Dubuque, IA

66% of Dubuque residents live within a 10-minute walk of a park.
Median City, 100 most populous U.S. cities: 74%
Median City, all urban cities and towns in U.S.: 55%

We’re working to ensure that every person, in every neighborhood, in every city across America has a quality park within a 10-minute walk of home.

Dubuque residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
The average distance most people are willing to walk to reach a destination is 10-minutes or roughly half a mile. The 10-minute walk standard helps us examine the availability of parks close to home.
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
67
Adults (20 - 64)
67
Seniors (65+)
60
By Income (%)
High Income
61
Middle Income
67
Low Income
72
By Race/Ethnicity (%)
Native American*
76
Asian*
61
Black*
80
Hispanic
68
Pacific Islander*
77
White*
64
2 or More Races*
71
Other*
62
*Excludes those who report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
4% of Dubuque’s land is used for parks and recreation.
National median 15%
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