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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Dubuque, Iowa is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Dubuque, Iowa is more expensive.

Dubuque, Iowa cost of living is 91.10.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGDubuque, IowaUnited States
  Overall  91100
  Grocery  96.6100
  Health  103100
  Housing  75100
  Utilities  91100
  Transportation  100100
  Miscellaneous  100100


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Sad town

This town is not for ANYONE that is not from a different ethnicity. THEY ACT THE ROLE BUT THEY ARE NOT SINCERE TGEY DO NOT LISTEN AND THEY DON'T WANT TO HELP ANYONE FROM... (Read More)



Mixed Bag

DBQ is like most places where it can be good or bad depending on your perspective. My biggest problem, by far, is that I struggle to appreciate the vast majority of... (Read More)



Above Reasonable

Food/Groceries still higher than most states. Rent is not as reasonable. Crime is there but mostly hidden or shrugged under the rug to avoid attention. It still needs... (Read More)



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