From January through December of 2017, there were 1,144 homes sold, with a median sale price of $136,250 - a 4.9% increase over the $129,900 median sale price for the previous year. There were 1,115 homes sold in Dubuque in 2016.
The median sales tax in Dubuque for 2017 was $2,385. In 2016, the median sales tax was $2,324. This marks an increase of 2.6%. The effective property tax rate, using the median property tax and median home sale price as the basis, is 1.8%.
The following table compares Dubuque to other Dubuque County cities with similar median sales prices in 2017: