East Dubuque is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,671 people and just one neighborhood, East Dubuque is the 520th largest community in Illinois. East Dubuque has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
East Dubuque is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, East Dubuque is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in East Dubuque who work in office and administrative support (22.93%), sales jobs (13.09%) and management occupations (9.12%).
Of important note, East Dubuque is also a city of artists. East Dubuque has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape East Dubuque’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) East Dubuque has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. East Dubuque has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in East Dubuque than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, East Dubuque may be for you.
One of the benefits of East Dubuque is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.92 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.