Dubuque employment information

Income per capita$25,148$27,621$28,555
Median household income$46,806$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$58,925$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,137$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$31,540$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$20,996$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate4.1%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level14.8%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Dubuque is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Dubuque is 12% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Dubuque is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Dubuque is 5% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Dubuque median earnings by income bracket

Dubuque employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.2%0.5%
Manufacturing sector22.0%0.7%
Financial & insurance services3.8%6.5%
Wholesale & retail services17.8%15.6%
Public administration2.4%2.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.6%2.2%
Education, health & social services12.8%38.0%

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Dubuque, IA58,068$46,80612%

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Tonawanda CDP, NY58,204$54,4982%
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Dubuque, IA58,068$46,80612%
Source: The Dubuque, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.