Dubuque is an engaging community in which to live and work! It thrives because of its demonstrations of innovation, inclusiveness, civic engagement, and cross-sector collaboration.
Dubuque has been recognized nationally on numerous lists, including:
All American City (three times)
Ten Great Places to Live
100 Best Communities for Young People
Best Small Places for Business and Careers
Smartest Cities on the Planet
Dubuque is the center for retail, health care, education, employment and entertainment for the Tri-state area of Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin. Yet commuting is hassle-free and it remains one of the safest communities in the country.
More than one million tourists visit Dubuque annually to explore all that Dubuque has to offer.
Interested in learning more about Dubuque? Request a relocation packet from Greater Dubuque Development Corporation (GDDC) to learn more.
City Population: Nearly 60,000
County Population: 90,000
Regional Population: 339,000