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Raw data sources: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
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With 58,799 people, 23,901 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $137,605, house prices in Dubuque are solidly below the national average.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Dubuque, accounting for 62.60% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Dubuque include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 15.83%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 14.75%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 4.07%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Dubuque are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 59.18% owning and 40.82% renting.
The housing in Dubuque was primarily built before 1939 ( 33.07%), making the housing stock in Dubuque some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Dubuque. The next most important housing age is between 1940-1969 ( 30.94%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 26.14%). There's also some housing in Dubuque built between 2000 and later ( 9.84%).
Appreciation rates for homes in Dubuque have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 11.98%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Dubuque house appreciation rate of 1.14%.
Over the last year, Dubuque appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Dubuque's appreciation rate has been 3.11%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Dubuque were at -1.98%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -7.69%.
Notably, Dubuque's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.
Relative to Iowa, our data show that Dubuque's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Iowa.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Dubuque differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Dubuque - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Dubuque real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$798,001 - $1,064,000||0.2|
|$532,001 - $798,000||1.0|
|$426,001 - $532,000||0.7|
|$319,001 - $426,000||3.4|
|$213,001 - $319,000||10.2|
|$107,001 - $213,000||54.0|
|$53,001 - $107,000||23.5|
|$0 - $53,000||6.8|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Dubuque HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||9.8|
|1970 - 1999||26.1|
|1940 - 1969||30.9|
|1939 or Older||33.1|
|TYPE OF Dubuque HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||14.8|
|SIZE OF Dubuque HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||2.97|