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City of Dubuque | www.cityofdubuque.org
Emergency | 911
Fire Dept. non-emergency | 563.589.4160
Police Dept. non-emergency | 563.589.4415
Carnegie-Stout Public Library | 563.589.4225 www.dubuque.lib.ia.us
Leisure Services | 563.589.4263 www.cityofdubuque.org/439/Leisure-Services
City Hall | 50 W. 13th Street | 563.589.4100
Animal License | 563.589.4122
Bicycle License | 563.589.4122
Refuse Collection & Recycling | 563.589.4144
City Hall Annex | 1300 Main Street
Health Services | 563.589.4181
Human Rights | 563.589.4190
County of Dubuque | www.dubuquecounty.org
Courthouse | 720 Central Ave
Boat License | 563.589.4434
Sherriff | 563.589.4406
Vehicle Registration | Dubuque County Treasurer Motor Vehicle Division | 563.589.4450
Voter Registration | 563.589.4457
City of Asbury | www.cityofasbury.com
Emergency | 911
Fire Dept. non-emergency | 563.556.5874
Police Dept. non-emergency | 563.585.1874
City Hall| 5080 Asbury Road | 563.556.7106
US Postal Service | www.usps.com
350 W. 6th St Ste. 109 | 563.582.3674
View a full listing of communities in the Greater Dubuque area.
Electricity | Alliant Energy | 800.255.4268 | www.alliantenergy.com
Electricity | Maquoketa Valley Electric Cooperative | 800.927.6068 | www.mvec.coop
Natural Gas | Black Hills Energy | 800.303.0752 | www.blackhillsenergy.com
Water | City of Dubuque | 563.589.4291 | www.cityofdubuque.org
Telecommunications (internet, phone, and/or television)
CenturyLink | 877-405-5143
MediaCom | 855.633.4226
Windstream | 855.246.2190
Wisconsin Independent Network | 715.832.3750
ComElec Services | 563.556.6526
Broadnet Connect | 877.578.1741
CS Technologies | 563.556.0499
Bernard Telephone and Communications | 563.879.320
- City Population: 58,196
- County Population: 97,311
- Median Age: 38.5
- Household Information:
- Average Household size: 2.42
- Housing Units: 41,299
- White 92.6%
- Black or African American 3.5%
- American Indian and Alaska Native 0.3%
- Asian 1.1%
- Two or more races 1.5%
- Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 2.5%
- (2019 Five-year American Community Survey Estimates)
Cost of Living Comparisons
|Index (% Weight)||Dubuque, IA||Chicago, IL||Madison, WI||Minneapolis, MN|
|January||11°||27°||1.2 in||10 in|
|February||16°||31°||1.4 in||9 in|
|March||27°||44°||2.4 in||6.3 in|
|April||38°||59°||3.7 in||2 in|
|May||48°||69°||4.2 in||- - -|
|June||58°||79°||4.4 in||- - -|
|July||62°||82°||4.3 in||- - -|
|August||60°||80°||4.4 in||- - -|
|September||52°||72°||3.5 in||- - -|
|October||40°||60°||2.7 in||- - -|
|November||29°||45°||2.4 in||2.8 in|
|December||15°||30°||1.8 in||11.8 in|
From parks to biking trails, golf to skiing, swimming to tennis, boating to hunting and much more, the community boasts a vast array of recreational opportunities in any season – for both children and adults. Visit these sites for more information: City of Dubuque Leisure Services, Dubuque County Conservation, Dubuque365, the Telegraph Herald, and Travel Dubuque.
Your furry, feathered, or finned friends are welcome in the Greater Dubuque area!
- Be sure to license pets through the City of Dubuque.
- Check out a list of pet-friendly destinations from Travel Dubuque!
- Pet-product Retailers
- Looking for a new friend? Check out the Dubuque Regional Humane Society's adoptable pets!
To register to vote in the State of Iowa, contact the County Election office.
Dubuque County Courthouse
720 Central Avenue
Dubuque, Iowa 52001
Dubuque Driver's License Station
2460 Gateway Drive
Dubuque, Iowa 52003
|Tuesday - Friday||8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.|
|Saturday||8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.|
Accepted forms of payment include cash, check, Mastercard (debit and credit), Visa Debit only (not credit, debit acceptable if not Interlink or Shazam), Discover credit card. For more information contact the Bureau at 563.583.9844 or log on to: http://www.iowadot.gov/
The Jule is the City of Dubuque’s public transportation system, with numerous bus routes covering the community. The Intermodal Transporation Center is the downtown transfer location and connection to Burlington Trailways national bus transportation. For more information on The Jule, click here.
The Region 8 Regional Transit Authority (RTA) provides transit service for the general public, including people with disabilities, in Delaware, Dubuque, and Jackson counties. To learn more, visit the RTA website.
DuRide is a local non-profit service that provides a safe and personalized transportation option for seniors. Volunteer Drivers offer door-to-door service 365 days a year. To learn more, visit the DuRide website.
TAXI AND RIDE SERVICE
Dubuque is home to multiple taxi services as well as Uber and Lyft ridesharing services.
Dubuque has a wide range of options for those who use a bicycle for transportation, including a Rack and Ride Program which allows cyclists to utilize bicycle racks on The Jule buses. To learn more about bicycle transportation in Dubuque, visit the City of Dubuque website.
The Dubuque Regional Airport serves both business and leisure travelers with service through Envoy (American Airlines) between Dubuque and Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Private and corporate jets also make use of the great central location of the airport as well.
Dubuque is served by Highway 20 that stretches from central Iowa through Dubuque to central Illinois. Much of it is four-lane. Highway 52 is a scenic two-lane highway that hugs the river's banks and stretches into northeast Iowa, southwest Wisconsin and northwestern Illinois. Highway 61/151 is a four-lane highway that carries travelers south to the Quad Cities and further south, west to Iowa City onto Interstate 80, and north into Wisconsin and onto Madison.
Click here to view a map of our major roadways and Midwest Metros.
|City||Distance (in miles)||Distance (in kilometers)|
|Quad Cities IA||70||113|
|Cedar Rapids IA||70||113|
|Des Moines IA||189||304|
|Minneapolis/St. Paul MN||260||418|
|St. Louis MO||310||499|
|Kansas City MO||393||634|