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Cascade is a city in Dubuque County, in the Dubuque metro area. (The community straddles Dubuque and Jones counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named for its location near a waterfall on the North Branch of the Maquoketa River
The latitude of Cascade is 42.298N. The longitude is -91.014W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 827 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,975.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cascade demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dubuque County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Dubuque area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 52033 ZIP code.
48% of Cascade residents report German ancestry, and 26% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cascade ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cascade was $18,280, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Cascade residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Cascade, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $323. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $803.
Libraries in Cascade include Cascade Public Library ... View libraries
Dubuque County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cascade political report.
The average commute time for Cascade workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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