Dubuque, IA (Rockdale / Key West)




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About Dubuque, IA (Rockdale / Key West)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Rockdale / Key West median real estate price is $65,103, which is less expensive than 82.3% of Iowa neighborhoods and 82.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Rockdale / Key West is currently $557, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 86.8% of Iowa neighborhoods.

Rockdale / Key West is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Dubuque, Iowa.

Rockdale / Key West real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) mobile homes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Rockdale / Key West neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Rockdale / Key West, the current vacancy rate is 4.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 81.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Rockdale / Key West is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Rockdale / Key West neighborhood stands out for having the majority of its residential real estate made up of mobile homes. In fact, 53.7% of the occupied real estate here are mobile homes, which is a greater proportion than is found in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. If you like mobile homes, this might be a great neighborhood in which to look for real estate.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Rockdale / Key West neighborhood has more German and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 49.2% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 29.3% have Irish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

For many reasons, Rockdale / Key West is rated by NeighborhoodScout as one of the top 4.6% of ideal neighborhoods for first-time home buyers in the state of Iowa. Homes here are priced below median housing values in the state, yet the neighborhood has a track record according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive neighborhood home appreciation rates of above average real estate appreciation over the last five years compared to other IA neighborhoods, protecting your investment in your first home, while simultaneously making it less risky for your lender. Not only does this neighborhood stand out for combining price and home value stability or increases, it also is a neighborhood with a high quality resident population according exclusive data, meaning this is likely a good place to buy, live, and enjoy. While many first time home buyers focus purely on low cost and convenient location, which can risk your investment in your first home and put you in a less than desirable neighborhood, this neighborhood is a true standout for a lot of reasons, and definitely worth a look if you are a first time home buyer.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Rockdale / Key West neighborhood in Dubuque are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 77.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 9.6% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 65.4% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Rockdale / Key West neighborhood, 35.6% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 29.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.5%), and 17.4% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Rockdale / Key West neighborhood in Dubuque, IA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (49.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (29.3%), and residents who report English roots (4.7%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (3.0%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (2.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Rockdale / Key West neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.5% of households.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Rockdale / Key West neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (90.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Rockdale / Key West 0.101011101001110
Dubuque 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.86
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Rockdale / Key West 0.101011101001110
Dubuque 0.101011101001110
Iowa 20.47
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Rockdale / Key West 0.101011101001110
Dubuque 0.101011101001110
Iowa 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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