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As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in Dubuque Area is $146,500, which is higher than the state average of $126,300 and is lower than the national average of $175,700. The median year that a house in Dubuque Area was built is 1966, which is about the same as the median year for a house built in the state which is 1966 and is older than the median year for a house built in the USA which is 1976.

Topics:House ValueHousing OccupancyYear Structure BuiltMortgage StatusMortgage Owner's CostsNone-Mortgage Owner's CostsUnits in StructureRoomsBedroomsHouse Heating FuelGross RentVehicle Available

House Value

Median Value of a Total of 27,400 Owner Occupied Houses in Dubuque Area, #293
Dubuque Area
146,500 USD
Iowa
126,300 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2005-2009, see rank
Dubuque Area
11.49%
Iowa
53.09%
U.S.
46.91%

*The Dubuque Area median house price growth rate is since 2005-2009. The Iowa and U.S population growth rate is since 2000.
Ranks: $50K or Less, $50-100K, $100-150K, $150-200K, $200-300K, $300-500K, $500-1M, $1M or More

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house value data.

Housing Occupancy

 Dubuque AreaIowaU.S.
Total Housing Units39,770, see rank, 100%1,348,151132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units37,720, 94.85%, see rank91.40%87.55%
Owner Occupied27,400, 68.90%, see rank65.64%56.34%
Renter Occupied10,320, 25.95%, see rank25.76%31.21%
Vacant Housing Units2,050, 5.15%, see rank8.60%12.45%
For Rent766, 1.93%, see rank1.72%2.34%
For Sale Only183, 0.46%, see rank1.16%1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied161, 0.40%, see rank0.79%0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use302, 0.76%, see rank1.48%3.97%
For Migrant Workers0, 0.00%, see rank0.01%0.03%
Other Vacant638, 1.60%, see rank3.45%4.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical housing occupancy data.

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #691
Dubuque AreaIowaU.S.
196619661976

Ranks: 1995 or earlier, 1960-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-2000, 2000-2010

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical year structure built data.

Mortgage Status

 Dubuque Area%IowaU.S.
Owner-Occupied Units27,400100%884,98474,787,460
With a Mortgage16,94961.86%, see rank61.75%65.58%
Without a Mortgage10,45138.14%, see rank38.25%34.42%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical mortgage status data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Dubuque Area
1,202 USD
Iowa
1,181 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsDubuque Area%IowaU.S.
$299 or Less460.27%, see rank0.23%0.20%
$300 to $4993091.82%, see rank2.39%1.59%
$500 to $6999595.66%, see rank8.63%5.01%
$700 to $9994,05323.91%, see rank23.95%14.32%
$1,000 to $1,4996,42837.93%, see rank35.90%27.90%
$1,500 to $1,9993,04417.96%, see rank17.17%20.35%
$2,000 to $2,9991,6579.78%, see rank9.44%19.52%
$3,000 or More4532.67%, see rank2.31%11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Dubuque Area
20.20% of the Total Income
Iowa
20.00% of the Total Income
U.S.
23.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Dubuque Area%IowaU.S.
10% or Less1,0716.32%, see rank7.42%5.86%
10% to 20%7,25942.83%, see rank42.29%31.95%
20% to 30%4,68327.63%, see rank27.59%27.64%
30% to 40%1,89211.16%, see rank10.63%13.74%
40% or More2,01811.91%, see rank11.73%20.29%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units with a mortgage data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units without a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Dubuque Area
443 USD
Iowa
431 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsDubuque Area%IowaU.S.
$199 or Less4504.31%, see rank5.58%7.76%
$200 to $2991,13310.84%, see rank14.17%14.70%
$300 to $4995,09748.77%, see rank45.62%34.63%
$500 to $6992,60624.94%, see rank23.27%21.16%
$700 or More1,16511.15%, see rank11.37%21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Dubuque Area
11.60% of the Total Income
Iowa
11.50% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.30% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Dubuque Area%IowaU.S.
10% or Less4,39442.04%, see rank43.38%40.19%
10% to 20%3,81636.51%, see rank32.92%31.47%
20% to 30%1,19311.42%, see rank11.83%12.24%
30% to 40%3783.62%, see rank4.69%5.64%
40% or More5775.52%, see rank6.38%9.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units without a mortgage data.

Units in Structure

 Dubuque AreaIowaU.S.
Total Housing Units39,770, 100%1,348,151132,741,033
1-unit, Detached28,193, 70.89%, see rank73.88%61.65%
1-unit, Attached1,337, 3.36%, see rank3.72%5.82%
2 Units1,929, 4.85%, see rank2.37%3.75%
3 or 4 Units2,019, 5.08%, see rank3.38%4.43%
5 to 9 Units1,561, 3.93%, see rank3.70%4.78%
10 or More Units3,206, 8.06%, see rank9.11%13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.1,525, 3.83%, see rank3.84%6.49%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical units in structure data.

Rooms

 Dubuque AreaIowaU.S.
Total Housing Units39,770, 100%1,348,151132,741,033
1 Room817, 2.05%, see rank1.15%1.95%
2 Rooms986, 2.48%, see rank2.07%2.48%
3 Rooms2,232, 5.61%, see rank7.28%9.13%
4 Rooms4,570, 11.49%, see rank14.50%16.60%
5 Rooms8,045, 20.23%, see rank18.57%20.41%
6 Rooms6,828, 17.17%, see rank17.20%18.06%
7 Rooms5,905, 14.85%, see rank13.83%12.27%
8 Rooms4,400, 11.06%, see rank10.61%8.48%
9 Rooms or More5,987, 15.05%, see rank14.79%10.60%
Median Rooms6.00, see rank5.905.50

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical rooms data.

Bedrooms

 Dubuque AreaIowaU.S.
Total Housing Units39,770, 100%1,348,151132,741,033
No Bedroom858, 2.16%, see rank1.33%2.17%
1 Bedroom3,228, 8.12%, see rank9.36%11.16%
2 Bedrooms9,767, 24.56%, see rank28.37%26.69%
3 Bedrooms17,477, 43.95%, see rank38.82%39.70%
4 Bedrooms6,832, 17.18%, see rank17.31%16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms1,608, 4.04%, see rank4.82%4.22%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical bedrooms data.

House Heating Fuel

 Dubuque AreaIowaU.S.
Total Housing Units37,720, 100%1,232,228116,211,092
Utility Gas27,020, 71.63%, see rank63.45%48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas4,059, 10.76%, see rank13.26%4.86%
Electricity4,757, 12.61%, see rank19.45%36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.679, 1.80%, see rank0.74%5.86%
Coal or Coke0, 0.00%, see rank0.01%0.12%
Wood703, 1.86%, see rank1.64%2.12%
Solar Energy21, 0.06%, see rank0.03%0.05%
Other Fuel307, 0.81%, see rank0.93%0.47%
No Fuel Used174, 0.46%, see rank0.49%1.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house heating fuel data.

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalDubuque AreaIowaU.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent9,964, 100%324,46939,201,928
$199 or Less68, 0.68%, see rank1.67%1.50%
$200 to $299211, 2.12%, see rank4.14%3.18%
$300 to $4991,779, 17.85%, see rank16.06%7.37%
$500 to $6993,113, 31.24%, see rank29.77%16.01%
$700 to $9992,687, 26.97%, see rank31.63%29.17%
$1,000 to $1,4991,574, 15.80%, see rank12.90%26.88%
$1,500 to $1,999165, 1.66%, see rank2.30%9.79%
$2,000 or More367, 3.68%, see rank1.53%6.10%
Median$690, see rank$689$920

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gross rent data.

Vehicle Available

 Dubuque AreaIowaU.S.
Occupied Housing Units37,720, 100%1,232,228116,211,092
No Vehicles Available2,423, 6.42%, see rank5.69%9.12%
1 Vehicles Available12,157, 32.23%, see rank30.25%33.80%
2 Vehicles Available15,164, 40.20%, see rank39.60%37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available7,976, 21.15%, see rank24.45%19.61%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical vehicle available data.


 
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