew at a rate of 0.502%, from 74.9k employees to 75.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dubuque City PUMA, IA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,481 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,145 people), and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,888 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dubuque City PUMA, IA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

75.3k
2020 Value
0.502%
1 Year growth
± 0.502%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Dubuque City PUMA, IA grew at a rate of 0.502%, from 74.9k employees to 75.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dubuque City PUMA, IA, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,856 people), Construction (4,433 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,212 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dubuque City PUMA, IA, though some of these residents may live in Dubuque City PUMA, IA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,375
Median earning men ± $988
$31,078
Median earning women ± $567

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($60,495), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($58,502), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($58,348).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($48,419), Construction ($46,987), and Information ($42,467).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Iowa. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Iowa to other states, or from other states to Iowa.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $20.9B
  2. $19.9B
  3. $18.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Iowa product (by dollars) was Machinery with $20.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($19.9B) and Meat/seafood ($18.8B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$262B
2020 Value in Iowa
$518B
Projected 2050 Value in Iowa
97.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Iowa trade was $262B. This is expected to increase 97.9% to $518B by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Iowa to other states, or from other states to Iowa.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $23.7B
  2. $16.5B
  3. $11.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Iowa domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $23.7B, followed by Minnesota with $16.5B and Texas and $11.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Iowa shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst are the senators currently representing the state of Iowa. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Iowa is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Iowa

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Chuck Grassley
Senator from Iowa3
Assumed office on January 3, 1981
Joni Ernst
Senator from Iowa2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst are the senators currently representing Iowa.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Iowa

Iowa is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

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In 2020, universities in Dubuque City PUMA, IA awarded 1,473 degrees. The student population of Dubuque City PUMA, IA in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 2,543 male students and 2,499 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Dubuque City PUMA, IA are White (1,138 and 81.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (82 and 5.87%), Unknown (59 and 4.22%), and Black or African American (58 and 4.15%).

The largest universities in Dubuque City PUMA, IA by number of degrees awarded are University of Dubuque (571 and 38.8%), Loras College (384 and 26.1%), and Clarke University (263 and 17.9%).

The most popular majors in Dubuque, Buchanan, Jackson & Delaware Counties--Dubuque City PUMA, IA are General Business Administration & Management (140 and 9.5%), Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (110 and 7.47%), and Biblical Studies (90 and 6.11%).

The median tuition cost in Dubuque, Buchanan, Jackson & Delaware Counties--Dubuque City PUMA, IA for private four year colleges is $33,500.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in Dubuque City PUMA, IA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 71.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 22.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 5,042 (50.4% men and 49.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 5,042 students enrolled in Dubuque City PUMA, IA, 50.4% men and 49.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,438 records, of which 54.5% were women and 45.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 129 degree-majors awarded
  2. 57 degree-majors awarded
  3. 52 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Dubuque, Buchanan, Jackson & Delaware Counties--Dubuque City PUMA, IA was General Business Administration & Management with 129 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 571 degrees awarded
  2. 384 degrees awarded
  3. 263 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Dubuque with 571 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 635 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Dubuque City PUMA, IA, which is 0.758 times less than the 838 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,138 degrees mean that there were 13.9 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 82 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($33,500) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,365) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($950) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.235% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.221% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Dubuque City PUMA, IA in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (42.7k), Some college (25.2k), and Bachelors Degree (20.8k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Dubuque City PUMA, IA was $161,000 in 2020, which is 0.701 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $156,200 to $161,000, a 3.07% increase. The homeownership rate in Dubuque City PUMA, IA is 76.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Dubuque City PUMA, IA have an average commute time of 18.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Dubuque City PUMA, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Dubuque City PUMA, IA is $64,328. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Dubuque City PUMA, IA was West Des Moines & Urbandale Cities PUMA, IA with a value of $87,025, followed by Ankeny & Altoona Cities PUMA, IA and Cedar Rapids City PUMA, IA, with respective values of $84,719 and $67,294.

Property

$161,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$2,520
$47,158
Median Property Taxes
±$1,156

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Rent vs Own

76.3%
Homeownership
2020
62.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 76.3% of the housing units in Dubuque City PUMA, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.1%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dubuque City PUMA, IA was West Des Moines & Urbandale Cities PUMA, IA with a value of $87,025, followed by Ankeny & Altoona Cities PUMA, IA and Cedar Rapids City PUMA, IA, with respective values of $84,719 and $67,294.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$64,328
Median Household Income
± $1,439
61.8k
Number of Households
± 1,401

In 2020, the median household income of the 61.8k households in Dubuque City PUMA, IA grew to $64,328 from the previous year's value of $62,294.

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Wage Distribution

0.439
2020 Wage GINI in Dubuque City PUMA, IA
0.45
2019 Wage GINI in Dubuque City PUMA, IA

In 2020, the income inequality in Dubuque City PUMA, IA was 0.439 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.52% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Dubuque City PUMA, IA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Dubuque City PUMA, IA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (81.7%)
  2. Carpooled (7.07%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.65%)

In 2020, 81.7% of workers in Dubuque City PUMA, IA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.07%) and those who worked at home (6.65%).

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Commute Time

18.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dubuque City PUMA, IA have a shorter commute time (18.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.73% of the workforce in Dubuque City PUMA, IA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Dubuque City PUMA, IA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Dubuque City PUMA, IA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.69% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dubuque City PUMA, IA (14.6k out of 150k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Dubuque City PUMA, IA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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96% of the population of Dubuque City PUMA, IA has health coverage, with 55.6% on employee plans, 12.7% on Medicaid, 14% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 1.18% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Iowa was $8,200 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,806).

Primary care physicians in Iowa see 1357 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.09% decrease from the previous year (1372 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1452 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 607 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,357 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Iowa

Primary care physicians in Iowa see an average of 1,357 patients per year. This represents a 1.09% decrease from the previous year (1,372 patients).

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Iowa across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.2% under 18 years, 19.2% between 18 and 34 years, 37.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.02%
Uninsured
55.6%
Employer Coverage
12.7%
Medicaid
14%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
1.18%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dubuque City PUMA, IA grew by 2.46% from 3.92% to 4.02%.

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